Roger Vivier Podcast Series:
Episode 5

Exhibition curator Elizabeth Semmelhack takes a close look at one of the original Vivier sketches which were part of the inspiration for the exhibiton, and the shoes which were the realization of the sketch.

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Roger Vivier drawing of yellow silk embroidered shoe, French, 1957. Pencil and ink on paper. The Collection of the Bata Shoe Museum.
Image © 2012 Bata Shoe Museum

Needle heel shoes with embroidered uppers by Rébé designed by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, French, 1957. Yellow silk satin; pink, green, yellow, black, grey and metallic thread. Gift of Valerian Stux-Rybar, 1979.
The Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art