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A.F. Vandevorst meets Fetish

  The DNA of the label by designer duo An and Filip Vandevorst was inspired by military and medical uniforms, Joseph Beuys’ visual language (felt) and the equestrian world of horses, saddles and leather harnesses, juxtaposed with more fragile elements such as skin-coloured silk and lingerie-like fabrics. Their classic X010 boot, for instance, blends male […]

FootPrint: Louboutin x David Lynch

Several shoe designers play with the fetish association, most famously the French designer Christian Louboutin, whose red soles and stunningly high shoes are worn by many celebrities. The red soles symbolize an aggressive sexuality often associated with dominance. Louboutin collaborated with David Lynch on an iconic series of fetish images in which his shoes are […]