These fabulous Iris van Herpen X United Nude Crystallization shoes have "rockstar" written all over them. Individually handmade with Italian leather, these booties are absolute beauties. Intricately woven chains and leather laces create complex webs that envelop all parts of the shoes, including the space between the sole and the super-high heel. The workmanship can really be appreciated by looking closely at the images.
These extraordinary shoes were part of Iris van Herpen’s Crystallization collection, which you see more of in the article titled "Fantastical Frozen Fashion" below. The limited editions are currently available at United Nude for $995.
The incredibly talented Iris van Herpen was born in the Netherlands and was an intern for Alexander McQueen before launching her own fashion label in 2007.