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.