12 May '11, 12pm

Can't afford Jimmy Choos? How about "Jimmy Cheese" heels made from a stale cheddar sandwich?

Can't afford Jimmy Choos? How about "Jimmy Cheese" heels made from a stale cheddar sandwich?

Just when you thought shoes couldn’t get any cheesier than Crocs, some students over at Bath Spa University in the UK make a whole line of shoes out of the actual smelly stuff! Somerset cheese manufacturer, Pilgrims Choice , enlisted 50 first-year co-eds from the Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors program to design the fermented footwear as part of a national “cheese couture” competition. We were especially intrigued by Lisa Dillon’s “Jimmy Cheese” platform wedges, which she cobbled together from cheddar and bread. A stale cheese sandwich, in fact, served as part of the sole. And the heel? A sculpted block of the finest West Country cheddar.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/u-k-student-makes-jimmy-cheese-h...

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