This infographic from Journeys explores 40 shoe styles from cultures around the world. This includes ancient shoes, traditional shoes, high fashion shoes, functional work shoes, bizarre shoes, and more.

Many of the shoes are deeply interwoven with the country’s history and culture. Since shoes are part of everyday life, they can provide fascinating glimpses into global cultures.

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40 Shoe Styles from Around the World and Their Origins

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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