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Strangest Shoes Ever

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Not just shoes but works of art, Kobi Levi’s footwear designs are fun, fantastic and, frankly, outrageous. How far outside of your comfort zone are you prepared to step?

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  • Shark Shoe

    Not just shoes but works of art, Kobi Levi’s footwear designs are fun, fantastic and, frankly, outrageous. How far outside of your comfort zone are you prepared to step?

  • Toucan Shoe

    This shoe is part of a collection of leather footwear designed by Kobi Levi to resemble different birds – in this case a tropical toucan.

  • Swan Shoe

    The Israeli designer Kobi Levi has transformed the ordinary high heel into an extraordinary swan’s head – a striking example from his bird collection.

  • Duck Shoe

    Kobi Levi can spend weeks creating his stunning shoes by hand, like this ‘wearable sculpture’ resembling a mallard duck.

  • Dog Shoe

    The perfect shoe for animal lovers, this canine-inspired shoe could be your foot’s best friend.

  • Cat Shoe

    This playful cat design gives a whole new meaning to the term ‘kitten heels’.

  • Black Coffee Pot Shoe

    The upper resembles a cafetiere, with the heel cleverly designed to look like coffee being poured. Stimulating!

  • White Coffee Pot Shoe

    If you prefer a china pot to pour your coffee, then Kobi Levi’s White Coffee Pot design might be more to your liking.

  • Market Trolley Shoe

    Handcrafted by the Israeli designer Kobi Levi, this extraordinary shoe is not a toy or a sculpture – it’s designed to be worn. Maybe even for just nipping out to the shops!

  • Banana Shoe

    This appealing design is another striking example of Kobi Levi’s shoe collection. Some might even say it’s the best of the bunch.

  • Shopping Basket Shoe

    This design is perfect for shopaholics. Who’s for some retail therapy?

  • Chewing Gum Shoe

    Kobi Levi can spend weeks crafting his outlandish shoes by hand from materials like leather, rubber or metal - but not real chewing gum!

  • Olive Oyl Shoe

    Modelled to look like Popeye’s girlfriend, this cartoon-inspired shoe takes fancy dress to another level.

  • Tongue Shoe

    A shoe with a tongue? It sounds traditional. But as you can see, this design is anything but traditional.

  • Slingshot Shoe

    If you’re aiming to stand out from the crowd, this design should hit the target.

  • Tulip Shoe

    This leather design shows more than a hint of Dutch inspiration.

  • Rocking Chair Shoe

    It’s not always polite to put your feet on the furniture – but sometimes it can’t be helped.

  • Children’s Slide Shoe

    Fittingly enough, this quirky shoe resembling a children’s slide is both playful and fun.

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