Tag: shoes

American Duchess: How One Artist Started a Shoe Sensation

Illustrator and designer Lauren Stowell started the 18th Century sewing blog American Duchess but struggled to turn it into a feasible income. Forced to sell her precious antique finds on Etsy she hit upon a revelation that would change her life ...

Clarks Archive of 25,000 Historic Shoes Digitised

In 1825 using the off-cuts from his brother Cyrus' tannery, James Clark created his first sheepskin slipper in the village of Somerset, England. Within a year sales of the 'Brown Petersburg' shoe reached 1,000 pairs a month and formed a success ...

You Could Wear Shoes Made for 1920s Hollywood Stars

Vintage shoes by the great Salvatore Ferragamo made for stars of Hollywood's golden age are to be re-released as a capsule collection by his high-end brand alongside an exhibition of the work he performed in Santa Barbara, California, between 1915 ...

The Most Expensive Film Costumes Ever Sold

Judy Garland's shoes from the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz are now on sale by Moments In Time for $6 million having been on exhibit at Disney World for over a decade. One of Ten Pairs? Several other pairs of the slippers exist, including a pair ...

Are These the Cutest Shoes You’ve Ever Seen?

These incredible shoes belonged to a child in the early 19th Century and are now for sale on Ebay.  "This is a scarce opportunity to own a pair of very early 19th century children's shoes from the reign of George III, 1800 to 1820 period," says ...

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