Exploring “Want: Desire, Design and Depression Era Footwear” At The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

Some of the most innovative shoe designs in the history of Western fashion were created during The Great Depression. Continue reading Exploring “Want: Desire, Design and Depression Era Footwear” At The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

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Exploring Our Fascination With Gold In “The Gold Standard: Glittering Footwear From Around the Globe” At The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

The Gold Standard: Glittering Footwear from Around the Globe features some of the Bata Shoe Museum’s most impressive and precious artifacts, and explores the meanings and cultural uses of golden footwear across the globe. Continue reading Exploring Our Fascination With Gold In “The Gold Standard: Glittering Footwear From Around the Globe” At The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto

Photos: Toronto Raptors Game Worn Sneakers-Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto-August 2019

Generously on loan to the Bata Shoe Museum from the Toronto Raptors, the sneakers on view include those worn by Pascal Siakam, Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Serge Ibaka, Marc Gasol, Norman Powell and Fred VanVleet during the 2019 NBA playoffs. Continue reading Photos: Toronto Raptors Game Worn Sneakers-Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto-August 2019

Getting Stylish With The Colour Club: Pop-Up For A Cause

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation unveiled The Colour Club, in the heart of downtown Toronto. Designed by HGTV celebrity designer Tiffany Pratt, this technicolour pop-up-for-a-cause presented by Colour To Conquer, is a bold fundraising program that encourages Canadians to colour their hair during the month of May to raise funds for world-leading cancer research at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Continue reading Getting Stylish With The Colour Club: Pop-Up For A Cause

Photos: “Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective”-The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto-August 2018

In celebration of Bobbito Garcia’s autobiographical documentary Rock Rubber 45s, The Bata Shoe Museum is co-presenting a special summer snapshot exhibition, “Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective”. Continue reading Photos: “Rare and Original: A Bobbito García Personal Sneaker Retrospective”-The Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto-August 2018