Original 1970s Terry de Havilland Satin Peep Toe Boots Size US 8.5 IT 39.5

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Superb 1970s Terry de Havilland black satin peep toe zip up boots. Lined in cream satin and and gold leather. Circa 1976 - 1979, it is rare to find original designs in such excellent vintage condition. They look like they have been worn once or twice with one or two very minor nicks to the satin and the bottom of the soles. Labelled a UK size 6.5 which equates to US 8.5 or IT 39.5. They are also suitable for a half size smaller.

Terry de Havilland was the first celebrity shoe designer and and renowned for block platforms when the swinging 60s London scene was at its zenith. His clients were rock n' roll legends including Marianne Faithfull, Led Zeppelin, Bianca Jagger and David Bowie. He designed Tim Curry's footwear in The Rocky Horror Show and his leather thigh high boots were even worn by Jackie Onassis. He opened his boutique ‘Cobblers to the World’ on the Kings Road in 1972. His iconic platforms are still worn today by the likes of Kate Moss, Cara Delevingne, Lara Stone, Jessie J, Lady GaGa and Rita Ora. He was awarded a Drapers Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to footwear design over the last fifty years.

Details

  • Designer
    Terry de Haviland
  • Brand
    Terry de Haviland
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    4.5 in. H
    11 cm H
  • Marked Size
    6.5 (UK)
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU5502201773
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