Blue Glass Shoe, by Jeff Yojeff Mercer
In the site of the sculptor Bruce Gray you can see amazing Metal Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Kinetic Art, Art Furniture, Mobiles, Abstract Paintings and Graphic Design.
Model Lisa Ligon with Bruce's giant shoe sculpture
Australian Aboriginal sandals made from Emu feathers. The Emu is Australia's tallest native bird.
You can read in this site, The History of Footwear, by Cameron Kippen, from Curtin University of Technology, Perth WA.
Update: A friend of mine, Eduardo Penteado Lunardelli, post on his great and always up to date blog, Varal de Idéias (Clothesline of Idea) a photo of the fashionable shoe Crocs. Worth a visit to see it!