1948 | DAVID EVINS | THE NAUGHTY SILHOUETTE | A REVOLUTIONARY V-CUT FOR I.MILLER

1948 | D.E. Levin A.K.A. David Evins
Patent paperwork filed Aug. 22, 1947 - Granted March 23, 1948
Source: Google Patents

April 26, 1948
Evins pump as seen in LIFE magazine
Photograph: Nina Leen
Source: LIFE magazine


1948 | I. Miller invites you to meet Mr. David Evins
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | February 29, 1948

Evins Naughty Silhouette, sensational V-throat pump launched by us last year and hailed as "the shoe of the year". 
Source: I. Miller advertisement
Philadelphia Inquirer | February 29, 1948

Recently the complete Nina Leen photo-session was made available by Google Arts & Culture.



1948 | David Evins | The Naughty Silhouette
Photograph: Nina Leen

Source: Google Arts & Culture

1948 | David Evins
Photograph: Nina Leen

Source: Google Arts & Culture

1948 | David Evins | The Naughty Silhouette
Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gift of David Evins


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FOOTNOTE
While not hailed as revolutionary, the V-cut throat designed by James Kean for B. Altman & Co., NY predated Evins by a few months.



1947 | A bewitching minimum of shoe
Designed by James Kean for B. Altman & Co.


 

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