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The history of shoes featuring the notable moments

This time we will see about the origin of our shoes. Back to the days when there were no shoes, it might be very painful to walk because of no protection from the rocks and the solid and many things that could hurt the feet. But the people then discovered about making a footwear and they made it using the skin of animals. Since then it evolved to what we have now and now the times are turning again to the times where shoes are simple.

When the time that running barefoot was seen by the world they again realized the benefit of being barefoot in some circumstances of course. Now we have the time to go back in time and see what has happened throughout history that gives notable memory or events that have happened. There came a time that stockings are introduced. The ballet dancers also used before shoes with heels and of course strap to make it reliable during a performance.

One of the remarkable events is when Michael Jackson patented a shoe that could allow them to lean at 45 degrees. From that time many shoe manufacturers have arisen and are now dominating the shoe market industry. We can say that there are only four companies that are the top manufacturers and many small businesses also provides a great number of shoes that are very cheap. It helps to provide shoes for many who cannot buy the branded ones.

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The 4 tips in buying running shoes and the 5 fun facts

One of the concern, when you buy shoes, is if they would perfectly fit your feet. In the career of a ballet dancer what is very important is their pointe shoes as they have to be perfect for them so that they can dance with ease. It is also the same for everyone. Even if we are not a dancer or athlete we want to have a shoe that is perfect for us and will not cause discomfort and even injuries in our feet.

One of the tips that are given is that understand your shoes. What would be its purpose and what kind of path you will take? Will it be the pavement or the other? Through this, you can have a choice of what shoes to choose. The second tip is to know your feet by understanding the arch of your feet and the ankles so that you would know how they will move. It is also provided what kind of shoes you will buy according to the result.

The environment has also an effect to choosing your shoes and also the lace of your shoes. Read the infographic for the complete explanation on what are their influence. It has been a long time advance that you should leave an extra space so that your toes can move and you also if you can try the shoe in the afternoon where in your feet is in the largest size so that you would be more comfortable.

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The 18 kinds of heels to choose from according to your own style

In this article, we will know about the eighteen kinds of heels that you can choose from. This is for the ladies and another article is for men. In this article, it would be an education for ladies who do not know the names of the shoes they wear. As the market is flooded with many kinds of shoes and the manufacturers also there can be sometimes a confusion on what shoes a woman is wearing. Let us see in the names of the heels.

You can just see many kinds of heels but know all their names may be difficult as there are many kinds but if you are looking for something then it is a very good guide because you can just search for that specific kind of shoe. It maybe online or in a department store. There are common kinds of shoes that we can hear like the wedge and pump or the peep toe shoe. But others are not that much because they are not worn regularly but only for specific occasions.

You may have many pairs of shoes already but you do not know the names. If you will see in the list how many kinds of shoes you already have among the eighteen? It may be easy to answer as we can know immediately what is the number that we will answer. There are other kinds of shoes aside from the heels so you may own much from other kinds than the heels.

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The 6 popular shoe styles for men during the summer season

Choosing the right kind of shoes is one of the most difficult things to a woman as they tend to look for style and also comfort. But for the men, they also have their own criteria and that is why they also need the guide on what to choose. In the infographic below are the six kinds of shoes that are for men so you could have a guide on how to choose one. It maybe for you or as a gift to a friend or family member.

The first kind of shoes is called the boat shoes that are good for the summer as it provides a good style and also the comfort you are looking for. The second kind of shoe is the penny loafer that is also a good choice and has similarity with the boat shoe but with more air refined. The next kind is the sneaker shoes that provide comfort for a long walk and it is more becoming popular due to the comfort it brings.

The next one is the running shoes that people do not use just for running but also for an everyday activity. Running shoes is not just for the gym already. The wingtip kind of shoe is one kind of shoe also for the men and they are great even for the summer. The canvas shoe is one of the perfect shoes for the summer that you can wear every day.  Now you can choose what kind of shoe you will wear.

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Pointe shoes trivia: How ballet pointe shoes are made

One of the dances that is very much admired because of the effort of the dancers and the elegance that it project is the ballet. Ballet is recognized throughout the world and that it is not easy to just join and perform immediately. You have to be an apprentice first and have training for one year or more depending on the place before you could be able to perform. Even if you have to practice every day without performing you have to do.

The video below explains how the ballet shoes that are called pointe shoes are made. They are made for each of the dancers. Once the dancers are contented with the shoes and the company they then order and from that time on they will surely order there for the rest of their career in ballet. It is a business that has existed for many years and it can be a stable business because once you acquire customers you will surely make many shoes for them throughout the year.

You can understand that making a shoe for a ballerina is very specific and in detail because it should fit them very well so they can dance comfortably. One of the things that the ballerina fear is that her pointe shoes would come off or become dead as they said. Ballet has also different movements and there are certain kinds of shoes that you should wear to help you in your movement.

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The generic shoes with its specific health risks and the alternatives

The shoe industry is a big market that even if we can see many poor people who cannot afford to buy one. Because of the existence of the expensive branded shoes that compete with each other, there is the market of shoe produced produces locally made and very cheap shoes. It has flooded the market and provided a great alternative to people who are looking for ways to afford even one pair of shoe. In this article is about health risks associated with shoes.

This infographic provides the health risks that can be the result of wearing the shoes that are not for the specific size or purpose. There is certain kind of sports or activities that require the use of specific shoes to avoid accident or injuries. For those who cannot afford they just injure to use the shoes they have. For the athletes, for example, they need a certain kind of shoe to give support to their body activity. You can see the recommendations for both men and women in regard to each kind of shoe.

You can see in the infographic the illustration of the shoe, its health risks and also the alternative is recommended so that you can also know what you can do and not have to endure much the pain and discomfort of wearing a specific kind of shoe. In the last part of the infographic, you can see the brand of shoes recommended but you can just seek other alternatives that work for you.

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The 9 interesting facts about your feet and shoes

You should be able to understand how will you balance and let your feet and shoes have a match together so that it is a perfect fit. If you will not understand your own feet then you cannot be able to understand also how would it fit with your shoes. The shoes produced worldwide are mostly made for the general public that is why there are some problems that can appear because of a misfit. That is why ballerinas have their shoe custom made for a perfect performance.

In the infographic is the different facts about your feet and also your shoes. The time that it was recorded that people use shoes are illustrated in the infographic. It is interesting to now that the shoes were also invented almost 40,000 years ago. It shows just how important to have footwear to use especially at the time that the path is more dangerous than the pavement we can walk today. The wooden clog shoes that were invented years ago is still being used and manufactured at this time.

Seeing the fact part it is written that one of the sources of foot problems is by wearing stilettos because of the effect that it gives and the effort that must be done by the bones and muscles. Surgeries are even made due to the problems with the feet and the 90% of the ones affected are the women. To prevent having sickness then you should choose the right fit of shoes for you.

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The 17 random facts about feet you should know

One of the important parts of our body that are composed of many sweat glands is the feet. This is one of the most used parts of the body physically as we cannot avoid using them from the moment we wake up. Our feet also has many interesting facts that you might want to know. If you know something about your feet then you can also have some idea on what to do. Let us read all the interesting seventeen facts below.

It is written that the steps we can make in a day has an average of 10,000 steps and it is also written above that women walk more than the men per day. This applies to women who are not stuck in a job that face the computer all day long or just sit on the desk or the one who just stand throughout her shift like a cashier in a supermarket. Another fact is that when you stand up the size of your feet increase up to two sizes.

That is why you should not take for granted when they say you should try it on first before you buy shoes. It is also interesting on how the shoes look like before as they are worn either on each side. You should also be careful when you use communal showers as you can get the common diseases of the foot. It is best to apply alcohol or other antibacterial product when you finish taking a shower.

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High Quality Shoes vs. Low Quality Shoes

The difference between high quality shoes and low quality shoes is too much. There are many things we have to say about all the things that we buy and this includes shoes. What we have to think about is buying a low quality with cheap price and buying a high quality with expensive price. In fact, there are people who prefer low quality and some prefer high quality? Why is that?

When talking about low quality shoes, we know that it is cheaper.

Those who buy such are those who can only afford their daily living.

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Shoes have weak soles and is easily holed. Water can easily go in when stepped on water. Everything can be easily broken and there is no assurance if shoes will be repaired or not. Whereas when you compare it to high quality shoes, you can use it in three years or more than depending on how you use and take care of it. It is not easy to take are of the shoes.

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High quality shoes are seen through the brand and are products that are usually expensive. This is because, the materials that are used to make one is of quality and there is nothing that is fake. These products are original and are more active in working out. You will not be worrying that it might be broken when you move or in every action you make. Although it is expensive, it is worth it.

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Different Branded Shoes with Tight Competition

There are different Branded shoes competing each other since the birth of these branded shoes.

Adidas is actually a German Company that is the largest in Europe. This is very familiar to all people in the world since the product is worldwide. The thing is that people just know how to buy Adidas but not know the owner of this product and why it is known as Adidas.

Pou Chen Corporation is one of the most famous shoe manufacturer in the world and because this is full of quality, we can find that China exports this shoes around the world.

Puma is established by the brother of Adi Dassler who owns Adidas Manufacturing Company.This is why there are many people who wonders why Rudolph made a competitive business with his brother. Puma is also known worldwide and the greatest rival of Adidas.

Crocs is a large exporter of shoes from the United States established by Scott Seamans. Crocs shoes is used for any purpose going out, not only for sports but also for fashion around the world.

Nike is also as famous as Adidas in the world. It is founded and named as Blu ribbon Sports in 1964 by Bowerman and Knight. In 1971, the name is changed to Nike.

Balance is founded by William Riley in Massachusetts, USA. There has been a rival with Puma and Nike since the style of the shoes have similarities. New Balance becomes one of the most famous shoes exported in Asia, particularly in the Philippines