Even if the shoes weren’t convenient people wore it for showing their authority and position
Walking barefoot even at the equator is not very comfortable, but what shoes to choose? It is easy now that there are shops, but in ancient times everything was more complicated. Here are some photos of the shoes of ancient eras.
Sacred paduka sandals that are 5000 years old
Namaxins. These Korean shoes are for bad weather
Venetian chopins could have a 40 cm high heel
Koturny – the shoes of ancient Greek actors who needed to look taller
Turkish bath clogs emphasising the high status of the owner
Stirrup shoe for women’s riding, that are 200 years old
Clogs with bells of a wealthy Syrian girl
Wooden sandals of the Kenyan Sultan Vitu Fumo Omari
Dutch klomps were in use even in the middle of the last century
Gift French shoes, symbolising engagement
Sandals with pom-poms worn by the Wayuu people of South America.
These shoes aren’t comfortable to wear but are aye catching
Do you think they will be trendy again?