Roger Vivier produced amazing footwear during his career. He designed for the House of Dior and then later worked on his own. He’s credited with the pilgrim buckle shoe, the thigh high boot, the needle, choc, and comma heels, and reintroducing the platform.
Vivier’s work is the focus of an exhibition, Roger Vivier: Process to Perfection, currently on display at The Bata Shoe Museum through April 7, 2013. Visitors will get to see drawings and his masterpiece shoes from his time at Dior through the end of his career.
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