Footwear Definition: Definitions for the Clothing & Textile Industry

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Footwear consists of garments worn on the feet. It is worn for a variety of reasons, including protection against the environment, hygiene and adornment. Often times, socks and other hosiery are worn under footwear. Footwear is sometimes associated with fetishism, particularly in some recent fashions in shoes and boots.

Footwear Materials






Footwear Components




Air cushion



Types of Footwear


Cowboy boots


Go-go boots

Kinky boots

Ski boots

Riding boots


Wellington boots

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Women's Shoes

Shoe Definition


Socks Definition

Boots Definition

Sandals Definition

Clothing Definitions

Learn more about men's footwear and women's footwear.

Athletic Shoes

Baseball Shoes

      Interchangable Cleats

      Molded Cleats

      Metal cleats

      Turf Shoes

Basketball Shoes

      High Tops

      Mid Tops

      Low tops

Biking Shoes

Boating Footwear


Bowling Shoes

Boxing Shoes

Cleats and Turf Shoes

Climbing Shoes

Cricket Footwear

Cross Training Shoes

Dress & Business Shoes

Equestrian Boots

Fashion Sneakers

      Canvas Fashion Sneakers



Fishing Waders

Football Shoes

interchangable cleats

molded cleats

      turf shoes

Golf Shoes

Hiking Shoes

Backpacking Footwear

        Day Hiking Shoe

        Expedition Boots

        Mountaineering Boots

Lacrosse Shoes


Martial Arts Footwear

Monk Straps

Polo Footwear

Racquetball and Squash Shoes

Rain Boots

Rugby Boots

       Rugby High Tops

       Rugby Low Tops

Running Sneakers

      Cushioning Running Shoes

      Motion-control Running Shoes

      Trail Runners

      Cross Country Shoes

      Spikes Running Shoe


Skate Boarding Shoes

Slip-ons & Clogs

Snow Boots

Soccer Shoes

      Indoor soccer shoes

      Interchangeable Cleats

      Molded Cleats

      Outdoor Soccer Shoes

Tennis Shoes

Volleyball shoes

Walking Shoes

Water Shoes

Waterproof Boots

Waterproof shoes

Wrestling Shoes

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