Bird Series by Kobi Levi

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Dezeen in Israel: these high-heeled shoes disguised as birds are by designer Kobi Levi, whose footwear resembling inflatable sex dolls caused a stir amongst our readers back in November.

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The Bird Series features toucans, swans and mallard ducks.

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The beaks form the heels, while the fronts of the shoes are shaped into wings.

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If you've got a thing for strange shoes, you can see more pairs here.

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Here's some more text fromĀ Kobi Levi:


Bird Series

While standing in line to enter a museum in Holland, Kobi noticed a bird flying. This sight inspired him to incorporate the fascinating shapes and colors of bird into shoe design.

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The research in this area proved so fruitful that Kobi was reluctant to choose only one bird, and decided to make a series of 3 designs.

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The basic shape of the bird, which shows the upper as a body/wings and the heel as a beak, can be implemented to numerous birds, each with her own "styling".

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The Mallard duck, Toucan and Swan were chosen due to their unique color combinations and typical, recognizable shapes.

  • sjgl

    Hi Dezzen Team, there is a fault in the start image link

    • http://twitter.com/Dezeen @Dezeen

      Thanks, we've fixed that now!

  • alf

    good idea, but too literal.

  • http://dailygrail.com/ Red Pill Junkie

    Well, I really like these. They are certainly more appealing than the other ones fashioned after certain nether regions ;)

    PS: Happy new year, Dezeen!

  • mcmlxix

    Where were the second pair when Björk needed them?

  • logorithm

    I like the last one. Mallard duck?

  • http://espressomaskine.nu/ Mischa

    toucans is my favorit

  • Cass

    I want mallard duck. Where can I find?