Alligator shoes are shoes made from alligator skin. Alligator shoes may also be made of leather or synthetic material which is then stamped to resemble alligator skin. The material of alligator shoes is unique in its allure, texture and tile pattern depending on the particular cut of alligator skin used.
The word retro, as used in the fashion industry, refers to a fashion style inspired by styles of the past which includes retro shoes and retro clothes. Retro style most often refers to outdated styles and designs of the 1950's, 60's, and 70's; which are incorporated as nostalgic elements in current fashions.