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‘Big-toe’ heels are the new ugly shoe trend that’s selling out

This little piggy needs to get off the market and stay home. The newest bizarre — and frankly hideous — footwear trend called “big-toe” heels has quite unfortunately descended upon us, and they’re giving other ugly shoe front-runners like Crocs, Birkenstock and the dreaded Vibram Fivefingers a real run for their money. The unsightly shoes — which loudly expose the big toe while the rest are covered, like in a regular heel — debuted on the catwalk for Paris-based brand Y/Projects’ spring/summer 2018 collection. But the heels really turned heads at last year’s spring/summer 2019 show, paired with the designer Glenn Martens’ whimsical designs. Even more disturbing is the fact that the shoes — that go for upward of ...