Museum treating Prince’s Shoes like High Art

artnet news | Sarah Cascone

Standing just five foot three, Prince often wore high-heeled shoes he designed himself.London’s Victoria & Albert Museum is exhibiting like it’s 1999. The museum is paying tribute to late pop legend Prince with a display of recently acquired black floral-patterned high-heel shoes designed by the singer-songwriter.

Prince, who died in 2016 at 57, was known perhaps as much for his outrageous fashion choices—which often challenged traditional gender roles and ideas of masculinity—as for his eclectic musical stylings… read more

Image: Shoes designed for and worn by Prince | Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

2018-10-29T09:52:40+00:00