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Collection of sites showing the history of footwear, shoe design, fashion for feet, and shoemaking.
  • All About Pointe

    Provides a history of pointe shoes and general and technical information.

  • All About Shoes

    The Bata Shoe Museum in Canada shares extensive online resources on the history of footwear including Innuit, Japanese, the elevated foot, and wedding traditions.

  • Cordwainers Shoe Collection

    A photographic record of the London college's shoe collection which includes lasts and tools.

  • Footwear Of The Middle Ages

    The history and development of footwear and shoemaking techniques up to the end of the sixteenth century. Includes a glossary, historical shoe types, and shoe designs.

  • Head Over Heels

    Provides history of shoes with gallery of photos according to year.

  • Shoe Icons

    Publishing company specialising in shoes and setting up a shoe museum in Moscow. Includes items from the collection such as shoe adverts, magazine articles, shoe cards and shoe buckles.

  • Solemates : The Century in Shoes

    Graphical history of 20th century shoes by decade, with multimedia and timelines.

  • SONS: Shoes or No Shoes

    Shoe museum in Belgium displays their collections of ethnographic and designer footwear, contemporary art featuring shoes, cartoons and texts.

  • Vans 40 Year History Timeline

    Covers from 1966 to the present day tracing the history of the Van Doren Rubber Company and its shoes.

  • Venetian Chopines

    Project looking at the high platform shoes which were worn in Venice from 1400-1700. With essay, artifact analysis and methodology, and links.

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