The Original Color of Ballet Shoes

ballet-slippers

Ballet shoes and tights were originally created only in pink in an attempt to match the skin color of ballerinas who wore the apparel. Because ballerinas now run the gamut of a wide array of skin tone, hue, and color, bronze and brown ballerina slippers have become available. Prior to this, ballerinas would commonly use makeup and other aids to color their shoes

Traditional Korean Death Customs 

Korean-funeral

In Korean culture, it is customary to burn the clothes of those who are dying so that those garments are organized in the afterlife for the person who is expected to pass. Once a person passes, their finest and cleanest clothes are burned so that they can be dressed in their finest apparel in the afterlife