Heel shoes

Are you looking for heel shoes that are inspired by real historical models? So you are at the right place! Many types of historical heel shoes for men and women can be found here. Take a look at our wide range and turn up for example Napoleonic boots, shoes Thirty Years` War, Baroque heel shoes or Renaissance heel shoes.

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Our leather shoes are treated with balm containing beeswax. The shoes are made of genuine leather.

Heel shoes

Although heel shoes are depicted in ancient Egyptian murals on tombs and temples, the earlier mentions about human leg in heel shoes come from Hellenic times.

The wearing of heel shoes was booming in Europe in the 16th century and was lasted until the French Revolution. Then the low shoes were worn again, because the heel was a sign of wealth and well-being of the nobility. High heels were worn by Louis IX., Mary I Tudor, and Catherine de' Medici.

The ownership of heel shoes was associated with the ownership of horse, because this type of footwear was suitable for leg in the stirrup. The heel is back in vogue in the 19th century and they keep there to this day. The heels have also erotic function. Heel has an impact on posture of women - accentuates the bust and bottom.

Match your heel shoes to your historical costumes of our wide range. Your historical outfit was perfect! Maybe some other historical shoes will be very attractive for you!