House of Dior  (French, founded 1947)  Designer: Roger Vivier (French, 1913–1998) Date: 1961

Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, "He took the upturned toe and turquoise blue associated with the glazes and semiprecious stones of the Middle East to create his version of the Orientalist slipper.

Amazing shoes by Parisian shoemaker Ducerf Scavini look as though they were painted by Seurat, circa 1930.

Ducerf Scavini Date: ca. 1930 Culture: French Medium: leather, silk, metal Dimensions: Heel to Toe: 9 in. cm) Height (of heel): 2 in. How to jazz up a neutral outfit?

Pumps 1913 made by Pietro Yantorny (Italian), French, made of silk and wood, The Metropolitan Museum of Art C.I.69.12.2a–h

Pumps 1913 made by Pietro Yantorny (Italian), French, made of silk and wood, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pumps Designer: Pietro Yantorny  Date: 1914–19 Culture: French Medium: leather, silk Accession Number: C.I.53.76.20a–g

Pumps Pietro Yantorny (Italian, Date: Culture: French Medium: leather, silk Dimensions: Length: 10 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Capezio Inc.

Red brocade shoes French, 1930s

Shoes in the Fashion Timeline exhibit

Slippers: ca. 1720-1739, French, leather, silk.

Slippers, French, leather, silk Gift of Miss Agles Clarke 1938 Metropolitan Museum of Art,

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