Trend Alert: Surreal Heels

With an upcoming Costume Exhibit in the honor of Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada at the Met, it’s of no surprise to see surrealist heel inspirations spring in the market.

Although exotic, over-the-top creations have been around for quite some time, in recent years women have allowed themselves to take higher fashion risks when it comes to their shoes.  The more audacious, it seems, the better.  But the beauty of these selections aren’t sky-high platforms or oversized spikes, but rather the wit behind each design, always juxtapozed with a hint of humor. Below is a selection of our favorite items the fall in line with the surreal trend.  -Jenn Tello

From top left: Arfango F/W 12, Nicholas Kirkwood F/W 12, Christian Louboutin S/S 12, Charlotte Olympia F/W 12, Kobi Levi, Alberto Guardiani F/W 12

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