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Unique part-time Shoe Design program in Belgium. The four year SASK Shoe Design program focuses on the dynamics between the artistic and craft aspects. Students are trained to analyse these different angles of approach and stimulated to push their boundaries. Head teachers are Anne Poesen and Hans De Clercq. The program is set up to train shoe designers who are...

A new design

Today we launch the redesigned version of the Virtual Shoe Museum. We worked on this responsive version to accommodate for all platforms and devices. So enjoy our fresh look and feel and let us know what you think. Beware, these first weeks we’ll further optimize the performance and correct the hick ups, so please be patient if pages won’t load...

Arsho Baghsarian: A Life in Shoes by Helene Verin

One of the most important shoe designers of the mid- to late twentieth century, Arsho Baghsarian spent more than four decades working behind the scenes for prestigious companies. Written by Helene Verin, professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. About the book Companies with men’s names on the label, including Christian Dior, Andrew Geller, Israel Miller,...

Shoememory

Shoememory is designed to make the traditional memory game a refreshed experience. The concept focuses on shoe design, it’s history & ethnography. It is based on the memory game system, allowing 1 to 4 people to interact directly. The game contains 2×18 cardboard cards that show the iconic image and name of the shoe type in four languages. There’s lots...

Vienna Crazy Shoe Award 2019

The Vienna State Guild of shoemakers and orthopedic shoemakers, will hand out the ‘The Crazy Shoe Award 2019’ in Vienna on April 24 2019. Europe sure needs more crazy shoes, so you (when based in Europe) are invited to join the competition and send in your registration form until February 11 2019. The ‘Crazy Shoe’ must be received by March...

Happy New Year!

We wish you a very happy, inspiring New Year with lots of new shoe adventures! At the moment we are working on the new version of the website that will be optimized for tablets and mobile phones. Next to this we are working on new shoe material for the website, various museum projects (involving hats and handbags next to the...

Schuhrakel

A set of illustrated shoe cards with an instruction booklet to discover yourself via all types of shoes. Written by Birgit Faschinger-Reitsam and illustrated by Sabine Paul. Learn more about yourself though these cards. A perfect gift for fiends and shoe lovers!Shoe cards with tips and recipes for body, mind, soul and feetWho am I? Answers to this probably most...

See, walk and admire!

Saturday 29 september at 16.00 the Virtual Shoe Museum and Paper Art & Design organise an unique exhibition about paper shoes. An exhibition about fashion, the environment and paper shoes in the headlights of our cultural history. What can you expect? A complete research for a wearable and circular shoe. Chinese offering paper shoes. Boots, stilettos and slippers made from...

Wake Up Sneakerheads!

nat-2™ launches vegan sneakers made from real coffee & real grass. German high end sneaker brand nat-2™ presents vegan luxury sneakers. The result looks anything but the usual eco stuff. CoffeeThe 100% vegan, unisex sneaker’s uppers are made from real sustainable recycled coffee, coffee beans and coffee plant, which covers up to 50% of the shoe’s surface, depending on each...

Gumshoe – for the sole purpose of clean streets

Amsterdam introduces the Gumshoe, a sneaker with soles made from chewing gum taken from the city’s streets. Designed in collaboration with the companies Publicis One, Explicit Wear and Gum-tec®. The sneaker is meant to raise awareness of the city of Amsterdam’s gum litter problem in a creative and positive way.  The streets of the Netherlands accumulate about 1.5 million kilo’s...


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