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Roger Vivier (Universe of Fashion) Hardcover – June 12, 1999


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Product Details

  • Series: Universe of Fashion
  • Hardcover: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Universe (June 12, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789303302
  • ISBN-13: 978-0789303301
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,037,290 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Line has always fascinated me. I'll redo a design five hundred times to verify the validity of the concept and respect the architecture of the foot."--Roger Vivier

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A journalist at the French newspaper L'Express, Colombe Pringle has also written for Elle and Vogue magazines. She is the author of Telles qu'Elle ou cinquante ans d'histoire des femmes à travers le journal Elle [Fifty years of women as seen by Elle magazine] (Grasset, 1994).

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Lilly Ford on April 29, 2013
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This is an elegant coffee-table book providing a comprehensive visual history of the famed brand. The book covers the history and evolution of Vivier from the early beginnings to the present time.

The text is minimal, but the book is loaded with hundreds of color and archival photos and vintage ads depicting the brand's various evolving styles. There are also a handful of booklets containing either interviews with celebrities who wore Vivier's shoes or reproducing some colorful archival and modern sketches.

The book is very-well bound and printed on high quality paper. The photos are large and crisp clear. It is a nice addition to any fashion and photography collection.
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By abraaão on September 22, 2013
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It would be better if the book tell more stories about the actual designer Roger Vivier and not on the current brand!
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1 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Lady Skye on August 23, 2010
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It wont be a favourite book of my shoe collection, but it will definately come in handy as inspiration for designs.
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