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1950s<br>
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The stiletto redefines the industry — not to mention leg lines — with its needle heel constructed of metal. Roger Vivier’s high-reaching wonders for Christian Dior cause a stir. This 1957 white-kid leather style could be the blueprint for today’s popular pumps from Manolo Blahnik.
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( Jonathan Walford )

1950s

The stiletto redefines the industry — not to mention leg lines — with its needle heel constructed of metal. Roger Vivier’s high-reaching wonders for Christian Dior cause a stir. This 1957 white-kid leather style could be the blueprint for today’s popular pumps from Manolo Blahnik.

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