These gold sandals from United Nude look like something one might image a princess to wear in an Indian palace. The closed-toe Mobius wedges have a hollow heel, yet their rounded shape makes them look surprisingly comfortable.
United Nude, who pride themselves on unique innovations in footwear design, was founded by Dutch architect Rem D. Koolhaas and shoe-maker Galahad JD Clark.
Implications - This trend reflects fashion and design's turn to incorporated optical illusions into their products, so that the products themselves walk the line between magic trick, practical item of clothing and avant-garde art piece. In general, this trend speaks to the larger theme of the desire for consumers to stand out in a sea of clones.
Hollow Wedge Sandals
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