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Mind-Bending Shoe Stores

The Vog Vault in Toronto's Fluevog Store is a Unique Optical Illusion

— June 8, 2018 — Fashion
Set on one of Toronto's most popular streets, Queen St W, the Fluevog shoe store is home to the Vog Vault -- a gravity-defying photo op.

The store was built inside an old national bank building, giving the retail space an abundance of character that matches the brand's beloved shoes. Transforming the building's former bank vault into the Vog Vault sets this unique shoe store apart from others, offering a space that allows consumers to take one-of-a-kind pictures in their new shoes.

Creator John Fluevog had an extraordinary life before designing footwear and opening his Fluevog store spaces. He notes his life experiences an inspiration and aims to bring the world amazing footwear options that boast global influences.
Trend Themes
1. Gravity-defying Photo Ops - Creating unique and immersive photo opportunities within retail spaces to enhance customer engagement and brand identity.
2. Reimagining Old Spaces - Transforming historical or unconventional buildings into unique and captivating retail experiences that create a sense of character and charm.
3. Bringing Personal Experiences to Retail - Drawing inspiration from personal life experiences to design and curate footwear options that resonate with consumers on a global level.
Industry Implications
1. Retail Design - Opportunities for architects and designers to create innovative and visually stunning retail spaces that offer immersive and memorable experiences for customers.
2. Fashion Retail - Creating distinct and visually appealing retail spaces that drive foot traffic and differentiate brand offerings in a crowded market.
3. Footwear Design - Designers can draw inspiration from personal and global influences to create unique and captivating footwear options that resonate with consumers and stand out in the market.
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