Women’s shoe fashion in the USSR – part III

Shoes in the Soviet Union were a very interesting commodity – sometimes hard to get your hands on but when you did, you’d buy at least two pairs because you never know when you’d get the chance again.

In the USSR, leather and shoe production was turned into a major mechanized branch. New shoe factories and tanneries were built all around the country. Younger people wore sports shoes and primitive sneakers, men who wanted to imitate their superiors and leaders wore boots in military fashion. Now when it comes to women’s shoes, here’s where it gets interesting…

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