The NOVA shoe was designed in collaboration with United Nude and uses architectural concepts.

Zaha Hadid designed the NOVA shoe in collaboration with United Nude, which is injected with Hadid’s architectural language of curves and impossible forms. The futuristic shoe appears to lack any supporting heel and is made out of leather and chromed rubber.

Launched this week, the limited edition haute couture shoe is a revolutionary design that combines innovative materialization and ergonomic consideration. Guided by her 30 years of experience working with complex structural principles on all scale levels, Hadid developed a cantilevered system that allows the staggering 6.25 inch heel to appear completely unsupported.

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