Miss Arkansas 2017 - 1world1eye
A detail of a contestant's shoe during the Miss Arkansas Parade in downtown Little Rock Saturday, June 17, 2017.  Althought the exact origin is up for debate, most agree that the tradition started in the 1970s, in which the adornment of the shoes generally relate to a contestants personal theme or something that comes from the area they represent.

A detail of a contestant's shoe during the Miss Arkansas Parade in downtown Little Rock Saturday, June 17, 2017. Althought the exact origin is up for debate, most agree that the tradition started in the 1970s, in which the adornment of the shoes generally relate to a contestants personal theme or something that comes from the area they represent.