Vercona is a label from Germany. Inspired by the fashion of the 1920s to 40s Vecona Vintage combines former glamour with the wear comfort of modern textiles. They have been so popular that they have already been featured in German Vogue magazine and started a second label called ‘Vecona Vintage’. The garments are hand-made high … Continue reading
I have five glorious pairs of 1940s (some maybe very early 50s) for sale in the shop this month. All fine examples of the many shoe styles that were available at the time. One pair is pretty much deadstock and comes with it’s original box, dated 1944. My favourite is the beaded shoes with the plastic vamp. Very elegant. If my shoe size wasn’t an 8.5 I’d be keeping two of these pairs for myself!
I’m a big fan of UK based Miss L Fire. Stunning shoes with styles so reminiscent of the 30s, 40s and 50s. Here are my favourites for the coming European season. The Cleopatra is the style I like most. They have a very 1930s feel about them. I have included a few large pics to show detail and then smaller ones with the colour range.
I adore 1930s shoes and I have been amassing a great collection of 1920s and 30s shoe pins that I would like to share here. I never cease to be amazed at the at the elegance and sophistication of some of the designs and I would dearly love to own them or see them reproduced for the modern market. I think the shoes with cut-outs and geometrical patterns are some of my favourites from designers such as Schiaparelli, and Perugia.
I have a Pinterest page full of pics of 100s of vintage shoes that I have found online and appropriately called ‘Vintage Shoe Love’. So, if you adore vintage shoes, take a look 🙂