World 152, Exploration C

In World 152, Kanye West develops his foam shoes, which slowly revolutionizes our idea of footwear, and our ideas about aesthetics in general. He soon rises to the status of a spiritual leader. He is hailed as the next messiah, and he soon makes his clothing brand, especially his revolutionary shoe, as the focus of his religion.

This Exploration was contributed by Mayurakshi Chaturvedi (located in India), developed from a World contributed by Annalisa Espino Lim, Nicholas See Wen Bin, Denise Yeo, Brian Loh Keng Chee and Caitlyn Rose Baird, using a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence which allows others to share and adapt the work in any medium and for any purpose, providing that they credit the authors and share their material using the same Creative Commons licence.

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Published by Amy Twigger Holroyd

explorer of Fashion Fictions

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