Vintage Shoes

Vintage Shoes

By Caroline Cox

Harper Design, Paperback, 9780062007377, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 2011


Decade by decade, Vintage Shoes recounts more than one hundred years of the history of shoe design, highlighting the key designers and cultural influences that have shaped shoe fashions throughout the century. Vintage Shoes includes stunning fashion photography, specially commissioned photographs of period footwear, and the most collectible, exquisite, and fabulous shoe designs. As a bonus, a shopping and collecting guide offers pointers on sourcing and caring for vintage footwear, along with a glossary of shoe designers such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Manolo Blahnik, Vivienne Westwood, and many others. This book is a must-have guide for those interested in collecting and wearing vintage shoes.

About the Author
Caroline Cox (1954-2014) was professor of history at the University of the Pacific and author of "A Proper Sense of Honor: Service and Sacrifice in George Washington's Army".