Author(s): Martin Tracy
Stilettos have the power to transform, instilling confidence, distinguishing status and lifting your mood the minute you put them on. They inject glamour, femininity and sex appeal to any ensemble. From Classic to Tribal and Luxe to Vintage, there is a shoe out there to fit every foot and this invaluable guide will highlight some of the most exquisite examples of stilettos you could ever be tempted to wear. Beginning with the history of shoes, Tracy Martin explores the origins of the high heel, explaining how it has evolved to become the most desirable of all footwear. Quirky facts, famous quotes and interesting anecdotes are interspersed throughout the pages illustrated with images of gorgeous shoes that are guaranteed to capture the heart of every shoe lover. This book is sure to seek out your inner shoe fetish as it offers something for every sole.
Tracy Martin is passionate about stilettos which is confirmed by her own admirable collection. She has written articles on design, style and fashion for a variety of magazines, including Grazia. Tracy regularly appears on television including ITV's This Morning, often speaking on the subject of fashion accessories. She has travelled the world, conducting lectures on the history of fashion and shoes. Her previous books include The Little Black Dress and Collectable Names.