These are Art Deco period heels referred to as “jeweled heels”. They are a sample from a time when heels were custom-ordered. With enamel manufacturing put to practical use on shoes since the end of the 18th century, and the implementation of Bakelite and similar resin treatments in 1909, the heels radiate a glossy shine. Moreover, they show the subtle workmanship of geometric designs, and limestone and metal bead application, At that time in Paris, couturier and artisans specializing in custom-order footwear created luxurious shoes. Craftsmen who signed their names on shoe designs, like Andre Perugia, also appeared. Then, in the 1920s, Western European women began exposing the leg below the knees for the first time. When compared to the existence of footwear up until that period, this becomes an important matter. Shoes which utilize functionality paired with small engraved designs and various historic moldings. Of these shoes, 1920s footwear that reflects art deco designs can be said to exhibit a special charm equal to a kind of objet d’art.
I am currently working on a new act called “La Danse Macabre” that will be debuted October 18th at the Great Canadian Tease Burlesque Brunch!
The Real Jessica Rabbit - Vikki ‘The Back’ Dougan was an actress in the 50’s who made her name by wearing, unheard of, super sexy backless dresses. She was the actual inspiration for Jessica Rabbit in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’
Reblogging because there’s only one week left! Come on, people, let’s make it happen!
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Two burlesque babes promoting the Ottawa Burlesque Festival across 6 Canadian Provinces
So we have reached 20% of our goal and there’s only 16 days left! Go buy your exclusive magnet, print or Lola Murray jewelry while they last, and help two showgirls getting accross Canada!