Footprint: The Track of Shoes in Fashion
Lannoo, 2015 - Fashion designers - 319 pages
Shoes are a hot topic and are regularly discussed in various magazines and books. However, only few have access to the absolute top designers and initial founders of contemporary shoe design. Geert Bruloot provides a unique look behind the scenes by means of exclusive interviews with among others Tom Ford, Martin Margiela, Roger Vivier, Salvatore Ferragamo, Manolo Blahnik, Martin Margiela, Dirk Bikkembergs, Kumagai, Romeo Gigli, Helmut Lang, Patrick Cox, Balenciaga, Prada, Tabitha Simmons, Veronique Branquinho, Dries Van Noten, Yves-Saint Laurent, Dior, Nicholas Kirkwood, Gucci, Jill Sander, Raf Simons and many others. A must have for every fashionista with footage that has never been published before, as well as new photo shoots. AUTHORS: Geert Bruloot is co-founder of Coccodrillo, an emblematic designer shoe store, and Louis, the first clothing store selling Belgian designers. Known for being the key person who organised "The Antwerp Six" for their breakthrough presentations in London, he co-founded the Flanders Fashion Institute and the ModeNatie project, two of the main fashion organisations in Belgium. His two latests projects are the exhibitions Walter Van Beirendonck - Dream the World Awake and Dries Van Noten - Inspirations. Hettie Judah is a British author who has written extensively about fashion, art and design in various international publications. Dodi Espinosa lives and works in Antwerp as a conceptual artist in fashion. SELLING POINTS: * The top designers of modern shoe design tell their personal story and show their revolutionary designs. A unique look behind the scenes. * Exclusive interviews with top designers such as Dirk Bikkembergs, Manolo Blahnik, Kumagai, Wanda Ferragamo, Miuccia Prada. 260 colour and 40 b/w plates
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