Mexico City, Part 1.Posted: February 24, 2010
The El Borceguí Shoe Museum in Mexico City was was not in my guide book. But it was recommended to me by the History Librarian at the Colegio De Mexico, where Mexico’s best Anthropology School is.
Tons of old footwear here..
1st-3rd Century Egyptian Sandals.
An Acholi sandal from Northern Uganda.
Opanaks from the Balkans.
A Turkish evolution of the Opanak design.
An Iranian Army shoe.
With a pleated cotton sole.
A boot from Bhutan.
A variety of Dutch Clogs.
Persian slippers for men.
An Australian Aborigine wool and feather slippers.
And the new seasonal direction for Reebok Sport Culture. An English original…