Do you know different slippers culture?
Slippers are a kind of shoes, the heel is completely empty, only the front toe is, mostly flat bottom, the material is often quite light and soft leather, plastic, fabric, etc. The types of slippers are differentiated according to the wearing occasion and performance purpose.
Slippers are also deeply related to the culture of some specific regions. In many Asian countries, indoor slippers must be changed when entering the house. There are also special bathroom slippers in the toilet, and the slippers of the owner and the guest are usually distinguished.
In tropical countries, it is quite common to wear slippers outdoors. Many people who work on the street also have a pair of slippers for their work clothes. Most restaurants will not prohibit wearing slippers.
Tourists wearing slippers are also common in some coastal tourist attractions. Therefore, some high-end restaurants, clothing stores or department store boutiques will post “No slippers in the store” slogans.
It is not proper to wear flat slippers on formal occasions, such as attending graduation ceremonies, going to church, visiting temples, etc.