Evening shoes

Department Store Marshall Field & Company American

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The Jazz Age is remembered as a period of unparalleled exuberance, due not least to contemporary fashion. Women's eveningwear in particular expressed this zeitgeist through uncomplicated cuts and bold uses of color, pattern, and glittering materials. Metallic leathers and lively appliqués were important elements in footwear designed to accompany the iconic "flapper dresses", however the fuchsia and peach pearlized leather of this pair of flamboyant evening T-strap shoes is extraordinary. To assure an eye-catching sparkle, the designer has included a panel of pavé rhinestones on the strap.

Evening shoes, Marshall Field & Company (American, founded 1881), leather, rhinestones, French

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