15 Unusual Shoe Styles That Went Out Of Fashion And Never Came Back
These are the styles of footwear people have been wearing throughout history.
Baby dolls heels featured a skinny heel and a rounded toe. They were popular in the 40s and 50s.
These were worn by WWII soldiers who were stationed in North Africa. Creepers were rubber soled and helped in the hot, dry weather.Â
These are sometimes called derbys and look similar to today's oxfords. They were a used as a Prussian military boot.
These were worn by Polish nobility in the 14th century. The points of shoes would stretch as long as two feet.Â
This cone-shaped shoes were worn in 10th-century China but were banned in 1911 because they were incredibly small and painful to wear. They were used to bind feet and keep them from growing.
These were worn in the middle ages by peasants. They would take a piece of leather, sew it to one side and turn it inside out.
These were worn in the 15th and 17th centuries and were worn to keep long skirts and dresses clean and off the ground. They also became a symbol of status.
These were popularized by rockers in the 50s and 60s.
These were worn in the 1800s and were affixed with a cromwell buckle. As the grew in popularity, the heels grew in height, which eventually made them unwearable.
Go Go boots became popular in the 60s and continued to be trendy through the 70s.
These were popular men's shoes in the 50s and were known for being extremely durable.
These traditional Russian shoes were made of felt and used to seal in heat in cold weather.
The 80s and 90s made these translucent, plastic shoes popular.
When hemlines became shorts in the 1870s, button boots were created to cover exposed ankles.
These two-toned leather oxfords were popular in the 20s and were typically worn by men playing cricket.