"The longer the man's toes of his shoes, the richer he is and the higher his status is."
People of the medieval society considered members of different classes by the measure of their shoes. For example, the commoners couldn't have shoe toes longer than 15cm, while some nobles and princes wore 60 cm long shoes.
What are pointy shoes today? An indicator of power and wealth or an insolvency measure? The story is based upon the worldview of a young male student lost in the capital of Russia, entangled in fashion standards, he tries to match his own vision of high social status and wealthy lifestyle by wearing pointy shoes. The hero faces a world where he is perceived as a freak, and his shoes - the object of recent lust, turns into a punishment. But, the hero is still sinless and pure and there is a hope that he will find his right way.