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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Fun Book

User Review  - malibub98 - Overstock.com

This book is small...not a typical coffee table type of book. It is not as exciting as I had hoped....a portion of the shoes featured are dorky or uninteresting.....but still a fun book for anyone who ... Read full review

Love Shoes!

User Review  - glamourgirldiva - Overstock.com

I bought this book for a friend. Her and I have a common interest! We Love Shoes!! So when I saw this book I had to get it. There are so many amazing pictures and tidbits about all types of shoes. I would buy this as a gift for any Shoe Diva! Read full review

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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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