Shoes in the News: September 2014 Edition

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Special thanks to the “formerly shoe-obsessed” Wayne for contributing these "shoe news" articles for me to share this month (and for catching the fact that I forgot to do a roundup last month). Now on the news... The Shoe Genius of Early 1970s Earth Shoes The Earth Shoe ripped up the world in 1971 and by the end of the decade? Collapsed under the weight of its own success. And now born again? All this drama for a shoe? Oh yes.   A new exhibit reveals the … [Read more...]

Red Suede Wedge Platform Pumps $30

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Stephanie posted on Instagram that she loves Flower by Kenzo perfume, but I loved the red suede wedge platform pumps in her photo even better! Not sure the exact brand/style of hers, but I found three exact same styles for under $35 each: Qupid Val-11 Wedge Pumps from DSW, $34.95 Classic Platform Wedge Pumps from Charlotte Russe, $32.99   Faux Suede Platform Wedge Heels from DebShops.com, $30 Show us your favorite fragrance with your favorite shoes! Simply share on social … [Read more...]

Frank Miller’s Crown Dressing Shoe Polish

Frank Miller's Crown Dressing Shoe Polish Vintage

My brother recently found an antique Frank Miller’s Crown Dressing Shoe Polish bottle (shown below) that dates back to the late 1800's. Click here to read the story behind it's discovery (and what it's worth today).  The following ad for Frank Miller's Crown Dressing was published in Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine back in 1891. Source. Frank Miller's Crown Dressing for Ladies' and Children's Boots and Shoes - Invaluable for restoring to their original beauty and finish Ladies' … [Read more...]

Today I’m Thankful for #DSW

Adrienne Vittadini Benson Shoes

It seems like everyone on Facebook lately has been posting #Gratitude posts (because the Ice Bucket Challenge was so last week). So here's the three things that I'm thankful for today: It's the weekend! I'm headed to Cleveland tomorrow (a new city for me) I found the DSW Instagram account: dswshoelovers How was I not following DSW on Instagram before?!  You do follow me, right? DSW posts some great shoe shots (my faves are below)! Then combine your faves with this hot deal: Get $10 … [Read more...]

Mommy & Baby Matching Floral Vans Sneakers

Mommy & Baby Vans

I absolutely love, LOVE seeing all the photos that Carolyn Kmet posts of her and her infant daughter Kenzie, who has to be the cutest baby ever (besides my own children, obviously). When she posted this photo of them having matching Vans, I knew I had to share! Mommy Carolyn is wearing Vans Authentic Floral Skate Shoes, available from Journeys, while... Baby Kenzie is wearing Vans Classic Slip-On Sneakers in Multi Floral Black, available from Nordstrom. Seeing that precious … [Read more...]