I think there is no woman who would be left a new pair of shoes. High heels enthusiasts should go to the Brooklyn Museum for the exhibition "Killer Heels". The exhibition includes, among others, Marilyn Monroe`pins and seventeenth-century shoes from France.
"Killer Heels" at New York's Brooklyn Museum is not only a treat for fans of high heels and fetishists. The exhibition, organized in one of the oldest art museums in the United States, will be shown both Christian Louboutin`s famous red soles, Iris van Herpen`s unusual designs, Prada and Vivienne Westwood, as well as French silk shoes from the seventeenth century. Collected 160 pairs, and among the exhibits also find pins belonging to Marilyn Monroe.
French. Shoes, 1690 – 700. Silk, leather. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1906 (06.1344a, b). Image copyright ,The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY
Zaha Hadid X United Nude. “NOVA,” 2013. Chromed vinyl rubber, kid napa leather, fiberglass. Courtesy of United Nude. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn. Chromed vinyl rubber, kid napa leather, fiberglass. Courtesy of United Nude. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Winde Rienstra. “Bamboo Heel,” 2012. Bamboo, glue, plastic cable ties. Courtesy of Winde Rienstra. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Walter Steiger. “Unicorn Tayss,” Spring 2013. Courtesy of Walter Steiger. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Roger Vivier. “Virgule Houndstooth,” Fall 2014. Calf hair. Courtesy of Roger Vivier, Paris. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Rem D. Koolhaas. “Eamz,” 2004. Courtesy of United Nude. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Prada. Wedge Sandal in Rosso, Bianco, and Nero Leather, Spring/Summer 2012. Courtesy of Prada USA Corp. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Noritaka Tatehana. “Atom,” 2012–13. Faux leather. Courtesy of Noritaka Tatehana. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
JANTAMINIAU. “L’Image Tranquille,” 2013. (Handcrafted by René van den Bezrg.) Courtesy of JANTAMINIAU. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Iris van Herpen X United Nude. “Beyond Wilderness,” 2013. Courtesy of United Nude. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Christian Louboutin. “Metropolis,” Fall/Winter 2010–11. Calfskin and silver spikes. Courtesy of Christian Louboutin. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Chau Har Lee. “Blade Heel,” 2010. Perspex, stainless steel, leather. Courtesy of Chau Har Lee. Photo: Jay Zukerkorn
Balenciaga. Block Heel, Spring 2013. Courtesy of Marie-Amélie Sauvé. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Sarah DeSantis, photographer