Thursday, February 25, 2010
BILLIE JEAN DISCO SHOE - HUH?
There are moments when we all think designers have pushed the boundaries as far as they can go & then there are the novices, who floor us every time.
I guess all things Michael Jackson eventually had to be experimented with by die-hard fans & those with an abundance of time of their hands – enter the Billie Jean Disco Shoe.
Jackson’s song "Billie Jean" was considered one of the most revolutionary songs in history and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 1989.
The shoes are replicas of the shoes worn in Billie Jean’s video in which MJ walks on floor tiles that light up. These shoes (pictured) actually come with light up tiles attached to them, allowing you to take the light up squares with you wherever you are walking.
Every time you put your foot down the tile lights up thanks to a pressure sensor built into the tiles & the LED’s being powered by a pocket sized battery pack – definitely ranking this as the kookiest innovation I have ever seen.
If you’d like to make your own, however, details can be found here.
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