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By definiton, footwear is articles to be worn on the feet, especially boots, slippers, or shoes. There are many pointless shoes out there, but some designers just go out of their way to make you wonder. Shoes are supposed to compliment your outfit, not be an outfit of their own. The following shoes have some serious situations going on, giving them the name "Foot Faux Pas".

Crocs

croc

 

What it is:

By definition, a croc is a shoe made out of a thick rubber material to resemble a clog-like shoe made to be worn for gardening or rainy weather.

Why it's so bad:

Oh crocs, my personal favorite. First of all, in what condition do you even wear crocs? These rubber moccasins have holes in them so you can't even wear them in the rain. They come in outraegeous colors making it impossible to blend them into your outfit. Not only that, but they make your feet look clunky as if you were wearing clown shoes. Then, the best was when they made decorations, little ornaments if you will, for your crocs to give it your own personal flavor. No, not allowed. It is not easy to find exactly where the crocs came from, or what they were intended for. However the croc fad is still going strong today. Crocs even expanded into flip flops, sneaker looking shoes, and last but not least crocs with fur to keep you warm in the winter. Versatile, those crocs.

The Furry Sandal   The Heelsock
fur

What it is:

By definition, it is a a shoe consisting of a sole of leather or other material fastened to the foot by thongs or straps with either faux or real fur adorning the top or interior.

Why it's so bad:

This is a pointless shoe. Thats the bottom line. Let me explain. Sandals, indended for summer, to let your feet breathe in the hot weather. Now why, WHY would you need to wrap them with fur? Are your ankles going to get chilly? The whole fur on the sandal completely cancels out the whole need for the sandal in the first place. Seriously, if you're going to wear furry sandals just put on an Ugg boot already. You'll look just as rediculous in the summer.

  sock

What it is:

By definition, it is any type of high heel, or sandal that has a pre-attached sock sewn into the interior of the shoe.

Why it's so bad:

This is an unfathomable shoe. There really aren't words to describe it. I mean, there is a sock sewn into that high heel. The heels weren't even that great to begin with so you decided to throw a sock in there? Bad decisions. There isn't even an outfit for any occasion or under any circumstance where you can pull this "heelsock" look off. Who even heard of putting a sock underneath a classy shoe anyway? It's just stupid. Stupid and ugly.

Peep Toe Combat Boots

leather

 

What it is:

By definition, they are any type of leather combat boots that go up above the ankle that have a cut out peep toe.

Why it's so bad:

Why you would own a pair of combat boots is a problem in the first place. Combat boots are made for combat, so lets keep it that way. However, somebody, somewhere decided to make this combat look chic. So let's add a peep toe! You now have leather boots going up a quarter of your calf with a peep toe. Adorable. There was no trying to fix the combat boot, and this just makes it worse. Quite frankly, you look more like a homeless person who wore out his shoes than a style icon. And with that oh-so-strange and oh-so-now boot within a boot thing going on. And also the inability to decide whether they’re lace up or zip-close…

Knee High Peep Toe Boot   The Bejeweled Heel
boot

What it is:

By definition, it is any type of boot that raises above or around your knee that has a peep toe.

Why it's so bad:

Once again with the pointless shoes with the peep toe. Your wearing a knee high boot, why do your toes need to be out? What can I say about these except Crime.Of.Fashion.  I just don't understand the reason why these boots should be in existence.  For days when it’s cool enough to need your feet covered but warm enough to need the ventilation of the peep toe?  Days when it’s warm enough for sandals on your feet but cool enough to need boots on your legs? And don’t get started on the cankles that the wide strap and all that fabric creates.

  jewel

What it is:

By definition, it is a high heel or pump shoe, that can be clear or colored that has large jewels or crystal like objects hanging off it.

Why it's so bad:

It’s that plastic velcro strap. It’s the kind of “cheap shoe” detail that no amount of dangling crystals can make up for, and to us it looks like the straps broke and the wearer had to cobble them together any way she could. It’s just not a look that makes us think, “Yes, I’d be willing to miss a mortgage payment for these!”, when they are selling at about $2,000 a pair. People have enough trouble walking as it is. We already trip over our pants and shoe laces, why add fake crystals to that list too. Nevermind the crystals, but how about that clear shoe. This isn't even a shoe. It sincerely looks like something you crafted out of your mother's old jewelry.

 

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