Friday, January 28, 2011

vintage bowling shoes

In honor of my newfound appreciation for the art of bowling (and the lame "modern" bowling shoes that they provide at the alley), I thought I would put together a little post to highlight the awesome vintage bowling-style shoes available on Etsy these days. Not only for bowling purposes--in fact, I'm sure no alley would let you bring your own shoes--these shoes are just awesome!

(via joyelizabethG)

(via scoutHOME)

(via trunkgoods)



I purchased the last pair of wooly shoes and can't wait to wear them!! I think they look distinctly loafer-esque and I just can't say no to fur :)

4 comments:

  1. Aaah, I am swooning for the green trimmed ones, and also for the ones you purchased. Not sure the heels would be too efficient though!

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  2. OMG i think i need the heeled ones, so ridiculous just like me!
    Actually Idee_geniale has a pair of vintage japanese bowling shoes, she brings them everytime we go bowling, never had an alley turn her down yet.

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  3. Cuuute! What if you tried to wear the heeled ones bowling? I wonder if you'd be allowed? Those last ones are seriously adorable!

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  4. So, I owned a pair of "vintage" bowling shoes in college (I permanently borrowed them from a local bowling alley). And now I'm kicking myself for pitching them - as I have 200 times in the past. WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY did I give them away?

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