- A strip of cloth or leather that wraps around the leg where it meets the foot in order to secure the shoe to the foot.
- A soft, slipper-like, closed-toe shoe with no heel height, modeled after the shoes worn by ballet dancers.
- A shoe that resembles a boot in style but does not have a shaft.
- Footwear which covers the entire foot and extends to the height of the anklebone or up to the thigh.
- A fastener that secures two straps to each other by allowing one strap to pass through a fitting, attached to the other strap.
- A closely woven, heavy cloth of cotton, hemp or linen.
- A decorative layer of leather adorning and reinforcing the toe of certain dress shoes, often highlighted by a line of decorative stitching.
-The measurement around the shaft of a boot/bootie taken at the widest part near the top of the boot/bootie shaft.
- A closed toe, open back shoe with a platform sole. Traditionally with a wood heel.
- A narrow, handheld bag with no strap.
- Strategically placed, contrasting, yet complimentary, bold and bright colors.
- Lace-up multipurpose boots originally designed for the military.
- A boot with a chunky, moderately high slanted heel, usually pointed toe, and decorative stitching or tooling, extending to mid-calf.
- A natural rubber with crinkled texture, used in shoe soles.
- Leather, the look of which has been artificially aged by means of light abrasion, or other treatment so that it no longer looks new and smooth.
- A thin purse, styled to resemble the shape of an envelope you might use to mail a letter or card. Styles range in size from small clutches to large shoulder bags.
- A shoe or sandal that has a woven rope or similar material covering the wedge or sole.
- Ethylene vinyl acetate.
- A hole in leather or fabric--occasionally reinforced by metal, plastic, or stitching--through which one may thread a string or a lace.
- A leather-like fabric which, though man-made, resembles tanned animal hide.
- The surface texture or patina of a material.
- Shoes that do not have any heel height.
- A flat sandal which is held to the foot solely by a strap that runs over and between the toes.
- A type of material used on a shoe
- Shoes that do not have any heel height.
- Suede fabric that is cut into strips to create movement.
- Designed to resemble the shoes worn by ancient Roman fighters, gladiators are open-toed sandals, distinctive for a single strap that runs down the foot, and several others that run across it.
- The metal or plastic rings used to reinforce eyelets.
- Measurement taken on a vertical line that extends from the bottom surface of the sole to the floor.
- A distinctive fabric pattern in which columns of parallel lines sloping in one direction, abut columns of parallel lines sloping in the opposite direction.
- An oversized, often crescent-shaped, shoulder bag made of soft, pliable material.
- A distinctive fabric pattern that consists of contrasting, notched squares to form a sort of zigzag checked appearance.
- Man-made shoes with a soft, rubbery material.
- A low-heeled stiletto shoe, often between 1 and 2 inches in heel height.
- A string threaded through the eyelets of a shoe used for fastening the shoe.
- The hide of an animal that has been treated and tanned.
- The bulk of the exterior of the shoe, everything except the sole and interior, made of leather rather than man-made materials.
- The material inside a shoe or handbag, often different from the material which comprises the outside of the item.
- A low, step-in shoe without shoelaces or buckles.
- Not made from an animal.
- Similar to an oxford shoe (a low shoe with laces over the instep.)
- A shoe with a strap across the instep that is attached with elastic, Velcro, or buckle.
- A slip-on shoe with visible stitching around the perimeter of the toe box, creating a gathered effect.
- Associated with motorcyclists, motorcycle boots are heavy boots with a low heel and range from ankle to knee height.
- A shoe or sandal characterized by a closed, or nearly closed, toe and a backless heel of any height.
- The exterior part of a shoe, excluding the sole, made of a durable high-quality cow hide which has been treated to give it a suede or velvet-like texture.
- A low shoe with laces over the instep.
- Various materials can be used to create a varnished hard and glossy finish.
- A shoe with a narrow opening in the front that exposes the toes.
- A high heel shoe with a thick sole under the front part of the foot.
Pointed Toe Pumps
- An enclosed shoe with a heel of any height, the front end of which tapers into a point.
- Women's dress shoes that are typically characterized by a medium or high heel. Styles are typically completely enclosed.
- Boots designed for the purpose of riding horses. Styles typically include a low heel and knee-high shaft. The term may also describe fashion boots that resemble riding boots in style.
- Fabric that has been gathered into tight ruffles or folds.
- An exposed shoe style that includes an open toe and open back. Slips on and is held in place with leather or fabric straps across the foot.
- A flat-bottomed purse characterized by rigid self-supporting material, two short handles, and a hardware closure.
- Measurement from the arch of a boot to the top of the boot shaft.
Single Sole Pumps
- An enclosed high-heel shoe with a very thin sole (no platform).
- A backless shoe that is held in place with a strap at the back of the foot. The strap is typically elastic or buckled for adjustment.
- A flat, casual shoe that slips on and is typically meant for use indoors. May be lined for added comfort.
- A shoe which can go onto the foot without use of a lace or strap, and therefore theoretically possible to be put on without use of the hands.
- Not rigid, and thus dragged down by gravity. Slouched boots, for example, fold or wrinkle as they appear to slide down the leg.
- A rubber-soled casual shoe made of soft, often man-made, materials, and used often for casual wear and sporting events.
- The outsole, or bottom part of a shoe.
- A heel comprised of many layers of leather, laid one on top of another, in order to resemble a wood-grain appearance.
- A very thin, very high heeled shoe, the heel of which tapers nearly to a point where it comes into contact with the ground.
- An open shoe comprised of multiple straps that secure the foot to the sole.
- Decorative metal (or plastic) knobs or points, that stick out from the surface of the decorated item.
- Treated leather that comprises a soft, napped surface.
- Materials which are man-made and not naturally produced.
- A knotted rope ornamental piece typically found on a shoe vamp.
- A sandal that passes between the big toe and second toe with a v-strap that connects to the sandal sole at both sides of the foot.
- A large, flat, rectangular bag with two handles.
- Thermoplastic Rubber.
- Fabric constructed in a weave.
- All parts of a shoe above the sole that are stitched together.
- Lens that is able to black light with a relatively long wavelength, able to penetrate the deep layers of the skin.
- A fabric of silk, nylon, acetate, rayon, etc., sometimes having a cotton backing, with a thick, soft pile formed of loops of the warp thread either cut at the outer end or left uncut.
- A flat, folding pocketbook, especially one large enough to hold paper money, credit cards, driver's license, etc., and sometimes having a compartment for coins.
-A heel that extends from the back to the ball of the shoe, laying flat on the ground.