Paris Street Style: Shoes

 

Paris Street Style: Shoes

Author: 
Isabelle Thomas

Shoes can add a fundamental touch of elegance and personality to any ensemble. With their signature and opinionated sense of style, Thomas and Veysset, the authors of the bestselling book Paris Street Style, explore the phenomenal importance of the shoe and its deeply French origins, providing expert advice for the selection and upkeep of footwear as well as perfect outfit pairings.

The book includes more than 150 photographs in the same natural and vibrant style as the previous book, offering inspiration on every kind of shoe for every occasion: boots, sandals, stilettos, sneakers, kitten heels, pumps, espadrilles, ballerina flats, etc. In addition to numerous anecdotes on the history of iconic shoes—Louis XIV’s 12-centimeter-high heels, the birth of Converse in 1908, the renowned shoemaker Massaro creating the two-tone sandal for Coco Chanel in 1959, the invention of the stiletto in 1950, the birth of Dr. Martens’ steel toes in 1960, etc.—the authors bring together myriad testimonies of fashion experts, designers, and professionals, including sexologist Gérard Leleu, Inès de la Fressange and Bruno Frisoni of Roger Vivier, Massaro, Christian Louboutin, Dita Von Teese, the curator of the International Museum of Shoes, as well as important French manufacturers, sociologists, models, collectors, fashion historians, young designers, cobblers, podiatrists, and more

Price: 
$29.99