The Cherokee company produced a range of shoes over the years, including heels (often with wedge heels), sandals, sneakers, boots, and slip-ons. The company’s focus was on comfort — shoes that were both fashionable and functional. For example, the brand produced high-heeled shoes for women — some of which you can see below — that had durable rubber soles and cushioned insoles.
It may surprise you to learn that the brand is technically still around — see their site here — although it looks like their products haven’t been available in stores for a few years, and they stopped posting to social media back in 2017.
Regardless, those once-stylish 80s Cherokee shoes and clothing will live on in hearts, minds, and eBay stores for many years to come.
“I get my kicks from Cherokee!” (1981)
“For comfort, they’re super. For walking, they’re great. For dancing, I love ’em… And they’re wonderfully made. By people who know feet like the back of their hand…
1980s Cherokee Santa Cruz slip-on high-heel sandals (1982)
Imagine a shoe so sweet to your feet, you feel like you’re walking on air. The incredible Cherokee shoe. The best-feeling, best-looking shoes afoot. A colorful example: our Santa Cruz style, shown here.
And, to go right along with ’em, we have a whole collection of fabulous Cherokee pants and tops and bags. American-made — Designed to make you feel good all over. P S. Cherokee Shoe Co., Inc. makes service shoes and children’s shoes too.
Cherokee brand brown leather sandals and heels (1982)
Now open for your Spring-Summer pleasure, the freshest-looking styling in the whole comfort field. Makes for an incomparable combination of fashion that feels good. Naturally, by Cherokee. The American-made shoe that goes all out for you. Suggested retail to $35.
Shown left to right. Raven, Bessie, Alamo, Gringo, Mae. PS: Cherokee makes pants, jeans, handbags and legwear, too.
Vintage 80s Cherokee shoes – Wedge, high-heel slide and Beep (1982)
We worship the feet you walk on: Cherokee brand saw-tooth sole wedge heels (1982)
If you think Cherokee shoes look super — wait ’til you feel how they feel! So comfortable, they wouldn’t hurt your feet’s feelings for anything. All Cherokees are born right here in America, under our own careful supervision. It takes up to 50 people to make one pair of Cherokee shoes. A name so wonderfully wearable… soon, everyone will speak Cherokee.
All American-made — Cherokee of California. P.S. Cherokee is also making great jeans and baggies, like those shown here.
Vintage 80s brown close-toe shoes from Cherokee (1982)
Old Cherokee boots and clothing (1984)
Feel the feeling and comfort of Cherokee as you take to the outdoors! Always famous for comfort, Cherokee now sports a new fashion look: Boots, with all the comfort and excitement of real shearling!
Cherokee shoes and clothes (1985)
Old Cherokee brand sandals and apparel (1985)
Retro 80s Cherokee strappy sandals and white dress (1985)
Cherokee metallic skimmer shoe with narrow wedge heel (1986)
Cherokee brand flats – Shoes from the 1980s (1986)
1980s Cherokee brand shoes and clothing (1986)