Mod-style patent leather shoes

These shoes were made by David Elman in the late 1960s. This clumpy shoe shape was a forerunner of the even chunkier platform sole shoes and boots that followed in the 1970s.


Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Low-heeled dress shoe
Material: Patent leather
Features: Contrast trim, metal buckle, thick laces, large eyelets
Colour: Black
Label: David Elman
Date: 1960s