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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Art & Sole Footwear Book

Apparel Search would like to introduce you the beautiful art book and perfect Valentine's Day gift,  Art & Sole by Jane Weitzman, wife of shoe designer Stuart Weitzman.
Automata VI Shoe
Automata VI Page 129

The perfect book for shoe lovers, fashionistas, art aficionados, and a timeless treasure, Jane Gershon Weitzman’s Art & Sole features shoes made from highly unique materials —feathers, paper, ceramic, metal, resin, playing cards, corrugated cardboard, Swarovski crystals, even fresh flowers and frosting—with remarkable intricate construction. ART & SOLE showcases approximately 150 shoes of the more than 1,000 Jane Weitzman discovered and commissioned for the windows of the first Stuart Weitzman retail shop on Madison Avenue in the mid‐1990s. Using the best of this collection, many of the shoes are in printed form for the first time.

With an introduction by Jane Weitzman, the shoes are featured along with brief, identifying captions, in an impeccably designed, graphically compelling, package making it a perfect Valentine's Day gift. Author Jane Weitzman is continueing her cross‐country tour where she has had speaking engagements at over 40 locations nationwide including The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and The Mint Museum in North Carolina. Throughout her tour she has been speaking book fairs and for chariPes such as the Philadelphia Aids Fund, and local Breast Cancer events, as well as many others.

A vibrant red cloth case with an elaborate crystal shoe embossed in detail on the front cover, gilded edging and a satin ribbon marker make this book an irresistible treasure and great conversation starter for the shoe lover, art enthusiast, or interior designer worldwide.

About the Author:

Jane Gershon Weitzman was the Executive Vice President of Stuart Weitzman and the first Vice President of Stuart Weitzman Retail. She spearheaded philanthropy for the company by generating funds to support breast and ovarian cancer research and awareness. Her efforts were brought to life through innovative charity events on the brand’s website, such as the Stuart Weitzman Celebrity Breast Cancer Shoe Auction,and its retail stores. She serves on the Trust Board of the Boston Children’s Hospital.

Art & Sole
By Jane Weitzman
Harper Collins
208 pp | $30 | Hardcover
ISBN: 978‐0‐06‐219103‐8
pg: 107 Corrugated Curves VI
pg: 107 Corrugated Curves VI
Pretty in the City Shoe
Pretty in the City Shoe Page 103
Tin Can Alley
pg: 32‐33 Tin Can Alley

Photographs by Lucas Zarebinski

You can purchase the book at Amazon.com and StuartWeitzman.com

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