Fashion & Beauty

Dior by Roger Vivier

A celebration of the collaboration between two design legends, Christian Dior and Roger Vivier, spotlighting vintage shoes of luxurious glamour.

This beautifully crafted volume highlights the outstanding shoe designs that sprang from the iconic collaboration between two French fashion legends, Christian Dior and Roger Vivier. Spanning from the 1950s, when Monsieur Dior first met the renowned footwear designer, throughout the entire course of this prodigious partnership until the early 1960s, dazzling vintage shoe designs pop off the pages in all their glamorous glory and elaborate modernity.

With over three hundred exclusive photographs of jewel-encrusted slippers, sculptural kitten heels, and other designs embellished with lace, feathers, and more, accompanied by an engaging text penned by shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack, this latest title is a must-have addition to the libraries of fashion and shoe lovers everywhere.

About The Author

Acclaimed shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack is senior curator at the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto.

Gérard Uféras is a leading contemporary French photographer. His works has been exhibited internationally and featured in books such as In the Company of Stars (Rizzoli, 2007) and Dior, 30 Avenue Montaigne (Terre Bleue, 2012).

  • Publish Date: November 27, 2018
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Design - Fashion & Accessories
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 8-1/4 x 13
  • Pages: 384
  • US Price: $85.00
  • CDN Price: $115.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-6657-1


"If you are a shoe fanatic or truly crave knowing the genesis and history of the Vivier and Dior collaboration, to see and learn what few others will ever see, then this is your kind of book." — New York Journal of Books

"There's a myraid of shoe books around to liven up the coffee tables and bookcases of fashionistas, and this upcoming edition from Rizzoli is a glam girl's dream." — Footwear News

Author Bookshelf: Gerard Uferas

Author Bookshelf: Elizabeth Semmelhack