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76 Artistic Shoe Designs

From Exotic Animal Print Kicks to Sculptural Stiletto Accessories

— November 5, 2014 — Fashion
These artistic shoe designs range from whimsical wedges to sculptural stilettos that defy ordinary expectations. The statement accessories are creatively conceived and represent the true definition of creativity and distinct personal style. When worn, these artistic shoes will spark up conversations, turn plenty of heads and are sure to make any outfit that much more memorable.

Whether opting for a unique sneaker look or choosing to make a statement in a sky-high heel, it's worth taking a chance on one of these fun footwear accessories. Dressing up should be fun and these accessories make fashion more fun and artful. If you aren't ready for a full-on wild look, give a statement shoe a try and ease into it.
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Jungle-Inspired Sneakers
Jungle-Inspired Sneakers
These Cheetah Trainers Will Get You Up to Speed in No Time
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75
Chic Facial Hair Flats
Chic Facial Hair Flats
Walk Around in Style with these Mustache Shoes
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74
DIY Vampire-Inspired Wedges
DIY Vampire-Inspired Wedges
These True Blood Shoes are Perfect for Vampire Lovers
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73
Lustrous Patent Footwear
Lustrous Patent Footwear
Magnanni's Strapped Leather Shoes are a Fresh Take on a Retro Design
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72
Zebra-Splashed Skate Shoes
Zebra-Splashed Skate Shoes
The New Zoom Stefan Janoski Nike SB Zebra Pack is Zoo-Inspired
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71
Festive Confetti Footwear
Festive Confetti Footwear
These Icy Low Platforms by Jeffrey Campbell are Chic and Sky-High
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70
Designer Children's Story Slippers
Designer Children's Story Slippers
The Charlotte’s Web Shoes are Sweet Flats
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69
Acorn-Embroidered Curved Heels
Acorn-Embroidered Curved Heels
The Alexander McQueen Suede Wedges Add Beauty
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68
Sleek Zodiac Sign Slippers
Sleek Zodiac Sign Slippers
The Taurus Shoes are the Perfect Shoe to Welcome Fall Weather
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67
Pink Cancer Awareness Pumps
Pink Cancer Awareness Pumps
Show Your Support for Finding a Cure with These Breast Cancer Shoes
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66
Sci-Fi Kitty Slippers
Sci-Fi Kitty Slippers
Combine Your Love for Star Wars and Hello Kitty with These Adorable Shoes
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65
DIY Light-Up Kicks
DIY Light-Up Kicks
Converse Shoe Designs Will Look Even Cooler with Light Installations
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64
Fresh Fruit-Inspired Footwear
Fresh Fruit-Inspired Footwear
These Watermelon Color Block Canvas Shoes from ROMWE
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63
Frighteningly Sharp Flats
Frighteningly Sharp Flats
Feet Will Garner Attention In These Chrome a Little Closer Loafers
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62
Witchy Velvet Platforms
Witchy Velvet Platforms
The Hellbound Heel by UNIF Revives Spooky Retro Styling
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61
Vibrantly Striped Heritage Kicks
Vibrantly Striped Heritage Kicks
Jack Purcell Converse Shoes Get a Hudson's Bay Remix
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60
Posh Tropical Footwear
Posh Tropical Footwear
The Nicholas Kirkwood Summer 2013 Collection is Fanciful and Ladylike
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59
Literal Slip-On Shoes
Literal Slip-On Shoes
Penny Loafers by Sonya Clark Relates to Ancestry in a Roundabout Way
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58
Undead Body Part Heels
Undead Body Part Heels
These Halloween Pumps are Designed with Fake Blood and Doll Parts
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57
Glitter-Filled Pumps
Glitter-Filled Pumps
'The Icy Star Platform Shoe' by Jeffrey Campbell is Ready to Party
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56
Furniture-Focused Footwear Collections
Furniture-Focused Footwear Collections
Jui Chi Chang Shoes are Inspired by Engineering and Chairs
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55
Pretty Plexiglass Shoes
Pretty Plexiglass Shoes
These Stylish Designs from Minna Parikka Feature See-Through Heels
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54
Soaring Rainbow Footwear
Soaring Rainbow Footwear
These Creep Up Flashing Platforms by Jeffrey Campbell are Kooky
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53
Sky-High Hovering Heels
Sky-High Hovering Heels
The Huvr Platforms by Jeffrey Campbell Defy Odds and Gravity
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52
Angelic Cumulous-Printed Footwear
Angelic Cumulous-Printed Footwear
Soar Away in These 'Day Clouds' Kenzo X Vans Skate Shoes
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51
Basketball-Inspired Skate Shoes
Basketball-Inspired Skate Shoes
These Vans Era 'Knicks' Are a Cross Between Sports
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50
Metallic Iridescence Mary-Janes
Metallic Iridescence Mary-Janes
These Mirrored Gold Heels from Anthropologie are Classically Chic
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49
Golden Cork Champagne Pumps
Golden Cork Champagne Pumps
Charlotte Olympia Designs a Glamorous Collection for Veuve Clicquot
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48
90s Sitcom-Inspired Shoes
90s Sitcom-Inspired Shoes
The Air Jordan 28 SE ‘Bel Air’ is An Ode to the Show We Know
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47
Fibrous Footwear Designs
Fibrous Footwear Designs
The Liz Ciokajlo Natural Selection Collection is Made Out of Eco Material
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46
Monstrous Undead Footwear
Monstrous Undead Footwear
These Zombie Flip Flops Are Perfect for Fans of the Living Dead
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45
Powerful Superhero Pumps
Powerful Superhero Pumps
These Iron Man Shoes are for the Fearless Woman
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44
Irresistibly Vibrant Funky Footwear
Irresistibly Vibrant Funky Footwear
Nicholas Kirkwood Spring/Summer 2014 Takes Bold Chances
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43
Morbid Taxidermy Pumps
Morbid Taxidermy Pumps
These Dead Bird Shoes are an Interesting Fashion Piece
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42
Jail-Striped Oxfords
Jail-Striped Oxfords
These American Apparel Bobby Strip Shoes are Emblazoned With Horizontal Lines
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41
Romantic Heartful Pumps
Romantic Heartful Pumps
The Love Me Shoes by Charlotte Olympia are Perfect for a Bride
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40
DIY Star-Accented Heels
DIY Star-Accented Heels
This Crafty DIY Activity Turns an Ordinary Sandal into a Star-Studded Shoe
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39
Paint-Splattered Shoes
Paint-Splattered Shoes
The Maison Martin Margiela Colour Drops Replica Sneaker are Artsy
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38
Ornate 80s-Themed Loafers
Ornate 80s-Themed Loafers
These Irregular Choice Goody Two Shoes Reveal Jewelled Accents
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37
Stone-Inspired Designer Kicks
Stone-Inspired Designer Kicks
Balenciaga's Marble Sneakers Boasts an Organic Vein Print
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36
Boldly Strapped Brogues
Boldly Strapped Brogues
Givenchy 2013 Fall/Winter Footwear Embraces Utilitarian Aesthetics
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35
Wildlife-Inspired Pumps
Wildlife-Inspired Pumps
The Bear Necessities Shoe by Charlotte Olympia is Fierce
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34
Eccentric Woven Wallabees
Eccentric Woven Wallabees
The Foot Patrol Clarks Shoes Collaboration Puts a Spin on the Wallabee
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33
Shimmering Rapper Footwear
Shimmering Rapper Footwear
This 'Chimera' Sneaker by Lil Wayne for Supra is Eye-Catching
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32
Heart Platform Heels
Heart Platform Heels
The Debonaire Pumps by Charlotte Olympia Offer a Heartfelt Lift
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31
Quirky Exotic Footwear
Quirky Exotic Footwear
The adidas Originals by Jeremy Scott AW13 Collection is Playfully Bizarre
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30
Luxe Reptilian High-Tops
Luxe Reptilian High-Tops
The En Noir x BUSCEMI High-Tops Feature a Crocodile Emboss
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29
Minimalist Patchwork Sneakers
Minimalist Patchwork Sneakers
The Patchwork Calf-Hair 'Island Dunk' Sneakers Have a Distinct Look
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28
Futuristic Slinky-Inspired Shoes
Futuristic Slinky-Inspired Shoes
The Nova Shoe by Zahad Hadid is Bizarrely Sleek and Mysterious
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27
Heel-Flaunting Footwear
Heel-Flaunting Footwear
The Patrick Cox Collection for GEOX S/S ‘13 Elaborately Accents Heel
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26
Adorned Zippered Kicks
Adorned Zippered Kicks
The Side Zip High-Top Sneaker by Marc Jacobs is Classically Designed
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Mismatched Note-Taking Flats
Mismatched Note-Taking Flats
These Notebook Shoes are Perfect for a Thoughtful Writer
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24
Belted Biker Platforms
Belted Biker Platforms
The Jeffrey Campbell Silver Belted Lita is Fiercely Feminine
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Wacky Bunny Faced Wedges
Wacky Bunny Faced Wedges
These Bunny Wedges are a High-Heeled Take on Classic Bunny Slippers
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22
Sculpturally Feminine Footwear
Sculpturally Feminine Footwear
The Rupert Sanderson Fall 2013 Collection is Elegantly Eclectic
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21
Hybrid Fusion Footwear
Hybrid Fusion Footwear
The Nike 'SneakerBoot' Collection Fuses Sneakers With Boots
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20
Fairy Tale-Inspired Pumps
Fairy Tale-Inspired Pumps
Feel Like a Princess in These Happily Ever After Shoes
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19
DIY Delicate Lace Flats
DIY Delicate Lace Flats
These DIY Lace Ballet Flats are Elegantly Feminine
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18
Film Strip Footwear
Film Strip Footwear
The Charlotte Olympia Pre-Fall 2013 Collection is Inspired by Hollywood
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17
Fluid Plastic Footwear
Fluid Plastic Footwear
The Melissa x Zaha Hadid Collaboration is a Match Made in Heaven
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80s-Inspired Graphic Sneakers
80s-Inspired Graphic Sneakers
Melody Ehsani’s Love Shoe Will Turn Heads
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Thigh-High Spartan Sandals
Thigh-High Spartan Sandals
These Haus Von Lila Dogma Gladiator Shoes are Leather-Clad
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14
Inside-Out Street Shoes
Inside-Out Street Shoes
Elisa Van Joolen's Inverted Kicks Show an Unseen Side of Shoes
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Whimsical Gnome-Shaped Heels
Whimsical Gnome-Shaped Heels
The 'When in Gnome' Heels by Irregular Choice are Gnome-Supported
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Evil Character Collage Pumps
Evil Character Collage Pumps
Disney Villain Heels are for Fierce, Headstrong Ladies
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Weather Pattern-Inspired Sneakers
Weather Pattern-Inspired Sneakers
The Nike Weatherman Pack is Vibrantly Colorful
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10
Structural Material-Made Shoes
Structural Material-Made Shoes
Iva Minkova's Shoes are Designed for a Modern Cinderella
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9
Barefoot-Mimicking Footwear
Barefoot-Mimicking Footwear
The AdiPure Training Shoes are Perfect for Avid Runners
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Japanese Comic Book Sneakers
Japanese Comic Book Sneakers
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Teams Up with Converse to Make Manga S
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7
Printed Pliable Footwear
Printed Pliable Footwear
Earl Stewart Uses 3D Printing Technology to Create His XYZ Shoes
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6
Mythology-Inspired Footwear
Mythology-Inspired Footwear
These Ancient Greek Sandals Will Make a Demigod Out of You
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5
Fairy Tale Footwear
Fairy Tale Footwear
The Charlotte Olympia Fall 2013 Collection is for Childlike Romantics
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4
Barbie Head-Filled Footwear
Barbie Head-Filled Footwear
Doll Up This Halloween with These Jeffrey Campbell Shoes
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3
Sock-Infused Boots
Sock-Infused Boots
The Nike LunarTerra Arktos Boot is Designed for the Cold
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2
Delicately Folded Footwear
Delicately Folded Footwear
Unifold by Horatio Yuxin Han is Made from One Piece of Material
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1
Frilly DIY Heels
Frilly DIY Heels
Add Tassels to a Classic Pair of Black Heels with This Fun DIY Guide
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