The Seductive Shoe: Four Centuries of Fashion Footwear

The Seductive Shoe: Four Centuries of Fashion Footwear

By: Jonathan Walford (author)Hardback

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An indispensable reference tool and a thing of beauty in itself, The Seductive Shoe is a must-have for any shoe or fashion addict or professional. A tour of the shoe closets of the world over the last four centuries, exploring how major historical events, social change and industrialization have influenced styles and production. Fabulous images of conversation-starting shoes fill the pages and revealing commentaries inform the reader.

About Author

Jonathan Walford has held curatorial positions with several institutions, including the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, of which he was founding curator. He now runs his own company, Kickshaw Productions, which promotes the history of fashion through a variety of media and venues.


Foreword by Beth Levine * Introduction * I. 17th & 18th Centuries * II. 19th Century * III. 20th Century * Shoemakers, Designers and Manufacturers * Glossary: Shoe types, components, terms and materials

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780500513460
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780500513460
  • weight: 1680
  • ISBN10: 0500513465

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