| HAPPY BIRTHDAY | British Vogue

VoguecoverSep1916_E_XL_320x421“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.

| ART | Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

ART Killer Heels- The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe POST September 25

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.