A shoe is an item
of footwear intended to protect and comfort
the human foot while the wearer is doing
various activities. They were originally
created simply to protect the wearers feet.
In modern times, shoes are also used as
a fashion item. Traditionally, shoes
have been made from leather, wood or canvas,
but they are also made from rubber, plastics,
and other petrochemical-derived materials.
Footwear comes in a wide variety of colors,
shapes, sizes, and uses. Athletic
shoes, boots, dress shoes, and more can
be researched from the links below.
The section below
is for "learning" about
footwear. It is not specifically
for buying shoes. If you actually
wish to shop for shoes, here is
the best place to do some
Shopping For Shoes.
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Clothing & Footwear
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are welcome to search the Amazon database for additional retailers of
They have many footwear options for women including sneakers,
dress shoes, boat shoes (if you need a hat to go with your boating shoes, you can try our
captains hat or
boating hat section), moccasins,
clogs (learn about clogs from the
clog definition page),
Espadrilles, flats, loafers, oxfords , pumps,
slides & mules,
slingbacks, slippers and wedding shoes
(you can find additional wedding shoe retailers from our
bridal shoe store directory).
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