Nancy MacDonnell, the shoe book – As part of Assouline‘s Anthologie series, nancy MacDonnell has written a book that charts the history of shoes. The other parts of the Anthologie series were called The Leather Book, The Bikini Book and The Trench Book.
The book of Nancy Macdonnell describes the history of the shoe, from the first known shoe of about 5500 years ago until high fashion footwear of today and from Cleopatra’s sandals until Jane Fonda’s thigh highs in Barbarella. The book also features some of the most famous designers, to name few: Jimmy Choo, Charlotte Olympia, Christian Louboutin and Bruno Frisoni. The book is illustrated with quotes from star designers such as Manolo Blahnik.