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What You Should Know About Women's Flats Shoes

Introduction

Women have an undying love for shoes. When it comes to buying and collecting shoes women seem to go crazy. It won’t be of any surprise if you find a hundred pairs of shoes stacked inside a woman’s closet. Women like to wear different kind of shoes during different times of the day and for different occasions. Women shoes, therefore, come in different styles to cater to the varying demands of the female. For example, women prefer wearing heels during the night and these are worn on formal occasions. Women’s flat shoes are considered to be more casual. These are usually worn during the day or the evening. Women’s flats shoes are those that comprise of a thin sole and come without a heel.

History

During ancient times, the basic purpose of shoes was to protect the feet from germs and physical harm. However, slowly trends changed and footwear rather than just being a necessity turned into a fashion trend. Flat shoes were made using sewing machines as early as the 1700s. However, slowly tools and machines were invented for this purpose. For example, Jazz New York Harbor was one of the pioneers in this regard. He introduced a press that could be used to attach the sole with the seam. With the advancement in technology and industrialization manufacturing became a lot easier. 

Women’s flat shoes are not known for being the most comfortable footwear. There are also different kinds of flat shoes and women have a great variety to choose from. One of the troubles that are faced with wearing flat shoes is the damage they can cause to the feet because of the thin sole. However, this problem has been countered by ballerina pumps. These are made with a slightly thicker sole. They are well-suited for both casual and formal attire.

One reason for this multi-functionality is that they come in a variety of colors and designs. Women’s flat shoes also include sneakers. Sneakers are usually produced by brands for sporting purposes. But many women wear sneakers during daily activities. These are made to be durable so that they don’t get worn out easily as result of excessive jogging/running. The most comfortable kind of women’s flat shoes is crocs. Crocs are very similar to sandals. Velma is flats designed with lace. These usually come in brighter shades. Most of women’s flat shoes go well with outfits in summer. They look the best under skirts and summer dresses.

Tips and comments

When buying flats, it is important to take care of the color and design of the outfit you plan to wear it with. If you want flat shoes that go well with all your outfits its best to pick neutral shades then. Another great tip when buying flats is to not experiment outrageously. You must stick to classic fashion. This will help you cut down on impulsive buying. Instead of buying a hundred pairs of shoes, you can do quite well with having just a couple of flats.

By Anushay Q., published at 03/02/2012
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