AliveShoes are more than your everyday ethically produced sneakers. Each pair of stylish organic cotton kicks starts out as part of a one-of-a-kind art installation, giving the term “wearable art” a whole new level of meaning. Enter our giveaway and one of these toothsome twosomes—taken from “On the Run,” a piece by German artist Susanne Neumann—could wind up in your closet. Worth €150 (US$185), these sneakers come with their own storied history, a unique identification number, and an illustrated rendering of the artwork it belonged to. Enter now for your chance to win!


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2. LEAVE A COMMENT below giving us your interpretation of Neumann’s art installation and why you deserve a pair of AliveShoes to add to your personal collection. We’ll pick the response we like the best, so be as detailed and creative as possible!

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What does it mean?

We’ll pick our favorite comment and announce the winner in our newsletter on Wednesday, June 2. The deadline to enter is 12 midnight ET on Tuesday, June 1, so ENTER NOW for a chance to win!


AliveShoes is a project that brings together the worlds of artistic expression, fashion, and sustainability. Using pairs of AliveShoes, artists create visionary installations, sculptures and stories.

These installations can be viewed online in a virtual museum at and the shoes purchased. Part of the profits from the sale of AliveShoes is donated to a number of charities, as well as to fund and support the creation of new artwork.

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