Aisle Of Style

FEET FIRST: The sneaker is the only new type of shoe to have been invented in the past 300 years. Platforms (unlike, say, Peter Frampton) had a life before the 1970s. Learn this and more at "Shoes: A Lexicon of Style," a quirky exhibition of contemporary footwear on display now through April 17 at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. An eponymous companion book is available from Rizzoli.

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