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My Wonderful World of Shoesby Nina Chakrabarti
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Legendary artist/designer Seymour Chwast andand#160;award-winning book designer/illustrator Carol Chu offer upand#160;more than one hundred original shoe designs to color and create.and#160;Paired with quotes from philosophers, rock stars, and other deep thinkers,and#160;these shoes are the visual interpretation of their words. Simultaneously creative and contemplative, it gives shoe lovers/doodlers much more to think about thanand#160;should theand#160;shoe match the purse. Does it match their style?and#160;Their mood?and#160;Does it add depth and understanding to theseand#160;ruminations on what it means to be human?and#160;Shoes, Shoes, Shoes offers up a novel and interesting way to look at life and the shoe.
Taking a whimisical and irreverent approach to shoe worship, thisand#160;coloring book for all agesand#160;of original shoe designs is perfect for fashionistas and doodlers alike.
Ever wondered what a boot inspired by a Beatles lyric looks like? What is a "Hug My Leg" shoe? And how about lace-ups inspired by 18th-century snuff boxes? From stilettos to loafers, wedges to jelly shoes, platforms to sandals, Nina Chakrabarti once again dazzles us with her creative flair and inspires us to look at footwear with fresh eyes. Vintage favorites are shown alongside Vietnamese slippers, Romany boots, and Louis heels, with famous designer pieces such as Vivienne Westwood's Rocking Horse golf shoe, Maison Martin Margiela's split-toe Tabi boot, and Camille Unglik's metallic Luna sandal.
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About the Author
Carolandnbsp;hails originally from Tennessee, and from a very young age, made "I'm moving to New York" her battle cry. She has a degree in journalism and a master's in design and has worked at TeenPeople, InStyle, Redbook, and Lucky. Currently, Carol is an art director and she designs books of all sorts.
Seymour Chwast is well-known internationally for his graphic designs and illustrations. He has written and/or illustrated more than thirty books for children. His Houghton Mifflin collaborations with Harriet Ziefert include Traffic Jam, Moonride, and Ode to Humpty Dumpty. He lives with his wife in New York City.
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