Significant coup as magnificent shoe exhibition opens in Barnard Castle

MAGNIFICENT shoes worn by everyone from the elite of Ancient Egypt to Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City have gone on screen at one of this year s most expected exhibits.Shoes: Pleasure and Pain opens at The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle tomorrow (Saturday), following a hugely successful stint at the V&A in London.Taking the styles of transformation, status, seduction, production and obsession, the exhibition showcases more than 200 pairs of historical and modern guy’s s and women s shoes by 70 called designers.Dream footwear such as the Swarovski Chrystal Cinderella slippers worn by Lily James in the 2015 Disney film and Moira Shearer s ballet shoes in the 1948 tearjerker The Red Shoes likewise include.Other highlights consist of the famous feathered Jimmy Choo’s created for Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City and Kylie Minogue’s Tail Light shoes. You can browse guiltysoles variety here.

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Winning the Women online

I do a great part of my shopping online. I find buying online simpler and it provides me a much better shopping experience From an Iron box to tea kettle, from natural food to clothes and fashion jewelry, from furniture to shoes I am game to purchase exactly what I need online.I am not the only one. Online women shoppers in India are a progressively growing sector. By 2016, this number is expected to reach 40 million. According to a Google and Forrester Consulting study, women consumers in tier 1 cities outspend men by roughly two times. There is no denying that they are becoming significant growth-drivers for eCommerce in India.Greater work rate amongst women, longer history of female workforce, deeper internet penetration have actually led to a growing market targeting women. There are general eCommerce websites where women drive most sales including Zappos, Gilt Group, Etsy and Groupon. And there are platforms that exclusively target women.

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PIERRE HARDY TALKS BELLA HADID AND THE CHALLENGES OF PRODUCING SHOES QUICKLY

On Tuesday evening at FIT, in conversation with the style school's museum manager Colleen Hill, Pierre Hardy spent almost an hour and a half explaining, in detail, the motivation and building of his most famous shoe designs consisting of those from his name line, in addition to his work for Herm s (where he's created males’ and women's shoes since 1990), Balenciaga (where he teamed up with Nicolas Ghesqui re on a few of the most memorable footwear in recent memory) as well as Gap, with which he collaborated in 2011. The main takeaways were that his imagination relatively knows no bounds, even within the limits of a particular brand; he is seriously accomplished (many of his designs now reside in museums) and a lot more goes into creating a shoe than satisfies the eye.We spoke to the animated French designer afterward about the possibility of doing another mass collaboration.

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