Boots (Namibia)


Namibia’s largest shoe factory is specialized in the manufacture of traditional shoes – soft, light, but surprisingly well holding moisture and does not allow the bites of insects and animals.

Paduka (India)


It is the name of India’s oldest, most quintessential ceremonial footwear. It is little more than a sole with a post and knob, which is engaged between the big and […]

Lotus shoes (China)


Silk. The Chinese custom of breaking and binding a little girl’s feet began over one thousand years ago. Since that time, millions of Chinese women from all classes have experienced […]

Mojari (India)


Soles of Mojari are made of treated skin of buffalo, cow and/or camel, also with leather or textile upper part. Although Modjari traditionally are worn in Rajasthan, some varieties can […]

Hmong shoes (Vietnam)


Handwork and embroidery, soles from natural materials. The Hmong are an ethnic group native to mountainous areas of modern China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.

Lapti (Russia)


Lapti are the traditional bast shoes of the Russian peasants. The word lapti apparently originated from the word “lapa”, which meant “foot” in old times, and now means paw. Until […]