The Persian luxury basket weave slipper was popular among upper class Greek women and made from plaited straw.
Persian shoes made in delicate colours became popular with women around 6th BCE.
These were wedding shoes.
More of a slipper than a sandal the soft upper was made of luxurious materials such as silk or other costly fabrics and embroidered with gold and pearls. Thought to have originated in Asian/Persian origin and became popular mule style house slipper in Ancient Greece. According to Yue and Yue (1997) luxurious slippers were worn in the home and sometimes sandals were used as protective overshoes or pattens to walk outside.
These shoes came originally from Sicyon and were made from light coloured leather with an open, sandalised design. These later became adopted by young Roman dandies (Rossi, 2000) which is consistant with Yue and Yue (1997) claim many Greek styles were subsumed into Roman costume.
A soft leather boot worn by comedy actors Similar to the later Roman soccus. The boot is thought to have originated in Persia.
Rossi W 2000 The complete footwear dictionary (2nd edition) Kreiger Publishing Co: Florida.
Yue and Yue 1997 Shoes: Their history in words and pictures Houghton Miffin: Boston.