Strappy sandals, 1949. ©Nina Leen / Time Life.
Daphne Guinness at the Met Gala, 2011. ©Neilson Bernard / Getty Images.
Chaussures Chanel, 1958. ©All rights reserved.
Mary Quant with models, 1972. ©Getty Images.
Ancient Egyptian Sandals. ©Corbis.
Lady Gaga in Noritaka Tatehana shoes. Photo by Film Magic.
Beth Levine shoes. ©Robert Morris.
The Shoe Book. Courtesy of Assouline.