Walking on Water – May 21 & 22

Walking on Water is the performance and installation project of the English fashion designer Jo Cope, created in collaboration with the Piedàterre Venetia brand, specialist in fur-lane, the original velvet shoes that from Venice have spread all over the world. Part of the Venice Design Biennial, 20 May 2021 – 27 Jun 2021. On May 21 & 22, the terrace...

On the last of Jan Jansen – 60 years & Dutch Design

The exhibition ‘On the Last of Jan Jansen – 60 Years of Shoes and Dutch Design in Museum JAN in Amstelveen in the Netherlands, shows six decades of iconic work by shoe designer Jan Jansen together with the work of Dutch designers. For more than 60 years, Jan Jansen has been a master of colorful, extravagant and groundbreaking shoe design....

Workshop Eniko Toth Kern

Come and make your own designed accessory for yourself or as a gift with my help. The traces of your heart and hands will be in it. Unique sandals, slippers, bracelets or in the form of an exciting harness. I take care of the atmosphere, tools and ingredients! Date: February 27 2021Time: 13:00 – 17:30Workshop location: 2011 Budakalász, Csalogány utca...

365 Days of Shoes Workman calendars 2021

Both calendars show a wide variety of well know designers and a extraordinary shoes selection from the Virtual Shoe Museum collection including students from CCS Detroit/USA, Kolding school of design/Denmark, Tomas Bata University Zlín/Czech Republic, Zapateria Hub Metro Manila/Philippines and SASK Shoe Design St. Niklaas/Belgium. The SASK shoes are all photographed by Charlotte Visser from The Hague, NL. 365 Days...

Worn. Footwear, Attachment and the Affects of Wear

Outstanding book by dr. Ellen Samson, an artist and material culture researcher who uses practice-based research to explored the relationships between bodily experience, memory and clothing, both in museums and archives, and in everyday life. By using film, photography, performance work and writing she address the manner in which material objects can become records of lived experience and how the...

Minna Parikka’s career as an artist is coming to an end

The Finnish shoe company will close its business in December 2020 after 15 years. The Aleksanterinkatu store closed in July and operations have since continued successfully in global online shopping. The last day to buy shoes from the online store will be December 20th. The news of the closure may come as a surprise to many, as the brand is...

Denim – stylish, practical, timeless

Blue fabric with a history. Exhibition in conjunction with the VirtualShoeMuseum. Denim is an essential part of many people’s basic wardrobe. Almost everyone owns at least one denim item. Today, however, denim is much more than just a fabric for clothing. One might think that denim and art have nothing to do with each other. Far from it. Many artists...

Future. The ultimate vegan sneakers.

The ultimate vegan sneakers by Joline Jolink. Completely cruelty-free and really comfortable. Composed with care from sustainable materials. The footbed is made from recycled cork and offers optimal support and comfort. The beautiful colors: red/antique pink/black or blue/cognac/grey combine endlessly. The sneakers come with two color laces to alternate. Joline JolinkDutch fashion designer Joline Jolink launched her own label in...

Shoes Have Names

Shelter has joined forces with conceptual fashion designer Jo Cope for the ‘Shoes Have Names’ art exhibition. As part of London Craft Week, the free exhibition will be held at the charity’s flagship ‘Boutique by Shelter’ shop in Coal Drops Yard (CDY), between 30 September and 7 October 2020 and online at www.shoeshavenames.com  The show features a collection of handmade artworks...

Ready to go! Shoes emotionalize – extended

The exhibition, on show from November 15 2019 till January 17 2021, is conceived as a tour of the cultural and social history of footwear. Featuring some 500 pairs of shoes, it focuses on the emotions that different types of footwear can arouse. Shoes, when used as a status symbol, have meanings that embrace not only the wearer but also...


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