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60 Creative Concept Shoe Designs

From Contemporary Cinderella Kicks to 3D Printed Shoes

— August 8, 2013 — Fashion
Fashion retailers are continuously competing against each other to create new and improved designs, and these creative concept shoe designs are showcasing some striking examples of how footwear pieces are becoming much more futuristic and architecturally influenced in shape.

While several conceptual shoe designs often never make their way into production, the artistic and creative design elements used to create these footwear concepts are showcasing that there really are no limits when it comes to what can be created. These stunning concept shoes feature all sorts of inventive geometric shapes, three-dimensional forms and even eerie skeletal accents, making these footwear designs perfectly suited for any haute couture runway show.

From robot-inspired footwear to bulletproof running shoes, these creative concept shoe designs will definitely have you craving to get your hands on these one-of-a-kind creations.
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Digital In-Store Displays
Digital In-Store Displays
Nike+ City Runs Create a Visual Display of Runners Using Nike+ Pro
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Flesh-Colored Footwear
Flesh-Colored Footwear
The Prada Bi-Color Suede Ankle Strap Boots are Deceptive
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White Hot Basketball Kicks
White Hot Basketball Kicks
The Li-Ning Way of Wade Encore “Home” Are Pure Futuristic F
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Intricately Ornate Glass Slippers
Intricately Ornate Glass Slippers
These Amazing Designs are as Delicate as They are Beautiful
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56
Conceptual Artist Kicks
Conceptual Artist Kicks
The KedsWhitney Collection Team Up with Artist Jenny Holzer
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55
Outer Space-Ready Kicks
Outer Space-Ready Kicks
The Nike and Tom Sachs NikeCraft Sportswear is Space-Ready
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Triangulated High-Tops
Triangulated High-Tops
The Adidas Hardland 'White & Multi' 2011 is a Summery Take on Average Kicks
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Smartphone-Totting Wedges
Smartphone-Totting Wedges
The 'iPhone Mashup Shoe' by Alan Nyguyen Has a Cleverly Attached Holster
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Graphic Parisian Kicks
Graphic Parisian Kicks
The Kevin Lyons Chuck Taylor Sneaker Collection is Chic
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Flubberific Court Kicks
Flubberific Court Kicks
The Ahtletic Propulsion Labs 'Concept 1' Gives Men the Ability to Jump
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Aqua Sci-Fi Kicks
Aqua Sci-Fi Kicks
The Reebok Insta Pump Fury Tron Sneaker is Inspired by the Movie
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Airborne Piglet Sneakers
Airborne Piglet Sneakers
The Concepts x Nike SB Dunk Hi is Inspired by the Saying 'When Pigs Fly'
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Courtside Futuristic Footwear
Courtside Futuristic Footwear
The APL Concept 2 Reveals a Slick Brand New Look
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Geometric Graphic Shoes
Geometric Graphic Shoes
Atalanta Weller’s Autumn/Winter 2012 Shoe Collection is Striking
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Shape-Shifting Athletic Shoes
Shape-Shifting Athletic Shoes
The Reebok Realflex U-FORM+ Reconfigures Itself to Fit Your Foot
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Radiant Rainbow Kicks
Radiant Rainbow Kicks
The Chanel Spring 2012 Sneakers Launch the Brand into the Casual Department
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Thermal Footwear Accessories
Thermal Footwear Accessories
The 'Warm Shoestrings' Concept Keeps Toes Cozy in the Cold
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Redesigned Iconic Footwear
Redesigned Iconic Footwear
Dr. Martens Teams Up With Raf Simons
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Biodegradable Slip-Ons
Biodegradable Slip-Ons
OneMoment Shoes by Figtree Factory Studios Decompose Back into the Earth
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Paper Pop-Up Shoes
Paper Pop-Up Shoes
The CoupleOf ‘Lily' Laced Shoe by Nadav Bignitz is a Fun Replica
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3D Printed Shoes
3D Printed Shoes
The Rapidform Shoe by Chau Har Lee is Geometric in Shape
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Villainous Footwear Collections
Villainous Footwear Collections
The Power and Submission 2012 Line is Fiercely Fabulous
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Walk To Create Electric Energy
Walk To Create Electric Energy
Pioneer Shoe
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Statement Shoes
Statement Shoes
Walking Hot in Spring 2008
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Biodegradable One-Time Footwear
Biodegradable One-Time Footwear
The O1M Shoes are Eco-Chic & Perfect in a Crunch
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Air Force Hoop Kicks
Air Force Hoop Kicks
Nike LeBron 9 Cannon Brings on a Slick Metallic Look
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Laser-Printed Shoes
Laser-Printed Shoes
The Marloes Ten Bhomer 'Rapidprototypedshoe' was Made by 3D Printing
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Rotation Molded Shoes
Rotation Molded Shoes
Industrial Production Technique Makes Footwear Look Like Ice
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Street Art Shoe Branding
Street Art Shoe Branding
Adam Haynes Brings Fantastical Urban Illustrations to Sneakers
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Vacuum Shoes
Vacuum Shoes
Clean as You Walk
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Drop-Top Concept Kicks
Drop-Top Concept Kicks
The Fully Open Shoe Makes It Easier for the Elderly to Dress Themselves
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Vegan Brogue Shoes
Vegan Brogue Shoes
Bourgeois Boheme Sells Ethical Footwear in a Range of Hip Styles
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Stylish Furniture as a Home Gym
Stylish Furniture as a Home Gym
The Sneaker Concept
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Futuristic Flatpack Footwear
Futuristic Flatpack Footwear
United Nude Moon Life Shoes are a Fashion Fit to Bring to Mars
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Half-Complete Concept Footwear
Half-Complete Concept Footwear
The Topless Shoes Facilitates the Life of Disable People
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Consumer-Mended Concept Shoes
Consumer-Mended Concept Shoes
'Repair it Yourself' Invites the Wearer to Fix His Own Kicks
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Weblike Footwear Fasteners
Weblike Footwear Fasteners
The Smartfit Shoe Concept Can Be Tied Securely with a Single Cord
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Multi-Hued Heels
Multi-Hued Heels
Amaya Arzuaga's Spring 2010 Collection is Full of Color and Sass
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DIY Sprinter Shoes
DIY Sprinter Shoes
Nicolas Couch's 'Transition' Lets You Build Your Own Athletic Shoe
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Hand Sewn Leather Sneakers
Hand Sewn Leather Sneakers
The FEIT Hand Sewn Shoes Feature the Best Craftsmanship
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Folded Footwear
Folded Footwear
Marloes ten Bhomer's Origami-Inspired Heels (UPDATE)
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Robot Inspired Footwear
Robot Inspired Footwear
I Ashi Bionicus Shoes by Liam Fahy
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Ornate Origami Footwear
Ornate Origami Footwear
The Origami Knight by Horatio Yuxin Han Allows for Movement
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Bulletproof Running Shoes
Bulletproof Running Shoes
The Hermes X Cross Trainer is Made Out of Kevlar
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Avian Stilettos
Avian Stilettos
Kobi Levi Designs Chic Heels Inspired by a Variety of Birds
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Self-Assembled Shoes
Self-Assembled Shoes
The Creo Shoe Concept Lets You Sew and Stitch Your Shoes Together
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Slip-On High-Tops
Slip-On High-Tops
The Jordan V.2 Grown Shoes are Comfortable Kicks For Everyday Wear
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Boxy Origami Shoes
Boxy Origami Shoes
Andreia Chaves' Shoe Concepts are Bold Artistic Statements
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Cool Coordinated Triathlete Clothing
Cool Coordinated Triathlete Clothing
The Nike Trois Collection Strives for Seamless Design
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Virtual Shoe Museum II
Virtual Shoe Museum II
Whacked Concept Shoes
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Stalactite Shoes
Stalactite Shoes
The Sky-High 'Icica' by Helen Furber is Simply Stunning
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Fantastical Shoe Exhibitions
Fantastical Shoe Exhibitions
The Shoe Obsession Exhibition in FTI Will Haunt Your Dreams
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Folding Flat-Pack Footwear
Folding Flat-Pack Footwear
EIN/Tritt Origami Shoes
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Contemporary Cinderella Kicks
Contemporary Cinderella Kicks
'Invisible Shoes' by Ilanio Makes Walking a Floating Experience
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Chic Scuba Gear or Eco-Awareness
Chic Scuba Gear or Eco-Awareness
'High Tide Heels' Mystery
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Illuminated Stilettos
Illuminated Stilettos
The Shoes By Francesco Castagnacci Play With Light and Fibre
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3D-Printed Pumps
3D-Printed Pumps
The Instant Shoe Concept Proposes Perfectly Tailored Footwear
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Sporty Ballet Shoes
Sporty Ballet Shoes
This Concept Footwear by Guercy Eugene Hopes to Make Dancing Comfortable
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Sci-Fi Platform Shoes
Sci-Fi Platform Shoes
The Gabriella Marina Gonzalez Fall 2010 Accessories Collection
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Wearable Sculpture Shoes
Wearable Sculpture Shoes
This Kobi Levi Footwear is Totally Bananas
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