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Vavva - convertible women's work shoes

Sabry Abdelmaguid, Maryam Wael and Mohd. Din, Shamzani Affendy and Elias, Bayu Munajat (2022) Vavva - convertible women's work shoes. Design Ideals Journal, 4 (1). pp. 59-63. E-ISSN 2735-1785

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Designed to be more comfortable, VAVVA, allows working women to own both high heel shoes and flats in one pair of elegant work shoes. The main four features of this product are its easy convertible mechanism from low to high heels and vice versa, insole padding for extra comfort, safe heel structure, and elegant standard shoe design. The product's goal is to provide the user with total comfort and satisfaction without compromising the product design's aesthetic aspect. A working person usually has a daily routine from choosing breakfast to choosing the outfit and transportation. Therefore, most working women wear heels daily to suit the work environment. This phenomenon creates a perception of women wearing heels to work daily despite their discomfort. However, history has shown that women have willingly worn them, and it is not easy to imagine women not wearing them. Thus, heels will not be eliminated in new working women's shoes. Therefore, the VAVVA project research focused on making heels easier and user-friendly, less painful and more functional for working women.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Convertible shoes, work shoes, women’s footwear, high heels
Subjects: BPG Islamic geography > BPG113 Environmental ethics/responsibility. Sustainable living.
BPN Islamic art and architecture > BPN208.2 Decorative arts. Decoration and ornament. Sustainable design
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Applied Arts and Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Dr Shamzani Affendy Mohd Din
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2022 10:36
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 10:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/100802

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