"Bird-Witched," Animal-Inspired Stilettos by Masaya Kushino

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 07, 2014
Japanese shoe designer Masaya Kushino's latest collection, "Bird-Witched" is inspired by Jakuchu Ito, "a legendary painter who fourished uring the Edo period in the 18th century. He depicted real life animals such as birds, tigers, and elphants in a really ingenious way, tinged wit ha bit of insanity." Kushino considers shoes "just as visually stimulating as sculpture or any other three-dimensional art piece, but they also fundamentally have to be wearable....

2014 Vans Custom Culture Contest

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Vans, in partnership with Americans for the Arts, Journeys and truth, has invited high school art students across the country to take part in the fifth annual Vans Custom Culture art and design competition, to celebrate student creativity and support arts education. Win a trip to New York City and a shot at $50,000 for your high school art program. Talk to your art teacher today!

Juxtapoz presents Soles4Souls @ LAB Art

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 24, 2012
In collaboration with Iron Fist, LA-based footwear, apparel, and accessory brand, Juxtapoz presents Soles4Souls event, Wednesday, January 26, a Shoe Art Exhibit and Charity Auction. Art & Sole features one of a kind custom art on 40 pairs of high heel shoes by 40 worldwide artists.

éS' New Manwolfs Shoe by Corey Adams and Alex Craig

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
éS' new Manwolfs shoe designed by filmmakers Corey Adams and Alex Craig has officially dropped, so—naturally—why not release a short film in conjunction with, surrounding a day in the life of wearing said beastly shoes. We spoke with Corey and Alex about the burden of their creativity. Video and interview after the jump . . .

Nicholas Kirkwood's Keith Haring High Heel

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 28, 2011
If you had any need to go high heel shopping whilst in London, might we recommend Nicholas Kirkwood's boutique where one can get one of his Keith Haring inspired heels? A nice touch for the high-end set.

Boat . . . Shoe . . . Boat Shoe . . . Boat

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 22, 2011
You may be wondering why is this on Juxtapoz.com right now, and our answer is that this is the most creative use of commercial branding we have seen all year. If you are Sebago, maker of boat-inspired shoes, make yourself or have someone make you a damn Sebago boat shoe boat. More after the jump  . . .

Vans Custom Culture 2011

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 10, 2011
Vans needs your help!  If you know high school teachers, staffers, students, janitors—whatever—spread the word to budding young high school artists across the country: Registration is open for Vans Custom Culture 2011 high school art program. More after the jump . . .

Vans X Andy Davis Launch Party Tonight in Laguna Beach

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Tonight at Thalia Surf Shop in Laguna Beach, California, Vans is throwing two parties: One to celebrate their new collaboration with Andy Davis, and two, to celebrate Andy Davis' birthday. Check the collection and more information after the jump . . .

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