Footwear can most certainly be magical. Over 500 color photographs displaying fantastic footwear appear with an interview of contemporary shoe designer Howard Davis. Details of construction are highlighted, styles are shown and explained with a thorough Footwear Glossary, and value ranges are offered for beginning collectors.
Desire Smith is a collector, lecturer, and consultant in antique clothing, textiles, and accessories. A retired high school English teacher, she has spent over twenty-five years passionately studying vintage garments.