March 22, 2016 7:45 am

Most Iconic Shoes Of All Time


From the silver screen, red carpets to fashion museums, there have been some truly marvelous shoes that have influenced the fashion of the masses. These legendary iconic shoes still impact pop culture to this day from ballet flats to ugg boots, doc martens to platforms. These shoe trends have helped to both symbolize and shape pop culture. Every shoe lover appreciates a stunning set. It’s a remarkable moment when a pair of shoes are so special, that they almost outshine their wearer. The perfect shoes can give you an extra boost of confidence and raise your outfit from drab to fab.

Behind every successful shoe brand is a truly successful shoemaker. Did you know, the famed designer Manolo Balhnik started out making theatre sets? The infographic below from Walsh Brothers Shoes reveals the most legendary shoes and how some of the most talented shoe designers began their renowned careers. Let’s take a look at a well-heeled history of the world’s most iconic shoes – which fancy footwear made the cut?


About the author:

Paula Casey works with Walsh Brothers Shoes, a family run shoe shop in Killarney, Co. Kerry. Since it’s opening in 1902, Walsh Brothers Shoes has become an iconic shoe destination in Kerry. They carry lots of well-known shoe brands including: Clarks, Skechers, Doc Martens, Ecco, Meindl and much more with 49 different sizes and a range of width fittings. They’re whole range of men’s, women’s and children’s shoes and boot are available to purchase on their website.

Which shoes are the most iconic? Let us know below!