Designer Creates 12 Surreal Shoes Representing 12 Exes

“Jetsetter” Jessica
12 Shoes for 12 Lovers is a creative collection of sculptural footwear by New York-based Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz that is inspired by his past personal relationships. Each shoe boasts a unique design that reflects on a specific woman from his past. The twelve shoes are each titled after the ex-lover that inspired them and accompanied by a brief description of their relationship on his blog.

From the frosty “Ice Queen” Sophie to the sweet “Honey” Natasha, Errazuriz manages to recreate his relationships, which have since gone south, as wearable shoes. “The Boss” Rachel is even a multipurpose piece that works as both a high heel and a vicious weapon.

Though Errasuriz shares a few images of women standing in some of the shoes, there are plenty that seem quite impossible to actually walk in, like “Gold Digger” Alison or “Jetsetter” Jessica. However, the designer's intention lies beyond functionality. Instead, the series is a documentation of love, relationships, and personal vulnerability.


“Ice Queen” Sophie


“Honey” Natasha


“GI Jane” Barbara


“Gold Digger” Alison


“Hot Bitch” Caroline


“Cry Baby” Alexandra


“The Boss” Rachel


“The Virgin” Anna


“Heart Breaker” Laura


“The Rock” Alice


“The Ghost” Valentina

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers blog
Sebastian Errazuriz website
via [designboom]

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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