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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

High Heel Shoe Museum

The High Heel Shoe Museum is a an online shoe museum founded by Los Angeles sculptor Bruce Gray in 2002. The museum specializes in exotic, unusual, interesting and extreme high heel shoes with the minimum requirement of a 2 1/2 inch heel. Currently there are 300 styles on display, with more to come soon. The High Heel Shoe Museum features fantastic shoe designs from many of the world's greatest shoe designers including such names as: Pollini, Martini Osvaldo, Italian Heels, Audley of London, Michael Antonio, Peter Fox, Gianna Meliani, Lashy, Calvin Klein, Brenda Zaro, Claudia Ciuti, Emilio Pucci, Patricia Field, Casadei, Hugo Boss, Charles David, Jan Jansen, Colette, Veronica's of Switzerland, Gabriella Rocha, Sam Edelman, Franco Sarto, Deer Stags, and some fantastic shoe salons including Libra Shoes, Simply Soles, My Glass Slipper, High Feelings, Bad Influence, Millies Heels, Extravaganza, Shoecraft, Rabanser, Lori's Shoes, The Little Shoe Box, Helen Bateman, Classic Pumps, and XTC on Melrose.

All the shoes featured were donated by shoe designers, manufacturers, and shoe stores, and were pre-approved by the curator. The museum also features everything related to high heel shoes including many beautiful shoe photographs, links to go shoe shopping worldwide, shoe magazines, shoe books, shoe lovers gifts, shoe art, shoe handbags, shoe sculptures, shoe facts, international shoe size charts, shoe museum directory, and the shoe museum bookstore and gift shop. The shoe museum receives up 52.45 Million hits per year (225,134 hits per day).

Bruce Gray creates larger-than-life steel and aluminum shoe sculptures that shoe and art enthusiasts from around the world commission and collect.

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