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Mens Ostrich Shoes

Ostrich shoes Ostrich shoes are footwear made from the hides of Ostriches and are very popular due to the natural durability of the Ostrich skin. The material of Ostrich shoes is unique in its allure, texture and tile pattern depending on the particular cut of Ostrich skin used. They can also be made of leather or synthetic material which is then stamped to resemble Ostrich skin. They have been around for a very long time.

In modern times, besides protecting the feet, these shoes are worn more for comfort and as fashion statement. It has become important part of our outfit. Ostrich shoes can help us know about the personality, social and economical condition of the person who has worn them.

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History: The evolution of this product came into being in the prehistoric time as old as 15,000 years. The cave paintings depict human hunting with these foot wears worn by them. The shoes illustrated in the cave paintings were made out of animal hides and furs. In middle Ages they were soft, richly decorated with materials like velvet and gold. Populaine made out of wooden clogs were used.

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In renaissance period, they were without heels, slashed with puffs of fabric pulled through the cuts. Leather was the most common material used to make them. These shoes had laces or buckle straps to tie them around the feet.

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The appearance of duck-billed foot wears were widely used during Charles VII' reign, was lost during the Elizabeth's reign. During the reign of Queen Elizabeth, high heels Ostrich foot wears were used once again. They were decorated with rosettes, lace and beautifully embroidered. Ostrich shoes like Pantofle, pumps, mule, and latchets were used commonly.

With industrial revolution, they were manufactured using machines. This resulted in common use of leather with more refined and precise measurements. The usage varied depending on the activity and the time of day.