Old Fashioned Susie gets a kick out of shoes like these from the 20’s:

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OH My!

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And Oh Yes!

Fascinating how metallic waxed poetic! Hemmingway would be delighted, no?

Now then how about those 30’s?

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Soooooo gangstar compliments of Museum Victoria.

The 30’s era brought in my favorite style of trousers, but the 40’s get my prize for the absolute best, sexiest, practical and sass-tastic shoes.

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Just ask AddyBell.

The rebel in me wants to skip a few decades just to mess with the linear types, but truth be told I carry a bit of the spreadsheet mindset tucked away in the corners of my mind so let’s just bring the 50’s and GET. IT. DONE.

The Vintage Dancer will bring you an array of 1950’s glory shoes. Here’s just a sampling of my swoonsters.

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Now that we have covered my favorites up to the mid-century, I shall pause. It is time for us all to shop for anything close to this and enjoy. Next time, expect Mod, Silly 70’s, Ostentatious 80’s, Narci 90’s, OH OH OH 00’s… keep peep toe wedging!

Cheers,

Amy

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Yet I am mesmerized by them. Do you think Band Aids owes some loyalties to the makers of tin toys? There is something about the art, the paint, and the sound of the flimsy yet dangerous tin that has my attention. Just look at them!

 

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While the faces are slightly creepy, elephants are exploited and the robots are the stuff of 1950’s nightmares – I could study every detail of everyone of them for hours. One never knows where inspiration will emerge. I can’t wait to see how this will influence the next trouser by Archie & Eldred!

Cheers,

Amy

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OK Americans. It. Is. Time.

Embrace your inner Culotte… or as we say @ Archie & Eldred… Coooooooolaight!

We are borderline obsessed with the cropped trouser, the world calls “culotte” or “wide legged capri”. What ever makes you cozy, we implore our fellow American to come to grips with the FACT that culottes are BACK baby. And it is good. I’ll give you a glimmer of my faves and supply gobs of links for you to explore. Meanwhile, I understand that psychologically you will need to go through the process of…

SHOCK

RESISTANCE

SEDUCTION

That said, I’ll pretend you are on the seduction route and NEEEEEEEED more.

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In conclusion, THIS IS NOT NEW! It is the legend of the CULOTTE. And it ought to be well-respected.

Here are the juicy links:

This

This

This

This

This

This

This

This

This

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I loves it.

Cheers,

Amy

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