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Evening Sandals

Description: Pair of heeled sandals. Uppers made of black peau du soi silk crepe over leather. Edged in gold kid leather. Vamp formed of three bands, each with applied central black silk circular piece with attached gilt metal neoclassical head. Shoes buckle at side with oval gilt metal buckles set with rhinestones. 2 5/8" Boulevard-style heel. For late afternoon or evening wear. Inscribed in each shoe: "Sp14630 / 58545" Labels: In right shoe: "DELMAN / New York - Chicago - London - Paris"; In left shoe: "BERGDORF / GOODMAN".
Date: 1930
Creator: Delman, Herman
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Platform Lace-Up Sandals

Description: Pair of platform sandals. Silver leather covered black plastic(?) sole with silver metal lace and cords. 4" spike set-back heel. Marked in relief on sole of each shoe: "Made in France". Anonymous gift to the Texas Fashion Collection.
Date: 1970
Creator: Jourdan, Charles
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

D'Orsay Pumps

Description: Pair of brown suede D'Orsay Pumps. The shoes have brown suede rounded toe box and heel area, but are open at sides to the sole. Small inverted V cut at front creating "peep-toe" effect. On top of vamp is sewn on brown suede "tie" forming the effect of a bow. Brown suede ankle strap. Thick 3 1/2" high spike heel covered in brown suede. Marked inside heel of both shoes: "17061-1 / 6 S / 11310X"; Stamped on sole of both shoes: "Pandora / Footwear" The D'Orsay Pumps style of shoes is named after Count d'Orsay, a 19th century leader of French Society.
Date: 1949
Creator: Pandora Footwear
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of deep wine red leather pumps. Shoes have a V-throat on vamp and are edged with thin bands of taupe leather around vamp and along outside panel ending in a triangular shape. 3 1/2" Continental set-back heel almost a stiletto, but wider and more oval in cross-section. Stamped in each shoe: "Charles Jourdan / Paris" and "Orient". Stamped inside each heel: "39 B / 63586 E". Stamped on sole: "Leather / Leder / Cuir / Made in / France"
Date: 1970/1983
Creator: Jourdan, Charles
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boots

Description: Pair of black suede boots. Over-calf-height square-toed boots lace up front, with 3 rows of eyelets at bottom and 15 hooks above. Block heel is covered in black suede. Lined in off-white kid leather and with a rubber and leather sole. Impressed in rubber sole: "Made in France". Stamped on lining inside: "Charles Jourdan / Paris" and "8 1/2 2A 468069 LE"
Date: 1965/1969
Creator: Jourdan, Charles
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of white leather pumps. Shoes have rounded open toes and sections of clear vinyl or plastic at vamp on either side. Accented with rectangular buckles at vamps painted white and set with large and small rhinestones. Back straps fasten with rectangular white-painted metal buckles. 3" spike heel covered in white leather. Written in each shoe: "6 1/2 B" on vamp; "6 1/2 B 6333 / 7214-6RF" on back strap. Stamped on lining of left shoe: "M. Wolf / New York". Stamped on lining of right shoe: "Neiman-Marcus".
Date: 1970/1983
Creator: Wolf, M.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of pumps. The open-toed shoes have vamps formed of black leather covered in a rhinestone-covered black fabric "bunched" at center with a circular rhinestone-set black metal button. Silver leather and elastic "spring-o-lators" linings. 3 1/4" black plastic spike heels set with rhinestones. Written inside vamp of each shoe: "6 1/2 [illeg.] / 1616ind / 6486" Stamped on each lining: "Neiman-Marcus" and "Spring-o-lators / Pat Pend"
Date: 1955/1983
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of black suede pumps. Shoes have peep-toe design and are embellished across the vamp with an asymmetrical design in black ribbon and side 1/2 bow on outer side. 2 1/2" high continental set-in heels covered in black suede. Leather soles, grey leather lining. Printed grey cloth lining with logo "Lastep". Stamped inside heel of both shoes: "D13258 7 1/2A AAA / 6/A". Stamped on sole of each shoe: "The United States Shoe Co. / Reg U.S. Pat. Off. / Red Cross / Shoe" Stamped inside right shoe: "Red Cross Shoes" and "This product has no connection whatever / with the American National Red Cross". Use of the "Red Cross Shoe" brand was suspended during World War II when the American Red Cross objected. It was re-instated in 1948 on the condition they company publicly disclaimed all connection with the ARC. These shoes have the disclaimer stamped in the right shoe.
Date: 1948/1950
Creator: United States Shoe Corporation
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather heels

Description: Pair of shoes of gold leather. Designed with slightly pointed toes, the shoes are modified D'Orsay pumps, with open toe formed by crossed-over wide straps at vamp, and with cut-away sides on the outside of shoe. High stiletto heels covered with same leather, tapering to base. Lined in silver leather. Designer's label stamped inside: "Bruno Magli / Bologna * Made in Italy" Stamped on sole: "7 / Vero / Cuoio" Measurements: Length: 21 cm. Width: 7.5 cm. Height: 14 cm. Heel: 9 cm. (3 1/2") high on axis with cap
Date: 1980/1985
Creator: Magli, Bruno
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of black patent leather and off-white translucent plastic(?). The shoes are designed with a gently pointed toe, in the spectator style. Toecap, heel, and edging of upper of black patent leather, the rest of the upper of an off-white translucent plastic with a woven texture. The edging along the upper is slightly scalloped, and the shoes are slingback style, with black patent leather straps around heels. The low heels taper to base. Shoe of black patent leather and white translucent plastic; spectator style; slingback. Low heels Brand label stamped inside: "Fiesa" Retailer's label inside: "Sakowitz / Houston" Handwritten inside, partly illegible: "7 1/2B A66[illeg] / A158[illeg]" Measurements: Length; 25 cm. Width: 7.5 cm. Height: 6 cm. Heel: 5.5 cm. (2") high on axis with cap.
Date: 1970/1979
Creator: Fiesa
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Loafers

Description: Men's house loafers of red embossed patent leather with top-stitching of red. Square toe; flat wedge heel; sole of matching leather. Retailer's label: Neiman-Marcus / Made in France
Date: 1950/1979
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pumps of tan suede; pointed toe; high narrow heel. Designer label: "Charles Jourdan / Paris / Made in France" Measurements: Length: 21 cm Width: 8cm Height: 14cm Heel: 8cm (3") high on axis w/cap
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Charles Jourdan
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Square pumps

Description: Pumps of beige snakeskin, square toe and vamp, square chunky heel. Designer label: "Adolfo / Couture / Made in Italy" Measurements: Length: 25 cm Width: 8.5cm Height: 12cm Heel: 5.5cm (2 1/4") high on axis w/cap
Date: 1970/1979
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Novelty shoes

Description: Pair of pumps of plastic and leather. The pumps are of a plastic printed with a multi-colored hologram surface of stripes with stars, stripes and dots. 3" spike heels covered with blue leather. White leather inner. Sole of brown and black leather. Label inside each shoe: "Stuart Weitzman / for / Mr. Seymour". Stamped inside each shoe: "5W 79087 N 7 1/2" Stamped on sole: "Leather / Sole" in hide outline; Stuart Weitzman & Co / Made in Spain" 23 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest; 15cm. at highest; Heel: 7.5 cm. (3") high on axis with cap.
Date: 1985/1995
Creator: Weitzman, Stuart
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather sandals

Description: Pair of ivory leather sandals. The heeled sandals are of ivory pebble textured leather simulating alligator. Open-toe design, with wide strap. Heels are in the form of a cut-out wedge, 2 3/4" high. Stamped in each shoe: "Uffizi". Stamped inside strap: "7 M / Leather Upper / Man Made Sole / Made in Brazil / 1130". Stamped on sole: "Uffizi". Size: 7; 22 cm. long; 9 cm. at widest; 7 cm. at highest; Heel: 6 cm. (2 1/2") high on axis with "cap".
Date: 1990/1999
Creator: Uffizi
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather slingback heels

Description: Pair of tan and black leather sling-back pumps. Uppers of tan/brown leather with black leather toe cap. Sling-back strap with gilt metal buckle. 2 3/4" continental heel covered in tan/brown leather. Shoe lined in putty colored leather. Sole of natural brown leather. Stamped in each shoe: "Made in France"; Chanel / [logo]". Stamped inside upper: "105002 37". Stamped on sole: "37 / DE / [logo] / Coupe monte fini main". Size: 7; 23 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest; 14cm. at highest; Heel: 6. cm. (2 3/4") high on axis with cap.
Date: 1990/1999
Creator: Chanel (Firm)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of speckled taupe leather pumps. Uppers of light taupe leather embellished with tiny grayish flat pebbled textural design. Toe cap of black patent leather. 3 3/4" spike heel covered in black patent leather. Lined in olive leather except inner heel, which is lined in natural light brown leather. Soles of black leather. Stamped in each shoe: "Charles Jourdan / Paris / Made in France". Stamped inside each heel: "37 X 7 2A 586855 NF". Stamped on sole: "Leather / Leder / Cuir / Made in / France" Size 7; 22 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest; 16 cm. at highest; Heel: 9 cm. (3 3/4") high on axis with cap.
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Charles Jourdan
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather shoe

Description: Tudor style shoe of petrified leather with elongated profile and square toe. Stitching connecting sole to upper, at center back, and along insole and opposite insole.
Date: 1475/1525
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Leather shoe

Description: Shoe of petrified leather with elongated profile, squared toe, and tabs from both sides that tie over center tongue and form keyhole openings at sides. Stitching holding together several pieces and sole missing. Reproduction lace.
Date: 1475/1525
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Reptile skin shoes

Description: Shoes of pale yellow fabric with silver "scale" pattern simulating snakeskin. Pointed toes, and silver leather lining in insoles. 3" high stiletto heels covered in same fabric. Maker's label stamped inside: "Herbert Levine" Retailer's label stamped inside: "Neiman Marcus" Handwritten notation in shoe: "5B 7L12.2LH / 33040" Measurements: Length: 22 cm Width: 7cm Height:15cm Heel: 8cm (3") high on axis w/cap
Date: 1955/1965
Creator: Levine, Beth, 1914-2006 & Levine, Herbert
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

T-strap shoes

Description: Shoes of navy leather, t-straps, pointed and squared toes, rounded vamp, low throat, d'orsay, stacked heel. Measurements: L: 25 cm W: 8 cm H: 13.2 cm Heel: 6.5cm (2 11/16 in.) Markings: Left- "herbert levine" Right- "Neiman Marcus"
Date: 1955/1965
Creator: Levine, Beth, 1914-2006 & Levine, Herbert
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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