1949 | CAPEZIO | SQUARE TOED GHILLIES AND THONG SANDALS

1949 | Capezio
Yellow Patent Leather Square Toed Ghillie
Source: Orlando Evening Star - May 23, 1949

Vogue
March 15, 1949 | 50 Cents


Capezio has captured all the poise, artistry and delicacy from the ballet slipper and transferred it to a shoe that offers the layman’s demands from a dancer’s point of view. Graceful thong sandal that adhere to the wearer’s ankle are now making a Miami appearance co-starring with the latest resort achievements of America’s leading dress designers.

Joyce Voelker
Orlando Evening Star - May 23, 1949




1949 | Capezio | detail
Thong Sandals
Source: The Miami News - January 23, 1949

1949 | Capezio | Thong Sandals
Marking: Hermes Grecian Sandal by Capezio
Gift of Capezio Ballet Makers, 1973

The MET's generic "20th century" can now be amended.


1949 | Capezio
Thong Sandals
Source: The Miami News - January 23, 1949


1975 | TAPPING THROUGH MAGIC
JOHN 'DRUMBO' FRENCH & SALVATORE CAPEZIO

1957 - 1958
CAPEZIO FOR WEST SIDE STORY





 

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