The LF McQueen "Tribute" Armadillo Shoe

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  1. wekilledcouture

    wekilledcouture New Member

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    image from refinery29.com

    From refinery29.com

    Im shocked, appalled but kind of amazed JC had the guts to do this.


    Open for discussion.
    What do you think about them.
    Like them or hate them?
     
  2. VogueParisLover

    VogueParisLover New Member

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    I love the original but it's a shame about the knockoff.
    The knockoff's ugly shape is what's creating the revulsion. :rolleyes:
     
  3. wekilledcouture

    wekilledcouture New Member

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    ^^ completely agree... i adored the originals of all the shoes in that collection.
     
  4. lmelanie

    lmelanie Active Member

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    they should have never made a knock off of this...that shoe is going to be one of the most famous in fashion history.
     
  5. Urban Stylin

    Urban Stylin ɐʎ ʎǝɥ

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    that knock off belongs to the ugliest shoes thread..without a doubt
     
  6. leyla m.

    leyla m. New Member

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    gag gag gag gag gaaaaa

    instead of gaga gaga aaaa!

    sickening!!
     
  7. juno

    juno Member

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    so gross.
     
  8. hautechild

    hautechild New Member

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    It's not really the kind of shoe that needs a "tribute" and the result is awful. Will anyone really wear it? I'm not sure how commercially successful it will be, although I'm sure some people will buy it but I guess it will get the brand publicity (I'd never heard of them before).
     
  9. Legyviel

    Legyviel in the mood for love

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    A tribute my as*! I love the originals a lot in an unwearable couture kind of way but the knockoff is just silly and awful.
    I'm sure some of the bloggers will buy it just to be cool
     
  10. Meg

    Meg inspired contemplation

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    I appreciate that they attempted it :lol: I'm surprised they thought there was a market waiting to snap this up!

    I love the original but the problem is, with such a complicated shoe (both visually and technically) it really does look good on the cheap, like so many other shoes do. It just looks so hilarious - like someone would be walking around with big clumps of coal on their feet.
     
  11. Fashionturnip

    Fashionturnip Active Member

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    i dunno i think the knock off is kinda fabulous. I mean they couldnt have made it any higher without it being unwearable......and they maintained the 'claw' shape.

    It works. But they probably only put 50 into production anyway :lol:
     
  12. Street_a_Licious

    Street_a_Licious Active Member

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    Kurt Hummel's knock offs on Glee are the only ones i can stand...
     
  13. wekilledcouture

    wekilledcouture New Member

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    Did the regular mcqueen ever go on sale? Or was it avialable on special order like these Nina Ricci shoes in 2009?
     

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