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Glamtastic Couture

Justifying consumerism through praise of individuality & self-expression

Implications - As designers and the media figures who support their lines get more daring in their styles, more outlandish looks are making their way into mainstream fashions. Eccentricity is being celebrated and attention-loving consumers are battling for recognition as ‘most over-the-top’ among their peers.
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11 Featured, 45 Examples:
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Date Range:
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Featured Examples

Chiseled Heels
Chiseled Heels
Nicholas Kirkwood's A/W Shoes are Artwork for Your Footsies
The best word to describe Nicholas Kirkwood’s Autumn/Winter shoe collection: sexy. These shoes are ultra high and uber angular. With chiseled heels and delicate straps, the shoes of Kirkwood’s are… MORE
Hyper Graffiti Heels
Hyper Graffiti Heels
INSA Heels Releases More Brightly Decorated Foot Candy
INSA Heels is back with a unique new collection of hyper-printed, multi-colored, offbeat shoes. The shoe company, after a successful first season, has released an assortment of super funky, graffiti-style… MORE
Rusty Footwear
Rusty Footwear
Chain Shoes Win Shoemania 2009 Competition
Chain Shoes, designed by Tove Jansson and Per Emanuelsson, were the winners of the Shoemania design competition of 2009. Designed for both ladies and men, the female version of the shoe looks like any… MORE
High-Tech Hooker Shoes
High-Tech Hooker Shoes
Sky-High Heels Fit For Ladies of the Night
These shoes are anything but ordinary. Featured on Luxirare.com, these sky-high heels are definitely not fit for church or your grandmother’s 85th birthday party (unless your grandmother was a hooker).… MORE
Swarovskified Heels
Swarovskified Heels
The Casadei Fall 2009 Collection is Glittery and Glamorous
When it comes to elegance with a side of extravagance, the Casadei Fall 2009 collection doesn’t disappoint. Known for gracing the feet of celebs on the red carpet, it’s also no surprise that the Italian… MORE
Sculptural Steel Shoes
Sculptural Steel Shoes
Chau Har Lee Creates Architectural Laser Cut Footwear
I don’t know if steel shoes are something you want to go for a long walk in, but these shoe designs by Chau Har Lee will make you want to. The laser-cut acrylic and steel shoe designs by Chau Har Lee… MORE
Architectural Stilettos
Architectural Stilettos
Conde Nast Traveler Campaign Emphasizes Your Destination
This Conde Nast Traveler campaign by Adam Reynolds pairs high-heeled shoes with famous landmarks in place of heels. The ads are meant to inspire travel and wanderlust, with captions like "First stop: all… MORE
Sculpted Heels
Sculpted Heels
Julia Finsk Takes Footwear to New Heights With Her Project 1 Shoe
Want to stand out in a crowd? Julia Finsk has made it possible for you to do so in the most stylish footwear around. Her A/W 09 Project 1 shoe is a heel fanatic’s dream. This shoe is going to be a part… MORE
Bolted Heel Pumps
Bolted Heel Pumps
Ruthie Davis's Footwear Featured in Dennis Basso's S/S 2010 Collecti
Ruthie Davis’ footwear is a mixture of style and class with just a hint of sass and edge. The shoes in questions are the bolted-heeled pumps pictured above that stand at a towering 5 inches and were featured… MORE
Disco Sandals
Disco Sandals
Maison Martin Margiela Gets Nostalgic and Glamorous With Sparkly Shoes
Who says disco is dead? We definitely don’t, and neither does Maison Martin Margiela, who keep our dancefloor dreams alive with these Disco Sandals.  The shoes are made of 0 leather, with mirrored… MORE
Sky Scraping Heels
Sky Scraping Heels
Footwear Fashions are Topping Upwards of 6 Inches
Do your feet cry out in pain at the thought of ridiculously high heels, yet you love the sexy, svelte look that comes only by slipping on a pair of sky-high stilettos? It seems that heels slimmer than… MORE

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