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Shoes June, 21 2012

Gaspard Tiné-Berès – Lasso Shoes

The Royal College of Art’s summer show, RCA 2012, boasts all sorts of inventive and attractive designs, including these simple and solid slippers from graduate Gaspard Tiné-Berès. Constructed form a single die-cut piece of felt, they are assembled by the potential wearer using a single shoelace and have a look reminiscent of classic Camper sneakers.

“The act of self-assembling the slippers increases the sense of ownership and emotional connection with them and allows for personalisation through the choice of laces used,” Tiné-Berès says. We just want a pair to wear around the office, though an emotional connection usually comes from something as simple as that.

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