Shoe: Contemporary Footwear By Inspiring Designers
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
- Book Category: Beauty and Fashion
- Format: Hardback
- Number of Pages: 256
This new book from style guru Olivier Dupon profiles thirty-two of the finest shoe designers working worldwide today, accompanied by hundreds of images of their remarkable designs for women. A huge range of footwear designs is on show, from stilettoes in iridescent snakeskin, classic Oxford brogues in brown suede and ankle boots in satin and kangaroo skin to sneakers with Swarovski crystal details and high-rise boots with platform soles in the form of crouching panthers (custom-designed for Madonna). With page after page of glorious finished designs, portraits of the designers, sketches, swatches, early samples and coordinating accessories, and inspirational shots of boutiques and studios, Shoe is guaranteed to appeal to the huge readership who are fascinated by footwear, whether fashion aficionados or industry professionals.