The Seductive Shoe

By: Walford, Jonathon

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We have been intrigued by the form and function of our footwear for centuries, and for many women shoes are the ultimate objects of desire. In The Seductive Shoe fashion historian Jonathan Walford takes a peek into the shoe closets of the world over the last 400 years, revealing the styles and fashions that have fueled that obsession. Organized chronologically and covering all the significant developments in shoe design, this ravishing book explores how major historical events, social change, and industrialization have influenced style and production. Hundreds of beautiful photographs capture the progression of styles, including numerous forgotten designs that will still appeal to the most fashion forward of today. Riding boots and go-go boots, spiked stilettos and negative heels, platform soles and ballerina flats all are documented in this bible of footwear. With a detailed glossary and an illustrated appendix of notable shoemakers, designers, and manufacturers, The Seductive Shoe is the ultimate book for shoe lovers of all kinds. An indispensable resource for both professionals and fashion afficionados, this one-of-a-kind book is also a must-have for anyone who has ever experienced the intoxicating desire for a beautiful pair of shoes. An interview with the author is on the web at - collectorsweekly usualending slash articles slashan-interview-with-vintage-shoe-collector-jonathan-walford slash Book has a birthday gift inscription and is otherwise in great condition. Plastic cover on dj & book weighs about 1750g.

Title: The Seductive Shoe

Author Name: Walford, Jonathon

Categories: BOOKS FOR GIFTS, FASHION, DESIGN, HISTORY,

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Excellent

Size: 26cm

Seller ID: 008645

Keywords: Fashion Trends Footwear Shoes,