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NiK Kacy’s shoes to fit all genders

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“As a person who identifies as gender-fluid or third sex, I struggled for years to find a pair of shoes to fit both my identity and my feet. A pair of derby-styled wingtips in a “women’s” size 7 was nearly impossible to find. After years of stuffing in extra insoles, I realized that it was time to create the solution. I left my job at Google and trekked around Europe tracking down open-minded, old-world shoe artisans and started designing.”-NiK Kacy

Check out NiK Kacy’s fantastic Kickstarter campaign to make fashionable genderqueer/masculine/androgynous shoes for folks with smaller feet. Click on the photo below or this link: Kickstarter Campaign

Only 25 more days to raise $20,000! Help spread the word.

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About Miyuki Baker

Miyuki is a resident of the place where circles overlap. As a queer, nomadic, multi-racial/lingual female mixed-media artist activist and healer, she uses common or discarded objects, personal anecdotes, public spaces and performance to make accessible art that brings non-mainstream identities and ideas into maximum visibility. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 2012, she traveled for 14 months as a Watson Fellow to fifteen countries documenting the intersections of art and activism in queer/trans communities in blog posts and self-published magazines while making performance art. The eight magazines Miyuki created on this trip (queerscribe.com) and their strong media following exemplify her illustration/graphic design, storytelling and people skills. Her work has been featured in several magazines such as Hyphen, Broken Pencil and Knik, blogs and radio shows, well-known for their interactive and eye-catching mixed media approach to activism that utilizes both online media and on-site performance and workshops. This fall she will begin the PhD program at UC Berkeley in Performance Studies. You can follow her travels at heymiyuki.wordpress.com and email her at heymiyuki@gmail.com

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One thought on “NiK Kacy’s shoes to fit all genders

  1. hello! NiK Kacy here… just found this post online and wanted to say big thanks for spreading the word! I successfully completed the campaign and have begun production in Portugal. I hope to deliver all the rewards to our backers in early October. For anyone who missed the Kickstarter campaign, my online boutique is live now! As a token of my thanks to you and your readers for all the support, here is a promo code for free shipping! Use “FREESHIP2015” Thank you again!!

    Posted by NiK Kacy | July 29, 2015, 7:09 PM

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