Shoe Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Evening shoes studded with beads from silk and leather, which were made around 1960 in France. Designed by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior.

Museum displays the famous London Victoria and Albert 13 June 2015 an exhibition of the most beautiful and most unusual shoes from all over the world. Under the title ‘ shoes: pleasure and pain ‘ more than 200 spectacular specimens are presented: Golden Sandals from ancient Egypt on iconic fashion models and shoes great personalities – up to the latest designs from the 3-D printer…

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she will conquer the world!” said Marilyn Monroe once. Counts apart from “Sex and the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker, Queen Victoria and style icon of Daphne Guinness to the personalities, in whose shoe closets of the Victoria and Albert Museum with the new special exhibition looks. Other highlights of ‘ shoes: pleasure and pain “wish h & M. Rayne are’s last design for Princess Diana, as well as a pair of ballet shoes, the actress Moira Shearer in the cult film”The red shoes”(1948) was.

Victoria and Albert Museum: Shoe Designers and Labels

Louboutin, men of the famous red soles, delivered a motto of the exhibition with his oft-quoted phrase “high-heels are pleasure with pain” to measure. Numerous outstanding footwear design and high end labels, including Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, Roger Vivier, Caroline groves, Vivienne West wood, Sophia Webster, Dior and Prada will be presented.

Footwear Through the Ages

The similarities that exist between the shoes of yesterday and today are amazing: there would be about the historic chopines from the 16th century, on whose platform soles the ladies of State – assisted by servants who should – to keep from falling down shook through the flooded streets of Venice. In comparison: 1995 step supermodel Nadja Auermann on stunning Stilettos for a provocative photo shoot with Helmut Newton is a stairs with assistance of two masters.

Models from the 3-D Printer

The oldest exhibit in the exhibition is a pair of Egyptian, decorated with gold leaf Sandals from the time around 30 BC. The latest shoe model belongs to the spring/summer collection by 2015: Star architect Zaha Hadid designed 16 centimeters high, floating “Nova shoes”, originating from the 3-D printer and completely without sales. Also worth seeing are the designs of Andreia Keys, which explores the limits of possibilities with spectacular shoe sculptures: with “Invisible Naked” Designed the Brazilian a hypermodern, geometric shoe scaffold of three-dimensional printed nylon inside invisible hidden a leather pump.

“Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” at the V & A Museum, London

Over 200 pair of shoes is the exhibition “shoes: pleasure and pain” in the London V & Albert Museum before. But not only their extravagance and beauty, the cultural importance of shoes will focus on: way include the transformation of the respective shoe carrier (E.g. from Cinderella to Princess) to shoes as status symbol, as an object of desire or a bizarre fetish.

Conclusion: The choice of our shoes reveals who we are, but also who we want to be much about us itself – not just about.

 

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