tokyo: 25 years, 25 shoes

© isetan - men's boots with straps and laces

ann demeulemeester needs no further introduction, especially not in japan where the designer's fanbase is among the biggest on the planet. and they'll be jumping for joy when a special exhibition launches at isetan department store on wed - jan 9. the showcase is called 25 years, 25 boots - ann demeulemeester and as the name implies it features 25 exemplary pairs of boots created by ann demeulemeester during the past 25 years of her career. and while the exhibition provides an interesting style retrospective, the two models shown here have been hand-picked by the belgian designer herself to be released as limited edition reproductions and for die-hard fans to snap up during the showcase [on through jan 17]. location: 3-14-1 shinjuku, third floor [shinjuku].

© isetan - women's wedge boots