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    • Footwear

    • Footwear refers to garments worn on the feet, which originally serves to purpose of protection against adversities of the environment, usually regarding ground textures and temperature. Footwear in the manner of shoes therefore primarily serves the purpose to ease the locomotion and prevent injuries. Secondly footwear ... Read »


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    • Footwear by country

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    • Footwear accessories

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    • Boots

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    • Clogs (shoes)

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    • Fictional footwear

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    • High-heeled footwear

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    • Historical footwear

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    • Hosiery

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    • Sandals

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    • Shoes

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    • Socks

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    • Sports footwear

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    • Traditional footwear

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    • Footwear

    • Footwear refers to garments worn on the feet, which originally serves to purpose of protection against adversities of the environment, usually regarding ground textures and temperature. Footwear in the manner of shoes therefore primarily serves the purpose to ease the locomotion and prevent injuries. Secondly footwear ... Read »


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    • Abandoned footwear

    • Abandoned footwear, such as a lone boot or shoe, has often been noted in out-of-the-way places like ponds or by the side of roads. Sometimes the shoes may even be new and fashionable. There are many hypotheses about why this phenomenon seems to more often involve footwear than other types of clothing. Shoes, being mor ... Read »


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    • Ballet flat

    • Ballet flats or Dolly shoes are derived from a woman's soft ballet shoe, with a very thin heel or the appearance of no heel at all. The style sometimes features a ribbon-like binding around the low tops of the slipper and may have a slight gathering at the top-front of the vamp (toe box) and a tiny, decorative string t ... Read »


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    • Betts Group

    • Betts Group Pty Ltd (formerly Breckler Brothers and Cecil Bros Pty Ltd) is an Australian footwear retailer based in Perth. The head office in located at 32 Millrose Drive, Malaga, Western Australia. Betts have been in the industry for over 120 years, and have recently expanded their operation to include the sale of sho ... Read »


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    • Blake construction

    • Blake construction is a method of making shoes invented in 1856 by Lyman Reed Blake. It is especially popular in Italy. In a Blake construction, the outer sole is directly stitched to the insole; this allows more flexibility and lighter weight as compared to the sturdier Goodyear construction. ... Read »


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    • Boot

    • A boot is a type of footwear and a specific type of shoe. Most boots mainly cover the foot and the ankle, while some also cover some part of the lower calf. Some boots extend up the leg, sometimes as far as the knee or even the hip. Most boots have a heel that is clearly distinguishable from the rest of the sole, even ... Read »


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    • Bovver boot

    • A bovver boot is a type of boot that has been associated with violence. Such boots are generally of sturdy design and may be steel-toed. They have been considered as offensive weapons used by hooligans for kicking opponents while street fighting. The boots became known in the late 1960s in the United Kingdom, and conti ... Read »


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    • Bunny slippers

    • Bunny slippers are a type of slipper in the shape of a cartoon rabbit. Media references to bunny slippers occur as early as 1946 and advertisements date back as far as 1931. Past and current manufacturers and distributors of bunny slippers include Runaway Rabbit Creations of Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. On ... Read »


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    • Cantabrian albarcas

    • A Cantabrian albarca is a rustic wooden shoe in one piece, which has been used particularly by the peasants of Cantabria, northern Spain. Cantabrian albarcas are similar to other clogs from Europe, but have significant features and different characteristics in terms of woodworking process and in their use. ... Read »


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    • Ciocia

    • Ciocia or zampitto, plural cioce or zampitti, is an ancient and ethnic footwear of Latium, Abruzzo, Molise, located in central Italy. It can be found in the Balkans too, as the opanci. The name probably comes from late Latin soccus, meaning slipper. It has many other forms in some Italian dialects like chiochia, c ... Read »


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    • Clog

    • Clogs are a type of footwear made in part or completely from wood. Clogs are used worldwide and although the form may vary by culture, within a culture the form often remained unchanged for centuries. Traditional clogs remain in use as protective footwear in agriculture and in some factories and mines. Although clogs ... Read »


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    • Dansko

    • Dansko is a comfort footwear company based in West Grove, Pennsylvania. Dansko was founded in 1990 by husband and wife team, Peter Kjellerup and Mandy Cabot. Most well known for its clogs, Dansko also makes dress and casual shoes, sandals, and boots. The company is 100% employee owned. On a trip to Denmark in the ... Read »


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    • DUO (footwear)

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      DUO is a global women’s footwear brand that tailors the fit of its boot and shoe collections. It operates internationally online (in English, Dutch, French and German) and has three high street shops in the United Kingdom. In 2016, DUO became Ted&Muffy, a new brand named after the company’s founders. DUO wa ... Read »


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    • Elevator shoes

    • Elevator shoes are shoes that have thickened sections of the insoles (known as shoe lifts) under the heels to make the wearer appear taller, or "elevate" them as the name suggests. Unlike high-heeled shoes, the component of elevator shoes that increases the wearer's height is inside the shoe, hiding it from observers. ... Read »


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    • Fallen Footwear

    • Fallen Footwear

      Fallen Footwear was an American skateboarding footwear and apparel brand founded by professional skateboarder Jamie Thomas in 2003, after leaving Circa. In 2003, it was announced that Fallen Footwear would be manufactured and distributed by DC Shoes under license from Thomas. The agreement was canceled in 2005 aft ... Read »


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    • Fashion boot

    • A fashion boot is a boot worn for reasons of style or fashion (rather than for utilitarian purposes – e.g. not hiking boots, riding boots, rain boots, etc.). The term is usually applied to women’s boots. Fashion boots come in a wide variety of styles, from ankle to thigh-length, and are used for casual, forma ... Read »


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    • Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair

    • Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair is a Swedish fashion label founded in 2004 by Astrid Olsson and Lee Cotter. In January 2009 the label received the "Designer of the Year" at the Swedish Elle Style Awards. The label carries two lines, a ready to wear line as well as a couture inspired line that goes under the name "By the no". ... Read »


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    • Finneskoe

    • Finneskoe (also Finnesko) is a soft hide boot used for cold climate travel. Because it is soft it will not freeze as solidly as thick boot leather and so can be put on relatively easy after being left overnight in subzero conditions. Originally from Lapland, they were traditionally made from reindeer skin stuffed with ... Read »


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    • Flipsters

    • Flipsters (flɪp-stərs) are folding shoes, designed in Australia by L&M Designs. The footwear is produced in two styles: flip-flops and ballet flats. Flipsters footwear fold into a pouch which can be fit into a handbag and act as an alternative to standard shoes. The product is designed to "fit into a small handba ... Read »


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    • Footwraps

    • Footwraps (also referred to as foot cloths, rags, bandages or bindings, or by their Russian name portyanki) are rectangular pieces of cloth that are worn wrapped around the feet to avoid chafing, absorb sweat and improve the foothold. Footwraps were worn with boots before socks became widely available, and remained in ... Read »


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    • Forensic footwear evidence

    • Forensic footwear evidence can be used in legal proceedings to help prove that a shoe was at a crime scene. Footwear evidence is often the most abundant form of evidence at a crime scene and in some cases can prove to be as specific as a fingerprint. Initially investigators will look to identify the make and model of t ... Read »


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    • Golo Footwear

    • Golo Footwear established in 1915 Adolf Heilbrunn from Germany, Golo initially designed and manufactured slippers in Dunmore, Pennsylvania. The company was known for experimenting with materials not traditionally used in footwear, such as cork, stretch fabrics, Gore-Tex for rainboots, and clear lucite sandal wedges. Go ... Read »


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    • Goodyear welt

    • A Goodyear welt is a strip of leather, rubber, or plastic that runs along the perimeter of a shoe outsole. The machinery used for the process was invented in 1869 by Charles Goodyear, Jr., the son of Charles Goodyear. Time-consuming by modern standards, Goodyear welted construction is still considered one of the finest ... Read »


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    • High-heeled footwear

    • High-heeled footwear (often abbreviated as high heels or simply heels) is footwear that raises the heel of the wearer's foot significantly higher than the toes. When both the heel and the toes are raised equal amounts, as in a platform shoe, it is technically not considered to be a high heel; however, there are also hi ... Read »


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    • Hobnail

    • In footwear, a hobnail is a short nail with a thick head used to increase the durability of boot soles. Hobnailed boots (in Scotland "tackety boots") are boots with hobnails (nails inserted into the soles of the boots), usually installed in a regular pattern, over the sole. They usually have an iron horseshoe-shaped i ... Read »


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    • Huarache (running shoe)

    • Huaraches are an open type of outdoor footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps passing over the instep and around the ankle. The common understanding is that these sandals were a variant of traditional Mexican huaraches, the difference being in design and construction. These sandals are favou ... Read »


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    • Hwahyejang

    • Hwahyejang (Hangul: 화혜장) are craftsmen who construct traditional Korean footwear. The shoes are classified into hwa (shoes that go over the ankle) and hye (shoes that do not cover the ankle), hence the compound word "hwahyejang". Historically, the two distinct types of shoe were made by separate speci ... Read »


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    • Kirza

    • Kirza (Russian: Кирза) is a type of artificial leather based on the multi-layer textile fabric, modified by membrane-like substances, produced mainly in the Soviet Union and Russia. The surface of kirza imitates the pig leather. The material is mainly used in production of military boots, where it is a ... Read »


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    • Mexican pointy boots

    • Mexican pointy boots (Spanish: Botas picudas mexicanas) or Trival boots (Spanish: Botas tribaleras) are a style of pointed fashion boots made with elongated toes that are popular footwear for men in parts of Mexico. The boots are commonly worn in an ironic and comedic way by males involved in the música Trival subcu ... Read »


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    • Opinga

    • Opinga (Gheg Albanian: Apânga) are traditional shoes worn by men throughout Albania, Greece (by the Arvanites) and the Arbëresh villages of Italy. Earliest archaeological evidence for opinga dates back to 5-4th century BC indicating they were an element in Illyrian culture. Later evidence of their use in Albania ... Read »


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    • Peep-toe shoe

    • A peep-toe shoe is a woman's shoe (usually a pump, slingback, bootie, or any other dress shoe) in which there is an opening at the toe-box which allows the toes to show. Peep-toe shoes were popular beginning in the 1940s but disappeared by the 1960s. Peep-toe shoes had a brief resurgence in the 1970s/80s, before falli ... Read »


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    • Pointed shoe

    • Throughout the history of footwear, shoes or fashion boots with very long, pointed toes have been favored at various periods and in various cultures or sub-cultures. These have included: ... Read »


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    • Sandal

    • Sandals are an open type of footwear, however they are not a shoe they consist of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle. Sandals can also have a heel. While the distinction between sandals and other types of footwear can sometimes be blurry (as in the case of ... Read »


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    • Self-tying shoes

    • Self-tying shoes (also known as self-lacing or power laces) are designed to automatically tighten once the user puts them on. Such shoes were initially depicted in the 1989 science fiction film Back to the Future II. In April 2009, Nike filed a patent for self-lacing shoes, with a design that bears a resemblance t ... Read »


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    • Shank (footwear)

    • In a boot or shoe, the shank is a part of the supportive structure between the insole and outsole. The presence of a shank is crucial to the functionality of mountaineering boots as they diminish the load incurred by the wearer’s feet and calves over the course of an ascent. Traditionally constructed of steel, con ... Read »


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    • Shoe

    • A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while the wearer is doing various activities. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration and fashion. The design of shoes has varied enormously through time and from culture to culture, with appearance originally being tied to function. Addi ... Read »


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    • The Shoe Bird

    • The Shoe Bird is a 1964 children's literature by Southern writer Eudora Welty. The novel tells the story of a Parrot in a shoe store, as he talks to other birds about shoes. Welty, who had never written any children's literature before, wrote it to satisfy a contractual obligation with her publisher Harcourt Brace and ... Read »


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    • Shoe size

    • A shoe size is an indication of the fitting size of a shoe for a person. There are a number of different shoe-size systems used worldwide. While all of them use a number to indicate the length of the shoe, they differ in exactly what they measure, what unit of measurement they use, and where the size 0 (or 1) is posit ... Read »


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    • Shoemaking

    • Shoemaking is the process of making footwear. Originally, shoes were made one at a time by hand. Traditional handicraft shoemaking has now been largely superseded in volume of shoes produced by industrial mass production of footwear, but not necessarily in quality, attention to detail, or craftsmanship. Shoemakers, al ... Read »


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    • Skate shoe

    • Skate shoes or skateboard shoes are a type of footwear specifically designed and manufactured for use in skateboarding. While numerous non-skaters choose to wear skate shoes, the design of the skate shoe includes many features designed especially for use in skateboarding, including a vulcanized rubber or polyurethane s ... Read »


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    • Slipper

    • Slippers are light footwear that are easy to put on and off and are intended to be worn indoors, particularly at home. The following is a partial list of types of slippers: Some slippers are made to resemble something other than a slipper, and are sold as a novelty item. The slippers are usually made from soft an ... Read »


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    • Sneakers

    • Sneakers (also known as athletic shoes, tennis shoes, runners, takkies, or trainers) are shoes primarily designed for sports or other forms of physical exercise. Sneakers have evolved to be used for casual everyday activities. The term generally describes a type of footwear with a flexible sole made of rubber or synthe ... Read »


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    • Snowshoe

    • A snowshoe, earlier called a racket, is footwear for walking over the snow. Snowshoes work by distributing the weight of the person over a larger area so that the person's foot does not sink completely into the snow, a quality called "flotation". Snowshoeing is a form of hiking. Traditional snowshoes have a hardwood f ... Read »


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    • Steel-toe boot

    • A steel-toe boot (also known as a safety boot, steel-capped boot or safety shoe) is a durable boot or shoe that has a protective reinforcement in the toe which protects the foot from falling objects or compression, usually combined with a mid sole plate to protect against punctures from below. Although traditionally m ... Read »


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    • Stilts

    • Stilts are poles, posts or pillars used to allow a person or structure to stand at a height above the ground. Stilts for walking are poles equipped with platforms for the feet to stand on and can be used, depending on the design, with straps to attach them to the users legs or be held in place by the hands of the user ... Read »


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    • Swiss Barefoot Company

    • The Swiss Barefoot Company is a sock manufacturer based in Switzerland. Swiss Protection Sock (SPS); a toe sock made of kevlar with tiny rubber dots on the bottom designed to be worn as a minimalist shoe and offer more protection than an ordinary sock. It comes in standard and low-cut versions. Free Your Feet (FYF) ... Read »


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    • Tazimi

    • Tazim was a medieval system of respect given to some noble persons in India. During the medieval period, not everyone was allowed to wear gold. Among some of those castes who were allowed to wear it, even they were not allowed to wear the gold in the foot, except for the ladies. A Tazimdar was allowed to bear the gold ... Read »


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    • Toe cleavage

    • Toe cleavage is the partial exposure of a woman's toes in shoes that are cut low enough at the . Low cut shoes reveal toe cleavage similar to how low cut tops reveal breast cleavage. Toe cleavage is considered to be fashionable by stylists such as Susan Conterno, columnist for FAMOUS magazine.Manolo Blahnik himself op ... Read »


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    • Tsinelas leadership

    • Tsinelas leadership

      Tsinelas leadership, a term derived from the Filipino word for flip-flops, refers to the rural grassroots and poverty alleviation program started by the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, the husband of Vice President Leni Robredo, as Mayor of Naga City. Vice President of the Philippines Member of the Philippine ... Read »


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