DEDICATED TO ALL THE OLD VINTAGE STYLE OF BOOTS THAT I LOVE
APRIL.2014— 2840 VIEWS
As you look to the right you will see the original picture i took in Luckenbach Texas of these Victorian Boots. Iv had a fascination with these boots, and own two pair ankle one’s though..As u can see the shoes are old and was tattered,Well i decided to give these boots an over haul and fix them up to be beautiful as they once were..This picture above to the left hand side i did the background and roses and fixed up these old Victorian Boots which i love. Now they shine for all to see!
Restored these boots using photoshop painting and added back ground painted and roses painted.restored boots in photoshop paint drawing ect.
I absolutely adore Victorian lace-up boots. You know the boots I’m talking about, ladies. Every woman should have at least one pair.
They are often called Victorian boots, granny goots, goth or gothic boots, or even witch boots, but they all generally refer to some variation of the type of boots illustrated here. Typically, they are black, but tans, browns, creams and white are very popular as well.
They are form-fitting and accentuate a woman’s calves and ankles. They are comfortable to wear and offer good ankle support. Some have zippers on the side so that you don’t have to lace and unlace them each time.
Victorian boots create a look of sleek look of authority, style and grace that is hard to match with other footwear.
The Victorian & Edwardian Eras
The Victorian era was from 1837 until 1901 and the Edwardian era, named after Queen Victoria’s successor, King Edward VII, began in 1901 and lasted until 1910.
Women’s ankles were to be covered to protect them from men’s prying eyes. Ironically, the intricate tight lacings of the ankle boots had a titilating effect.
The higher, front-laced 19th Century shoes/boots became more popular when Queen Victoria started wearing them at her Scottish castle Balmoral. The two-toned lace up boots have become known as Balmorals.
The typical walking boot was lined with flannel, had a half inch heel and cost about $5.50.