Stilettos have the power to transform, instilling confidence, distinguishing status and lifting your mood the minute you put them on.
They inject glamor, 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 one 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 anyone’s inner shoe fetish as it offers something for every sole.
Tracy Martin has a passion for fashion. She has featured in and contributed to both specialist and mainstream publications, writing features on design, style and fashion. Tracy often appears on television, including appearances on ITV’s This Morning, Storage Hoarders and The Alan Titchmarsh Show, where she features fashion accessories. She travels worldwide conducting lectures on the history of fashion as well as what we should be buying now as a fashion investment for the future. Her books include 'The Bare Essentials', and 'The Little Black Dress' (CICO Books), 'High Heel Heaven' (Ryland Peters & Small) and 'Collectable Names and Designs in Fashion'. The author is based in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, UK.