How to dismantle and re-assemble modern shoes into sturdy, beautiful, convincing historical footwear - and even improve the fit!
Bathing boots and shoes were very popular from the late 19th century through to the 1920s. Nicole constructs a functional, but very cute, pair.
Lauren of American Duchess turned her costuming hobby into a career designing historical shoes. She talks to Elizabeth about getting started and the delights of embroidered 18th century mules...
Can't afford bespoke historic shoes to match your outfit? Caroline shows how to dye and embellish store-bought shoes to make them your own.
If specialist period shoes are outside your budget, here's how to revive, alter or modify existing shoes with skills you already have.