After an amicable split in 1981, Fluevog went on to open his first independent store, John Fluevog Shoes, in 1985.
Fluevog's quirky and avant-garde designs garnered him a cult following with the creative, artistic and rebellious crowd. From ultra-pointy to overly-round toes, platform shoes, severely squared heels, handmade clogs; and adorned with art-deco designs, swirly, colorful patterns, peace signs, hearts, etc.
In 1990, Lady Miss Kier donned a pair of John Fluevog's Munster shoes on Deee-Lite's World Clique album cover, thus making the trumpet-heeled platforms an iconic symbol of the '90s House/Club underground DJ scene...
A limited-edition re-issue is available at the John Fluevog website.