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100 New 1940s Shoes at Vintagedancer.com
New 1940's style shoes are ready to browse and shop at Vintagedancer.com.
By: Vintage Dancer LLC
1940’s style shoes come in a few pretty styles. The most iconic is the peep toe shoe. Adorable small cut outs at the toe were the first heel style to reveal the front of the foot. Popular colors in the 1920’s were black, tan, army green, mustard yellow, rosy red or white with low to mid Cuban heels. 1940s shoes had a chunky look.The wedge heel was extremely popular in the 1940s for this reason. Wedges could be formal or casual especially in summer with laces that wrap up and around the ankle. The ankle strap pump was another formal shoe while the low heel oxford in plain or two tone combinations was ideal for day wear. Even the black and white saddle shoe was popular with teenagers.
Swing dancing was a fun activity for young women. A good pair of moderate heel pumps or Mary Jane shoes made swing dancing fun and fashionable. Today special shoes are made just for swing dancer who want to look the vintage part while dancing. Vintagedancer.com features dancing shoes too- we love to dance!
1940 style shoes give a nod to the past with the wedge and Mary Jane leading the revival. Some heels may be modern while others embrace the heavier vintage heel. A keen eye for the right style and the right outfit to wear your new 1940s shoes with is essential.
Besides shoes, 1940’s inspired dresses, skirts, tops, hats, hair accessories and jewelry can be found at VintageDancer.com. Both reproduction 40’s and vintage inspired 40’s clothing and accessories are available to browse. Shoppers simply visit the 1940s fashion shop pages, click on an item they want, and then they are redirected to the retailers website for final review and purchase. Our vintage style clothing and shoes come from several different retailers with a good mix of price points. If you need help finding the perfect pair of shoes- just ask- we are only an email away.