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New York: 'Shoe Obsession' at The Museum at FIT

until Tuesday April 13 2021

The Museum at FIT
T : +1 (212) 217.4558
227 West 27th Street
10001-5992 New York
United States

From February the 8th to April the 13th 2020, "Shoe Obsession" will examine our cultures ever-growing fascination with extravagant and fashionable shoes.

Accessories used to be secondary to clothing fashions; today, however, shoes have become the main fashion story, replacing the It bag as the most desirable accessory. "Shoe Obsession" will feature over 150 examples of the most extraordinary shoe styles of the 21st-century, highlighting the new concepts, constructions, materials, and types of embellishment that have positioned shoes at the height of fashion.

The exhibition will also include highlights from the incredible shoe collections of several stylish women, including jewelry designer Lynn Ban and fashion icon Daphne Guinness. "Shoe Obsession" is curated by Dr. Valerie Steele, director and chief curator, and Colleen Hill, associate curator of accessories.