Schiaparelli shoes, 1950 - Green and gold with lace overlay, gold glitter underneath. The straps and scroll are gold leather, while the vamp straps is gold with rhinestone jewels. The interior leather is green, with a gold insole.
These are an exact copy of a Swing-Era dress shoe and have a suede-bottom sole. The nap on the velvet is very short giving it a suede-like appearance. This style is a vintage reproduction and features three adjustable buckles that gives the shoe som
SHOES - PAIN OR PLEASURE? In June there will be an exhibition all about shoes at the Victoria and Albert museum which is entitled “Shoes – Pleasure and Pain” and it occurred to me that this is a brilliant title for an exhibition about an aspect of clothing (and fashion) that I find enormously challenging. Read more here: http://www.lookfabulousforever.com/blog/?p=3097