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Women from the ankle down

the story of shoes and how they define us

by Rachelle Bergstein

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Fashion,
  • Women"s shoes,
  • Social aspects,
  • History,
  • Shoes

  • About the Edition

    Featuring interviews with designers, historians, and cultural experts, this history of shoes, which reflects the story of women, examines the design innovations and social changes of footwear through the twentieth century.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRachelle Bergstein
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT2130 .B47 20122
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 284 p. :
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25407509M
    ISBN 100061969613
    ISBN 109780061969614
    LC Control Number2012450962
    OCLC/WorldCa758392028

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Women from the Ankle Down includes interviews and cameos with influential figures ranging from Lisa Mayock of Vena Cava to Oscar Award-winning costume designer Patrizia van Brandenstein, from Doc Martens historian Martin Roach to Fashion Institute of Technology museum director Valerie Steele; from Marilyn Monroe and Jane Fonda to Salvador.

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