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Vintage Shoes Caroline Cox

Vintage Shoes By Caroline Cox

Vintage Shoes by Caroline Cox


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Vintage Shoes recounts a century of shoe history. The book explores the key designers, technical developments and cultural influences that shaped shoe fashions, presenting exquisite footwear from key designers.

Vintage Shoes Summary

Vintage Shoes: Collecting and wearing designer classics by Caroline Cox

Foreword by Christian Louboutin

Vintage Shoes recounts a century of shoe history, from Andre Perugia's designs for society women in the 1920s to Christian Louboutin's red soles. Accompanied by archive images, stunning fashion photography and specially commissioned photographs of rare period footwear, the most collectible and fabulous footwear designs are showcased.

An invaluable reference as well as a visual delight of times past, the book explores the key designers, technical developments and cultural influences that shaped shoe fashions, presenting exquisite footwear from such trailblazers as Salvatore Ferragamo, Charles Jourdan, Roger Vivier, Beth Levine, Vivienne Westwood and Manolo Blahnik.

About Caroline Cox

Caroline Cox is professor of cultural history at University of the Arts London. She is a leading fashion authority whose work explores the relationship between fashion, beauty and culture. A lecturer and broadcaster, she is also a cultural trends advisor at Vidal Sassoon. Caroline's books on fashion history and theory have been published internationally and include Vintage Shoes and Vintage Jewellery.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Christian Louboutin * Introduction * 1900-1919: Edwardian Elegance * 1920s: The Modernist Shoe * 1930-49: The Hollywood Heel * 1950s: New Look Shoes * 1960s: A Youth Revolution * 1970s: Biba and Beyond * 1980s: Dress for Success * 1990s to Now: Future Collectibles * Shopping and Collecting * Glossary of Designers * Index * Further Reading * Acknowledgements.

Additional information

NGR9781802790948
9781802790948
1802790942
Vintage Shoes: Collecting and wearing designer classics by Caroline Cox
New
Hardback
Welbeck Publishing Group
2022-05-12
224
N/A
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