Monday, March 24, 2008

Shoes: the next fashion frontier?

This season, we're seeing an explosion of creativity in shoe design: funky heels, wild color combinations and patters, unexpected adornments.

Indeed, many editors have commented that, having maxed out their options with clothing and handbags, designers are now turning to footwear as their key creative outlet.

For a fun look at the funkiness that is the Spring '08 shoe (and yes, this is daytime footwear, ladies!), take a look at New York Times photojournalist Bill Cunningham's narrated slide show.

(Hat tip: Manolo's Shoe Blog ... of course!)

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