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Seductive Shoe
By Jonathan Walford

The Seductive Shoe

Four Centuries of Fashion Footwear

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Seductive Shoe by Jonathan Walford

Book Description

This is 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500513460
ISBN-10: 0500513465
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Sixties Fashion by Jonathan Walford Sixties Fashion, Hardback (October 2013)

By the end of the decade, styles, markets, materials, demographics, inspirations and the definition of fashion had been transformed. This book shows how a new internationalism changed the fashion landscape, as London, New York, Florence, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Madrid and Rome challenged the dominance of Paris haute couture.

1950s American Fashion by Jonathan Walford 1950s American Fashion, Paperback (September 2012)

The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. American designers looked to what American women needed and found inspirations for American fashion design. This title follows the American fashion industry from New York's 7th Avenue to the beaches of California in search of clothes that defined 1950s American fashion.

Forties Fashion by Jonathan Walford Forties Fashion, Paperback (January 2011)

Focuses on fashion in the 1940s, offering coverage ranging from French style under the Occupation and the make do and mend mentality, through issues of dress, patriotism and propaganda and the development of faux fabrics and rationing, to the rise of American fashion houses and the creation of Christian Diors New Look.

Shoes A-Z by Jonathan Walford Shoes A-Z, Hardback (October 2010)

Tells the story of sixty years of shoes. This book covers more than 350 leading womens shoes designers and manufacturers, and includes a range of fashionable styles, from trainers to haute couture.

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Author Biography - Jonathan Walford

Jonathan Walford has held curatorial positions with several institutions, including the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, of which he was founding curator. He has contributed to a number of books, including The Encyclopaedia of Fashion, The Lucy Maude Montgomery Album, Traditional Japanese Footwear and All About Shoes.

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