We do love our “character” items here at Ian Drummond Collection.
These vintage children’s lace-up ankle boots are one of the many pairs we have in stock, though there are few in this particular size.
That’s why we wanted to document these in their tattered glory. They’ll likely be polished up a little in the production they went out to this past Friday, and it’ll take them a few more rentals to get back to being perfectly broken down again. But that’s the nature of what we call our “living” collection! Our items, while vintage and valuable because of how they work for us, more than for their worth in the world of antiques, are worn and altered and adjusted to make them work for the production they’ve been rented for.
When Ian shops clothing shows and vintage stores and flea markets, and estates these are the things he looks to buy, as much as evening gowns and fabulous hats and luxurious furs!