Kanye West Designs Strappy Stilettos

It’s well known that Kanye West is a fashion plate. ‘Ye will debut his second ready to wear Autumn/Winter collection, Dw by Kanye West, at the 2012 Paris Fashion Week soon. But word got during London’s 2012 Fashion Week that Kanye had designed the shoes that the models in Australian designer Dion Lee’s collection trotted down the runway in.

Kanye created a pair of strappy black stilettos with very high heels, a small bow, and a pointed toe. See photos at InStyle.

Kanye and Lee are longtime friends. A quick look at Lee’s aesthetic for his 2012 collection shows why — the inspiration is abstract and based around the reflection of light on his designs and fabric choices.

— Courtney E. Smith, CBS Local/New York

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