Are ‘Post-Pregnancy Shoes’ a New Trend for Winter?
Chinese influencers have begun promoting a new type of shoes — a slipper/boot combo known by some as ‘post-pregnancy shoes.’
Posts on the lifestyle platform Xiaohongshu are being tagged ‘
shoes’ (坐月子鞋), a phrase that refers to the confinement period after childbirth.
Traditional ‘post-pregnancy shoes’ must cover the whole feet, have soft, thick soles, and wick away sweat to prevent catching a chill.
Some are now touting revamped designs of these traditional Chinese shoes as a trendy style for cold seasons.
These shoes have puffer-jacket-like exteriors and are lined with fluff. They are somewhat similar to the footwear made by the Italian brand Moon B
The ‘post-pregnancy shoe’ tag on Xiaohongshu has 575,000 views, and the style is also popular under other tags for winter apparel.
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