The invention of the high-heeled shoe as a fashion statement is attributed to Catherine de Medici in the 16th century. However, elevated shoes had been worn as early as 3500 B.C. by Egyptian nobles and butchers. More »

The oldest surviving shoes are about 10,000 years old, but anthropologists believe that humans may have begun wearing shoes around 40,000 years ago. This belief is based on evidence from human skeletons that show that pe... More »

The first Air Jordan shoe was designed by Peter Moore in 1985 and featured the Nike Swoosh and a newly-designed wings logo, according to Foot Locker. The Air Jordan 1 also featured a Nike Air unit for cushioned heels, to... More »

Socks can stretch; one size can fit multiple lengths while shoes are rigid, so sizing shoes requires many more options on a shoe size chart. In the U.S., sock sizes can be described by the length of the foot in inches or... More »

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The best type of shoe for waitresses are shoes that are comfortable and safe. Nonslip soles are highly recommended for waiting staff. More »

One way to stop shoes from squeaking is to apply baby powder: Lift the shoe's innersole, sprinkle the powder in and replace the sole. An alternate method is to apply hand cream to the space that is exposed after the inne... More »

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To fit into shoes that are too big, add some material to the inside of the shoe to fill out the extra space between the foot and the shoe. Depending on the type of shoe, this added material might consist of thick socks, ... More »