Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More

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Workman Publishing, 1996 - Art - 507 pages
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Obsessed. Vivier, Blahnik and Westwood. Two-foot-high wooden chopines of the 15th century and their resurgence as the platform shoes of the '60s and '70s. The paradox of high heels. Uppers of tulle, brocade, rhinestone, glass, fish scales and feathers. The Chanel toe, Jackie O's pump, Marilyn's stiletto. "Shoes" is a visual extravaganza, a celebration of women's footwear with over 1,000 photographs of shoes in glorious color. Includes Footnotes (fascinating facts about shoes), profiles of master shoemakers, and The Shoe That Left an Imprint--remember Courreges' futuristic Go-go boots? --Backcover
  

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Review: Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

This is a little stocking-stuffer book I got last Christmas. It truly is a fascinating look at the history of shoes. The pictures alone are worth getting this book. I'm no fashionista and I know I can't wear most of the featured footwear, but it was still an enjoyable read. Read full review

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User Review  - Cortney - Goodreads

I read this over the weekend and if your a shoe lover like me this is a cute book with fun facts and history about shoes. I also liked how it covered biographies on some of the famous designers!! Interesting book and fun to look at pictures! Read full review

Contents

David Evins
208
The Mary Jane
234
Patrick Cor
262
The Belgian Loafer
272
FETISH LOTUS SHOES
401
Vivienne IVestuoml
426
ONEOFAKIND SHOES
453
Beth Levine
476
INDEX
502
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About the author (1996)

Linda O'Keeffe is a journalist and fashion expert who has contributed to Cosmopolitan, Harpers Bazaar, GQ, Details, The New York Times Magazine, Interview, ELLE, Decor, and numerous other national publications. She is currently Senior Editor of Design and Architecture at Metropolitan Home Magazine. She lives with an eclectic collection of shoes in New York City.

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