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Mirrored shoes for math geeks, Lady Gaga

The "Invisible Shoes" are low-cut boots covered in asymmetrical mirrors that reflect the wearer's surroundings and create a different optical effect with every step.

Invisible Shoes
Try running to catch a train in these babies. Yatzer

Were designer Andreia Chaves' mirrored shoes to meet the Mirrored Rubik's Cube, you'd have yourself a look with a capital L. The "Invisible Shoes" are low-cut boots covered in asymmetrical mirrors that reflect the wearer's surroundings and create a different optical effect with every step. Right now, they're just concept footwear, and in the unlikely event they ever make it to market, we're figuring they'll be limited to the likes of Lady Gaga.

Chaves, a Brazilian designer, views shoes as part art, part math. Currently studying form, texture, and visual effects in Florence, Italy, she created a number of wild designs from unusual materials, including the Invisible Shoe and the intricate and dramatic "Prism Shoe," which casts dancing shadows on the ground. Again, probably not something you'll ever see the average commuter wearing, but a striking study in creativity nonetheless.

Prism Shoe
The Prism Shoe is part origami, part footwear. Ian Murphy, via Yatzer

(Via Yatzer)