The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty by Lauren Stowell & Abby Cox.
Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Fashion in Detail by Avril Hart & Susan North.
The History of Modern Fashion: From 1850 to 2010 by Daniel James Cole & Nancy Deihl.
Spotted white silk shoe of Lady Mary Mordaunt.
THIS shoe also belonged to Lady Mary Mordaunt (Mary Howard, Duchess of Norfolk and 7th Baroness Mordaunt, British peeress c. 1659–17 November 1705).
The material is the same as that of the black one (spotted silk ), but its bright colour and elaborate gimp trimming transforms it into a smarter and more stylish shoe.
The point of the toe is so extremely sharp and elongated, that it had to be well stuffed with cotton-wool to preserve the shape.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty by Andrew Bolton, Sølve Sundsbø.
Chanel: The Complete Collections of spectacular clothes by Patrick Mauriès.
Tom Ford. 21st century glamour of style and sensuality by Tom Ford, Bridget Foley.