Do you see what I see? That is a pair of shoes on the outside pocket of a checked bag. Do not EVER pack your shoes this way. Nothing of importance should go on the outside of your checked bag.
I bet if one of these shoes falls out by the time this makes it to baggage claim this passenger will be livid and blame the airline. Please know, if you pack your shoes in this manner and they don’t make it to your final destination, you can’t be mad at anyone but yourself.
Please pack your shoes inside of your checked or carry-on bag and don’t put anything of value in your outside pockets.
Do you check bags? Have you ever packed anything in your side pockets?