united-nude-string-shoes.pngUnited Nude have been in the forefront of innovative footwear design since day one, but their collaborations with Iris Van Herpen have produced truly ground-breaking results. Remember the crazy twisted-looking boots as worn by Solonge Knowles, Kim Kardashian and Louise Roe? There's more where that came from, and our current style obsession is these amazing platform boots.

Completely enclosed in a network of leather strands, the 'Crystallization' boot (£769 at United Nude) has a slight fetish feel to it but much more of a futuristic, multi-dimensional feel. We absolutely love the way the strands connect the heel and front of the shoe, and think they look beautiful in any of the available colourways: