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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 many circles overlap. They’re a queer, multi-racial/lingual artist, activist & academic passionate about using common or discarded objects, stories, zines, and performance in public spaces to make accessible art. Their research examines how we practice “hope” and meaning through space, architecture and the environment. They’re currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at UC Berkeley. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 2012, where they were involved in queer Asian activism and making art, they received the Watson Fellowship to travel the world in search of queer artists and activists and made 8 zines highlighting what they learned under their publishing house Queer Scribe Productions. From 2014-2015 she lived in Ecuador and traveled by bicycle from Ecuador to Colombia cataloging traditional textiles, music and food. After returning, they built and lived in a mobile tiny house for a year (until selling it in May 2016).

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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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