Re: Men's Regency Shoes...
- Thanks to all who helped me with my search. I ended up going to a
local horse riding-wear store. They had tons of rubber riding boots
for a decent price. The show opened and everyone had shoes! Yay!
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, "geneiak"
> this is a good basic shoe that is often used for a male period shoe
> - In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, "THE SCREAMSTRESS"
> <sabramike@> wrote:
> > Help! I am costuming 'Arcadia' for a small regional theatre.
> > was a bit of a mix up with who the costumer was at first, so I amI
> > stuck with a budget that has already had a large amount spent out
> > it already(almost none of what was purchased before is usable).
> > have most everything in order, but am having a heck of a timeanything
> > anything to work for the men's shoes.
> > I will need "flatties" for most of the men, and women's loafters
> > the part for the guys with smaller feet. But I can't find
> > to work for the men with bigger feet, especially the guys whowill
> > need riding boots.a
> > Does anyone know of a good outlet for such styles? Anyone have a
> > clever way of altering a commonely found style to look more like
> > man's regency shoe? Any tips on where to get a decent ridingboot
> > fit in a small budget? I've searched the internet and can't find
> > anything less than $300.
> > Also, this theatre has no costume shop and no one to make up fake
> > boot-tops or anything clever like that.
> > Thanks!
> > -Monica W.