Frankenshoes: Acne ‘Pillion’ peep toe shoe boots


The words “peep toe boots” provided a strong clue that these were going to be Frankenshoes, but actually, the peep-toe element isn’t what we’re here to discuss. No, we’re simply concerned that this is anther example of the “unfinished shoe”. We’ve already shown you one such example, in the shape of Jeffrey Campbell’s ‘Benched Shoes’, but Acne’s ‘Pillion look even more like someone knocked together a prototype using whatever bits of scrap material they could find lying around the workroom, then got bored and abandoned it. Which isn’t what we normally expect from a pair of £540 shoes.

Let’s bring out the ol’ devil’s advocate again, though. We COULD say that these are very creative, and… actually, that’s all we’ve got.

What do you think of them?

(Click here if you want to buy them.)

12 Comments

  • June 10, 2011

    philly

    ” We COULD say that these are very creative, and… actually, that’s all we’ve got.”

    How about “ugly”?

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  • June 10, 2011

    pixi

    i love very high heels but how would you even walk in these? the mind boggles!! :O)

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  • June 10, 2011

    pixi

    and 550 euros!! omg!!!!!!

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  • June 10, 2011

    Itzel

    They look like football shoes, ugh, just horrible.

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  • June 11, 2011

    CJ

    Vile on so many levels.

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  • June 11, 2011

    Amy

    weird! fashion mistake

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  • June 11, 2011

    Estava Morioka

    very ugly!

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  • June 12, 2011

    EricB

    These are clearly designed for high heel enthusiasts.
    That kind of begs the question what’s the difference between somebody who wears high heels regularly and somebody who is a high heels enthusiast.
    If you wear high heels regularly and like the attention they bring, why don’t you go all the way with some creative and wild shoes right away and instead opt for the classic models first?
    I guess the sole reason that we aren’t more used to seeing cutting-edge avantgarde designs in streetwear is the price tag applied to them by the designer. If these things were cheaper and thus more popular, The Fashion Police would be kinder to those who wear them.

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    • June 12, 2011

      Amee

      No, they’d still be ugly, regardless of popularity. Also, I’m fairly sure these are not actually meant to be walked in.

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  • June 12, 2011

    k

    All I see is a misogynistic torture device.

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  • June 15, 2011

    Isabel

    I actually quite like these…apart from that heel! How could you walk on these? It’s like balancing on a stick!!!

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  • June 23, 2011

    Rock Hyrax

    They remind me of those double-heel ones from some time ago.

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