Best of The Fashion Police: Ugly, ugly shoes by John Fluevog


Back in the mists of time (well, OK, 2007), we wondered if these John Fluevog shoes could be the ugliest shoes in the world. Ah, the innocence of youth! Since then, we have, of course, had our eyeballs singed by even uglier sights, but we still think these take a bit of beating, no?

We’re particularly amused by the girlish pink colour of the uppers. Because, yes, that all-important dash of femininity totally detracts from that hideous little heel, doesn’t it? (Clue: that would be a “no”.)

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  • June 24, 2009


    if they didnt have the ugly heel and sole they would look nice

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  • June 24, 2009


    wow! it really looks like one of my algebra teacher’s shoes! especially the heel part… that part kind of disturbs me

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  • June 24, 2009


    I think the heel’s the best part! If it didn’t have that workboot sole under it, I’d really like it.
    The rest of the shoe is hideous, though.

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  • June 24, 2009


    On another fashion blog I read, the author is clearly smitten with Fluevogs, but I just don’t get the appeal of these shoes. And they’re somewhat expensive. The heels do look easier on feet though than, say, stilettos.

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  • June 25, 2009


    *whispering* i like these

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  • June 26, 2009


    What a shame, they have the potential to be so cute.
    Just lose the heel, the open toe, the chunky sole… etc etc..

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  • July 1, 2009


    Oo, do NOT knock the Mini sole and heel until you’ve tried them! That upper is indeed hideous (and would be, IMHO, with any sole/heel combination you chose) but the spindle-shaped Mini heel? And “workboot” sole? If you are looking for the high heel you can TRULY wear all day? Look no further. The heel you can run in – REALLY run? This is it. And, in person, it’s not nearly as clunky as it seems in photos. I’ve got the Mini Lily Darlings, and not only have they lasted me for four years now, they still get compliments from strangers in the street.
    (For, on the other hand, yet another Mini Fail, check this out: It’s like the shoe Baby Barbie would have worn.)

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