Thursday, September 28, 2023

Footwear Fantasy: Exclusive access to the shoe collection of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology

Step inside one of the world’s most enviable closets to celebrate the empowering, sensual, playful, and practical shoe. Hundreds of groundbreaking designs, ephemera, and sketches are featured in this volume, a follow-up to Fashion Designers A–Z, from the most coveted labels such as Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahník, and Roger Vivier.

TASCHEN presents 'Shoes A-Z: The Collection of The Museum at FIT.' This is your chance to explore a world where fashion meets empowerment, sensuality, playfulness, and practicality, all through the lens of footwear. Whether you're a fashion enthusiast, a shoe aficionado, or simply an art lover, this collection promises to captivate your senses.

This exquisite volume is a first printing limited to 10,000 numbered copies. It's not just a book; it's a collector's item that will adorn your bookshelf with sophistication and style. 'Shoes A-Z' is a follow-up to the hugely popular 'Fashion Designers A-Z,' and it offers an unparalleled glimpse into the world of footwear design and fashion history.

But that's not all. TASCHEN also presents the 'Shoes A-Z: The Collection of The Museum at FIT Manolo Blahník Edition.' This exclusive edition is limited to just 1,000 copies and includes three prints by Manolo Blahník created exclusively for this edition, each with a hallmark stamp.

These prints are no ordinary illustrations. They are 6/8 color drawings printed on 100% cotton paper by the famed Italian company Fabriano. They come housed in a luxury portfolio with gold foil embossing and a ribbon closure, adding a touch of opulence to your collection.

The 'Manolo Blahník Edition' is a true homage to the artistry and craftsmanship of shoe design. It's a collector's dream, a limited edition that elevates your passion for fashion and footwear to a whole new level.