Peter Lippmann is an American-born photographer who has worked in Paris for the past twenty-five years. Lippmann specializes in still life, advertising, magazine work, food, and trompe l’oeil. His clients include Marie Claire, Cartier Art Magazine, NY Times Magazine, The Sunday Times, Le Figaro, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Fürterer, SFR, SNCF, Christian Louboutin and many more. For several years he worked for Christian Louboutin’s annual look book, and it is wonderful to look at. Satire, delicately humor, ingenuity and great implementing force are characteristic of his work.
A very interesting variant of photography opens in the balance between art and advertising. And Peter Lippmann is one of the masters of this manifestation.
The Roger Vivier Dovima Pumps
features a stuffed rose pink-dyed taxidermy bird on each toe which is crystal encrusted with 24 carat gold accents.
Each shoe also features special protective crocodile or snakeskin platforms that attach before you wear them to keep the shoes from ever touching the ground. $43,000 and three months of waiting after you order.
Rene Caovilla Spring / Summer 2014 Collection
Italian designer Rene Caovilla learned the art of shoemaking from his father, himself a master who learned from the heralded Luigi Voltan. Known for his jewel-like shoes, Rene Caovilla has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious haute couture houses, including Valentino, Christian Dior, and Chanel. His own Rene Caovilla collection features elegant, sculptural shoes that are considered wearable works of art.