Created by Salvatore Ferragamo in 1938 for iconic Hollywood star Judy Garland, the Rainbow sandals were a tribute to her signature song “Over the Rainbow” performed in the 1939 American musical fantasy film The Wizard of Oz.
Featuring a colorful 8.5-centimeter wedge and gold straps accented by vivid stitching, you can buy them at Matches Fashion for $1,660.
Italian shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo designed these Rainbow sandals for Judy Garland in 1938
One of the Italian shoe designer’s most famous styles, it helped make platform shoes popular in the 1930s.
The iconic platform sandal was designed by Salvatore Ferragamo for American singer and actress Judy Garland (Credit: WENN)
Mia Moretti wore them to the Fashion Meets Hip-Hop: ICB x Def Jam Mix-Tape & Campaign Celebration in 2014.
Salvatore Ferragamo’s goatskin leather and suede Rainbow 1938 platform sandals
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has a pair of the original 1930s rainbow-hued suede wedge sandals.
The cushiony multicolored suede layers forming the platform and block heel