Shoes a Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More

Shoes a Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More

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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

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780761101147
BY (AUTHOR) O'Keefe, Linda
PUBLISHER : Workman Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : May 30, 1997
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Workman Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Society & Social Sciences
The Arts
DESCRIPTION :
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

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780761101147
BY (AUTHOR) O'Keefe, Linda
PUBLISHER : Workman Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : May 30, 1997
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Workman Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Society & Social Sciences
The Arts