These Stylish Shoes Are Crafted Entirely From Chocolate!

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“Gentleman’s Radiance” shoes (Photo Credit: PRtimes.JP)

With Christmas around the corner, Valentine’s Day is probably the last thing on your mind. However, don’t tell that to Motohiro Okai. The chocolatier, who works at the Rihga Royal Hotel Chocolate Boutique L’éclat in Osaka, Japan, has been feverishly working to perfect an exclusive line of “shoes” that will delight even the most discerning man.

Dubbed “Gentleman’s Radiance,” the meticulously crafted chocolate shoes look like high-end footwear and even include shoe care accessories, like a shiny shoehorn and a tub of “shoe cream” filled with discs of tempered chocolate. Though only available in one size — 10.2 inches, or the equivalent of US shoe size 10 — buyers do have the option of choosing between dark, light, and reddish-brown colors.

Shoe Accessories (Photo Credit: PRtimes.JP)

Of course, shoes this exquisite and delicious, do not come cheap. A pair from this exclusive collection which can be pre-ordered starting January 20, will cost 29,160 Japanese Yen (US$ 258.45) each — close to the price of wearable high-end dress shoes. The only consolation is that Okai is planning on crafting just nine pairs!

While spending so much money on chocolate may appear extravagant, it is fairly common in Japan, where the confection is the favorite gift of choice on Valentine’s Day. Hence, every year, chocolate manufacturers go all out to craft unusual pieces of edible artwork. Fortunately, most are more wallet-friendly than Okai’s “Gentleman’s Radiance!”

Gentleman’s Radiance (Photo Credit: PRtimes.JP)

Wondering why the chocolatier did not create a pair of stylish shoes for women as well? That’s because in Japan, it’s the women who purchase gifts for men on February 14. But before you cry foul, there is a silver lining. Men do not only reciprocate the favor on “White Day,” which is celebrated a month later on March 14, but also buy gifts that are at least three times the value of what they receive on Valentine’s Day!

Resources: Prtimes.jp

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958 Comments
  • macncheesep1z
    macncheesep1zSaturday, February 27, 2021 at 2:51 pm
    There are objects that are cake but look not like cake
    • strange_thing
      strange_thingThursday, March 4, 2021 at 11:45 am
      they are not cake, they are just chocolate
    • macncheesep1z
      macncheesep1zSaturday, February 27, 2021 at 2:49 pm
      I would eat those
      • 123gamergirl123
        123gamergirl123Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:56 am
        I'm going to be honest when i was looking for an article i thought that those were some regular shoes!
        • 123gamergirl123
          123gamergirl123Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:54 am
          China and Japan are always making everyday objects out of food but its cool check out the sushi shoes that someone from China or Japan made
          • sky_dragon
            sky_dragonSunday, February 14, 2021 at 3:21 am
            Cool!
            • bsc
              bscSaturday, February 13, 2021 at 6:31 am
              That is really cool!
              • mahomesfan
                mahomesfanThursday, February 4, 2021 at 9:11 am
                chocolates for kansas city chiefs lovers
                • schoolfriend
                  schoolfriendWednesday, January 13, 2021 at 10:39 am
                  It's chocolate heaven!!!!! \(^o^)/
                  • theoriginal1
                    theoriginal1Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 11:45 am
                    CHOCOLATES FOR ANIME LOVERS!!!!!!!!!!
                    • mangobanana101
                      mangobanana101Friday, December 4, 2020 at 5:36 am
                      They look so realistic! :)