Vintage style dance shoes for men include classic black Oxfords, black and white wingtips or saddle shoes, penny loafers, and canvas casual shoes (Keds). Practice dance shoes such as sneakers are a comfortable way to learn vintage dance, while dressy shoes will pair with your vintage outfit. These shoes are all suitable for dance as and are designed for lindy hop, swing, ballroom, salsa, and tap dance. We also included some leather sole dress shoes that would be smooth enough to dance in.
Click the picture of the shoes you are interested in to see available sizes and widths on the retailer’s website. For vintage dance outfit ideas, look at this article here.
Men’s Vintage Dance Shoes
More Dance Shoes Brands
Apple Jacks – A new brand for Lindy and bal-swing dancers. 1910s-1930s styles currently. Unisex. Men’s boots.
Saint Savoy (AT) – Shoes for dancers. 1920s and 1930s heels and Oxfords in unique color combinations.
Bloch– Standard dance shoes- ballet, tap, jazz, character, etc. Many vintage styles in black or tan.
Bleyer (UK)- Swing dance shoes for women and men.
Tranky shoes (IT) – A new brand of 30s and 40s men’s and women’s dance shoes. Online store coming soon. You can contact them via email or Facebook.
Harr Shoes (DE/UK)- Historical custom shoemaker for dance shoes, plus other brands.
SwingGear (UK) – Women’s and Men’s dance shoes.
Slide & Swing (ES) – All leather men’s and women’s dancing shoes inspired by the 1930s and beyond. Low heels, Oxfords, sandals, and loafers.
Madame Dynamite (Spain) Low and medium heel shoes for swing dancers
Harlem Shoes (Turkey) – Low heel dance shoes handmade in Istanbul
Elizabeth Shoes (Greece) – A handful of leather sole dance shoes for women and men.
HepCats Dance Shoes (Poland) – Vintage style T-bar and oxford shoes for swing dancers. Made in Poland.
Bop Jonny’s (AU)- Largest selection of retro and swing dance shoes in Australia.
Bouncies (France) are charming little shoes designed for the comfort and inspiration of lindy hoppers. Low heels. Simple designs
Dancestore – Men’s swing dancing shoes in vintage 1930s to 1950s styles, both semi-formal Oxfords, loafers and casual “sneakers.” Non-dancers can wear these shoes, too.