Interesting facts about shoes
As says the famous proverb – the person meet on clothes… And shoes, too, is part of clothing. According to statistics, the majority of the fairer sex when the man first drew attention to the condition of his shoes. Neat, clean shoes to increase its capabilities several times. This part of the closet involves a lot of interesting facts. Tell about the most unusual of them.
The singer with a world name Madonna collecting completely different shoes. The collection consists of shoes that have not been shod, never. As the material from which they are made is very fragile or precious. Also, the singer has a weakness for sneakers.
The greatest number of Shoe factories in Italy. It is very symbolic, because even on the map this country is very similar to women’s boots. And the sales the first place is France. It is here that purchased the greatest number of shoes.
It is considered that the length of the foot is directly related to growth. The taller the man, the larger his feet. But, according to Tsar Peter the First at about two metres tall, wore size 38.
Is believed that shoes with smooth soles is harmful, especially to children, because in the process of development of the bones and joints are strengthened. This view is mistaken. Smooth sole, such as sneakers, is perfect for exercising that refutes the above view. Sneakers not only to play sports, they are the most suitable for this purpose.
Some time ago in Latin America open socks on shoes talked about belonging the host to the representatives of sexual minorities.
In 2002, the Philippine Islands have created a record pair of shoes. The length of each Shoe was 5.5 m, width-2.25 m and height 1.83 m. to Put on these shoes could only be a 40-metre giant.
The famous American basketball player Shaquille 55 foot size.
Most running size shoes for women – 39. Actress, singer and model Paris Hilton readies himself your size 44.
If you throw into the sea a couple of sports shoes, it will not sink and will float for approximately ten years.
All people have a Shoe size varies. The shoes on the right foot for right-handed wear out much faster than on the left.
The ancient Incas were married at the time when the couple changed their shoes.
In Tunisia, a man proposing to his beloved in a very unusual manner – according to tradition he gives to his beloved white Slippers. If she accepts his gift and wears Slippers and white gloves, it meant that she agreed to marry.
In the 20-ies of XX century in the United States adopted prohibition. In this regard, has been actively developed illegal sale of alcoholic beverages. So the police were able to identify illegal sellers, they fastened to your shoes with special pads that mimicked the trail of hoof.
Most families in Latin America was in poverty and could not afford to buy shoes. Once the country was visited by Blake Mickoski, the owner of large enterprises for the manufacture of shoes. He saw barefoot children and decided to open up a new direction for the production of braided sandals. Malkoski reported on the unusual company – by purchasing any one pair of shoes, the second was given to the poor children of Latin America. With the start of production of thousands of poor people received free shoes for their children.
In the USA there is a company that recycles worn-out sneakers. In special points of reception you can take an old pair, which will then be processed in the required sports materials. In every detail, the Shoe its own purpose. Since the soles make Hiking trails, and the tissue processed for construction of platforms for game in basketball.
To avoid thefts at military installations in Japan, shoes were stored in different warehouses. The left part of the boot was far from right.
The first sneakers were created not in order to play sports. They performed the function of a corset for the foot, which is tightly fixed to the foot during various injuries.