You can never have too much shoes, they say. The shoes someone wears is the make or break item to the whole outfit. Wear the wrong shoes, and your whole outfit becomes a zero out of ten. We should always wear the right pair because it can say a lot about us as a person. But how much do we really know about shoes though? Here are some fun facts about shoes that you probably don’t know.
Did you know? Sneakers are called sneakers because its rubber soles did not make noise which made it good for sneaking. Right now, sneakers became a trend as part of the athleisure fashion that everyone is loving.
If you’re a big fan of Louboutins, you probably know that the red sole happened because of an assistant painting her nails red. According to some online sources, when the prototypes of Louboutins arrived, it was good but still lacks something. So he looked around and saw an assistant painting her nails bright red, so he got the nail polish from her and painted the sole red. This iconic shoes is now every woman’s dream shoe to add to their collection of women’s clothing.
The popularity of loafers owe it’s fame to Audrey Hepburn. The actress was seen wearing loafers in one of her movies, the 1957 film “Funny Face”. She made wearing loafers look good on women as it is worn by men. The loafers are slowly having a comeback among millennials to give a vintage pop to a classy or even casual look.
If the addiction for gadgets leads us to buy electronics online, then addiction for shoes also leads us to the nearest shoe store and just buy the latest design even if we don’t really need it. Shoes are a collector’s item, they say and a woman’s addiction to it is said to trigger an area in the brain’s prefrontal cortex called the “collecting spot”. Whenever something makes us happy, the brain tells us to keep buying and collecting these items.
There a lot more facts where these came from but that’s up to you to research more if you’re interested. The next time you go shopping for shoes, always remember that “good shoes take you to good places” so choose wisely!