A Sweet Treat For Your Feet. Karl Lagerfeld X Melissa Ice Cream Heels.

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld teamed up with Brazilian shoe company Melissa for four new styles, one of which is this whimsical ice cream cone-heeled shoe named the Incense. Available in three color combinations, the black or white pump is embellished with a glittery ice cream cone in two colors. (more…)

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United Nude: Shoes With A Blueprint

United Nude shoes

In 2003 a Dutch architect from an architects family and an English shoemaker from a shoemakers family decided to start a brand. Disillusioned with fashion and not wanting to be yet another shoe brand or architecture firm, a design company was born – set on releasing specific, iconic products and rejecting broad seasonal ranges. The products evolve in projects from international teams (United) in an open way with direct recognition (Nude). (more…)

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Melissa: Shoes That Redefine Affordable, Stylish, Recyclable And… Plastic!

Melissa Shoes

Melissa is a socially and environmentally responsible company in Brazil that employs sustainable practices, treats their employees well (paying them above average wages complete with benefits), collaborates with hip designers and fashion icons (like Karim Rashid, Zaha Hadid and Vivienne Westwood to name only a few) to churn out millions (over 50 million pairs in the past 25 years) of environmentally responsible shoes made with a special patented recyclable plastic compound called MEFLEX. A shoe begins as a large orb of plastic and takes a only a minute to produce. (more…)

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