1940s Peep Toe Shoes, Ankle Strap Shoes, Embroidered Flowers on Net - Size 5N
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
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The cutest pair of shoes from the 1940s. These are made of a cream white leather with colorful embroidered flowers on a sturdy net which feels like a strong cotton. Slingbacks with ankle straps, peep-toes and a fairly high heel for that time.
Label reads - The Finest Shoes That Women Can Wear - Del Grande - Montreal
Originally purchased from the Vogue Shoe Shop in the Mont Royal Hotel - Montreal
This was a very high class hotel in the city which was built in 1922 and the shops that were in were high end
Leather undersole reads handmade and insole reads Ada Last.
They are a size 5 and narrow.
Interior Length: 8 1/2
Exterior Length: 9 1.2
Interior Width: 2 3/8
Exterior Width: 2 5/8
Heel Height: 3 1/2
Condition - Very good - some glue showing where the net would have originally been affixed to the sole of the shoe. Some markings on the heels, a matching shoe polish should take care of that.
Found an old photo of pin-up gal Betty Grable from the 1940s wearing a similar styled shoe - see last photo.
Cutest shoes from the 1940s to add to your collection!