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Rocawear is an urban clothing label created in 1999 by Damon Dash & Jay-Z, heads of the hip hop label Roc-a-Fella Records.

Rocawear has clothing lines and accessories for men, women and children.Its main funders currently are Mareed Clothing Line.

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Rocawear has clothing lines and accessories for men, women and children.Its main funders currently are Mareed Clothing Line.
. Rocawear is an urban clothing label created in 1999 by Damon Dash & Jay-Z, heads of the hip hop label Roc-a-Fella Records. See also dress code. Many people in Western countries put their feet up on the seat in front of them in movie theaters, although this is considered rude by some. Sitting in trains it is often allowed to put one's feet on the opposite seat, provided that one takes one's shoes off or put them on a newspaper, piece of clothing, bag, etc., to avoid possible dirtying of the seat.

Although feet touching heads is an extremely rare occurrence in any society, some Muay Thai boxers insult each other by "kicking" the opponent's head with their foot (most Muay Thai kicks are executed with the shin). In addition, in Thailand, it is an extreme insult for the foot, socks, or shoes to touch someone's head or be placed over it. In the Middle East and Thailand, it is considered rude to show the soles of the feet to others (even accidentally, such as by crossing the legs). This is true even in countries where shoes are not normally taken off.

People wearing specialized types of shoes, such as snow boots, work boots, or high heels, often remove their shoes upon returning to their homes. However foot odor can develop in even a short amount of time, and depends also on the type of socks, shoes and the individual. People in these countries sometimes do not remove their shoes until they absolutely must, for example, bathing or going to sleep. It might be mentioned that foot odor results partly from wearing shoes for many hours; this is a possible explanation for the "foot odor" fear in countries where shoes are worn for most of the day.

In almost all parts of the world, people will remove their shoes if they have been walking through snow or mud; this applies to countries where the "foot odor" stigma exists as well. This practice is however unhygenic, as it exacerbates the odor by providing ideal conditions for fungal infections such as athlete's foot and other diseases of the feet. However, some Americans leave their shoes on when returning to their own home, even if there is no one around to offend by potential foot odor. It is often explained by foot odor.

the US and Western Europe) some people are displeased if others take shoes off in their company. On the other hand, in some countries (e.g. This is because people in most countries wish to keep their homes and carpets clean. People do this to avoid tracking in dirt, mud, snow, or other unpleasant things stepped on in the street.

In the US it is not a "custom", but it is very common. In most parts of the world (Asia, Eastern Europe, parts of the Middle East and Africa, much of Northern Europe and Canada, as well as Alaska) it is customary to remove shoes when returning to one's own home or visiting others. Someone who makes or repairs shoes in a shop could be called a cobbler. Many areas have shoe repair shops for some of these repairs.

They come in many different styles such as rubber boots (for those muddy days) and snow boots, as well as some boots that work as work shoes. Boots are special shoes that are used in times of thick snow or even rain. They are seldom, if ever, used by most people in tropical climates. In temperate climates, snowshoes are used for mostly recreational purposes in winter.

Snowshoes are special shoes for walking in thick snow in Arctic areas. Protective feature may include steel-tipped toes and soles or ankle guards. They are commonly used for protection in industrial settings, construction, mining, and other workplaces. Sometimes they are used for uniforms or comfort by nurses, waitresses, police, military personnel, etc.

They are generally made from sturdy leather uppers and non-leather outsoldes. Work shoes are designed to stand heavy wear, to protect the wearer, and provide high traction. Emphasis tends to be more on function than style. In many cases these shoes can be worn by either sex.

Men's and women's athletic shoes and special function shoes often have less difference between the sexes than in dress shoes. Casual shoes are characterized by sturdy leather uppers, non-leather outsoles, and wide profile. Some examples of women's dress shoe styles. Such shoes often have zippers to open them.

Shoes with ankle length (covering the ankles) upper bodies are also available. an open toe feature in women's shoes. g. This upper part of the shoe is often made without apertures or openings, but also made with openings or even a connected series of straps, e.

The majority of dress shoes have an upper covering, commonly made of leather, enclosing most of the lower foot, but not covering the ankles. Although dress shoes are commonly made to be worn by one of the sexes, such as men's shoes or women's shoes, many styles of dress shoes can be worn by either sex. Dress shoes are categorized by smooth and supple leather uppers, leather soles, and narrow sleek shape. Shoes sold in Western cultures generally fall into one of the following categories: dress, casual, work, snow, athletic and boots.

The piece that separates the foot from the air.
. Fortified cork is sometimes used in heels or soles so the shoes are lightweight. Many plastic, rubber, or polymer materials are used these days.

Leather was used in the past, but harder materials are usually more desirable. Midsole is a layer situated between the insole and outsole, found in some shoes. Often the heel of the sole is rubber for durability and traction, while the front is leather for style. The sole comprise a single piece, or may comprise separate pieces of different materials.

Dressier shoes have leather out soles; casual or work-oriented shoes have outsoles made of natural rubber or some synthetic immitation. The material of outsole varies depending on the function, dressiness, and quality of the shoe. Th outsole is the layer in direct contact with the ground or floor. Insole is the layer directly beneath the foot.

The sole is the part beneath the wearer's foot comprises the following layers:. . A shoe is an item of footwear. Wildsmith.

Warmbat. Via Spiga. Vegetarian Shoes. Vans.

Vagabond. Ugg. Tricker's. Steve Madden.

SreeLeathers. Sperry. Skechers. ShockBlockers Insoles.

Sebago. Scooter. Sanders. SAS.

Timberland. Prada. PUMA. Paraboot.

Rockport. Roos (Kangaroos). Reebok. Proxy by Remac L.L.P.

Oakley. Naot. Nine West. Nike, Inc.

New Balance. Neve Bianca. Moreschi. Merrill.

Mephisto. Manolo Blahník. Ludwig Reiter. Loake.

Lotusse. Louis Vuitton. Laszlo Vass. Lakhani.

Gear. L.A. K Swiss. Kenneth Cole.

Josef Seibel. Johnston & Murphy. Jimmy Choo. Jessica Bennett.

Renee' by Remac L.L.P. J. Irregular Choice. ice cream (by pharrell williams and nigo).

Grenson. Gravati. Gucci. Fratelli Rosetti.

Foster & Son. Emporio. Eduard Meier. Edward Green.

ECCO. Martens. Dr. Diesel.

Dansko. Crocs. Crockett & Jones. Coach.

Cole Haan. Church's. Christian Louboutin. Cheaney.

Buffalo boots. Bruno Magli. Brooks Sports, Inc. British Knights.

Bostonian. Børn. Blundstone. Birkenstock.

BATA shoe company. BAPE (bape-sta). Bally Shoe. Allen Edmonds.

Alfred Seargent. Alfani. Alden. airwalk.

action. adidas-Salomon. Shoes size is often measured using a Brannock Device, which can determine both the width and length of the foot. Men's and women's shoe sizes often have different scales.

The UK and American units are approximately one-quarter of an inch, starting at 8¼ inches. European sizes are measured in Paris Points, which are worth two-thirds of a centimetre. Units for shoe sizes vary widely around the world. Occasionally other repairs are needed too, such as reattaching or replacing inner liners, removing protruding fasteners, reattaching broken straps, etc.

Shoelace replacement - easy to do when new laces are available. Not all shoes can have their soles replaced. Sole replacement - soles also wear out. Not all shoes are designed to enable this.

Heel replacement - heels periodically wear out. Polishing - for protection, water resistance (to some extent) and appearance, especially for leather shoes and boots. The person is said to have broken in the shoes. Over time after a person wears them multiple times, the material deforms to fit the wearer's feet.

Breaking-in - Some shoes are made of relatively hard but deformable material. Tango/Flamenco dnce shoes. Pointe shoes - shoes designed for professional ballet dancing. They make the tapping noise while the tap-dancer dances.

Dance shoes - special shoes made for tap dancing. Sneaker boots and sneaker pumps - a shoe that looks like an athletic shoe, but is equiped with a high heel and thus makes it hard to be used for anything but as dress shoes. Cycling shoes are equipped with a metal cleat to interface with clipless pedals. Skateboarding shoes- used for skateboarding, but worn by many teens for fashion.

Ski boots should be covered under boots or skiing. Roller blades. Roller skates. Ice skating.

Speed skating. Figure skating. Ice Skates. They have various attachments for skating on the bottom of the shoe portion.


    Skating shoes - typically called skates. Orthopedic shoes - specially designed for people with foot problems. Climbing shoes. Walking shoes - have a more flexible sole than the running shoe is much lighter weight than the hiking boot and is more likely to have air holes in it than to be water proof.

    Hiking shoes (could be boots). They are often rented or loaned at bowling alleys. They have harder rubber soles/heels so as not to damage bowling alley floors. Bowling shoes - intermediate style between ordinary dress shoes and athletic shoes.

    Golf shoes. Football shoes - have cleats. Track shoes - often have cleats. They have soft soles/heels to avoid marring or scratching a boat deck.

    Boating shoes - also similar to above. Running shoes - very similar to above. Special varieties available for basketball or tennis. Gym shoes (often called sneakers or trainers in slang) - general purpose athletic shoes; made out of rubber, cloth, and/or plastic to be lightweight, flexible, and have good traction.

    Espadrilles - a casual sandal, with a canvas top and a rope sole. Mary Jane (shoe). Moccasins - originated by American Indians. Platform shoes - shoes with very thick soles and heels, mainly worn by women in the U.S.

    Clogs - Fashionable at one time. Strap upper body shoes. Open-toed. High heels.

    Medium height heels ("kitten" heels have less than 2 inches of height). Flat shoes - usually called "flats". Normal heels. shoe bag - A bag, generally of a flannel fabric, that protects a single shoe against scuffs and dirt when it is packed.

    These include padding and inner linings. orhotic insert - various types of inserts for cushioning, improved fitting, or reduced abrasion. overshoes - rubber covering placed over shoes for rain, snow, or puddle protection. shoe polishing equipment - often used for boots also.

    shoe tree - placed inside shoe when user is not wearing. Many shoes are nearly impossible to put on without the help of a shoe horn. shoe horn - can be used to insert a foot into a shoe by keeping the shoe open and providing a smooth surface for the foot to slide upon.

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