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batashoemuseum Happy #VictoriaDay!
After being banished from Western fashion earlier on, the high heel was reintroduced in the late 1850s in the #VictorianEra as part of the nostalgia for 18th-century, aristocratic-like dress. At the same time that women agitated for greater participation in the public realm, they found themselves cast in fashion tainted with aristocratic excess and female frivolity, in stark contrast to the somber and sensible attire for men. This boudoir #slipper which features many hallmarks of 18th century mules, would have been perfect for this highly charged image of femininity.
Image: Boudoir slippers, French, 1880-85 2016 Bata Shoe Museum Toronto Canada
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sabrinafields Shoes. Shoes. Shoes. Oh my god shoes. Let's get some shoes. #batashoemuseum #toronto 2d

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peterlewicki At the Bata Shoe Museum, getting out of the rain. #blackandwhite #museum #arxhitecture 7mon

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josianenoiseux Week-end de demoiselles. On passe par le Bata shoe museum, tse! #batashoemuseum #toronto #shoes 2d

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batashoemuseum What did luxurious fashion look like in the #VictorianEra? At a time when industrialization democratized fashion and less expensive materials became more accessible, this pair of #mules would have been an extravagant indulgence. It is an engaging pastiche of historicizing references, including the large throat ornament inspired by 17th century shoe roses, the hand-sewn gold thread #embroidery resembling 18th century embellishment and the shape which calls to mind mules from the 1760s. Part of exhibition "#FashionVictims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th century". Browse exhibition highlights on online gallery on our website.

#FashionFriday

Image: Embroidered mules, Swiss, c. 1868 2016 Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto Canada
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degreefromcanada The Bata Shoe Museum is a footwear museum in downtown Toronto, Canada. The museum collects, researches, preserves, and exhibits footwear from around the world. It offers four exhibitions, three of which are time-limited, lectures, performances and family events. The collection contains over 13,500 items from throughout history, as well as the present.

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keara_ambrosa part of the metroARCADE exhibit at the Bata Shoe Museum earlier today. IT WAS SO COOL! Our costuming class field trip was well worth it #metroARCADE #batashoemuseum 4d

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meghanleigh___ Repost from @svphotography.ca - @rogerhgingerich really knows how to throw a party! The Toronto fashion scene gathered at @batashoemuseum for the welcome back to Canada party for @douglasmandel and his wife Yvonne.
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#fashion #torontoevents #svphotography
#snapdto #snapdtoronto #snapdannex #batashoemuseum #douglasmandel #rogerhgingerich #thesix #the6 #torontofashion #partytime #party #newspaper
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thefashion.buffet It's international museum day 🏛 and my favorite museum goes to @batashoemuseum // If you have a passion for shoes and stilettos this museum will give you the history of footwear from the beginning of times. I was impressed how ridiculous shoes were back then and how important is to consider the anatomy of the foot to build shoes. Definitely the most interesting museum ever! pc: @dannii.z #museummonth 6d

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danielboczarski Random finding out that my photo of Lights is on display at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. But mostly surprised that a shoe museum exists.

#Repost @jessicawillo with @repostapp
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Found @lights shoes #shoes #lights #museum #batashoemuseum #toronto #awesome
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paulmasonmodel Thank you @etcanada for the kind words and @bestoftorontonet for capturing the moment!
"Fashion's finest @paulmasonmodel @joemimran came together in Toronto last night to celebrate @douglasmandel joining @dior" #ICYMI #Repost #fashion #fashionsanta ・・・
Paul Mason and Joe Mimran welcoming @dior's VP, Douglas Mandel, to Canada yesterday. Thanks @etcanada for the shout out on my . More photos on www.bestoftoronto.net

#toronto #yyz #dior #batashoemuseum #fashion #joefresh #fashionsanta #events #torontofashion #torontoevents #paulmason #couture #bata #etcanada #DiorCanada
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