Category Archives: Shoes

Choc Chic

Chocolate and shoes – a girl’s perfect combo. Yeah, yeah. Sounds cliche, but c’mon girls, it’s true. Chocolate shaped like shoes that you can eat? Even better. Frances Cooley is a boutique cake maker and trained chocolatier. Her love affair with chocolate began at the age of five, when her mom bought a block of chocolate […]

Real Fake

In China, it is difficult to determine what is real while so many fake brands have assimilated into its culture. Chinese artist Liao Yibai’s exhibition Real Fake exposes this cultural phenomenon and questions the skewed concept of value on a variety of levels. The large-scale stainless steel sculptures of watches, rings, handbags and high heel shoes confront popular brands […]

Hack Job

Hack Job is a project that the good people at Boooooooom, with the help of a “little” brand called Converse Skateboarding, have started to find the most creative innovators of skateboards, using any materials you can get your hands on. You don’t have to be an avid skater to participate, just someone who can construct a skateboard literally out of anything. The board […]

Jabba and Chewy

Being an avid Star Wars fan I got super excited when Adidas just launched some Star Wars inspired items which are pretttty darn cool.  I don’t know if I would rock any of these but they are still rad and way cool. They came out with this awesome Wookiee jacket: And also these Jabba the […]

United Nude

Known for their architecturally inspired shoe designs, United Nude has launched its Manhattan flagship store on Bond Street, translating that structural design sense of the shoes into the store itself. From injection-moulded shoes to high-end carbon fiber heels, United Nude is a brand founded on conceptual design, elegance and innovation, which is evident in the interior design of […]

Spring mix and match!

What are you going to be pairing them with this spring season? Now that winter is almost over and spring is just around the bend our friends, also known as your sneakers are wondering what you are going to dress them with. They know they’re fly, they know they look good, but how can you […]

I am not a Clogger

So apparently clogs are going to be all the rage this spring….hmmmm, not so sure how I feel about that. I just do not picture myself rocking these clunkers of shoes. Teen Vogue did an editorial on this hot new trend, and yet they kind of make them look cool…but still, not happening for me. […]

Need Some Fashion Sense?

It’s almost spring, which means warmer weather, new clothing drops, and the latest and greatest in the sneaker world will be dropping. Its usually around these times of year that we at Metropark hear from our dear friends, your kicks. We all need a little new pep to our step. Start off the new season […]

Creative Recreation

So Creative Recreation, you know the sneakers, have dropped a sneak peek of their 2010 spring line… What do you guys think? Do they take your dad’s bad Hawaiian shirt and make it a hip shoe or are these falling short?

Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Fashion pop quiz: Do these shoes match? via Answer: No, they do not. via Reportedly, Balenciaga recently filed a lawsuit against Steve Madden for “intentionally copying” their lego-inspired heels from their Fall ’07 line. [NY Mag via Cityfile] Maybe there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. After all… A new […]