Renaissance Shoes

New shoes for the Renaissance Faire

Richard contacted us for a slipper to finish off his new costume and chose parts from several shoes that we had already made. We merged the parts and came up with this slipper. They go beautifully with the fantastic costume that Richard had made and we are thrilled to be part of his work.

Thoughts about Designing Medieval and Renaissance Shoes

Making the assumption that the footwear that has survived to become part of museum collections may be because it didn’t fit well, wasn’t a favorite pair, didn’t look like the wearer wanted, in short was a dog left sitting at the bottom of a closet, I feel that one could get creative about the detailing…