The most interesting thing about 1920s shoe history, was that shoes were visible.
Though the decades before, long garments covered up ladies’ shoes putting the style and decoration in the category of lingerie, a secret that only the wearer would know about.
The 1960’s fashion could be described as bipolar in every way!
In the early years of the decade, fashion continued along the lines of the 1950’s conservative, restrained and more classic in design and style. Skirt suits and coordinating accessories were emphasised as one decade transitioned into the next.
Frank Bowen devoted his life to maritime research and writing.
Having been raised in the port of Ramsgate, Frank Bowen’s interest in ships began at a young age. He was employed as a machine valuer but his main hobby was collecting information on anything to do with ships.
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