I remember having a discussion with Elaine and Shiloh once about whether wedges could be interesting, or were just boring and unattractive. These certainly fall into the interesting category. I love the way the leather is cut out to create the appearance of a heeled boot, leaving the bare wood of the wedge visible. Quite the interesting optical trick. These are also amazingly comfortable, which I didn't expect from the rugged aspect of the bare wood and nails. Walking around in them for 8 hours is easy as pie - and that can't be said for many pairs of heels, let me tell you.
I may have acquired these a season behind - which means I'll be drooling over some other pair of Margiela footwear all summer - but the wonderful thing about shoes like these is that they are perennially awesome. Originality never goes out of style.