The 7 Most Amazing (and Dangerous!) Shoes From Paris Haute Couture Week

These heels are why models get paid to walk.

Wild makeup trends aren’t the only dizzying things to come out of couture shows—have you seen the shoes? Scroll down to peep seven of the most amazing creations to ever walk the runways and streets of Paris.

1.  Atelier Versace

Donatella Versace focused on draping for her collection. The shoes had ankle straps and two-tone bows in bright candy colors.

2.  Yuima Nakazato

The Japanese fashion designer’s first couture show was inspired by supernatural plants and creatures.

3.  Iris Van Herpen

Models stood on their own platforms at the Dutch fashion designer’s show.

4.  Lou Doillon at the Vogue Foundation Gala

At Vogue’s gala, the French singer, actress, and model gave her feet a Mohawk with Gucci’s leather studded sandals.

5.  Guo Pei

The Chinese designer behind Rihanna’s epic Met Gala look showcased dresses inspired by bygone eras, paired with gravity-defying heels.

6.  Guo Pei

Vogue described the vertiginous heels as “chopine-stiletto hybrids,” noting that—indeed—they’re not ideal for a highly mobile woman.

7.  Maison Margiela

The same show that brought you yellow face paint also featured models wearing gowns—with wading boots.

For more photos from outlandish runway shows, check out the gallery below.

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