Fun Fact of the Day: The first slippers were worn by the concubines of a rich sultan in 12th Century Vietnam. Wearing slippers kept the concubines captive. Having only soft, slippery, thin-soled slippers on their feet meant the women could never survive escape through the rocky terrain outside the harem.
Fun Fact of the Day: The word ‘slipper’ was first recorded in English in 1478! That’s 536 years of cozy feet! The word originated from the verb ‘to slip’, presumably referring to the fact we are able to simply ‘slip’ them on.