An improved article of footwear which incorporates a lighting circuit is disclosed. The article of footwear includes: a visible lighting element (4), a power source (2) connected to the lighting element (4), and at least a pair of pressure responsive switches (S1, S2) for controlling the supply of power (2) to the lighting element (4) through a condition responsive logic circuit (6). The article of footwear is preferably a shoe, and the lighting elements (4) are preferably LEDs. The logic circuit (6) is preferably an Exclusive-OR gate. Various switch, lighting and circuit configurations are disclosed.