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World War II

World War II

During World War II, women's shoes were chunky, practical, but also stylish. With rationing restrictions, women's World War II shoes were limited in materials, heel heights, and decoration. Shoemakers got creative with material substitutes and decoration, using cork, cardboard, stitching, cutouts, elastics, and other more available components to maintain beautiful silhouettes while supporting the war effort.

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Alpen Retro Winter Booties (Black)

Alpen Retro Winter Booties are just the fashionable footwear you need for your winter vintage outfits. These booties are based on original Montgomery Ward overshoes, also known as galoshes, but are made as regular boots. We've stayed faithful to the velveteen upper and houndstooth wool lining, optin..

$195.00

Alpen Retro Winter Booties (Brown)

Alpen Retro Winter Booties are the perfect winter boots for your cold-weather vintage outfits. These booties are designed from original Montgomery Ward overshoes, but are made as regular boots instead of galoshes. We've kept the cozy velveteen upper and houndstooth wool lining, choosing ethically-so..

$195.00

Alpen Retro Winter Booties (Red/Black)

Alpen Retro Winter Booties are just the fashionable footwear you need for your winter vintage outfits. These booties are based on original Montgomery Ward overshoes, also known as galoshes, but are made as regular boots. We've stayed faithful to the velveteen upper and houndstooth wool lining, optin..

$195.00

Claire 1940s Oxfords (Black)

Why sacrifice your vintage style for practicality when you can have both with a great pair of common sense oxfords? A good, solid oxford is a real asset to any vintage fashion enthusiast. Our Claire 1940s Oxfords meet all the requirements of a sensible shoe while also being stylish and unique.C..

$168.00

Claire 1940s Oxfords (Brown)

A good, solid oxford is a real asset to any vintage fashion enthusiast. Why sacrifice your vintage style for practicality when you can do as your grandmother did and sport a great pair of low-heeled oxfords? Our Claire 1940s Oxfords meet all the requirements of a sensible shoe while also playing up ..

$168.00

Harriet 1940s Wedge Oxford (Brown)

Harriet 1940s Wedge Oxford are the perfect everyday shoe with a combination of librarian charm and elegant vintage details. These refined wedges combine tone-on-tone suede and smooth leather and feature piping details, cutouts, and an adjustable lace-up closure. Our incredibly comfortable 2 in /..

$170.00

Harriet 1940s Wedge Oxford (Navy Blue)

Harriet 1940s Wedge Oxfords are the ideal everyday shoe, featuring a combination of elegant vintage details and librarian charm. These classic wedges are made of tone-on-tone suede and smooth leather with cutouts, piping details, and a lace-up closure for adjustability. Our fabulously comfortable ..

$170.00

Marilyn 1940s Pumps (Green)

Marilyn 1940s Pumps are like their namesake Marilyn Monroe- gorgeous and curvaceous. Sexy and elegant, the Marilyn pumps feature a sweetheart vamp, round toe, and an original 1940s heel, all working in tandem to create a graceful line for the legs. A must-have for every lady from bombshell to librar..

$165.00

Marilyn 1940s Pumps by Royal Vintage (Black)

Marilyn 1940s Pumps are beautiful and curvaceous, just like their namesake Marilyn Monroe. Sexy and sophisticated, the Marilyn pumps feature a round toe, original 1940s heel, and sweetheart vamp, all creating a beautiful line for the legs. Perfect for every gal from bombshell to librarian, the Maril..

$165.00

Peggy 1940s Spectator Pumps (Brown/White)

Peggy 1940s Spectator Pumps in Brown/White are quintessentially 1940s. Designed from original vintage shoes, the all-leather Peggy features wingtip styling with subtle broguing in rich brown and bright white, with a high vamp, round toe, and three inch '40s cuban heel. The two-tone Peggy goes with j..

$165.00

Peggy 1940s Spectator Pumps (Navy/White)

Peggy 1940s Spectator Pumps in Navy/White are quintessentially 1940s. Designed from original vintage shoes, the all-leather Peggy features wingtip styling with subtle broguing in rich navy and bright white, with a high vamp, round toe, and three inch '40s cuban heel. The two-tone Peggy goes with jus..

$165.00

Rita 1940s Cutout Platform Slingbacks (Black) -$40.00

Rita 1940s Cutout Platform Slingbacks (Black)

The 1940s was such a fabulous time for shoe design. The "Rita" shoes exhibit a little bit of everything lovely from this fun decade - peep toes, slingbacks, cutouts, and platforms. These true reproductions were patterned directly from an original shoe in our study archive. Made in real leather with ..

$160.00 $120.00

Rita 1940s Cutout Platform Slingbacks (Brown) -$40.00

Rita 1940s Cutout Platform Slingbacks (Brown)

The 1940s was such a fabulous time for shoe design. These true reproductions were patterned directly from an original shoe in our study archive. The "Rita" shoes have a little bit of everything lovely from this iconic decade - peep toes, slingbacks, cutouts, and platforms. Made in real leather with ..

$160.00 $120.00

Alice Retro Cutout Oxfords (Black)

Alice Retro Cutout Oxfords are amazing reproduction 1940s shoes repleat with vintage detailing. The vamp is covered with geometric cutouts creating an attractive lacework arching into the scalloped tie closure.These beautiful shoes are made in luscious suede leather, lined in real leather, and soled..

$150.00

Alice Retro Cutout Oxfords (Carnelian)

Alice Retro Cutout Oxfords are amazing reproduction 1940s shoes repleat with vintage detailing. The vamp is covered with geometric cutouts creating an attractive lacework arching into the scalloped tie closure.These beautiful shoes are made in luscious suede leather, lined in real leather, and soled..

$150.00

Alice Retro Cutout Oxfords (Nutmeg)

Alice Retro Cutout Oxfords are amazing reproduction 1940s shoes repleat with vintage detailing. The vamp is covered with geometric cutouts creating an attractive lacework arching into the scalloped tie closure.These beautiful shoes are made in luscious suede leather, lined in real leather, and soled..

$150.00

Ruth 1940s Oxfords (Black)

Ruth 1940s Oxfords are beautiful reproduction oxfords covered in gorgeous stitching and perforation, plus a little broguing just for extra pizzaz. Both beautiful and practical, the Ruth 1940s Oxfords feature a 1.6 in / 4 cm Cuban heel, adjustable lace-up closure, and a relaxed fit across the ball of..

$160.00

Ruth 1940s Oxfords (Brown)

Ruth 1940s Oxfords are beautiful reproduction oxfords covered in gorgeous stitching and perforation, plus a little broguing just for extra pizzaz. Both beautiful and practical, the Ruth 1940s Oxfords feature a 1.6 in / 4 cm Cuban heel, adjustable lace-up closure, and a relaxed fit across the ball of..

$160.00

Zella 1940s Duo-Strap Sandals (Black) -$41.00

Zella 1940s Duo-Strap Sandals (Black)

Zella 1940s Duo-Strap Sandals are an elegant twist on a classic design. Made in luminous satin, the Zellas are open-sided d'orsay heels with tiny peep toes, our 3 in / 7.6 cm reproduction 1940s heels, and two parallel buckle straps that arch gracefully over the top of the foot. Zellas are excellent ..

$140.00 $99.00

Zella 1940s Duo-Strap Sandals (Cranberry) -$41.00

Zella 1940s Duo-Strap Sandals (Cranberry)

Zella 1940s Duo-Strap Sandals are an elegant twist on a classic design. Made in luminous satin, the Zellas are open-sided d'orsay heels with tiny peep toes, our 3 in / 7.6 cm reproduction 1940s heels, and two parallel buckle straps that arch gracefully over the top of the foot. Zellas are excellent ..

$140.00 $99.00

Cora 1940s Sandals (Coral)

Step into Summer with these beautiful, soft shell-pink shoes. The Cora 1940s Sandals come in luscious, soft suede lined in leather, with a tie vamp in a contrast ribbon lace (they also come with a matching lace too!). The Cora is a direct reproduction of a real 1940s design and stands on our repro 3..

$160.00

Cora 1940s Sandals (Teal)

The beautiful Cora 1940s Sandals in Teal conjure up dreams of seaside resorts and promenades. The liquid turquoise color is paired with a contrasting coral pink ribbon shoe lace (a matching teal shoe lace is also included), all set off by subtle white topstitching. The Cora 1940s Sandals are true re..

$160.00

Daphne Retro Wedge Sandals (Navy Blue)

Introducing our all new and first vintage wedge, Daphne! The new 2 inch / 5 cm wedge heel is designed from original shoes with a slight arch to give a graceful line. These adorable wedges are canvas in the front, leather in the back around the heel, and feature cutouts, a tiny peep toe, and an adjus..

$155.00

Daphne Retro Wedge Sandals (Red)

Meet our first vintage wedge, Daphne! The new 2 inch / 5 cm wedge heel is designed from extant shoes with a slight arch to give a graceful line. These wonderful wedges are canvas in the front, leather in the back around the heel, and feature cutouts, a tiny peep toe, and an adjustable lace-up closur..

$155.00

Hepburn 1940s Spectator Oxfords (Brown/White) -$40.00

Hepburn 1940s Spectator Oxfords (Brown/White)

Whoever said low-heeled oxfords had to be boring? Katharine Hepburn certainly rocked a sporty oxford with ultimate chic and this screen queen serves as the inspiration for our Hepburn 1940s golf shoes. Our two-tone Hepburn golf shoes offer style and practicality with a comfortable 1.6 inch / 4 cm cu..

$160.00 $120.00

Hepburn 1940s Spectator Oxfords (Green/White) -$40.00

Hepburn 1940s Spectator Oxfords (Green/White)

Katharine Hepburn could really rock a sporty oxford. This screen queen serves as the inspiration for our Hepburn 1940s golf shoes. The two-tone Hepburn golf shoes offer style and practicality with a comfortable 1.6 inch / 4 cm cuban heel, lace-up closure, and removable kiltie fringes. The all-leathe..

$160.00 $120.00