Born on the court but adopted by rebels, rockers, rappers, artists, dreamers, thinkers and originals, Converse shoes continue to celebrate personal style and individual self-expression. Iconic silhouettes include Chuck Taylors, Cons, John Varvatos and Jack Purcells and are available in canvas, leather, and rubber.
20th century court shoes A court shoe (British English), or pump (American English), is a shoe with a low-cut front, the vamp, and without a fastening. They are usually worn by women, but are still traditional menswear in some formal situations, where the style is sometimes called an opera slipper or patent pump.
A kitten heel is a type of shoe with a thin, low heel that is usually 1.5 to 1.75 inches or less, but this style is more than just a low heel. What makes a pair of shoes "kitten heeled" is the placement and feminine shape of the heel. History. Kitten heels rose to prominence in the 1950s.
Wedges & Heels for Women. Wedges are the perfect way to combine heels with ease. Plenty of women like to wear heels on a daily basis but don't want to look over-dressed. In comes the wedge and solves that problem for you, with shoes that give you height and sexiness but maintain the playfulness of a sandal.
Wellington boots, called rain boots, rubber boots, mucking boots, billy boots, galoshes or gum-boots, are popular in Canada and the United States, particularly in springtime when melting snows leave wet and muddy ground. Young people can be seen wearing them to school or university and taking them to summer camps.