1957 - 1959 | SUN SPOTS AND HURDY GURDY | BETH & HERBERT LEVINE

1957 | Beth & Herbert Levine
The model “Sun Spots”
Source: Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT) | May 19, 1957


What goes with everything?
Multi-colored Polka Dots on White Washable Leather. 
An Exciting idea.

Source: Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT)
May 19, 1957



1957 | Beth & Herbert Levine
The model “Sun Spots”
Source: Etsy

1957 | Beth & Herbert Levine
The model “Sun Spots”
Source: Etsy


Two years later the brand showcased a couple of “Sun Spots” spin-off: the “Hurdy Gurdy” (actual model still to be found) and the “High Tie”. More polka dots can be found here.


Herbert Levine’s paradox pumps
… how open can a closed shoe be? 
… as openly exciting as these new-for-spring- silhouettes that cunningly conceal here - daringly reveal there! 
Master designer Herbert Levine has created new glamour for your foot by baring your heel to show the prettiest expanse of ankle, by curving an open shank to give the illusion of longer, lovelier legs, by surprise open circles in an otherwise completely closed pump. See the collection in black patent, blue suede, lime green or bone-beige calf. 29.95 to 34.95.

Democrat And Chronicle (Rochester, NY)
February 3, 1959



1959 | Beth & Herbert Levine
The model “Hurdy Gurdy”
Source: Star Tribune (Minneapolis) | February 2, 1959

1959 | Beth & Herbert Levine
The model “High Tie” (top)
Source: Democrat And Chronicle | April 1, 1959

1959 | Beth & Herbert Levine
The model “High Tie”
Source: eBay


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