FIRST LOOK: Vivienne Westwood Takes Flight With New “Wing” Collection for Melissa Shoes

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Stuffed tree frogs and artfully disheveled menswear weren’t the only highlights of Vivienne Westwood’s Spring/Summer 2010 runway show—the grand dame also shod her models in winged jelly sandals in the style of the Greek God Hermes. The “Wing,” available in November, is Westwood’s latest collaboration with Melissa Plastic Dreams, a Brazilian footwear company that uses nontoxic, recyclable plastic to create its vegan wares. Ecouterre is torn about these shoes though—we can’t decide if they’re kitschy chic or just plain kitschy.

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So, is the "Wing" haute or not?

  • 63 Votes HATE IT! Fug city, here we come.
  • 283 Votes LOVE IT! It's a shoe-in!

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2 Responses to “FIRST LOOK: Vivienne Westwood Takes Flight With New “Wing” Collection for Melissa Shoes”

  1. […] Dame Vivienne Westwood and Melissa Plastic Dreams have done it again! I swooned pretty deeply when I first peeped these on <a href="">Ecouterre</a&gt;, and will have to control my urges if I am going to resist the siren song that they are singing to me as I navigate this stormy day. Contrary to popular belief Melissas are actually non-toxic and made in a sustainably managed factory in Brazil, so I feel good about shodding myself in them. They’re also shockingly comfy! (via Ecouterre) […]

  2. april says:

    where can i purchase vivienne westwood+Melissa Wing Sandals?

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