Fifty Shoes That Changed the World

Fifty Shoes That Changed the World

Book - 2009
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Peek into history's shoe closet with this passionate look at the most important footwear in recent times.

In the modern world shoes don't just keep your feet warm and dry-they often communicate a message about the wearer. Join the Design Museum for a look at the fifty iconic shoes of the last 150 years, beginning with Frye Boot in 1863. Learn how a doctor's ankle injury launched a boot (Dr. Martens) that became the symbol of a generation's defiance and how an immigrant Italian plucked the name Tod's out of the New York telephone directory to define the driving shoe that perfectly encapsulates the American dream.





Publisher: London : Conran Octopus ; New York, NY : Distributed by Octopus Books USA, c2009
ISBN: 9781840915396
Branch Call Number: 391.413 CZE 2009
Characteristics: 106 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Design Museum (London, England)

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