What do you know about the history of heeled shoes, the symbol of femininity today? I am sure you will be surprised to find out! We all think of elegance and sexiness when it comes to high heels. Well, do you know why these shoes were used in the past?
Heeled Shoes History
High-heeled shoes are one of the symbols of elegance, femininity and sexiness. It is among the essentials of women. So do you know the story of these shoes? What if we say women never wear it?
Made for men
Yes, you did not hear wrong! Elegance heels for women were first made for men. The exact date on this is unknown. But it is thought that high-heeled shoes were first used by soldiers. According to some sources, Iran used it first, according to some sources, Roman soldiers. They started to wear them to keep their feet on the stirrup while riding. Today, cowboy boots are still used with heels.
On the other hand, some studies say that men working in the field also use shoes with heels. Butchers started to wear high heels to protect from blood on the ground. He used it in this way is among the information that emerged later.
After the military, it became quite a lot for men to wear high heels. As time passed, high-heeled shoes spread to Europe. Aristocrats began to wear it. Since the middle of the 17th century, heels have been associated with feminine qualities. Fortunately, it is qualified as such. Whoever first described it as feminine did very well. Over time it turned into a women's clothing. I think now that it is fortunately described as feminine. Can you imagine that our most beautiful accessories are still used by men? I can not think
From thick shoes to stilettos
Fine heels did not exist until the middle of the 20th century. Heels were thicker in appearance. Until then, women were deprived of thin heels. "Stilettos" emerged after the 2nd World War. A fashion trend started to take place, so to speak. But at that time, it was said that the pointed heels of stilettos damaged the floor. (No, so what is this relevance, why should our beautiful stilettos damage the floors) Wearing it in corporate and public areas is prohibited.
After the 1980s, this ban was also lifted. Stiletto models, which are symbols of elegance, femininity and sexiness for women, became the most popular heeled shoe model. It is still the most popular heeled shoe model today.
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