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Types of Shoes

Types of Shoes

Types of Shoes:- In this section we will read about Types of Shoes . As we all know, there is more than one type of shoe style and if you are speaking to a native English speaker, you may need to refer to a particular type of shoe.


To know the different names of types of shoes will help you out a lot in your day to day conversations too. This might be when out shopping and you are looking for, a pair of boots, for example or perhaps a pair of sandals.


List of Shoes:-

When you are reading an English fashion magazine or newspaper, you may come across the names of particular shoe styles and by using this section, you will easily be able to recognize them.


Let us read the list of different types of shoes in English. Learn these shoe types to improve and increase your vocabulary words in English.


Shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while the wearer is doing various activities. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration and fashion.


List of Athletic Shoes:-



  1. Golf shoes
  2. Hiking boots
  3. High-tops
  4. Running shoes
  5. Climbing shoes
  6. Soccer shoes
  7. Sneakers (U.S)/ Trainers (U.K)
  8. Old skool
  9. Basketball shoes
  10. Ice-skates
  11. Chuck Taylor

Different Types of Shoes in English:-


Boots Vocabulary/ Types of Boots


  1. Knee high boots
  2. Insulated boots
  3. Boots
  4. Work boots
  5. Combat boots
  6. Uggs
  7. Wellington boots
  8. Timberland boots
  9. Cowboy boots
  10. Lita
  11. Laced booties
  12. Steel-toe boots
  13. Army boots
  14. Desert boots



Women’s Heels/Types of Heels:-

  1. Lita
  2. Laced booties
  3. Court shoes (U.K) – Pumps (U.S)
  4. Wedges
  5. Mary Jane platforms
  6. Platform heels
  7. Cone heels
  8. Stilettos
  9. High heels
  10. Scarpin heels
  11. Kitten heels
  12. Almond-toe pumps
  13. Platform pumps
  14. Ballet flats
  15. Mary Janes

Names of Shoes

Knee high boots:-

  1. Boots
  2. Cowboy boots
  3. Wellington boots
  4. Uggs
  5. Timberland boots
  6. Work boots
  7. Laced booties
  8. Scarpin heels
  9. Court shoes
  10. Mary Jane Platforms
  11. Stilettos
  12. Wedges
  13. Cone heels
  14. High heels
  15. Lita
  16. Kitten heels
  17. Business shoes
  18. Derby shoes
  19. Monk straps
  20. Old skool
  21. Boat shoes
  22. Sneakers (U.S)/ Trainers (U.K)
  23. Roller skates
  24. Climbing shoes
  25. Running shoes
  26. Hiking boots
  27. Flip flops








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