The Emperor’s New …Simon Rocha ‘Cindy Rella’ shoes

Simon Rocha invisible shoes

We’re starting to get an increasing number of reports of something we call “ghost shoes”. They’re shoes which …aren’t. Or which almost aren’t, in that they’re completely transparent: the Emperor’s new shoes, in other words.

What do you think of the concept of paying £739 in order to look like you’re not wearing shoes? Worth it for the charming quirkiness of the “OMGLOOKNOSHOOZ!” look you’ll achieve, or just a little bit hard to fathom? (Because, seriously, if we’re paying that much for shoes, they better be fabulous.)

All we’ll say is that we’re glad these particular ones come with air vents and a slingback, because sweaty feet encased in clear plastic does not a good look make…

[Click here to buy them at Far Fetch]


  • May 3, 2012


    Hideous in any material!

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  • May 7, 2012

    Rock Hyrax

    Apparently the sole is wooden. So what we’re looking at is designer Crocs. 🙁

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  • May 11, 2012


    I wonder if they fog up from sweaty feet…

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