Footwear greatest men

Shoes to some extent a reflection of a person's life, because all that glitter, luxury, pretentiousness, and sometimes poverty and hard times are deposited not only on the owner of the shoe, but also to itself. This is true, because the favorite shoes are always with us. Notorious LIFE magazine turned to the photographer Craig Cutler and asked him to capture the shoes that once belonged to the greatest men of the last century and have turned to a variety of museums, becoming legendary.

Red shoes 39th the size at one time wore a beautiful Marilyn Monroe. Sex symbol of 50's bought them in a shop «Vogue» in Montreal.






These white slippers worn once belonged to the British Queen Victoria, who wore them around in 1840. In the reign of Queen Victoria falls heyday of the British Empire




These plain-looking sneakers Puma does not belong to anyone, and winner of the prestigious Booker Prize, author of famous works, "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children" poet of Indian origin Salman Rushdie.




The charismatic politician, nonconformist, is the 15th Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau wore these leather sandals during his political career from 1948 to 1949.




Famous Soviet and British ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev wore ballet slippers on the performances in the 60s.




The most outstanding actress in Hollywood according to the American Film Institute's Lauren Bacall wore these simple but elegant and high-quality shoes crocodile from 1965 to 1969.



Five-time Wimbledon champion Bjorn Borg, Swedish tennis player wore these shoes in 1994.



These rubber flip flops belonged spiritual leader and mentor of the Tibetan people, the Dalai Lama XIV.



Of course, even without reading the person who is the owner of the silver-plated shoe, did you know that this is Elton John. These boots with his initials British musician wore in those days, when he created his own label and has publicly declared his bisexuality.



Such sandals, released in 2011, was wearing an American author, restaurateur and a media star Mario Batali.



These desert slippers belonged to the British officer Lawrence of Arabia, who carried them around in 1917. Slippers for 94 years.



1986. These black-and-white classic shoes belonged to Princess Diana.



It clogs Robert Frank, which he wore in 1974-1975. Robert Frank for two years traveled the US photographing scenes from the daily life of Americans. Due to its persistence and hard work made a total of about 28 thousand personnel.



Below is represented by ritual slippers at the time put the Pope Clement XIII, and Clement XIV and Pius VI.



The eccentric owner of the magazine «MAD» Bill Gaines (not to be confused with Bill Gates) wore these shoes for several years, until his death in 1992.



Such unusual boots actress Judy Garland wore during the filming of the movie "Meet Me in St. Louis" in 1944.



The famous basketball player Shaquille O'Neal prefers the company Reebok. These sneakers he wore in 1992-1993.



Sandals beautiful Elizabeth Taylor, which adorned her feet in 80 years. By the way, Elizabeth is known not only roles in the film and its collection of jewelry, but many marriages (there were 8).



Over the last five years of the life of the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley literally "not getting out" of these moccasins. Although he sang of blue suede shoes favorite he had these moccasins.



These shoes are worn in the years 1962-1965 musician John Lennon. In such footwear, John and his friend Paul McCartney in London ran a shoe shop «Anello & Davide».



"Moon rovers" astronaut James Lovell of the United States. It is not known for any of the flights to the Moon were made.



When there is a triumphant fight Mike Tyson Trevor Berbick in Las Vegas, during which Mike defeated the enemy and became the youngest champion in heavyweight boxing, Tyson was on these boxers.



Shoes Billy Hope, who led the ceremony 18 times "Oscar" and was once the most popular comedian in Hollywood.



The original Bozo the clown shoes, played by American actor Bob Bell. Bob wore them c 1960 to 1984.



A great fighter and philosopher Bruce Lee wore these boots in the years 1966-1968.



For me, it remains a mystery how this list included Katy Perry shoes decorated with candy, but the fact remains. This year it is in these shoes Kathy starred in the movie «California Gurls».



These sandals singer Madonna performed at concerts during their world tour «Girlie Show World Tour» (September-December 1993), the theme of which was "Sex and the circus».



The eldest daughter of Emperor Nicholas II, Olga Romanova wore these slippers at the age of 9-12 years.



Shoes Usain Bolt - the fastest man in the world. This shoe Jamaican athlete ran 100 meters in 9 seconds, 58 August 20, 2008 during the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.



These shoes are a writer Dave Eggers wore for almost a quarter century. He confessed: "I wore these shoes for 20 years. Would you believe that I bought them shabby. These are my favorite shoes, despite the fact that they are actually very heavy to wear every day »

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