“Then the models came out, dressed in short, reptile-patterned, digitally printed dresses, their gangly legs sunk in grotesque shoes that looked like the armored heads of a fantastical breed of antediluvian sea monster. McQueen, according to an internal logic detailed in a press release, was casting an apocalyptic forecast of the future ecological meltdown of the world: Humankind is made up of creatures that evolved from the sea, and we may be heading back to an underwater future as the ice cap dissolves.” (Sarah Mower, www.style.com)

Keep in mind that these are Ready-to-Wear. That means they will be on the shelves come Spring. I’m really not sure what to think here. One moment I love them and then I hate them. What is clear here is that McQueen attempted to redefine the shoe silhouette. Success? Debatable.

Further reading:
New York Times: Why We Love the Shoes That Hurt Us.

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