LCF graduate, Phedre Calvados‘ first footwear collection derives from the strict education she received. The iconic bed of nails structure is the starting point to this project and serves as a strong story-telling anchor. She used it’s powerful and dramatic look to highlight the parallel between the experience of pain and the idea of pain. What our mind visually assimilates as painful is explored through the use of optical illusions, but suggesting a manipulated body posture as well as potentially torturous objects.
Would you dare?