Everyone has had a pair of red shoes at some time in their life. There is a sense of magic associated with them – a feeling we embrace that puts a little spring in our step.
Discover how this passion as emerged through another fascinating talk hosted by The Johnston Collection.
Dress and textile historian Hilary Davidson explores the magic and glamour of red shoes, the shoes of dreams. In DREAMS OF RED SHOES | Magic and escape, Davidson considers how these shoes have cast a spell over people for centuries from Hans Christian Andersen to the Wizard of Oz, suggesting what we might be or aspire to in escaping everyday life.
Wednesday 31 August | 10:00 to 11.30 am