Don’t Shoe Me: Footwear With a Lethal Edge

Everyone's been watching the YouTube video where, in an emboldened political move rife with passion, an Iraqi journalist takes off his shoes and hurls them directly at George W. Bush during a conference. While having things aimed at your head is never particularly safe, what if he'd sourced from the perilous-looking designs from the runway? If a seriously tricked out Louboutin heel or a heavily studded Burberry sandal was thrown your way, you would not make it out alive. Footwear as weaponry: no longer just a danger to your arches.
Above, from left: Shoes from Christian Louboutin; Burberry

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