Interesting facts about shoes
October 7, 2009 | In: Random interesting fact
Shoes were made over 4000 years ago.
Before the 19th century, there wasn’t a left or right shoe. Both sides were identical.
In Biblical times a sandal was given as a sign of an oath.
Today in the U.S. shoes are tied to the bumper of the bridal couple’s car. This is a reminder of the days when a father gave the groom one of his daughter’s shoes as a symbol of a changing caretaker.
The first lady’s boot was designed for Queen Victoria in 1840.
Unlike clothing, which is the most often purchased item online by women, online shoe shopping has not yet caught on. Only 14% of women make any of their shoe purchases online.