This is a very limited run shoe. Only around 200 were made, and I am completely ecstatic that I am able to offer these to you. They are absolutely a work of art!
The latest collaboration with Ink Dwell celebrates an icon of the Galápagos Islands famous for its spectacularly blue feet: the Blue-footed Booby. This shoe is inspired by one of Ink Dwell’s most beloved murals, the “Wall of Birds.” Of all 243 birds on the wall, we chose to highlight the Blue-footed Booby because it is the bird with our favorite footwear.
To make this shoe, Ink Dwell created a series of illustrations that capture this famed bird’s goofy yet much-loved mating dance, which we then transformed—through nearly 200,000 stitch points—into an embroidered, wearable masterpiece. The Blue-footed Booby captures a majestic hunter in its amusing routine, and invites us all to have a little more fun.
Embroidered on organic & recycled cotton canvas.
Waxed cotton laces in two colors to mix up your look: black & taupe.
Vegan - the lining and trim are made from an eco-friendly microfiber technology that provides the breathability and feel of leather.
Supportive insole and a removable, cork-lined footbed. Rubber sole.
Made by hand in Portugal.
Every pair comes with a print of Ink Dwell’s illustrations of the Blue-footed Booby’s mating dance, signed by the artist, Jane Kim.
Le Mondeur is a proud supporter of Galápagos Conservancy.3% of every purchase is donatedto support their conservation work with the Blue-footed Booby population.