19 Examples Of The Most Weirdest Shoes Through History
by N/A, 7 years ago | 3 min read
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a much more impressive collection of shoes than you do.
1. Women wore wedged shoes like this in the late 1500s and early 1600s to keep their skirts from dragging on the ground.
2. Silk and leather shoes were popular in Italy in the 1600s.
3. Colorful, embroidered shoes were on trend throughout Europe in the 1700s.
4. These clogs from the 1800s are believed to be from The Netherlands.
5. These were popular among brides in the U.S. in 1875.
6. These shoes were commonly worn by the elite in 19th century Turkey.
7. These red leather boots are from 19th century Hungary.
8. These wedged slippers were worn by an ethnic minority group called the Manchu in the 19th century.
9. These incredible leather lion sandals were designed by Ghanaians in the 20th century.
10. Italian designer Pierre Yantorny’s 1925 – 1930 collection influenced the way shoes were displayed for years to come.
11. These Parisian wedge sandals were designed by Maniatis Bottier in 1940.
12. These glamourous blue shoes were designed by Roger Vivier in 1960.
13. These shoes, from Emilio Pucci's 1964 – 65 collection were called exotic at the time.
14. Andrea Pfister’s zebra-print boot was unforgettable.
15. French designer Isabel Canovas created a banana ballerina flat with an Andy Warhol-esque flair.
16. Chanel's snow boots from the 1993 – 94 winter collection were a perfect representation of the brand.
17. Stilettos like these came to prominence in the 1990s.
18. Helmut Lang's 2004 horsehair shoes definitely made history.
19. These heelless Manolo Blahnik's from 2006 were avant garde for the time.
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