The History Of Snow Boots: Some Important Moments To Know

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Isa Genolini and Maria Antonia in the main street of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, March 1982.

The evolution of snow boots reveals that throughout history, the shoe had important style moments. Read up on several interesting facts about this practical and stylish winter staple ahead.

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3000 BCE

In 1991, when archaeologists discovered an ancient iceman (who was no less than 5,000 years old) in the Alps, they noted he wore an early style of snow boots that was constructed with wide fur soles and soft grass on the inside to keep the toes warm.The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images