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Pointed Fluevog shoes

Significance 

These pointed black flats were created by John Fluevog, the popular Vancouver-based shoe designer. The whimsical tear-drop shaped cut-outs and the up-turned toe are common aesthetic elements in Fluevog’s shoes. Vancouverite Linda Tzang bought these shoes in the late 1980s at the company’s Granville Street store. During this period of her life, Linda only wore black-coloured clothing, and the shoes’ dark suede exterior suited her style. The shoes endured hard use in the next decade – there are wear marks on the underside of the toe and Linda added metal blakeys to the outside edge of the heel.

Date Range 
1988
Artist 
John Fluevog, Fox and Fluevog Shoes
Place of Use 
Vancouver
Dimensions 
27.3 cm long, 9.3 cm high, 9 cm wide
Museum Location 
Storage
Catalog Number 
H2002.51.15a-b
Donor 
Linda Tzang