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Fred Perry 1934 Tennis Shoe
Fred Perry has launched a Re-Issue collection of their 1934 Fred Perry tennis shoe to coincide with the official start of Wimbledon 2014 . To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Fred Perry ’s first Wimbledon title in 1934 the company asked 5 international ret...

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The oldest case of mummified Hallux Valgus has been found in an Egyptian mummy recovered in the necropolis of Sharuna (Middle Egypt) and dated to the end of the Old Kingdom (circa 2100 BC). The first metatarsophalangeal angle of 28° was measured confirming ...

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Huajian Group: Chinese investigators released
The labour rights group, China Labour Watch , (CLW) a New York non-profit organisation keen to promote transparency of supply chains and factory labour conditions in China hoped to publish a report alleging low pay, excessive overtime, crude verbal abuse an...

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Vindolanda: Roman Shoe cache
A shoe cache of 7,000 Roman shoes have been unearthed from Vindolanda , an auxiliary fort in, Northumberland, near Hadrian’s Wall. Most shoes appear custom made, including baby boots and the cache is thought to date from 208-2012AD. It remains unclear why ...

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A brief history of Rock Shoes (1956-1990)
If there was ever an item of clothing to epitomise the style and fashion of an era, it would have to be shoes (or their absence). Visit any cd store and you can pick up a dozen covers of compilation hits and three quarters of them will depict the age with f...

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The oldest shoe in the world
The oldest known leather shoe was dated to 3500 BC. The 5.5k year old relic was discovered by Diana Zardaryan , then a postgraduate student at Armenia’s Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography , during excavations from Areni-1 cave complex<.a> in 2010. The...
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