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Equal heels / Shoes

Equal heels
Equal heels

It is customary for women to wear high heels on formal occasions, but men do not. Although high heels make women more elegant to some extent, they also damage spine, knees, veins and calves. Women should enjoy the same rights as men and be able to become beautiful without hurting themselves.
We used visual errors to design a pair of flat shoes seem like high heels, and used a biomaterials that can change color with environment on the "high heels' hollow part" of our shoes. While reducing dressing burden on women, this design also attempts to convey the concept of gender equality and healthy dressing style to public.


Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Pengfei Wang,
Zhejiang University

Yuhong Shi,
Zhejiang University