Shelf Life

By
Photography Sebastian Mader

Published May 31, 2012

The shoe statement of the moment takes an ’80s stance with the return of the low, pointy rock-girl bootie. With bold colors, mixed media, and heavy-metal flair, they’re back with a vengeance.

PHOTO: LEFT TO RIGHT (TOP TO BOTTOM): ISABEL MARANT, GIANVITO ROSSI, BURAK UYAN, NINE WEST, AND PROENZA SCHOULER; DIANE VON FURSTENBERG, CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, VALENTINO, AND ISABEL MARANT; 3.1 PHILLIP LIM, RUPERT SANDERSON, NINE WEST, BALENCIAGA BY NICOLAS GHESQUIERE, AND GIANVITO ROSSI; STUART WEITZMAN, PROENZA SCHOULER, CHANEL, STUART WEITZMAN, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, AND PIERRE HARDY.