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Platform Shoes: A Big Step in Fashion

Platform Shoes: A Big Step in Fashion

Ray Ellsworth

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Step up for this delightful and attractive book on international, high fashion footwear. Over 300 eye-popping, platform shoe styles, shown in color photographs, demonstrate the creative spirit in shoe design. Colorful and provocative, these shoes span the globe and the decades and include snake skin, fur, glitter, colored leather, woven raffia and fabric materials. These fun and daring designs come from every part of the world and include sporty, daytime and evening styles, tie-ups, clogs, boots, slip-ons and many sandals with ankle straps, some practical and others simply outrageous. Estimated values are included.

Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 317 color photos | Price Guide | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764304590 | Binding: soft cover


Ray Ellsworth is a funky thrift dealer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has collected shoes for twenty-five years.