History shows how long ago it was inventedfootwear. A few tens of thousands of years ago, a reasonable man realized that without clothes and shoes, it is not sweet to live. Scientists express the opinion that the very first models of shoes were a kind of footcloths made of bear skin. Inside, such shoes were warmed with dried grass, unfortunately, we will not be able to find out whether this is really so, because no pair has survived to our time. Inhabitants of Ancient Egypt wore , which were made from palm leaves, toTheir legs were attached with special straps made of leather. The wealthy Egyptians decorated their straps with unusual patterns and various precious stones. Jews who lived in antiquity wore more practical footwear, for its manufacture used the best skin, wool, reed and wood. The ancient Greeks could boast half-boots with their backs, as well as elegant women's lace-up boots. Created in Greece, boots without a sock have reached our times, many modern women of fashion are flaunting today in such unusual shoes. It is to the Greeks that we all are obliged to use different patterns to make one pair of shoes. There is a version that courtesans have pushed the masters into this. The Romans wore two kinds of shoes - shoes that covered the entire leg and sandals that covered only the sole, to the feet they were fastened with straps. Shoes for women were made only in white, and for men black. For very large holidays, the Romans allowed themselves to wear scarlet shoes, which were often decorated with pearls and beautiful embroidery. The Scythians wore very soft boots, which can be called a work of art. High, similar to a stocking of leather, boots had mosaic tops. Over the boots were belts that covered the foot and ankles. Shoes for women were sewn from the finest leather of red color, after which they were decorated with ornament. The original finished sole of women's shoes, still surprises everyone who happened to see it. Skin, beads and tendon thread - these are exactly the materials with which the masters decorated the sole of women's shoes. In medieval Europe, shoes were popular. The fashion of that time ordered to cling bells to the upturned toe of shoes. By the length of shoes it was possible to judge about that. as far as its owner is notable. The longer the shoes, the higher the title of its owner. That is why many princes tied the toe of their shoes to the leg with string. Otherwise they would have to stumble at every step. Author: