Articles: Shoes

Shoemaker Lukáš Špulák
Shoemaker Lukáš Špulák
Brands and Makers
Lukáš Špulák was born in 1982 in Broumov. He´s married and has one son. He lives in Prague, Pilsen and Broumov. He studied landscaping and ecology. Since 2009, he has been working on shoe production. He supplies various movie productions and music…
What Were Musketeers Really Like?
What Were Musketeers Really Like?
Interesting facts of the past
There is probably nobody who has never heard of the famous novel, The Three Musketeers. Athos, Porthos, Aramis and d’Artagnan are arguably the most famous literary characters of all time. Nimble and charming fighters for justice were first depicted…
Cold Weapons of Renaissance
Cold Weapons of Renaissance
Weapons
Humanism was a revival of classical antiquity and the era of education and science. Renaissance was a turning point that still fascinates people across all continents. The Renaissance Period began in the 14th century in Florence, Italy. Not only did…
The American Civil War
The American Civil War
Interesting facts of the past
The original United States of America were formed of 13 British colonies. Even though they differed in economy, area and population, one thing united them: the hatred towards England, the country that imposed high taxes and complicated their lives.…
Become Wizard, Knight or an Elf Warrior. Play LARP!
Become Wizard, Knight or an Elf Warrior. Play LARP!
Historical costumes and footwear
It is 4 P.M. A girl suddenly becomes a troll hunter with a mission to stop evil queen from destroying the world. She walks quietly through the forest wearing a horse-rider outfit and a quiver with arrows on her back. When the story is over, she puts…
Who Were Gladiators? From Slaves to Celebrities
Who Were Gladiators? From Slaves to Celebrities
Interesting facts of the past
What did favourite ancient entertainment look like? Desperate slaves fighting for their lives in front of an enormous audience. Next to it, pompous victorious celebrations of crowds’ favourites. Gladiator battles were not just about survival. On the…
Even Caesar Was Afraid of Them. What Were the Celts Really Like?
Even Caesar Was Afraid of Them. What Were the Celts Really Like?
Interesting facts of the past
A group of half-naked barbarians with swords and axes against the formation of Caesar’s soldiers. The barbarians seem eager to fight, without a sign of fear in their eyes. They let out a piercing war cry and surge forward, crashing into the Roman…
Information about custom-made-shoes
Information about custom-made-shoes
Historical costumes and footwear
You often ask about the possibilities in the production of our historical shoes. You can find shoes from several manufacturers in our store. The following information does not apply to imported footwear such as from Marshal Historical, Ulfberth, etc…
Historical shoes
Historical shoes
Historical costumes and footwear
We are not certain when someone worn shoes for the first time but the oldest found were about 10,000 years old. Since then they came through a long evolution and as the society was developing and people’s taste changing we now observe a lot of…
Care of Leather Shoes
Care of Leather Shoes
Historical costumes and footwear
Our leather shoes are treated with balm containing beeswax. The shoes are made of genuine leather.
Shoe size after foot length
Shoe size after foot length
Historical costumes and footwear
So that the purchase does not end so often with return, you should be able to determine your shoe size correctly. Here you will find simple instructions, how to measure your length of the foot that determines the shoe size.
How to remove the excess black dye that rubs off from the boots?
How to remove the excess black dye that rubs off from the boots?
Historical costumes and footwear
Do you have a suggestion for polishing or removing the excess black dye that rubs off from the boots?