A Curious Hand: The Prints of Henri-Charles Guérard (1846-1897)

December 11, 2016 § Leave a comment

Henri Charles Guérard, (1846-1897) At The NYPL Open now. Ends February 26th, 2017. Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.

The Assault of the Shoe, 1888.

Dior

December 7, 2016 § Leave a comment

Dior, West 57th Street.

West 57th Street.

Give Pink Get More, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 22, 2016 § Leave a comment

Give Pink Get More, Breast Cancer Awareness. 
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Bloomingdales, NY.

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Local

October 15, 2016 § 4 Comments

It doesn’t get any better or local than this.  img_4803img_4782img_4779

CUSTOMCRAFT by rossi, Another Family Relic From Past Shoe Days.

October 13, 2016 § 1 Comment

I found this shoe box in a closet filled with family photographs this summer.

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Museo Rossimoda della calzatura

Dior.

October 12, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Gucci Boot.

October 11, 2016 § 2 Comments

Something Beautiful To Rest Your Eyes On.

October 10, 2016 § Leave a comment

From The Sartorialist.

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Acrylic Heels.

June 15, 2016 § 5 Comments

Throwback to the 70’s and 80’s.  These high end acrylic heeled shoes remind me of the sample shoes I would see as a child in my dad’s home office. I spotted these in the window of CHUCKiES on Madison Ave. the other day.

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge, Face.

May 15, 2016 § 1 Comment

I posted this photo a while back I found of my grandfather from 1972 at the offices of Schwartz and Benjamin in New York.  I wish I knew who the man in the photo was. From the expression on my grandfather’s face and his clenched fist I think it may be Sam Schwartz, Ben Schwartz his former partner’s brother.

Ben Benjamin (Left)

Ben Benjamin (Left)

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