Style Glossary

Style-glossary
1815womenadelaide

Adelaide Boot

Named for the Queen Consort of William IV, these Victorian era booties were made of either silk or kid leather, and had no left-right differentiation. Their construction kept women's ankles from being seen when their crinolines were scandalously swept atilt by the wind.

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Category: Shoes | Photo: History of Footwear

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