May 6, 2013
Jean Nouvel has taken a break from drafting (and re-drafting) MoMA’s controversial new Tower Verre to launch a line of … leather moonboots? Yes, Nouvel is the latest architect to dabble in shoe design, launching his Pure Capsule Collection recently during Milan Design Week. So how do his monochrome booties match up to Zaha’s scale-y sandals, or Gehry’s spiffy spats? Click through for our comprehensive ranking of starchitect-designed shoes, from the fab to the fug.