The History of Saddle Shoes

The History of Saddle Shoes

In the first half of the 20th century, there may have been no article of clothing more well regarded for its performance and signature design than the saddle shoe. Initially developed as a sporting shoe, the saddle shoe, or saddle oxford, rose to a Hollywood level of...
Vintage Black Oxford Shoes

Vintage Black Oxford Shoes

Today’s Show Us Your Shoes Contest submission is from Candice: My favorite pair of shoes are these vintage (as in circa early 1940s) oxford shoes. I love vintage shoes, these shoes look nice, are comfy and very versatile, and, since they’re vintage,...
Frank Miller’s Crown Dressing Shoe Polish

Frank Miller’s Crown Dressing Shoe Polish

My brother recently found an antique Frank Miller’s Crown Dressing Shoe Polish bottle (shown below) that dates back to the late 1800’s. Click here to read the story behind it’s discovery (and what it’s worth today).  The following ad for Frank...