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Admit it. There's a perfect pair of shoes that exists only in your dreams. They haunt you. You search for similar options, but nothing measures up to the pair that you would design if only you knew how to make a pair of shoes. Shoes of Prey can change that. The Australian footwear company lets customers design and order their own shoes online. This spring, the brand will take its online game offline inside the Westfield San Francisco Centre Nordstrom.
The Shoes of Prey studio will showcase the brand's styles and swatches, and will include tables with multiple iPads featuring the company's 3D shoe designer. Expert shoe stylists will be on hand to help if budding designers encounter problems. Once finalized and purchased, designs are hand-made and shipped to the customer's home in less than four weeks. Base prices range between $129 and $199, and final prices will vary according to materials and embellishments.
While Nordstrom doesn't have a precise date for the studio yet, a rep for the store tells Racked that the San Francisco Shoes of Prey studio is slated for early March. Start sketching now. Come spring, you can be a shoe designer.