Feet First

DSC_0203After the whirlwind of outfits, hairstyles and the fanfare that surrounded the Costume Institute’s PUNK: Chaos To Couture debut this week, we wanted to share with you a little part of the exhibition that has gone largely unnoticed, the shoes.

We live in a time when shoes are such a statement so it was fascinating to see just which shoes were inspired by the punk movement and of course to revisit, the leading punk shoe of choice, the Doc Marten boot.

Punk: Chaos to Couture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1000 5th Avenue. At 81st Street. New York. May 9th – August 14, 2013




  1. Oh, I remember walking around London in the 80s and everyone had doc martens on…lol… so wish i could go see this exhibit…

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