Vogue The Shoe
By Harriet Quick
A glorious celebration of the shoe as an object of obsession, status and desire with peerless images from the British Vogue archive.
'Whatever the style, shoes have a message to be heard, and nowhere is it clearer than in this collection of some of the best fashion images of their age.' - Alexandra Shulman
The third book in the popular Vogue portfolio series, now available at the more pocket-friendly price of £30.
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.
Contains some of the best fashion photography available, including shots from Vogue's peerless archive of fashion images by the likes of Hoyningen-Huene, Irving Penn, Corinne Day, Norman Parkinson, Arthur Elgort and Nick Knight.
Reissued with a luxurious real cloth cover, this is essential reading for fashionistas everywhere.
Includes a foreword written by Alexandra Shulman, former editor-in-chief of British Vogue.
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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06 Sep 2018
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Whatever the style, shoes have a message to be heard, and nowhere is it clearer than in this collection of some of the best fashion images of their age. — Alexandra Shulman
Take it from Cinderella: fairy tales are all about shoes in the end. Vogue, the source of many a fashion fairy tale, unites 100 years' worth of exquisite footwear in a new book, Vogue: The Shoe, featuring more than 300 images by Irving Penn, Nick Knight, Corinne Day and many others. Because beautiful shoes are every outfit's happy ending. — The Telegraph