In many Asian countries, people have believe that small feet of women are one of the most important traits that men looks for. Of course this is not really going on as seriously as 50 years ago. Here’s a picture of an old woman who used to wear 'lotus shoes' for appeal.

chinese woman's bound feet - beauty is pain, I guess.<-- it was a rule in China that the women had to wear small shoes so that they could have small feet

Tamaki Maori Village - Rotorua - New Zealand

Tamaki Maori Village (Rotorua, New Zealand): Top Tips Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

Indonesia ~ Kalimantan / Borneo | Two young Kayan women in 'festival' costume | Photographer Prof. A.W. (Anton Willem) Nieuwenhuis, date unknown, ©Tropenmuseum, Netherlands

Indonesia ~ Kalimantan / Borneo | Two young Kayan women in 'festival' costume | Photographer Prof. A.W. (Anton Willem) Nieuwenhuis, date unknown, ©Tropenmuseum, Netherlands

Portret van een Minangkabau jongen en meisje in traditionele kleding in Batipoe., Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis, 1890 - 1912

Portret van een Minangkabau jongen en meisje in traditionele kleding in Batipoe., Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis, 1890 - 1912

Papua (Indonesia) | Portrait of Geelvink Bay man. Manokwari, West Papua province | ca. 1905 - 1915, photographer unknown

Papua (Indonesia) | Portrait of Geelvink Bay man. Manokwari, West Papua province | ca. 1905 - 1915, photographer unknown

Ratu Boleleng, the wife of Gusti Ngura K'tut Djilantik, lord of Boleleng, Bali. 1870

Ratu Buleleng, the wife of Gusti Ngurah Ketut Djelantik, lord of Buleleng, Bali.

Indonesia ~ Sumatera, Nais | Studio portrait of two women from South Nias in dance costume. ca 1892 - 1922 | ©Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis

Studio portrait of two women from South Nias in dance costume. ca Sumatra, Indonesia ©Christiaan Benjamin Nieuwenhuis

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