Shalom Life | July 26, 2014

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.

Joan Rivers Staunchly Defends Israel, Insults Selena Gomez [VIDEO] Joan Rivers Staunchly Defends Israel, Insults Selena Gomez [VIDEO] TrendingJerry Seinfeld Launches ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ Spin-Off [VIDEO] Jerry Seinfeld Launches ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ Spin-Off [VIDEO] TrendingSeth Meyers May Have Started a Feud Between Louis C.K and Ricky Gervais Seth Meyers May Have Started a Feud Between Louis C.K and Ricky Gervais Trending
 

Lena Dunham and Andy Samberg Team Up For HBO Mockumentary

July 25, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Lena Dunham and Andy Samberg Team Up For HBO Mockumentary

The 'Girls' and 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' stars will appear in an upcoming sports mockumentary.

Read More

Joan Rivers Staunchly Defends Israel, Insults Selena Gomez [VIDEO]

July 25, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Joan Rivers Staunchly Defends Israel, Insults Selena Gomez [VIDEO]

The controversial comedian slammed Gomez for her #PrayForGaza tweet

Read More

The Ten Best Seinfeld Memes

July 25, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau & Daniel Koren
The Ten Best Seinfeld Memes

We look at some of the most entertaining memes inspired by the iconic TV show

Read More

Jesse Eisenberg Feels Safe In Israel, Calls It "A Wonderful Country"

July 25, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain
Jesse Eisenberg Feels Safe In Israel, Calls It "A Wonderful Country"

The 'Social Network' star recently visited for a Q&A at Beit Lessin Theatre

Read More

James Franco Outs His Brother Dave, Tells Internet He's Dating Zac Efron

July 25, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain
James Franco Outs His Brother Dave, Tells Internet He's Dating Zac Efron

The 'Neighbors' co-stars are apparently in a serious relationship, according to a very unreliable gossip site

Read More

Guess what Canada? Daniel Radcliffe is Stuck Here Due To Visa Issues

July 25, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain
Guess what Canada? Daniel Radcliffe is Stuck Here Due To Visa Issues

Torontonians should be on the look out for the former 'Harry Potter' star

Read More

Shia LaBeouf Arrives in Court For 'Cabaret' Incident

July 25, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain
Shia LaBeouf Arrives in Court For 'Cabaret' Incident

The former 'Transformers' actor appeared unshaven in a suit to face charges for criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and harassment

Read More

Cupcake Truck Calls Israelis "Zionist Pigs"

July 25, 2014 | By Hugh Holt
Cupcake Truck Calls Israelis "Zionist Pigs"

New York-based Cupcake Crew, a finalist on Cupcake Wars, tweet some rather offensive comments

Read More

More Headlines