Showcasing some of the most exciting and innovative contemporary footwear designers from across the globe, this book reflects the rich and diverse range of cutting-edge shoe design. Using specially commissioned photography, never before published sketches, and original design material, New Shoes brings together a rich mix of desirable shoes, sandals, and boots to illustrate the unique blend of design skill and craftsmanship that footwear design demands.
Featuring handbags from well-known fashion designers as well as up-and-coming new talent, this compact edition showcases the most exciting and innovative handbag designers from across the globe, including Chanel, Phillip Lim, Dolce & Gabbana and Marc Jacobs. Bag is beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photographs, alongside original sketches and look book images, to reflect the rich and diverse range of bag design. Certain bag styles have achieved iconic status and are copied the world over, each with its own instantly recognisable name. Seeking to understand the creative processes behind these covetable handbags, the book also includes an informed and considered commentary on the style and technique of each designer and brand featured.
Shoetopia is the ultimate book on designer shoes, exploring the ever-evolving world of footwear and the creative designers in it. Footwear design continues to be one of the most important and interesting areas of the fashion industry. This stunning book showcases the most exciting and innovative contemporary footwear designers from across the globe, from established, world-recognized brands like Jimmy Choo and Prada to the stars of the future. From traditional skills to extraordinary new developments in the industry, the book features original design sketches and beautiful photography, bringing together a rich array of desirable footwear.