Shoes, as a facet of fashion, have been sometimes seen by the fashion world as an art form.
There seems to be endless ways to approach Christian Dior, the brand, the designer, and the maison.
What is abundantly clear from almost the beginning of this book is that Andy Peake has gone far and beyond what Made for Walking might have been if he had not extensively and adeptly resea
Calling all shoe freaks, fetishists, shoe dogs, collectors and aficionados, this is the book you have been waiting for!
You may be able to speak to the subject of “it” bags from this year’s fashion cycle, but can you speak to the subject of why and which was the “it” bag of the 16th century until the present day?
This is an exuberant and effervescent book that stretches beyond just shoes designed by Manolo Blahnik.
To say that this book has niche appeal would be a gross understatement.
The timing of the release of The Italian Art of Shoemaking: Works of Art in Leather is curious as it seems to encourage a comparison to a very recently released book honoring the anniversa
This is not your run of mill fashion book.
You do not have to be a fashionista to recognize the name of Jimmy Choo, the company that put the bling into footwear.
“What more can you ask for?”
The title Perry Ellis: An American Original can either be construed as a possible misnomer for the book or as one of the great moments of understatement used to describe a title in this ge
Just when you thought you have read everything about the legendary Christian Dior along comes one more fabulous book that exposes still one more facet of the man and his brand and what propelled th
This expansive and exhaustive study is described as a “taxonomy” (classification; especially orderly classification of plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships).
Very few brands enjoy or have enjoyed the attention that surrounds Christian Dior.
What can you say about a 14-page board book featuring all the pretty footwear a kidlet could ever wish for?
You have heard of WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?).
There can be no greater compliment to a designer than to have a museum mount an exhibition of his or her work. So Mr.
Reader beware! This is just about one of the most beautifully executed books about one of America’s most enduring and quintessential society and style icons: C. Z. Guest.
A delightful book that deals with an aspect of fashion that will far outlive the clothes and the designer: fashion illustration.
“. . . mini treasure of a book.”
Come assolutamente favoloso e divina! How absolutely fabulous and divine!
“Sadly, A to Z of Style is a bit on the boring side.”
“. . . lush and extravagant . . . informative and entertaining . . .”
“. . . a delightful source of enlightenment for those who wish to go deeper than the surface . . .”
“Informative, interesting, and just plain fun . . .”
Every woman who loves her shoes should read this book—hell—every man who loves women’s shoes should read this book.