The secrets of shoe design

We asked some of the world's finest shoe designers and makers, Manolo Blahnik, Mark Hare, Caroline Groves, Sandra Choi and Christian Louboutin, about their design practice and sources of inspiration.

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Mark Hare, shoe designer. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London