shoeperhero's long cape helps you jet into your shoes
shoeperhero's long cape helps you jet into your shoes
feb 14, 2015

shoeperhero's long cape helps you jet into your shoes

shoeperhero’s long cape helps you jet into your shoes
all photography by kaboomi studio




slip your shoes on easily with duncan shotton‘s latest quirky and inventive solution to brighten up the everyday. the british designer brings together two otherwise unlikely topics — comic book heroes and shoes — in the creation of the ‘shoeperhero’ shoehorn.


a fluffy cloud base holds the little man his long cape in an upright, easy to reach position. when placed on the ground, ‘shoeperhero’ appears to have burst out from a dust cloud, jetting into the air to rescue his next maiden in distress. the cloud is made from white ‘dolomite’ and has a glossy finish that makes it easy to clean, and three rubber feet on the bottom ensure it won’t damage wooden or tiled floors. two outfit variations mimic the quality of each character: ‘red’, with a blue body, yellow belt and badge that surround, red badge, pants and boots; and black, with a grey body, yellow belt and badge, black badge that surround, pants and boots. ‘shoeperhero’ saves the day from the dull and ugly design of most shoehorns today.

duncan shotton shoeperhero
slip the superheroes long cape into the base of your shoe

 duncan shotton shoeperhero
the cloud base makes the shoehorn stand on its own

duncan shotton shoeperhero
the two objects appear to be blasting off into the air

duncan shotton shoeperhero
a long red cape allows users to hold on while they slip it into the back of their shoe

duncan shotton shoeperhero

duncan shotton shoeperhero

duncan shotton shoeperhero
a black and white outfit is available in addition to the red

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