Shalom Life | July 05, 2015

Lady Gaga Wears Israeli Designer's Shoes

Believe us -- you've never seen shoes like these before.

By: Lisa Goldman

Published: June 6th, 2011 in Culture » Society » News

Lady Gaga Wears Israeli Designer's Shoes

If you're a diehard shoe lover and covet a pricey pair of Manolos or Louboutins, you probably haven't seen Israeli shoe designer Kobi Levi's creations.

With wearable designs like banana slip-ons, gum high heels, slingshot sandals and mallard duck pumps (to name just a few), it's no surprise that the first celebrity to wear his over-the-top, off-the-wall "shoe sculptures" is the queen of pop, Lady Gaga. Apparently her fashion directors contacted Tel Aviv-based Levi and asked for a pair of for Gaga to wear in her "Born this Way" video.

Levi says it takes him about a month to design and create (by hand) a new "shoe creature," and he told CNN that he's not in the business to make money. In fact, the only way to get your feet into a pair is to contact Levi directly and, if you're lucky enough, he'll do up a custom order. (There's no word on how much these works of art cost.)

His "children," as he calls them, can been seen in magazines, books, on TV shows and in museums and theatres around the world.

Jon Stewart to Become Jewish Super Hero after Daily Show? Jon Stewart to Become Jewish Super Hero after Daily Show? TrendingWATCH: Jon Stewart Says What We're All Thinking in Response to Ted Cruz's 'Simpsons' Audition WATCH: Jon Stewart Says What We're All Thinking in Response to Ted Cruz's 'Simpsons' Audition TrendingWATCH: Nirvana Goes Middle Eastern WATCH: Nirvana Goes Middle Eastern Trending
 

Google-owned Video Game Turns Concentration Camps into ‘Playable’ Spaces

July 04, 2015 | By Jeff Low
Google-owned Video Game Turns Concentration Camps into ‘Playable’ Spaces

'Ingress' players establish playable zones at concentration camp memorial sites, Google subsidiary receives considerable backlash

Read More

Yahoo Finance Links ‘Jewish Funding’ to Hypocritical White Supremacist, Earl P. Holt

July 04, 2015 | By Jeff Low
Yahoo Finance Links ‘Jewish Funding’ to Hypocritical White Supremacist, Earl P. Holt

Yahoo Finance reporter Rick Newman uncovers information which may link Earl Pendleton Holt III, president of 'racist,' 'extremist' group, to inherited 'Jewish funding'

Read More

‘Rent a Jew’ Program to Unite Jewish, non-Jewish Germans

July 04, 2015 | By Jeff Low
‘Rent a Jew’ Program to Unite Jewish, non-Jewish Germans

Provocative NGO initiative, 'Rent a Jew' program seeks to build relationships between German youth

Read More

Jon Stewart to Become Jewish Super Hero after Daily Show?

July 04, 2015 | By Jeff Low
Jon Stewart to Become Jewish Super Hero after Daily Show?

During an interview with Jon Hamm, Stewart revealed his goal to become Minyan Man

Read More

Single Cells are the "Ultimate Anatomy" and will Revolutionize Medicine

July 04, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Single Cells are the "Ultimate Anatomy" and will Revolutionize Medicine

Eric Lander, father of the Human Genome Project, believes looking at single cells is the medicine of the future

Read More

Jerry Seinfeld to Trevor Noah: You'll Do Just Fine

July 04, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Jerry Seinfeld to Trevor Noah: You'll Do Just Fine

The new 'Daily Show' host is the latest guest on 'Comedians in Cars'

Read More

Check Out Super Bowl Champion Julian Edelman's Photos from Israel

July 03, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Check Out Super Bowl Champion Julian Edelman's Photos from Israel

A look at the New England Patriots star's trip to the Holy Land

Read More

More Headlines