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April 09, 2010


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Becky D

Hadn't really thought about footwear from the past, but it's fascinating to look at these elfish wonders. My own not-so-dainty foot is a hefty 11EEEE. And my feet are flat, flat, flat. I would have died wearing something like this! How did women maintain their mental health in these, much less their physical well being?? All that pondered, they are very pretty!

FIDM Museum

Ladies lucky enough to wear shoes probably didn't walk too much when wearing them. They just glided around the dance floor and stepped carefully in and out of the carriage!

FORM Shoe Inserts

Thanks for the history lesson, I love reading about the past but I never stopped to think about footwear for women during the mid-nineteenth century. This was a fascinating read, well-written and easy to understand.


These boots are crazy amazing!

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