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Go go boots

Go go boots

Origin: Japan

Department: History
Date: 1960s
Medium: Plastic
Dimensions:
16 in. (40.6 cm); 3 1/2 x 10 in. (8.9 x 25.4 cm)
Classification: Personal Objects
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund
Object number: PC2003.33.1.1
DescriptionJapanese Go Go boots (1 of 2), white plastic exterior, synthetic interior, black rubber sole and low heel. Height 16". Zipper.

A white, flat-heeled version of the go go boot was first created by designer Andres Courrèges. Simultaneously, a leather shortage prompted the use of vinyl in a number of colors and styles. This style was sold through J.C. Penney.

On view
Label Text:Go Go boots
Japan
Vinyl, rubber, plastic, metal
Museum purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund, IL2003.118.1.1&2

A white, flat-heeled version of the go go boot was first created by designer Andres Courrèges. Simultaneously, a leather shortage prompted the use of vinyl in a number of colors and styles. This style was sold through J.C. Penney.