Saddle Oxfords with the red crepe soles. The saddles were more expensive so I usually had plain gray ones. I hated the gray, & thought I was something whenever I got saddles. I was so rough on shoes I now know why I got the gray ones most of the time.
We wore black lyle stockings for school in Orange & always with a garter belt. Going out we wore clear nylon stockings & we used clear nail polish to stop a run. Pantyhose had just come to be the norm when I started work in
This looks similar to my Moms' dressing table. When I was a kid I'd spend hours on end sitting on the stool and playing with my Mom's make-up and jewelry. I can still smell her perfume when she was going to a dance with my dad.