Historic Shoes. Inspired Style.

Every shoe tells a story.

Add a touch of glamor and elegance to your wardrobe with American Duchess - meticulously reproduced footwear inspired by the fashions of history.

From Georgian mules to vintage pumps

We’ve got shoes to suit every occasion. Wear them to a theme party, a wedding or the grocery store.

No matter the venue, you’ll be stepping in style.


From Past to Present

Each American Duchess design is a marriage of meticulous historical research and our expertise in modern footwear manufacturing.

But these designs only come to life with the support of our community. When you pre-order with American Duchess, you allow us to bring new life to these styles at the best price we can offer.

Explore the Blog

Catch up on all things American Duchess! From costuming tips to deep dives into fashion history, our blog will keep you educated and entertained.

Jessica Out of the Closet

Vintage charm comes alive with this collection of flats and pumps, based on original shoes from the 1940s and 1950s. Designed in collaboration with YouTuber Jessica Kellgren-Fozard, each pair boasts fetching bows, alluring design details, and accessible closures.

Bata Collection

Own a piece of wearable art when you shop our best-selling collection of embroidered satin footwear. Crafted in partnership with the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto and inspired by florals in footwear and the legacy of famous designer François Pinet.