Showing posts from October, 2014

"Seabury" Edwardian Shoes - Pre-Order Now Open

Oct 31, 2014 3 comments

Thank you to everyone who participated in the "Seabury" Flash Sale on Facebook. That's over now, and it's time for our reg...

Introducing "Seabury" Edwardian Shoes by The Newport Historical Society

Oct 27, 2014 6 comments

Newport Historical Society "Seabury" Edwardian shoes, by American Duchess Today we're excited to finally introduce "...

Behind the Scenes Tour of American Duchess, Inc.

Oct 25, 2014 10 comments

Many of you have asked to see "behind the scenes" of our little shoe company, so I made a video to show you .....  you've been...

WINNER! "Virginia" Shoes Giveaway

Oct 24, 2014 0 comments

Thank you all so much for participating in the "Virginia" Renaissance Shoes giveaway! There were gobs and gobs of entries, but ...

Oh What a Beautiful Mourning - "Death Becomes Her" at the Met, Opening October 31

Oct 22, 2014 3 comments

On the evening of October 31, a somber shadow shall fall over the halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute . For...

How and Why I Make Historical Shoes

Oct 21, 2014 7 comments

"Stratford" Elizabethan Shoes - a collaboration by historical cordwainer Francis Classe and American Duchess I realize lately ...

"Virginia" Renaissance Shoes GIVEAWAY!

Oct 17, 2014 5 comments

Today's the day, my darling dears - "Virginia," our new Renaissance shoe , has opened for pre-order, which also means it&...

How One Fugly Loafer Became the Gorgeous "Virginia" Renaissance Shoe

Oct 15, 2014 3 comments

The development story of our new "Virginia" Renaissance shoes is rather a long one (but I'll keep it short, with lots of pictu...

A Quick Look At Late Elizabethan/Early Jacobean Shoes

Oct 13, 2014 3 comments

Today we kick off a series on European footwear at the end of Elizabeth I's reign, and beginning of James I's, culminating on Friday...

Regency Styles I Actually Like

Oct 9, 2014 19 comments

...because I don't have quite enough on my mind right now! I will admit I'm not a big fan of the Regency, on me. I love it on othe...

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