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Vogue The Shoe

By Harriet Quick

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A glorious celebration of the shoe as an object of obsession, status and desire.

A glorious celebration of the shoe as an object of obsession, status and desire.

Shoes fascinate women of all ages and have the power to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe, Harriet Quick has curated more than 300 fabulous images from a century of British Vogue, featuring remarkable styles that range from the humble clog to exquisite hand-embroidered haute couture stilettoes via fetishistic cuissardes and outrageous statement heels. The images are grouped into five thematic chapters devoted to dazzling Cinderella heels; Town & Country classics; Cult Style inspiration; the escapism of Summer Dreaming and the extreme heels of Fetish & Fantasia. The images include pivotal work from Hoyningen-Huene, Irving Penn, Corinne Day, Norman Parkinson and Nick Knight.

Vogue: The Shoe is the latest title in the prestigious Vogue portfolio series, which launched in autumn 2014 with Vogue: The Gown, followed by Vogue: The Jewellery in autumn 2015.

Biographical Notes

Harriet Quick is an award-winning journalist, editor and author. She is a Contributing Editor to British Vogue and previously Fashion Features Director (2000-12) and Editor of Frank magazine (1998-2000) Harriet has worked in the fashion and design arena for 20 years. She won the prestigious Vogue Writing Talent Award and the Guardian/Jackie Moore Award and now contributes to a wealth of global titles including Vogue in the UK and China, Modern Weekly, WSJ Magazine, Love, Modern Weekly, the Financial Times and Wallpaper*.

Harriet is the author of Catwalking: A History of the Fashion Model (Hamlyn 1996), Richard Prince (Sadie Coles Gallery 2003) and contributed to Sample (Phaidon 2006) and London Uprising (Phaidon 2017). Harriet works as editor-at-large for Lane Crawford and copywriter for brands including Chanel, Holland & Holland, Ochre and Manhattan Loft Corporation.

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  • ISBN: 9781840916591
  • Publication date: 30 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Conran
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