Shoes are worn to protect, support and warm the feet while running. They can be selected and designed according to environment, usage and fashionable taste. For almost every taste and use there are shoe types.
Classification of the category shoes
Shoes are special garments for the Fe; characteristic of the shoe is a firm, water-impermeable sole through which the foot is protected. The variety in which shoes are available is almost unlimited.
But no matter if it’s a children’s shoe, stubble shoe or low shoe: all shoe models have a similar structure. Almost all shoes, with a few exceptions such as the moccasins, consist of two parts; the shaft and the floor.
The shaft usually consists of several parts and is the part that surrounds the foot. Most of the shaft of a shoe consists of an inner shaft, which is also referred to as food. Then follows a lining and then the Auenschaft, which is also called upper leather. The bottom of shoes consists of at least one sole.
How many soles a shoe contains is model-dependent. Common to all shoes is the outsole, which has a tread to increase surefootedness. On these is often attached, such as the sports shoe, an insole on which the insole is applied, which is also called insole.
Very few people know about the manufacture of shoes. There are different styles and variants, including:
A question of fashion
In choosing a specific shoe model, besides the protective function, aspects such as the current fashion and the group accessibility of its wearer also play a role. For example, for many adolescents, sneakers are shoes with which they express the affiliation to a certain genre of music, such as hip-hop.
Thus, the shoe is not only the protection of the foot, but especially for very expensive models as a status symbol for its owner.