My eyes were peeled in New York this past week for fashions off the runway and worthy of a ModCloth mention! When skirting around the Fashion Week tents, I took particular notice of this creative dresser waiting to observe the show of former Project Runway Season winner, Irina Shabayeva. Meet Arielle, a Fashion Week attendee who politely posed for me in a cohesive collaboration of contrast and stripes, all while putting her best foot forward, rather her best feet forward for one of our first Fashion Week seen styles!
But wait, let’s take a step back! I know a thing or two about shoes, and remember coming across these $820 pair of trompe l’oeil foot printed flats by Comme Des Garçons before. I had to ask Arielle where she got them, to which she responded that she made them herself! She had simply taken a solid colored pair of flats, added a few paint markers into the mix, and voilà, new ‘sole’ mates!
Who says you need to imitate the same black pair, though? You could try out a different color shoe, put nail art on the toes, and get creative! I think her entire outfit is adorable, but what do you think of her DIY painted peds – is this a shoe you’d rather shoo or show off?