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My Wonderful World of Shoes

Laurence King Publishing

By Nina Chakrabarti

9 × 7 in in; 144 pages, 140 illustrations pp;
Paperback
August 2012
ISBN 9781780670010
ISBN10 178067001X

SKU# 9781780670010

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Ever wondered what a boot inspired by a Beatles lyric
looks like? What is a “Hug My Leg” shoe? And how
about lace-ups inspired by 18th-century snuff boxes?
From stilettos to loafers, wedges to jelly shoes,
platforms to sandals,
My Wonderful World of Shoes


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My Wonderful World of Shoes

Ever wondered what a boot inspired by a Beatles lyric looks like? What is a “Hug My Leg” shoe? And how about lace-ups inspired by 18th-century snuff boxes? From stilettos to loafers, wedges to jelly shoes, platforms to sandals, Nina Chakrabarti once again dazzles us with her creative fl air and inspires us to look at footwear with fresh eyes. Vintage favorites are shown alongside Vietnamese slippers, Romany boots, and Louis heels, with famous designer pieces such as Vivienne Westwood’s Rocking Horse golf shoe, Maison Martin Margiela’s split-toe Tabi boot, and Camille Unglik’s metallic Luna sandal.

• Encourages creativity, with shoes of all different styles to color in, from stilettos to brogues
• Fashion theme appeals to girls of all ages
• Features vintage shoes from shoe makers like Ferragamo, Levine, and Perugia
• Includes the author’s drawings of shoes from designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Miu Miu, Westwood, Louboutin, and Blahnik

 

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9 × 7 in in; 144 pages, 140 illustrations pp;
Paperback
August 2012
ISBN 9781780670010
ISBN10 178067001X
Nina Chakrabarti studied illustration at Central Saint Martin’s College and Th e Royal College of Art, London. She uses line drawing to explore her love of the decorative arts, inspired by her past in Calcutta, India, where she grew up, and the exuberance of London, where she now lives and works.
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