How Does Your Shoe Arrive in Stores, and Why Should You Care?

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The beginning of your single first step in those ballet flats is a journey of a thousand miles, as the saying (doesn’t) go. But, why should you care whether your glittered flats came from inland China or the coastal region? And does it really matter if the truck your pumps arrived on had a GPS […]

6 Ways to Keep Moccasins Looking their Best

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My love of moccasins first began on a trip I took to Dallas. On the way, I stopped  to visit the  Chickasaw Cultural Center. The trip was  like going back in time. Along with many interactive displays, the Center has a replica of an old-fashioned village where it’s possible to see how members of the […]

How Ancient is that New Shoe Design?

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Many women love shoes, and finding the latest styles is a popular hobby. Shockingly, some of the “latest styles,” aren’t really that new at all. They’re modern twists on very old concepts. Here is some of the history behind a few popular shoe types. High heels – In the fashion industry, a shoe is only […]

Best Foot Forward: Shoe Shopping in Chicago

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You’re on a typical business trip to  Chicago; you’ve spent the day shuffling papers and crunching numbers. Mercifully, your trip takes a sudden turn for the better when your evening budget meeting is canceled. You immediately know  what you want to do with your free night in Chicago–you’ll spend it shopping the city’s renowned stores […]

DO This DON’T: Wear Your Fashion Boots in Winter

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Just because it’s winter, there’s no excuse for living in your Uggs. The puffy sheepskin boots are fine for wearing on snow days and lazy Sundays, but dress to impress when you leave the house, girl! Those slouch boots, tall boots and low heeled booties that were staples of your fall wardrobe can see you […]

Upcycled and Recycled Shoe Styles

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While they may not be a runway phenomenon yet, shoes made from recycled material are getting increasingly popular as both consumers and producers become more eco conscious. Look for upcycled and recycled shoes made from materials as diverse as water bottles and recycled rubber. These shoes run the style gamut, proving that you don’t have […]

Going Beyond the Classic Fashion Boot

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Steve Madden Women's Blomm Ankle Boots

Steve Madden Blomm Ankle Boots Fashion boots are on trend this winter and set to remain popular for spring 2013. While every woman should have at least one pair of tall boots to wear with a classy look like tunic with leggings or sweater dress, there are so many other kinds of boots that are […]