Fascinating… inspired detail… perfect cut – all help Active Modern Shoes cast a real spell of loveliness upon your feet.
And with the built-in comfort that only Selby Arch Preserver hidden features can give, you won’t want to fly through the air – you’ll love walking.
I imagine that ad writers had a really hard time when it came to pushing the merits of wartime women’s shoes. Due to the scarcity of dyes, by 1943 American shoe manufacturers were limited to six colors: navy, black, white, and three shades of brown. Shoes were made in sturdy styles that were meant to last and to provide support for the feet of the female workforce.
I know that there will be some disagreement, but to me these are old lady shoes, possibly because in the 1960s old ladies were still wearing similar styles. I can imagine that the older woman stuck with this style because as the ad points out, they were comfortable. Look at all that toe room and the nice sturdy heel. But I really do fail to see the this style would “cast a spell of loveliness” on anybody’s feet.
And is it just me, or does that black model actually look a bit like a witch’s shoe?