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Full with innovative, sculptural and outrageous footwear this book celebrates all shoes from the pump to the platform and the court shoe to the stiletto. Shoes are no longer regarded just for their practical purpose of protecting the feet as they have now become iconic works of art that would not look out of place displayed in a gallery.
Collectable Names and designs in Women's shoes celebrates and showcases an eclectic array of artistic footwear which has been created by renowned designers and also has the added element of being highly desirable with collectors Beginning with a look at the history of shoes the book predominantly looks at designer offerings from the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Packed full of information on the innovative shoe designers, where they gained their inspiration and how their fabulous footwear impacted on the fashion scene along with interesting facts and tips on the area of collecting shoes. Tracy Martin will prove there is literally a collectable heel to fit every foot from the more conservative to the downright outrageous which only the fashion forward would dare to wear.
The book features 150 colour illustrations.
About the Author
Collectables, fashion and antiques expert Tracy Martin appears regularly on television (ITV This Morning, Alan Titchmarsh Show, BBC Flog it!) has resident BBC Radio slots and conducts lectures on the history of Shoes and fashion around the country.Her previous books include Collectable Names and Designs in Women's Fashion, High Heel Heaven, The Little Black Dress and Christmas Collectables. She is renowned for her infectious enthusiasm and passion for fashion.
ISBN: 9781781597859 ISBN-10: 1781597855 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 192 Published: 25th June 2018 Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.2
Weight (kg): 0.69