How to Choose Shoes That Fit

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How your shoes fit is ultimately down to your feet and how well you've looked after them over the years. Small children will often have no problem with any shoes - they often walk around with them on back to front - because their feet and bones are soft and can be manipulated easily. As you go through life you'll find you have all sorts of problems with your feet so it's essential for you to look after them when you're young and always buy shoes that fit properly. In order to maintain the … [Read more...]

The Twentieth Century Sandal

Birkenstock Women's Mayari Sandal

Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, was often pictured completely naked apart from her sandals. Every ancient civilization had its version of this simple flat structure and, arguably, very little changed until the twentieth century with the invention of the heel and, more crucially, the metal arch support in the 1920. The exposure of the foot and its potential as an erogenous zone was already well known, and was even frowned upon in the 1930s. This was further enhanced by the arch created in the … [Read more...]

Get the Most out of Your Shoes: 5 Tips for Repurposing Old Shoes

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It's easy to accumulate a bunch of old shoes over the years. So what do you do with them? Throwing out an old shoe or boot is actually a waste of a useful resource. Your attic, closet, or storage unit may very well be a treasure trove of worn-out shoes waiting to be repurposed for a number of functions. Here are five of the best ways to reuse and repurpose your old footwear. Hold Your Plants Shoes and boots can be made into effective alternatives to flower pots and planters. … [Read more...]

Brooks Glycerin 9 Running Shoes

Brooks Women's Glycerin 9 Running Shoes

I know that athletic shoes are not the most fashionable shoes, but they do serve a purpose. I love to run, and a good running shoe is essential for my health. Believe me I have tried a ton of athletic shoes in my time. I used to stick with Nikes or New Balance (which I love for their walking shoes) but for running my heart is now set on Brooks. I first found out about Brooks from a friend. I had never heard of them before but I looked them up and they had good reviews so I ordered a pair … [Read more...]

Giuseppe Zanotti: Why celebs go crazy for these shoes

Giuseppe Zanotti Women's I26086 Ankle-Strap Pump

Shoes are said to be an important fashion apparel for women. Yes, shoes are also loved by men but women have a great affection for these items. They love to wear shoes matching their dress in the most perfect manner. Women have a strong fascination for designer shoe collection. Most women have a minimum of 6-7 pairs of shoes available in their wardrobe. The rich ones have hundreds of shoes available in their wardrobes. They even have a separate wardrobe for shoes and footwear items. Giuseppe … [Read more...]