Shoes … Shoes … and more Shoes!

Hundreds of period shoes beginning with the 18th century through 2000.

The virtual museum from Shoe Icons Publishing explores centuries of footwear, including more than 1500 pairs of shoes, more than 300 pairs of shoe buckles, 250 buttonhooks, large number of stamps, books, cards, photographs and other shoe related printed material. The site has high resolution images of hundreds of period shoes beginning with the 18th century through 2000. The database selection is endless; divided into date, style, brands, designers, material, color, heel height and more. Each item displays multiple large detail images. Be prepared, you will be enchanted for hours.

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To begin, explore wonderful examples of period footwear:

Then discover a collection of Accessories including: Buckles, Buttonhooks, Shoe-horns, Heels, and Stockings.