Art & Sole: A Spectacular Selection of More Than 150 Fantasy Art Shoes from the Stuart Weitzman Collection
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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.
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event planner, she has been featured on ABC’s The View and The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well as in many national publications. Her flower and gift shop, Jane on Main, is located in Pearl River, New York. www.janecarroll.com. PETAL PUSHER GARDEN CLUB DECKED IN DAHLIAS CHARLENE CLARK Charlene’s pieces are constructed of paper, wheat paste, water, wood, and wire. A Baltimore native, she is a self-taught sculptor and painter. Her lifelong collection of ephemera and objects serves as an inspiration
artistic splash in 1964, when she took lint from her dryer and began making a sculptural line of paper clocks, two of which are displayed in the East Wing of the White House. Her business, F.B. Fogg, was based in Muncie, Indiana. After a long career in the arts, she is now in semi-retirement and divides her time between helping young artists improve their skills and painting on the banks of Indiana’s White River. www.houseslipper.blogspot.com. RUBY TWO-SHOES CROW’S FEET PURRFECT AFTER A
introduction and to Jan Kardys, who gave me valuable advice and introduced me to my outstanding literary agent, Jackie Meyer at Whimsy Literary Agency, to whom I am also very grateful. I’d also like to thank Carolyn Hessel, Naomi Firestone-Teeter, Jan Constantine, Phil Kodroff, Barbara Kolsun, Susan Duffy, Hayley Gedney, Michael Mafrici, Richard Keller, Danielle Landry, and Nancy Simpson for their help and support. Many thanks, too, to Allen Kay at Korey Kay & Partners, who was generous with his
their help with Graham Davidson; and Susan Diaz for contacting Dante Taparelli in Argentina. To the team that helped me produce this book, my heartfelt thanks goes to photographer Lucas Zarebinski, stylist Sarah Guido, and Winting Goo. To Elizabeth Viscott Sullivan, Lynne Yeamans, and Andrea Rosen at HarperCollins, as well as book designer Alissa Faden, thank you so much for your enthusiasm and faith in Art & Sole and for working hard to make the finished book as strong as it could possibly be.