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Gangster Shoe Spats

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Gangster Shoe Spats
Gangster Shoe Spats
Product Information

Items Included
  • Pair of Spats
  • Made from felt
  • Secures w/ Hook and Loop fastener
  • Gangster Shoe Spats
  • Silver studs line the side
  • Attaches to shoes w/ an elastic strap
  • Perfect accessory for a 1920s or earlier costume

These days we tend to think of spats as a relic of a fancier time, when people wore elegant things like top hats and waistcoats and cufflinks not because they needed them, but often just because they looked classy. Like most things nostalgic, though, we’re probably painting a little too rosy of a picture. A stylish cover for your shoes seems like the height of showy fashion today, but in reality spats were largely intended to protect one’s shoes from the grime of day to day living. It’s no coincidence that spats fell out of style around about the same time paved streets started becoming the standard in cities.

But whatever their original function, slipping on a pair of spats today gives you an instant old-fashioned charm. Match them up with a stylish pair of wingtips or saddle shoes and you’re halfway to being a Prohibition era gangster or a Great Gatsby style socialite. These felt spats fit over your shoes with an elastic strap and feature a classy line of metal studs up the side. They’re a perfect way to class up any old-timey outfit, or just to keep your shoes clean when you’re walking those dirty, dusty streets.

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     By HWC / January 17, 2013
I was really happy that these arrived in time for Halloween. This was the last item on the list that literally made the costume brilliant. These were inexpensive and the shipping was right on time. This brought Mr.Rich Uncle Pennybags of Monopoly to life!!
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Awesome spats!
     By Tati / November 25, 2013
I liked these spats! They really went well with my 1920s gangster themed costume. I would definitely recommend them.
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Five Stars
     By Current Customer / August 19, 2019
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     By Debbie / July 11, 2019
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     By K. Zachary / March 7, 2019
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     By Current Customer / January 26, 2019
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     By Current Customer / November 19, 2018
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Five Stars
     By Current Customer / November 19, 2018
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bad fit prop
     By Current Customer / March 11, 2017
isn't well fit on the foot
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Wrong shoes? Cover them in spats!
     By Anonymous / November 6, 2014
These were great. Were husband's favorite part of the suit! Helped to mask that his shoes were nowhere to period-authentic!
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