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Posted on April 2, 2013

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Photos of signed soles on wedding day shoes have been popping up all over Pinterest recently.

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The trend has Turkish roots—traditionally the brides would ask all her single bridesmaids and female relatives to sign the soles of her shoes. At the end of the night, whoever’s signature was most faded would be the next to marry.

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Any girl lucky enough to get Mr. Louboutin to leave her a message on one of his signature red soles should feel no guilt whatsoever about asking everyone else to squeeze their autographs on the other.

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If the single ladies sign in blue, you can combine two traditions.

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We’re betting the bride borrowed these shoes. That way, her footwear would meet all of the old rhyme’s requirements.