Women’s 1940s shoes came in styles such as the wedgie (or wedge) shoe, slingback high heels, platform shoes, and peep toe pumps are all timeless vintage dress shoes. Casual 1940s shoes included saddle shoes, penny loafers, canvas sneakers and summer sandals.
The walking Oxford was the everyday shoe all women wore with dresses, suits, and separates. In winter, the lace up boot kept feet warm. Shopping for ladies’ 1940s style shoes, heels and boots is far easier than it was just a few years ago thanks to new vintage reproduction brands and classic vintage style shoe remakes.
We searched the web and found all of these vintage-style 40s shoes for sale in the USA and UK. New ’40s shoes are frequently added so share this page with your friends, pin your favorites, and check back often for more.
Read about the history of 1940s Women’s Shoe Styles here.
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1940s heels were ankle strap heels, peep toe heels, platform heels, slip on pumps, T strap or single Mary Jane strap heels and many more. Evening dancing sandals were the tallest 1940s high heel shoes.
1940s reproduction shoe brands are more plentiful then ever. See our list here.
1940 sneakers were high top and low top canvas sneakers with a rubber sole. White was the best for sports while bright colors were for everyday casual wear.