You may not know his name, but if you own a pair of stilettos you are familiar with his stamp on the fashion industry. He is credited for inventing the stiletto and is also known for his highly decorated heels and clutches. Born in France in 1907, Vivier not only created his own masterpieces, but is also credited for his shoes designed for Christian Dior from 1953-1963. His steps can still be traced through his label which remains buckled into the fashion industry. His website is hot as well.