While researching for terms starting with the letter “D”, I was surprised there were so few. If you know of any terms that I may have missed, please let me know so that I can add them.
Demi Boot – A Demi boot has a shaft that is usually no taller than the anklebone.
Derby Shoe – Shoes with laces that are tied to two pieces of leather independently attached to the vamp. Also known as bluchers.
Distressed Leather – Leather that has been rubbed, scratched, or treated for a worn, abused or distressed effect.
D’Orsay – A style of a woman’s pump in which the sides are cut out revealing the arch of the foot.
Dressing – The process of maintaining a finish or appearance of a shoe by the application of a polish or gloss.
Durabrush - A synthetic material, micro fiber, resembling suede with a smooth, soft upper.