Ok, regency is probably one of my favourite time periods in western fashion. And now there's regency boots from the glorious American Duchess! Yay!
were an early 19th century fabric walking boots with adjustable lacing
closure. Just like boots of old, our Nankeens have soft toes (no toe
caps), leather soles, stitched eyelets, and bound edges.
The name "Nankeen" comes from the variety of cotton used to make these
boots, originally a pale buff-colored cloth manufactured in Nanjing,
China. Shortly after its rise in popularity, Nankeen cloth was "knocked
off" in Europe, and made of just ordinary cotton dyed to the
characteristic khaki color. Ironically, our modern Nankeen cloth is, in
fact, made in China, which is entirely historically accurate!
They are also period accurate. Don't believe me? Check her resource material.