Fashionary, a fashion sketchbook line, has released its first-ever “Shoe Design” book. With the release, Fashionary is expanding its concept from exclusively womenswear to include footwear. “Shoe Design,” a complete handbook and encyclopedia for footwear designers, includes a “Shoe Style Library” with more than 300 styles featured.
Inside the Encyclopedia section, Fashionary provides readers with information on everything from shoe measurements and the anatomy of a foot to manufacturing and shoe construction. The book also offers insight on shoe care, types of patterns, materials, shoe labels and trade fairs.
Whether it’s a slingback thong, platform or huarache, “Shoe Design” includes 60 shoe templates, plus 12 shoe-last templates with different heel heights, toe shapes and footwear types for tracing and sketching.
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The shoe sketchbook then gives designers and shoe lovers the ability to draw and design on 300 preprinted shoe templates, including a flat, three- and six-inch heel heights in proportioned foot silhouettes.
“Shoe Design” and the Fashionary shoe sketchbook are now available at fashionary.org and at selected retail stores.