It's been a little while since we had the pleasure of sharing a a shoe with you that was particularly grating on the senses, but today we've delved into the vault of freakish footwear and found this bit of ugliness that looks much like a cheap stiletto that got caught on a sheepskin rug:

Ugly frizzy shoe
What may come as a surprise to the untrained eye is that this shoe was not, in fact, found in a particularly tacky bargain bin: it was crafted by the artisans at high-end label Lanvin. They're the result of a collaboration with Troy Polamalu, and look much like an experiment that went wrong. You don't even want to know what the price tag is...

Whatever next?