Historical Footwear & Reproduction Shoe Accessories

Let the Carnival festivities commence

Brighten up the gray days of winter with sparkle, shine, and glamour with American Duchess: ‘your pleasant place of all festivity’ for your feet!



These elegant backless heeled slippers (c. 1700 - 1770s) are the ideal choice for fancy gowns with a superbly balanced French heel, leather lining for easy walking, and a softly pointed toe.

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These limited-edition Camille boots were inspired by the Star Princess costume in Phantom of the Opera with a healthy dose of historical design. Based closely on original 1890s vaudeville, opera, and circus boots.

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Bring your Regency dreams to life with these delicate dancing slippers ( c. 1800 - 1830). The Penelope offers beauty and comfort with so many color pairings, ways to wear the ribbons, and a soft yet durable shoes.

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Behold the parade of fanciful satin slippers, sultry metallic t-straps, shimmering Marie Antoinette mules, and a bevy of beautiful boots and shoes in leathers and fabrics of enchantment.

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From Venice to New Orleans, and all over the world

This is a celebratory time of year. Dress to the nines from tip to toe and live out your fantasies while keeping comfy and cute in perfectly appointed footwear.


Our newest collection: Meet Harlemology!

In collaboration with Dandy Wellington - The collection was inspired by the style, history and people of early 20th century Harlem, New York.



Welcome to our new European website! Shop, ship, return, and exchange from within the EU with shorter waits and lower costs.

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Welcome to American Duchess Historical Footwear

American Duchess Historical Footwear exclusively manufactures our own unique and varied line of reproduction 18th Century shoes, Regency boots, Victorian button boots, Edwardian Shoes, and 1920's, 1930s, and 1940s shoes. We also offer a range of accessories such as 18th Century shoe buckles, silk stockings, and reproduction Victorian button hooks.

All of our historical shoes and accessories are carefully researched and painstakingly designed to bring you historically accurate footwear that is extremely comfortable, durable, authentic, and elegant.

We design all of our products in Reno, Nevada, USA, and look forward to fulfilling all of your historical and vintage footwear needs. We're a tiny company with big ears that are always open, so if you don't find what you're looking for please join the conversation and become part of the development process for our forthcoming shoe styles on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube.

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