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The Ultimate SHOES Vocabulary (part 2)

enérie Fashion & Lifestyle the ultimate shoes fashion vocabulary • (part 2) _frye _monk boots with 5 cm heels, harness belt around ankles and mid calf shaft with handles on the low shoe held to the foot by a strap passing over the instep and usually buckled at the side. sides. _country _oxford historically worn by american cowboys, with a Cuban heel (slightly angled towards the front) and no lacing classic british closed lace up dress shoes. Often with a toe cap, or embellished with perforations. _wellington _winkle picker sharp and long pointed toe, became popular in UK amongst the rock'n'roll fans in the 50s. as known as rubber boots, rain boots, wellies. Waterproof. _flip flop _bicolor footwear with a band between the biggest toe and the other toes. Most often made from rubber variation of the Oxford, with sections that are color blocked for decoration. _mule _mocassin soft shoes made of one piece of leather, stitched together at the top backless and often closed-toed. Mules can be any heel height - from flat to high. |_espadrilla _loafer flat, closed toed and closed back shoes traditionally made out of canvas with a jute sole. low leather step-in shoe resembling a moccasin but with a broad, flat heel. _clog _dockside rounded shoes made entirely or partially out of wood. laced boat shoes similar to moccasin, are typically canvas or leather with non-marking rubber soles. _slip-on _desert without buttons, straps, zippers, etc., so as to be put on easily and quickly lace up in two eyelets, ankle high, low heel and rounded toe. Usually in leather or suede. _ballerina _chelsea Inspired by ballet slippers. Flat heel, closed toe, typically low-cut, showing a lot of the top of the foot. a type of riding boots, ankle high, tight fitted to the feet with an elastic band on the side - no laces or zippers. Frackall LAB 1 1

The Ultimate SHOES Vocabulary (part 2)

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A fashion terms vocabulary about women shoes: from the Winkle Picker to the Wellington, find out their meanings! Brought to you by Fractals




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