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Internship Soft Copy

Internship Soft Copy

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Footwear consists of garments worn on the feet, for fashion, protection
against the environment, and adornment. Being barefoot is commonly associated
with poverty, but some cultures chose not to wear footwear at least in some
situations.

Socks and other hosiery are usually worn between the feet and other
footwear, less often with sandals and flip flops (thongs). Footwear is sometimes
associated with fetishism, particularly in some fashions in shoes, including boots.

Durable shoes are a relatively recent invention, though many ancient
civilizations wore ornamental footwear. Many ancient civilizations saw no need for
footwear. The Romans saw clothing and footwear as signs of power and status in
society, and most Romans wore footwear, while slaves and peasants remained
barefoot. The Middle Ages saw the rise of high-heeled shoes, also associated with
power, and the desire to look larger than life, and artwork often depicted someone
barefoot as a symbol of poverty. Bare feet are also seen as a sign of humility and

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respect, and adherents of many religions worship or mourn barefoot, or remove
their shoes as a sign of respect towards someone of higher standing.

In some cultures, it is customary for people to remove their shoes before
entering a home, and some religious communities require shoes to be removed
before entering a building which they regard as holy, such as a temple.

FOOTWEAR MATERALS:

•LEATHER

•PLASTIC

•RUBBER

•TEXTILES

•WOOD

TYPES OF FOOTWEAR:

•BOOTS

•SHOES

•SANDALS

•INDOOR FOOTWEAR

•SPECIFIC FOOTWEAR

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•TRADITIONAL FOOTWEAR

•SOCKS

COMPONENTS OF FOOTWEAR:

•GROMMER

•SOLE

•HEEL

•HAIR CUSHION

•LACES

•THREAD

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