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Contemporary Footwear by Inspiring Designers

Olivier Dupon

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Tastemaker Olivier Dupon turns his discerning eye on the world’s most exciting footwear designers

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Featuring 32 master shoe designers hailing from Belgium, Brazil, France, Korea, Italy, Poland, Russia, the UK and the USA, a wide variety of approaches is represented in this book, from Sophia Webster’s dazzling designs featuring fluoro hues, metallics and whimsical details; through Joanne Stoker’s sculptural pieces with masterfully constructed heels; to Zoe Lee’s restrained, timeless designs in muted palettes.

Each designer is introduced with a biography that highlights working practices and key sources of inspiration. Illustrations include portraits of the designers, studio shots of moodboards, sketches, swatches, early samples and coordinating accessories, and full-colour images of glorious finished designs.

Complete with an introduction and notes of the designers’ websites, Shoe is guaranteed to appeal to the huge readership who are fascinated by footwear, whether fashion aficionados or industry professionals.

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Book Details

Format: Hardback without Jacket

Size: 34.5 x 26.0 cm

Extent: 256 pp

Publication date: 28 September 2015

ISBN: 9780500517918

Contents List

Introduction • The Designers: Aga Prus • Alejandro Ingelmo • Aleksander Siradekian • Allan Baudoin • Amélie Pichard • Andreia Chaves • Aperlaï • Aquazzura • Bruno Bordese • Burak Uyan • Charline De Luca • Chelsea Paris • Diego Dolcini • Edmundo Castillo • Ellen Verbeek • Ernesto Esposito • Fred Marzo • Gio Diev • Gordana Dimitrijevic • Isa Tapia • Ivy Kirzhner • Joanne Stoker • Kerrie Luft • Laurence Dacade • Oscar Tiye • Paul Andrew • Rupert Sanderson • Simona Vanth • Sophia Webster • Suecomma Bonnie • Tabitha Simmons • Zoe Lee

About the Author

Olivier Dupon is a 21st-century tastemaker and the author of six acclaimed books, all published by Thames & Hudson.

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