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25 Pieces Of Footwear Throughout History That Made Us Say 'Whoa'

July 31, 2020 4.7k votes 397 voters 21.1k views25 items

List RulesVote up the footwear you can see yourself rocking.

Shoes can easily be taken for granted. Our everyday shoes aren't always the most fashionable, and some people opt for comfort over style whenever possible. But those mundane, nothing-special shoes define our generation even without us noticing. The same goes for people from ancient civilizations, such as the Romans and Egyptians, who are often thought of in conjunction with sandals.

Seeing the styles of ancient shoes and sandals gives us a peek into people's daily lives, as well as what they wore for formal occasions and more. Check out these ancient footwear images and vote up the historical shoes you'd have in your closet.