DIY shoes

Recycle an Old Sweater Into a Pair of Cozy Slipper-Socks (DIY Tutorial)

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES An old sweater Scissors Sewing pins Scrap yarn Large darning needle Paper or card stock for tracing Non-slip grip pads (optional) Fabric paint (optional) STEP…

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Pikkpack's Flat-Pack Shoes Require Only Three Pieces of Material

If you’ve ever wanted to make your own shoes, now is your chance with the super-easy Pikkpack shoe. Designed by Sarah Gulyas, the slip-on shoes can be woven together at home with just…

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The Klem Project Helps Impoverished Communities Make Their Own Shoes

The Klem Project, by Korean designer Lee Jinyoung, aims to put a pair of shoes on every child and adult in Malawi. The innovative project enables locals to make their own shoes with an…

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Martha Stewart Admits She Paints Her Christian Louboutin Soles Black

Here’s a bit of news that made us spit out our afternoon coffee: Reigning craft queen Martha Stewart recently admitted that she customizes her Christian Louboutin shoes by…

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Lasso: A Flat-Pack Wool-Felt Slipper You Assemble Yourself

Gaspard Tiné-Berès’s “Lasso” house slipper is a shoe you assemble yourself. Made of a single piece of die-cut wool felt, the shoe is shipped flat with a single…

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Fake-Out Fashion: Women Paint Their Soles Red to Get the Louboutin Look

Photo by Shutterstock Why fork out $900 for a pair of Christian Louboutins when you can whip up your own red-soled kicks with a $3 tester pot of paint? That’s the question many…

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Made for Life on the Moon, United Nude's Flat-Pack Heels Are Cosmic Couture at Its Craziest

Moon walker you say? This crazy platform heel may not be suitable for lunar expeditions, but it’s definitely out of this world. Designed by United Nude for the “Moon Life”…

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Melissa Shoes Partners With Architect Gaetano Pesce to Create DIY Bootie

It’s time to think in circles with Italian architect-artist-designer Gaetano Pesce, whose first foray into footwear echoes his trademark modular designs. Working with eco-friendly…

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DIY "Friendship" Shoe Provides Fresh Air For Disadvantaged NYC Kids

Sustainability-wise, the new Airwalk-branded sneaker by Payless ShoeSource is as run of the mill as they come—no uppers made from reconstituted navel lint, soles cobbled together by…

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