A Spectacular Selection of More Than 150 Fantasy Art Shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection
When Stuart Weitzman opened its first boutique on Madison Avenue, its displays of specially commissioned fantasy shoes quickly became a destination, drawing crowds form all over the world to its magical windows. The best of this carefully curated collection is on display in book form for the first time in this unique gift volume, where these imaginative creations are presented in vivid detail. With its inventive and beautifully crafted footwear in a vast range of materials—from watercolor paper to playing cards, from fresh flowers to frosting—this stunning showcase where fashion and fantasy meet will thrill shoe and art lovers alike.
Walk this Way: Footwear from the Stuart Wietzman Collection of Historic Shoes, showcases examples from the designer’s own private collection. The New-York Historical Society exhibition highlights the story of the shoe from the perspectives of collection, consumption, presentation, and production, focusing on the industrialization to the rise of consumer culture, and women’s contributions as makers, designers, and entrepreneurs. On view April 20 – Oct 08, 2018.