An Overview of Shoes and Footwear

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All About Shoes: An Overview of Shoes and Footwear

A shoe is a piece of footwear for humans, less than a boot and more than a slipper. This footwear is shaped to fit the foot (or the area below the ankle) with a flexible upper part of leather (or plastic) usually and a sole and heel of heavier material. Shoes differ from boots by not extending past the ankle. A moccasin is a specialized soft leather shoe worn by the Native Americans.

Footwear consists of garments worn on the feet. Footwear is worn for a variety of reasons, including protection against the environment, hygiene and adornment. Often, socks and other hosiery are worn under footwear. Footwear materials include:

Footwear components:

Types of footwear:

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From an article in Wikipedia Encyclopedia entitled "Footwear,"

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