Styles & Eras
Womens Pre-1950s Shoes
In the early 1900s, a woman’s ankle was usually hidden from view by a long, flowing skirt. When women wore what were known as high shoes or boots, their feet were doubly protected from prying eyes. Some boots of the period were laced through as many as 18 pairs of eyelets, while others were fastened with a dozen or more black glass buttons. No wardrobe malfunctions here. Shoes and boots alike often rode on 2-to-3-inch Louis XV heels. Brown...