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Victorian Footwear - Vintage Postcards

This one risque vintage postcard!

A Victorian lass would be awfully embarrassed if these lovely slippers peeped out from under her dress. How scandalous! Lace and ribbon embellished footwear was made to be hidden away.

The 'practical' Victorian boot was constructed with tough leather which took ages to break in. Woman generally tried to squeeze jumbo jet feet into petite shoes. That sounds like quite a blistery combination. Ouch!

During this era, a woman held an image of innocence and silence and was characterized as childish. I'll kick that nption with my converse!