The formation of SHOES By rachelms18 100 oldest shoe Shoes were originally very small and as peoples feet got bigger so did their shoes. The first shoes found were sandles. In 2000 B.C when the first ancient sandle was found in a Egyptian tomb. Period: Jan 1, 1490 to Jan 1, 1527 High renaissance Women wore chopine shoes ,they were shoes with raised sole and could be up to 30 inches tall. Jan 1, 1520 Sabot These were shoes that people wore in France and they had a solid wood block with strapes that they wore. Jan 1, 1526 Mens shoes Escagaffinons were worn by men and were very popular in the 1500's. Jan 1, 1550 Womens simarlerties to mens shoes Womens shoes were about the same as the mens shoes but the toe of the shoes were less exaggerated. Jan 1, 1570 change in shoes In 1570 shoes were no longer in one piece of leather they had stiching.