Top 10 Examples of Shoe Tossing and Shoefiti

Making these tops 10 lists is a lot like going down a rabbit hole. You could be looking for images of “cats in pajamas” one minute and suddenly find something better to look at the next. And while looking for images for my post “Top 10 Easter Trees” I stumbled across something quite odd. You see it is said to be quite lucky (mostly with golfers) to throw your old shoes and boots into trees and other hard to reach places. So let’s take a look at this strange custom as we take a peek at…


Top 10 Examples of Shoe Tossing and Shoefiti

BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Best Quotes About Shoes


Shoe Tossing: Rainbow Coloured Shoes
Shoe Tossing: Rainbow Coloured Shoes

10 – “Somewhere over the shoe rainbow!”

Christian Louboutin once said: ”A naked woman in heels is a beautiful thing. A naked man in shoes looks like a fool.”

Shoe Tossing: Hundreds of Shoes on a Tree
Shoe Tossing: Hundreds of Shoes on a Tree

9 – Is it just me or can I see a wooden leg!?

Steven Morrissey once said: ”Age shouldn’t affect you. It’s just like the size of your shoes – they don’t determine how you live your life! You’re either marvellous or you’re boring, regardless of your age.”

Shoe Tossing: Hundreds of Clogs in a Tree
Shoe Tossing: Hundreds of Clogs in a Tree

8 – Dutch shoes do grow on trees!

Neil Kurshan once said: ”Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice. Our children will learn to respect others if they are used to imagining themselves in another’s place.”

Shoe Tossing: Shoes in a Frozen Tree
Shoe Tossing: Shoes in a Frozen Tree

7 – Frozen in time, but never forgotten.

Charles Barkley once said: ”These are my new shoes. They’re good shoes. They won’t make you rich like me, they won’t make you rebound like me, they definitely won’t make you handsome like me. They’ll only make you have shoes like me. That’s it.”

Shoe Tossing: Shoes on Scaffolding
Shoe Tossing: Shoes on Scaffolding

6 – Walking in the air

Christian Louboutin once said: ”There is an element of seduction in shoes that doesn’t exist for men. A woman can be sexy, charming, witty or shy with her shoes.”

Shoe Tossing: Shoes Hung Over a Telephone Line
Shoe Tossing: Shoes Hung Over a Telephone Line

5 – More shoes on a wire than birds!

John Locke once said: ”Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.”

Shoe Tossing: Historical Shoe Tree
Shoe Tossing: Historical Shoe Tree

4 – Why does the sign say “Almost historical”?!?

Victor Hugo once said: ”I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, – and the stars through his soul.”

Shoe Tossing: Thousands of Shoes on a Tree
Shoe Tossing: Thousands of Shoes on a Tree

3 – That is an awful lot of shoes!

Oprah Winfrey once said: ”You can cry, ain’t no shame in it.I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.”

Shoe Tossing: Desert Tree With Shoes Flung Over it
Shoe Tossing: Desert Tree With Shoes Flung Over it

2 – It has to be said that some images of shoefiti are quite beautiful!

Denis Waitley once said: ”I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.”

Shoe Tossing: Desert Tree With Thousands of Shoes in it
Shoe Tossing: Desert Tree With Thousands of Shoes in it

1 – The Shoe Tree on the Loneliest Highway in America

Marilyn Monroe once said: ”Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

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