Dating Vintage Shoes - Dolcis De Luxe - 1950s?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion Q & A' started by Vintage Lulu, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Vintage Lulu

    Vintage Lulu Registered Guest


    I've recently acquired these lovely red velvet Dolcis de Luxe shoes and wondered if anyone can help me date them?

    I was told they were 1950s which would fit with the colour and style (I think?) however I have seen similar inner sole label's on earlier shoes from around 1930s - the branding of "Loveliness Beauty" and "Quality Charm" printed in two separate small gold circles. I just want to check if they might be earlier than 1950s.

    If anyone can help it would be much appreciated. They are very special shoes!

    Thanks very much

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  2. Jonathan

    Jonathan Trade Member

    I agree, I think they are late 30s. The heel shape isn't quite right for 50s, and the gold kid on red velvet looks more 30s to me, as well as the script in the sock lining.
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  3. Vintage Lulu

    Vintage Lulu Registered Guest

    Thanks very much Jonathan! I really appreciate you taking the time to respond.

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