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...]

Dogs Galore Ultralite Rain Boots

Dogs Galore Ultralite Rain Boots Item # 44812

Today is National Dog Day! Now, those of you that know me, know that I have a phobia of dogs. Cynophobia is the correct term. So chances are that I will never personally own a dog, even though one is currently living with me (my brother is living with me temporarily). But in honor of my current dog occupant, I do realize that other dog owners take this day very seriously.  And since I take shoes very serious, I set out to find the best doggone pair of shoes I could! It is also currently … [Read more...]

5 Celebrity Shoe Quotes

Charlize Theron Quote

"If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels." ~ Charlize Theron "Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world." ~ Bette Midler "I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes." ~ Oprah Winfrey "Yeah, but I do it backwards and in heels." ~ Ginger Rogers "Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world." ~ Marilyn Monroe Which celebrity shoe quote is your favorite? … [Read more...]