Dance Kaleidoscope Costume - Gentlemen's Boots
By Iain MacPhail
Top boots - from contemporary sources.
Top boots - modern reconstructions.
Hessians - from contemporary sources.
Hessians - modern reconstructions. The Hessians with the gold tassels were hand made by Sarah Juniper. Sarah does her beautiful authentic work in Gloucestershire, which may seem a problem if your feet are in Queensland, but she can work from a careful set of measurements that you can find on her order form. Treat yourself!
These inexpensive PVC riding boots, available from some horse tack suppliers, could be a good basis for converting to the Regency styles.