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Rayne Beige and Gold Sling Back Shoes

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Rayne Beige and Gold Sling Back Shoes

Rayne Beige and Gold Sling Back Shoes




These fabulous shoes are by 'Rayne' and are sling backs in a soft beige suede with a brushed gold buckle. The heel is a squarish shape so typical of the 1960's.

Size 9.5B fits a size 7
design 'Maya'

Condition Well worn but plenty of life yet.

The family firm H.& R. Rayne was founded by Edwards grandparents in 1889. At the turn of the century, Rayne made shoes primarily for the theatre.
Then were very successful in the shop they opened in Bond Street.

Edward Rayne was born in London in 1922. He joined the family firm in 1940. In 1951, at the age of 29, following the death of his father, Rayne became managing director of the business, which had been founded by his grandparents in 1889.
The company had three royal warrants and expanded significantly

In 1960 Rayne was appointed chairman of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers.

Jean Muir called him, ‘the best British shoemaker of his age’

Granted the Royal Warrant by the Queen Mother, Rayne designed the ivory silk shoes embroidered with seed pearls for Princess Elizabeth to wear at her wedding in 1947. H &M Rayne were the Queen Mother's shoemakers.

Rayne was the maker of the shoes for Diana Rigg, starring in The Avengers

Edward Rayne has worked with couturiers such as Amies, Norman Hartnell, Cavanach and Jean Muir, the house of Dior and Roger Vivier.

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