On this date in 1960, La Scarpa ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent targeting the lucrative feet and toe loving market.
You won’t find any Capezio shoes at 133 Main Street today, but you can satisfy all your Italian delicatessen needs at Angelo’s Italian Deli.
Capezio still sells shoes today — specializing primarily in dance shoes. You can find out more about the company’s 128 year history here, or, if you feel a retro hankering to wear a 1960 specific Capezio shoe style, the company offers a custom-made shoes service that will recreate the company’s past fashion glories for your specific feet and toes.
– Michael Dobkins