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Fads From The Past: Ridiculously Pointy Shoes In Medieval Europe

An odd fashion trend from the 15th century.

Have you ever wondered why so many pieces of Medieval art feature nobility wearing pointy shoes?

I was going through the 15th century art section of Wikimedia Commons, and was reminded of this particularity. Piece after…

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