Fashion comes from necessity, so it should serve us, not the other way around. Good shoes are comfortable, easy to mix and match, and no, you don't have to sell your kidneys to buy them.
But, fashion's also an art expression, some might argue. Sounds lovely, but more often than not, it's a ploy to make you feel like you're not worthy if you don't wear a particular label.
But, what if you get something with a label, a hefty price, and it's painfully ugly? Welcome to the world of the most hideous yet tres expensive footwear.
P.S. Expect to see many Haute Couture pieces, meaning their prices are way above tens of thousands of dollars!
That awkward moment when your feet are giving birth to an Alien baby
These McQueen's "beauties" were the biggest hit since sliced bread among the eccentric celebrities. In spring 2021, you can visit an exhibit about them in the V&A museum in London.
The price is terrifying: it goes from 10 to 250K. So painful and so ugly!
This is not a drill, but an actual photo from the streets of Paris during Fashion Week
When you use ginger as an inspiration, you end up with these beauties
First: who's wearing these shoes? Why do they have hairy legs? It only makes these fruity pairs look sillier.
Secondly, anyone else thinks these might come to life and kill us all? Because the more I look at them, the less safe I feel...
The "I forgot to get a pedicure" shoe
"Bare feet" shoes by Comme des Garcons would look so much better if they were just shoes for your feet.
They were a fashion hit back in 2015, but we couldn't find out how much they were paying people to wear these.
The bride wore a wedding cake on her feet
When you feel trapped so much that you need everyone to know, but wearing a cage seems over the top
Sometimes you need to make a dramatic statement that you feel like you're a prisoner in your own life. Declare it to the world in these statement shoes!
Or, use them as a pricey decoration for your minimalist living room. It makes more sense than trying to make a step in these.
A pair of shoes that will put you in the driver's seat
These shoes aren't made for walking. You can try to jump in them, hop, crawl, but walking isn't an option.
It's a perfect pair for parties, except you won't be able to get to one. You could if you had an anti-gravity machine on you.
A vintage shoe that proves that everyone was high in the 60s
Back on planet Earth, The toe overhang look is taking over
Crocs will look great after you spend a few minutes with these
Everyone's always complaining about how the Crocs are the ugliest shoes ever. No, they are just the ugliest affordable shoes.
Meet the Crocs of the high fashion world. They don't look as uncomfortable as the previous models, but they are freakishly ugly. And cold, perhaps inspired by global warming?
You're taking this whole Emo thing a bit too far
Taking your platform game to the extremes, in Lady Gaga's manner
Another not so good looking pair from the late McQueen. But these shoes at least try to look almost wearable, though it's still unclear why would you even want to try them on.
This is how all shoes look when you're tipsy
Keep your home squeaky clean with these broom shoes
For the love of noodles and spaghetti
If your soul threw up a little, it's because no one should use 3D printing to mess up your favorite dishes.
And Iris van Herpen might be a visionary, but she was probably starving when she was making these... shoes.
Some are walking in sunshine, but for you, life's a walk in the clouds
The world's highest heels look like they demand to break your ankles ASAP
The 16-inch platforms from LadyBWear Limited shoes will cost you over 1100 USD plus all the medical expenses once you break your ankles if you try walking.
And no, they're no longer the highest shoes in the world, but let's not go there. It's dangerous and gruesome.
Embrace your inner animal, they said
When your ex calls and you want to look sexy, but you still have the urge to bite off his head
It starts as every shoe fetishist's fantasy. Quickly it escalates into a nightmare.
No, this isn't the plot of another stupid horror movie. It's the artistic take on these bad girls with vampire's teeth from the same stupid movies.
Butterflies and flowers never looked this painful
Ideal pair for hot summer in the city!
More shoes are morphing into foods, and everything looks like spaghetti, again!
No, not the puppy! Don't mess with puppies!
Yes, these shoes are inspired by our best friends. But they deserve so much more.
Designer Kobi Levi is well respected in art circles. Luckily, he knows that a strong, humorous appeal will bring him more attention than making shoes that you'll actually want to wear.
When you want to wear super high heels and give your feet some rest as well
Octopus chic or why you need to stay away from animals when you're a shoe designer
Great, now we have sandwiches, and they're in the form of flip-flops!
Flip-flops, moon boots, Crocs, are among the ugliest normal shoes.
What if you add a whole sandwich to them? What's the word for a shoe that's so ugly that it makes you want to give up food? We're not sure, but it looks like a pair of these flip-flops.
Shoes that come with a helping hand are always welcome
Cavewomen had the worst taste in accessories!
If you can't handle me in my teeth shoes, you don't deserve me in my Manolos!
Roller skates are fine, but you deserve to be seen, and no one will stop you. Apart from a broken leg!
Can you feel the pain of these unique shoes? So can we!
When an armadillo attacks your feet, yet you want to make that one relationship work
These shoes are made for stalking, and that's just what they'll do
When you're into S&M, but you look like a Bambi
Sure, we love jeans, but do we need to wear them on our feet?
Another pair of pricey shoes that will clean up after you
Flip-flops plus Converse, what could go wrong?
If you dare to wear these, does that make you a kickboxer or what?
It's Parisian chic, not a Big Bird, you just don't get it!
French fashion empire, Celine, presented their idea of a Big Bird back in the early 2010s.
To this day, we can't understand how these Sesame Street-inspired "shoes" managed to be sold out. And with the price reaching almost 2K, it sounds like there's something we're missing.
Those hamsters are going to see a lot of action
Excuse me, Madam, but there're croissants stuck on your feet! May I have one?
When you're too lazy to paint your nails, but you have these awesome loafers to conquer the day
Combine all holidays into a shoe, and you'll get, well... something
Learn to love the pain you feel
Gravity isn't for fashionistas
Yes, you're cool, confident, sexy woman, so skip these, please
If 2020 was a pair of pumps
Are these hobbit shoes made from human skin or?
Fashion is playful and exciting, most of the time. But, paying over 1000 dollars for shoes is ridiculous.
Yet, people don't just pay, they are willingly walking around in these, and that's why we propose forming fashion police!