Maison Martin Margiela is listening

Maison Martin Margiela heard that we didn’t like their PVC ankle boots much.

So they fixed them.Maison Martin Margiela painted booties

By… allowing a toddler loose on them with a paintbrush. And if you think the paint job looks bad enough from a distance, check out the close-up:

Maison Martin Margiela

We feel ill now. As in, this makes us feel physically uncomfortable. And honestly: if your outfit looks like it might have been the victim of a terrible accident, it’s a good sign that you’re¬†committing¬†a crime of fashion, isn’t it?

heel with paint

Still, at least we know now that it IS possible to make a bad thing even worse. Just leave it to Maison Martin Margiela…


  • March 20, 2012


    Why? Who on earth thinks up these things and offers them for sale?

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  • March 20, 2012


    Reminds me of how people used to dip their feet in latex and call it shoes. That was the Aztecs right?

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  • March 21, 2012

    Skint in the City

    Ha ha. Oh yes, they do look so much better now.

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  • March 27, 2012


    it is as if they are sulking because you didn’t like their shoes…really.

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  • October 28, 2012


    Because giving your shoes to a daycare and letting them paint over your shoes make them way better.

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