The Dutch are well known for their love for design. For a special exhibition on shoe design, it is worth visiting Rotterdam this spring. Until May 11, 2014, the Kunsthal Rotterdam displays a wide range of shoes from 1900 to today. S.H.O.E.S' - Sexy Heels or Easy Sandals shows 500 different pairs of shoes, ranging from a hundred year old ladies' boots and relatively comfortablel sandals to dangerous high heels to be worn by a daring femme fatale.
Some breathtaking designs for shoe fashion turn the exhibition into a must for fans of footwear. Not always very functional, sometimes bizarre and often sexy, famous and extraordinary designs of shoes from different periods give us insights into an important aspect of fashion history. Among the names of the designers who are represented, you will find Christian Louboutin, Salvatore Ferragamo, Manolo Blahnik, André Perugia, Rem D. Koolhaas and Jan Taminiau, and also young talent is present.
Friends of ladies' shoes as cultural heritage, art object or awesome fashion accessoires will all enjoy this. You can also complement a visit to this shoe exhibition with a contrasting museum tour in the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. located in the same museum park in Rotterdam.
February 6, 2014