Let your trainers take you around the globe with up and coming artists’ exclusive styles and designs.
Chicago based brand, Bucketfeet, has a mission to find innovative new artists and collaborate with them on every design released ensuring a unique product which supports artists worldwide.
With each shoe purchased, a portion goes directly back to the individual artist to support their career.
Price £50 and available from www.schuh.co.uk
Ladies – Slip On a pair of Artwork:
Bucketfeet Aspara – Phnom Peng City, Cambodia
(Pictured top) Monochrome meets angles, dots and curves. Designed by Lisa Mam, Cambodia’s first Khmer female Urban Street artist. Lisa, AKA Lil Dots, states that she is helping a new urban art movement grow in her hometown Phnom Penh City and wants Khmer Graffiti and Street Art to be seen all around the world. Available here.
Bucketfeet Vidaboa – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A pioneer in the graffiti scene in Rio de Janeiro, artist Ment’s pattern utilises positive words and is a playful take on the city’s countless favelas. Rio sees graffiti as a tool to bring an experience of art to all people, especially in places where young people have few positive things in their life. Ment is among those who take their work to the streets and places where art is not normally seen, exchanging knowledge and experiences. Available here.
Bucketfeet Pasco – Paris, France
French artist Olivier Vouzellaud, better known as Yamas, shows his distinct style of abstract art and geometric shapes on this slip-on trainer. Available here.
Ladies – Tie up the Artwork with Lace-ups
Bucketfeet Barca – Barcelona, Spain
Designed by Spanish artist Zosen, this colourful canvas tells the tale of his love of old school skate, Latin America, African masks, music and people. Available here.
Bucketfeet Duckies – Florida, USA
Stripped of colour, Duckies feature a simple hand drawn black duck print adding a touch of fun to the otherwise conservative white trainers. You may not be able to see it from this image but on the trainer’s tongue is the face of Duckie wearing sunglasses. By Florida artist Okat. Available here.
Not forgetting the men:
The Bad Panda Bucketfeet – Miami, Florida USA
Bad Panda from Florida incorporates elements of his hometown Miami into his pattern. Using a bright palette of turquoise, pink and grey to create a unique and beautiful design element. Available here.
The Upendo Bucketfeet – California, USA
From the creative mind of Californian graffiti artist and illustrator Upendo. Upendo Taylor is a graphic designer/painter with roots in street art and skate culture. Using hand drawn skills along with current computer design applications, Upendo has developed an original design aesthetic. Pulling inspiration from his lifestyle, street culture, fashion, music and dialogue with close friends he continues to explore his endless passion for art and design. Available here.
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