CTC, the French leather research and testing organization, has announced the release of the English version of “La Chaussure sous toutes ses coutures” under the title “Shoes from heel to toe.” The original French publication dates back to 2008. The book examines the subject of whether shoes are mere accessories or essential to people's lives. It provides the reader with an historical account of shoes of all types while explaining the design and manufacturing processes as well as shoe-related aspects such as comfort, quality, fitting and care, among others.