Monday, July 2, 2012

Marketplace Mondays - Shoes, Shoes, Shoes!

Now, if you're like me, you abhor feet but are inexplicably obsessed with shoes. If you do, you'll be very excited by today's topic: where to buy the perfect shoes for your retro/vintage outfits!

First, I'll start off with the shoes that sparked the idea for this article: American Duchess' "Pompadour"

American Duchess makes shoes in the style of periods ranging from the 17th to the early 20th centuries. Being simple yet beautifully crafted and simply styled, they are perfect for the avid costumer as they can be worn with a variety of period costumes. Visit their website here.

Next we have ModCloth. They are well-known for their fabulous retro styles, but they also have a wide and varied collection of delightful footwear perfect for any vintage/retro wardrobe. Here are some of my favorites:

Finally, a great little boutique called Trashy Diva. They actually have two brick-and-mortar stores here in New Orleans, but most of their stock is also available online. Aside from a lovely line of vintage-inspired dresses for women and (just recently) children, Trashy Diva also carries an extensive line of quite spectacular shoes; shoes like these:

I hope these have got your toes tingling! Let me know in the comments if you get any of these shoes. I'd love to hear reviews!

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