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‘Walk This Way’ Takes Visitors Through the History of Footwear

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Shoes have long since stopped serving only their utilitarian purpose. Over the centuries, shoes have evolved not just to protect feet but also to declare their owners’ social status — and sometimes to be worn as treasured objects of art. To honor humanity’s sometimes pricey passion for shoes and trace the world’s history through footwear, […]
Creative: Tronvig Group