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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? […]

Just How Old Are Shoelaces?

It’s a bit of a chicken and the egg question – which came first the shoe or the shoelace? Ultimately, it’s not that difficult to figure out – if you accept the fact that what our ancestors wore on their feet weren’t really shoes, and what they bound them with were laces. You see, when […]