For more than 100 years, if you needed a new pair of sneakers or sandals, oxfords or saddle shoes, you had to visit one or more vintage shoe stores. Through more than 100 photos, see what it was like!
In the seventies and eighties, sock styles – especially those for girls – started to get a lot more fun as new colors, patterns and ways of wearing them became all the rage. Here’s a look back at 1980s socks!
In the summer of the ’80s and ’90s, vintage jelly shoes were the fashionable fad footwear. The popular jellies were made of plastic and came in vibrant, often translucent, colors… but they weren’t exactly made for comfort.
Back in the 1920s, footwear manufacturers and merchants decided that X-ray shoe fittings could bring in lots of customers – people who would be thrilled to let a recent scientific advance help them find the perfect shoe. There was just a little problem…
If you have ever thought that 1920s shoes for women were pretty much all the same, think again! There was practically a shoe style revolution between WWI and the Great Depression. Take a look here.
Vintage Famolare shoes were easy to spot – they had that signature wavy sole, and sometimes wedge heels that elevated the wearer by four inches. Walk down memory lane here!
For the first half of the twentieth century, most dress shoes for women had high heels. In the sixties, however, that started to change. As
Some of the most stylish vintage 1960s shoes for women had bows, flowers, rhinestones, buckles, straps and ruffles. And don’t forget the broad, chunky heels! Here’s a look back.
If you love the look of vintage 1930s shoes for women, you’re in luck! We have found gorgeous examples of more than 100 classic ladies’ footwear styles from the thirties.
If you’ve ever wondered what it might have been like to walk the streets of a major US city a century ago, here, take a peek at the streets of old Washington DC as they were back in the twenties.
These beautiful women’s shoes from the 1940s – pumps of leather and suede, high heels in white & black, blue and red – would still make a stylish statement today.
Keds vintage sneakers made their debut in 1916, and are still a widely-recognized brand more than a century later. Here’s a look back at some of their most popular footwear fashions from decades past!
Converse for the U.S. Olympic Basketball team (1968) Just because the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team will wear Converse basketball shoes, should you? Lightning-fast breaks …
Remember those wood-soled vintage Dr Scholl’s Exercise Sandals, and their flexible counterparts? Take a look back at the slip-on shoes that were so stylish!
Follow along with the footwear fashions of the 20th century! On the pages inside, you’ll see how the most popular women’s shoes transformed from being simply utilitarian into truly stylish statements.
In that old expression, ‘You don’t know s*** from Shinola?’ — what the heck are they talking about? Find out here.
These inexpensive, stylish clothes and these funky, fun accessories from the ’70s were just perfect for her to wear in the summertime.
Retro ’60s clothes to make you feel as weightless as a space-walker – culottes, swinging pants, and tent dresses – in a galaxy of designs and colors.
What were the hottest shoes for men from the 1983 JC Penney catalog? Guys were swapping traditional shoes for either running shoes or casual shoes with the lightweight and cushiony comfort of a running shoe.
Bright colors, sculpted heels, fisherman sandals and platform shoes were trending in the ’70s. Here, see lots of women’s shoes from 1979!
Want to see some fancy retro footwear? We have spike heels, wedge heels, “flats,” pumps, penny loafers, moccasins and boat shoes, just to name a few of the many styles of women’s shoes from the ’80s you can see here.
See inside this vintage catalog of gifts for men and boys from M Shwartz & Co. 1968 — menswear, shirts, ties, jackets, pants, sweaters, shoes, slippers and gloves — and more.
Pink is a morning, noon and night color — it can be beguiling or sophisticated. Look for pink accessories as a complement to or to contrast with your favorite summer dress.
Make a ‘Lazy Susan’ wardrobe Four-season wardrobe selection at the touch of a finger Separate your wardrobe by season . . . by formal and
Vintage Keds Grasshoppers Casuals offered that comfy, carefree and barefoot feel to any run-around day, with smart styling and smart colors. Take a look back!
It’s one thing to see drawings of vintage boots in old catalogs, but quite another to look at a pair that has survived a hundred years!
Vintage shoe styles for women If retro- and vintage-fashion are your thing, check out these seven fantastic styles of footwear styles from the past! Featuring