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My traditional

                                                                                         Japanese sandals are
                                                                                       known as geta. Why do
                                                                                          you think the soles

                                                                                           have platforms?

                                                                                                                                                       My sandals are curved at the
                             Footwear                                                                                                                ends: why do you think they are

                                                                                                                                                       this shape? What other shoe

                                                                                                                                                            shapes can you see?

          Over time, shoes have evolved from simply protecting the feet to

           becoming decorative, with fashion often as important as function!

                                                        Shoe buckles became popular during the 17
                                                           century and were often made of brass.

                                                          What other ways can you fasten a shoe?

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