I'm so happy to present to you "Stratford" Elizabethan Shoes, the product of blood, sweat, tears, and a great collaboration with Francis C. Classe, an excellent historical cordwainer (shoemaker) and footwear historian.
We're running a pre-order on Strats, through January 1st. During that time, you get a swish $20 discount, and if you're in the USA, you get free standard shipping too.
Edit: The men's sizes unfortunately did not sell, so we have had to cancel them. Only women's sizes 6 - 11 are available now. Sorry, guys!
Stratfords come in black or oxblood red 100% leather, are lined in leather, and have one heck of a thick leather sole. They lace closed with a t-strap, and have a 2 inch, custom-made heel.
Of course, the coolest most cool thing about Stratfords is that they are our first "Signature" shoe, and feature Francis' signature down the insole. Francis, who has spent years researching and learning how to make these shoes, also gets a share of the profits. Together we've created a gorgeous reproduction that benefits everyone - you the costumer, the international costuming community, and the artisan himself.
Please place your pre-order for Stratford at
and help us reach the minimum number of orders needed to make Stratford a reality!