Nope, they're not protoypes, they are actual women's shoes from the famous Couture House, Balenciaga.
Described as Caged Sandals and Caged Boots, these shoes from their women's collection take inspiraton from ski boots and bindings.
To see Balenciaga's full women's shoe collection, click here.
If you must simply have a pair of these fugly shoes, contact them here:
Balenciaga America Inc.
542 West 22nd Street
N.Y., N.Y. 10011
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