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.