“The first of these issues, the Forecast of Autumn Fashions Number, is dated September 15. It is crammed to its advertisements with the authentic reports of the winter modes. In it the Paris couturiers have the first of their heart-to-heart talks about the winter. Nervous people do well to avoid this number; it is full of thrilling surprises in costumes and hair-raising adventures in millinery” Read More.
“To celebrate the tenth edition of The Gentlewoman, the editorial team will be hosting a readers’ event in the bookshop of The Photographers’ Gallery, London, on 12th September 2014, from 5–7pm. Pop by for some tea and a chat, and the brand new issue. Fun.”
The Photographers’ Gallery
16–18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW
Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe – Brooklyn Museum
September 10, 2014–February 15, 2015
Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor
“Killer Heels explores fashion’s most provocative accessory. From the high platform chopines of sixteenth-century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today’s runways and red carpets, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe’s rich and varied history and its enduring place in our popular imagination.
As fashion statement, fetish object, instrument of power, and outlet of artistic expression for both the designer and the wearer, throughout the ages the high-heeled shoe has gone through many shifts in style and symbolism.” Read More.