Women's Footwear Ads

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.


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PAYPAL
Air Step
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for this year's styles of The Shoe with the Magic Sole. The ad has a picture of model Bea Pallister wearing a set of two-tone Air Step Pumps as she looks at samples of the Minuet, Dona, Bolay, Chelsey and the Willa. The ad gives a short description of each of the styles and gives a price of $6.00 each, more west of Denver. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 5, 1941
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 29

Air Step
Full color 10" x 13" ad that shows three different styles of shoes that are for sale for the price of $6.50 each. The ad describes these as "The shoe with the Magic Sole". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 27, 1943
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 11

Air Step
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that shows three styles of their shoes with prices starting at $6.50. The ad headline calls these "The shoe with the youthful feel". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 13, 1944
Life magazine
2
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 14

Air Step
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that shows a pair of white and brown heels with a price of $6.50. The ad headline calls these "The shoe with the Youthful feel". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad are not visible in the scanned view.
May 6, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 13

Air Step
Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad shows two ladies and the daughter of one hurrying off an airport runway. The ad headline describes this scene at "The mood is Americana light, flexible shoes for the woman on the go".The small print talks about the shoe prices and mentions that Denver West the price is One Dollar Higher. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 9, 1959
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 7

Ball-Band
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad that features an endorsement by actress Rhonda Fleming. The ad is for their Summerettes shoes and shows three different styles and mentions the Comoodore style too. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 4, 1953
Life magazine
1
$8.50
View Shoes / Fleming 1

Bowen
Black and white 9 1/2" x 12" sales flyer. This catalogue, front and back of the page, is for the years 1884-85. There is a large number of different types and styles of shoes for Ladies, Men and Children with prices from less than $1.00 to nearly $2.00. This item still has the fold marks from when it was placed into an envelope to be mailed.
Bowen
1
$10.00
View Ladies Shoes 25

Cobbie
Full color 8" x 11" ad for these fun shoes from Red Cross Shoes. The ad headline says "It's fun...It's gay...in Cobbie-ville, USA". There are photos of ladies wearing the Lumberjack at $10.95, the Mardi Gras for $8.95 and the Galahad for $10.95.
October 1953
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 39

Daniel Green
Black and white 4 1/4" x 6 1/4" ad for their Slippers that are "Lovely for leisure and so practical". Pictured in the ad is one of the many styles and the text assures you that "There are many other styles for all kinds of wear, priced fron $2.50 to $10.50". The ad warns you to "Look for the name on the sole" when you are going to buy Leisure, Formal and the famous "Comfys"
April 15, 1936
Vogue
1
$8.50
View Ladies Footwear 49

Enna Jetticks
Black and white 8" x 11 1/2" ad for their comfortable shoes that are Hand-Flexed by Master Craftsmen. The ad has a picture or two ladies smiling as they stroll along the street wearing shoes from Enna Jetticks and the headline claims that you can "Live in Enna Jetticks - and Like It!". Shown in this ad are four different styles with descriptions, colors available in and prices. The styles shown include the Cleo for $6.00, the Winifred for $5.00, the Violet for $6.00 and the Natalie for $5.00. According to the ad these shoes are available in sizes ranging from 1 to 12 and from widths from AAAAA to EEE.
April 1937
Good Housekeeping
1
$8.50
View Ladies Shoes 37

Enna Jetticks
Three color 5" x 13" ad for some of their Women's Shoes. The ad states that if you find a shoe that looks good and feels good on your feet that it must be made by Enna Jetticks. Shown in the ad are samples of the Empress, the Looper and the Theda and the ad prices them as being from $9.95 to $12.95. This ad is taller than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1951
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
View Ladies Footwear 40

Enna Jetticks
Black and white 5" x 11" ad for their shoes that are called "fashion mates for your new costumes and fitting mates for your feet". The ad shows five different styles and mentions prices of $9.95 and $10.95.
May 1954
Woman's Day
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 38

Enna Jetticks
Full color 5" x 11" ad for some of their shoes for Summer. There is a picture of a lady in a blue dress on a windy day walking through the park and holding her hat at the same time. The headline says that wearing these shoes gives you "More than fine fashion...you feel as beautiful as you'll look!". The ad shows samples of the Pirate, the Tattoo and the Zephyr and says the prices are $9.95 and $10.95 with some platforms at $11.95.
June 1956
Good Housekeeping
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 45

Fiancees
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their selection of Shoes for Ladies. The ad has a picture of a lady wearing a baseball uniform with pinstripes and a New York emblem on the hat and the shirt. This lady is leaning on a baseball bat and holding a softball in her hand as she poses behind five different style of shoes in five different colors. The ad headline asks "Should a single girl play ball with her Fiancees?" and the ad explains what occasion they feel each shoe would be best for. The ad mentions that these shoes range in price from $11.00 to $15.00. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1964
Seventeen magazine
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 34

Foot Delight
Black and white 4" x 6" ad that calls our attention to the newest last, the Plateau. The ad shows the Trellis and discusses several features about it that almost seem like magic. This shoe is able to make "your foot look sizes smaller" yet it feels roomy and easy to wear. In fact, "the Trellis, like every pair of Foot Delights conceals the famous Foot Delight Cushion, magic secret of lively feet that never tire". To help you plan your wardrobe the ad mentions that this shoe is available in Patent Leather, British Tan, Gray Doeskin and Cloud-White Doeskin.
April 15, 1936
Vogue
1
$8.50
View Ladies Footwear 48

Gold Cross
Full color 10" x 13" ad that shows five different styles of their shoes. At the top of the ad is a drawing of a lady holding up a shoe with the headline "How to be sure you get the right pair of shoes this fall". Included are four tips to consider when looking at shoes. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 30, 1943
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 12

Gold Red Cross
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their American Fashion Profiles for Spring...by Gold Cross. This ad has a drawing of a lady dressed in blue with appropriate shoes standing in front of a wall filled with pictures of well-dressed women through the ages. Shown in this ad are drawings of three different styles of their shoes. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be viaible in the scanned view.
March 15, 1948
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 27

International
Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their Miss Wonderful brand of shoes. The ad has a picture of a dog sitting down with a brown boot with a gold chain on it. The ad headline states that "Miss Wonderful takes a Bow. Wow!". In the bottom right corner is a picture of a Green boot with a button on it. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1964
Seventeen
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 33

Kays-Newport
Black and white 10" x 14" ad for their Penalijo's shoes that they were selling. These shoes cost $8.95 and they were available in five different color choices. These shoes were lovely sandals and there were three of them shown in the ad. They were available in sizes 3 1/2 to 10 in a medium and 5 to 10 in a narrow. The ad includes an order form so that you could fill it out and enclose $8.95 for each shoe that you wanted.
March 24, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View
Ladies Shoes 50

Lady Brooke
Full color 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their Shoe Coloring Kit. The ad has a picture of a lady's shoe that has been colored four different colors with a headline that claims that "one shoe can be a wardrobe! with Lady Brooke". The ad says that it is "Available in 24 fashion-perfect colours" and that the introductory kit is available for $1.60 with additional colours for $1.00. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1964
Seventeen magazine
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 17

Life Stride
Full color 10" x 13" ad shows a lady in a red suit and hat standing on a curb preparing to cross a city street. The ad headline calls this "Picture Pump". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 9, 1959
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 5

Naturalizer
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad has a drawing of a seal looking at five different styles of ladies shoes floating over his head. The ad headline calls this the "Naturalizer 'Fit Parade'". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 2, 1944
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 18

Naturalizer
Full color 10" x 14" ad for their Low Boy shoes. The ad has a picture of the Penny which it describes as "One of many Naturalizer Low Boys". The image of this shoe is surrounded by feet wearing other Naturalizer shoes including one dog. The text talks about the comfort you will experience and the variety of choices that were available to you. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 2, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 44

Naturalizer
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that displays four different styles of their shoes. The ad headline calls these "The shoe with the beautiful fit". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 29, 1949
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 15

Naturalizer
Full color 10" x 13" ad shows six different styles of different colors. It also shows a lady looking at shoes from a "Naturalizer Showcase" while a man in a suit (husband, salesman or store cop) stands behind her watching. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be vislble in the scanned view.
March 9, 1959
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Ladies Shoe 4

Phelps, Dodge & Palmer
Black and white 7 3/4" x 11" letter dated July 1, 1886. This is a form letter from Geo. H. Bowen, Resident Salesman for this company that was sent to the customers of their Trilby line of fine ladies shoes. The letter shows the soles of five styles of these shoes and mentions that the price has been reduced to $1.50 for each of these shoes. The ad lists twelve different styles that have had the price lowered. This item does have folds from fitting it into an envelope.
Sales
0
$9.00
View Ladies Shoes 24

Temporarily
Sold Out

Quali-Craft
Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for their new line of Fall Shoes for Ladies. The ad has a drawing of a lady looking at five different styles with the colors available and prices. The ad headline assures you that you will "Look lovelier in Quali-Craft shoes". The ad mentions that you can buy these shoes at Baker's and Leed's shoe stores and gives a list of what cities these shoe stores are in. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 25, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 21

Red Cross
Full color 10" x 13" ad for their Medium Heel Shoes. The ad has a picture that shows three of their medium heel shoes, a Red Whisper shoe, a Brown Adrienne shoe and a Black Chateau shoe. The ad explains how important and in-style shoes with a walkable medium heel are and the ad headline assures the readers that "Medium Heels are our middle name...and Fashions, too!". The ad gives the price range of the Red Cross Shoes as being from $8.95 to $12.95. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1955
Ladies Home Journal
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 31

Red Cross
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for the shoes that were "Designed for Today's American Living". Shown in this ad are a combination of different shoes that were priced from $10.95 to $14.95. We se the Rodeo Tie, the Majestic, the Trinidad, the Phantom, the Cadet, the Paddock, the Daytimer, the Debonair and the Adrienne. There is also a picture of a pair of fashionable ladies standing on a busy city street with a row of international flags behind them.
October 19, 1959
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 47

Risque
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad shows four shoes of different styles sitting on rocks at the edge of a stream. The ad headline describes them as "Patent on the rocks!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 9, 1959
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 6

Romika
Full color 8 1/2" x 11 3/4" ad from a German magazine. This ad shows five different shoes of a casual style with descriptions in German.
March 29, 1979
Bunte
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 8

Selby
Black and white 4 3/4" x 12 1/2" ad for theirStyl-eez shoes. The ad has a photo of a happy lady walking outside as she uses her hand to hold her hat on to her head. The ad shows three different styles and mentions that prices start at $6.50. This ad is taller than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view,
March 27, 1939
Life magazine
1
$8.50
View Ladies Shoes 19

Selby
Full color 10" x 13" ad for their Styl-eez shows a lady dressed in a red suit holding a large white Poodle as they stand under the headline "Let's Walk!". Shown in the ad are samples of four different styles of shoes. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1944
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 3

Selby
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Styl-eez shoes. The ad has a drawing that shows five different types of shoes, one of which is shown on the feet of a model. The ad headline states that "Compare and you'll wear Styl-eez". This d is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 1947
McCall's
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 22

Selby
Full color 10" x 13" ad shows the Selby Arch Preserver Shoes. Shown are four styles of their shoes that vary in price from $12.95 to $16.95. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1947
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 10

Selby
Full color 10" x 13" ad for their Styl-eez style of shoes for Ladies. The headline brags that "Fashion pins a medal on Styl-eez, the only shoes awarded 1951's Fashion Academy Gold Medal" and, next to a picture of a lady's legs wearing a pair of Adonis shoes you can see what this medal actually looked like. In addition to this shoe are examples of the Judy, the Diva, the Uptown, the Spray, the Cathie and the Elly. The prices for these shoes ran from $9.95 to $13.95 and the ad challenges you to "Compare and you'll wear Styl-eez". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 10, 1951
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 43

Summerettes
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Casuals with a photo of actress Lucille Ball wearing a pair while she works in the kitchen. The ad shows and describes four different styles. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 23, 1949
Life magazine
0
$9.00
View Ball / Women's Shoes

Temporarily
Sold Out

Summerettes
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for Summerettes footwear for women. The ad has a photo actress, Mona Freeman, sitting on a rocky outcropping looking at mail that she has just retrieved from a mailbox marked with the name of her latest movie, Copper Canyon. Shoes that are shown in the ad, with descriptions, are the Floridan, the Verona and the Daytona
May 22, 1950
Life magazine
2
$8.00
View Freeman / Summerettes

Sun-Steps
Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad has a photo of a lady looking at four different models of this sandal and casual shoe. The ad headline claims these shoes "take their cue from the gay Mediterranean Mood". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
May 9, 1955
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 16

United States Rubber
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Kedettes which are called The Washable Casuals. There is a picture of some wooden steps with a lady sitting on them while wearing a pair of Sling shoes and placed on different steps are single shoes of the Strap style, the Dutchboy style and the Archwedge style. The claim is made in this ad that these shoes were available from $3.50 to $5.50 at better stores. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 14, 1948
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 46

Vitality
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their Designing Shoes. The ad headline says "Twice as Smart for Both of You" and has drawings of a woman at two times of the day, at 9 AM and 9 PM. The ad shows several different examples of their shoes including the Allure, the Denise, the Torrid, the Maureen, the Mollie and the Squadron. According to the ad all of these were available in complete range of sizes and widths. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 2, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 41

Vitality
Full color 10" x 13" ad shows samples of six different styles offered at this time. The ad headline assures the reader that "You're Twice as Smart with Vitality Shoes". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 10, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 9

Vitality
Full color 9 1/2" x 12" ad for the ladies shoes that are recommended by everyone from "the smart stylist to the trim typist". The ad has a drawing of two ladies looking at five different styles. The ad headline let's you know that if you choose these shoes "You're twice as smart". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1, 1947
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 20

Vitality
Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for the shoes that, due to the way they feel and the way they look, have what the makers call a Cosmetic Effect. The ad has a picture of a smiling lady looking at her reflection in a hand-held mirror under the headline "Thrill to the cosmetic effect of Vitality shoes". Shown in the ad, with descriptions are a selection of their Open Road Shoes such as the Louraine, the Oleta, the Susan, the Sigrid, the Dazzle and the Darnell. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 7, 1949
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 36

Vitality
Full color 10" x 14" ad for the shoes that allow you to "Capture the essence of Spring". Shown in the ad are seven different styles of heels. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 5, 1951
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 1

Vitality
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for more of their Shoes for Ladies. The headline claims that these shoes are "Famous for Fashion and Fit" and shows several styles both in drawings and being worn. There is a picture of a lady wearing a pair of red Tilda shoes and another of a lady wearing a pair of purple Joice shoes. There are drawings of a black Clarette, a blue Ellie and a blue Gleam. The text prices the Vitality shoes at from $10.95 to $12.95 and the Wanderlust shoes starting at $8.95. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1, 1952
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 42

Vitality
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their shoes for Women that are Famous for Fashion and Fit. The ad has a picture of a smiling, stylishly dressed lady next to six different shoe styles that Vitality was offering at this time. The ad has a Brown Sharee shoe, a Dark Blue Brisbane shoe, a Black Judeline shoe, a Brown Kamby shoe, a Dark Brown Gala shoe and a Red Tecumsah shoe that was from their Wanderlust shoe line. I caution you that I use my male eye to determine the colors of these shoes so they may be different than a person with style feels they are. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1955
Ladies Home Journal
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 30

Vitality
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that talks about the slenderizing fit that their Wanderlust Shoes provide. The ad claims that their "slenderizing fit creates new interest in you!" and has examples of their Tess, Deanna, Helena, Gaynor, Vance, Robina and Eunice styles of shoes that were priced from $10.95 to $13.95. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 1958
McCall's
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 35

Vitality
Full color 10" x 13" ad shows four different styles of Pumps. The shoes shown range in price from $12.95 to $14.95. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1959
Ladies Home Journal
1
$7.50
View Ladies Shoes 2

Wohl
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their Connie Lo-Heelers brand of shoes. The ad has a drawing of a lady wearing a pair of these and there are four other styles shown in the ad. The ad headline calls these "Smart Casual Shoes that sing of Spring". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 1947
McCall's
1
$8.00
View Ladies Shoes 23










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