An Up-Cycled Pair Of Ordinary Black Boots

Do you know that feeling you get when you find a pair of shoes or boots that fit to perfection and are incredibly comfy? You simply end up wearing them all the time, pitying the women who have not found your footwear of perfection.

You love them, you cherish them, you even polish them – believe me this is a miracle because I hate polishing shoes. But no matter how much attention you lavish on them there comes a day when you look and them and think, “Well, you look a bit crappy and dog-eared.” And that time has come, the time to say goodbye to your good old faithfuls and seek out a new pair. And you feel yourself begin to panic because you know deep in your soul that this particular pair of boots were goddamn irreplaceable!

Enter Andrew, who took my battered boots, material, glue, Alice in Wonderland bits and bobs – waved a magic wand, and turned them into ………

Making of the dark alice books
close up of boots before up-cycling
Materials to make alice boots

Death 'N' Diamonds Boots with chain

Upcycled black boots showing skulls
Close up of Death 'N' Diamonds Boots
Death 'N'Diamonds showing chain laces

What do you think?

I love that my up-cycled pair of ordinary black boots have a touch of Alice in Wonderland, but with a bit of a dark twist. My feet will be eternally grateful to my husband’s kind of funky brain! I’ll be sure to wear them in one of my outfit shoots soon.


  1. Amanda
    March 26, 2015 / 5:08 pm

    I am drooling over these boots. Good job Mr Chic! They look awesome!

  2. Sarah
    March 30, 2015 / 9:12 pm

    wow, you really did turn something ordinary into an elegant piece of art! 🙂 I bet it must feel good to put these on knowing it was YOU who made them awesome!

    • April 11, 2016 / 11:00 am

      I am so glad I have a husband that has such a wonderfully artistic nature. I certainly do feel good when I wear them 🙂
      Michelle xx

  3. July 18, 2016 / 10:19 am

    What a talented Mr! Love these Infact I want a pair. Great job xx

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