Bad Shoes and the Women Who Love Them

Bad Shoes and the Women Who Love Them

by Leora Tanenbaum, Vanessa Davis
     
 

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Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is a lighthearted but highly informed wake-up call to women to make smart decisions when buying and wearing fashionable shoes. It explores the significance of shoes, the psychology behind the foot fetish, the history of foot binding, feminist critiques and celebrations of high heels, and the evolution of elevated

Overview

Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is a lighthearted but highly informed wake-up call to women to make smart decisions when buying and wearing fashionable shoes. It explores the significance of shoes, the psychology behind the foot fetish, the history of foot binding, feminist critiques and celebrations of high heels, and the evolution of elevated shoes.

Illustrated throughout by artist Vanessa Davis, Bad Shoes also includes hilarious anecdotes from women who love shoes. And in case you're wondering: yes, it is possible to make good footwear decisions without sacrificing style! Tanenbaum shows you how.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583229040
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

LEORA TANENBAUM writes about women and girls and the unique problems they face. She is the author of Slut! Growing Up Female with a Bad Reputation, Catfight: Rivalries Among Women—From Diets to Dating, From the Boardroom to the Delivery Room, Bad Shoes and the Women Who Love Them, and Taking Back God: American Women Rising Up for Religious Equality. She lives in New York City.

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