Category Archives: Fun Facts

The Benefits of Working a Manual Labour Job

We have all heard the argument about why manual labour is bad for your health but have you ever considered the benefits, there are a ton. Let us break it down for you. Manual Labour: Reduces stress Focusing on one repetitive task for an extended period of time has a calming effect, it can be […]

More Shoe Facts

DID YOU KNOW… Heels were added to shoes in the Middle East so the feet didn’t touch the burning sand from the heat. Pointed toes were all the rage in Europe between the 11th and 15th Century. During 16th and 17th Century Europe, heels of shoes were always red. (Maybe that’s where Leboutin gets it […]

Lacing Your Shoes (or Boots)

Did you know there are actually two trillion different ways to lace up shoes with only six pairs of eyelets? The one style of lacing up shoes that is most commonly known around the world, is the “criss-cross” lacing. This is also the strongest way to lace your shoes, however it doesn’t work with all […]

MORE Fun Facts About Shoes

Because we love shoes, especially those with laces, we thought we’d share some more fun facts about shoes and their history. • The first shoes were created 4,000 years ago and made of a singular piece of rawhide that wrapped the foot in its entirety. • How about paying $660,000 for a pair of shoes? […]