Caroline Groves Parakeet shoes, 1959
For their recently announced exhibition opening on summer 2015 on shoes, the V&A museum in London is going down a route many women all around the world and across times know so well: pleasure and pain.
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain opens on 03 June 2015 and goes until January 2016 displaying extreme and fabulous footwear on which we can feast our eyes.
Wizard of Oz Dorothy’s ruby slipper is the first iconic shoe to appear
Nothing better for a Friday than….SHOES!!! It is almost 5pm and to make home (or party) time arrive faster, you can check the lovely selection of shoes on the “Famous Shoes” photo gallery from Federico Mauro.
Feast you eyes with 35 iconic items of footwear from film and personalities – from Audrey Hepburn to Marty McFly.
Happy to see Dorothy’s ruby slippers, Carrie’s blue Manolo, Cinderella’s crystal slipper AND – wait for that – Wonder Woman’s red boots!
Pretty Woman’s over the knee patent boots
ps. Thanks Mark for sharing it with me! 🙂