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The History of Shoes [Video, Timeline and Graphics]

As market leaders in the supply of footwear we know our stuff about shoes. Using that knowledge we have created The History of Shoes video for you enjoy. As well as hand illustrated images of each footwear style in historical order.


The video looks back of the most notable footwear styles throughout history:

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The History of Shoes Timeline

Below is a breakdown of the styles and dates:


7000BC Rock Sandals


3500BC Oldest Leather Shoe


1200BC Egyptian Sandals

1000BC Greek Shoes

27BC Roman Gladiator Sandals

800 Viking Leather Shoes


1200 The Sabot and Clogs

1620 Cavalier Boots 'Pirate Boots'


1700 Aristocat Heels

1770 Colonial shoe

1870 Cowboy Boots

1870 Pilmsolls

1892 Sneakers

1960 Doc Martens

1970 Platform Shoe

1999 Vibram FiveFingers



2002 Crocs

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