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 system or not? Read on for all the answers you'll need about your footwear's supply chain, from raw material to your front door. The problem with shoes First of all, you have to acknowledge the … [Read more...]

Shoe Obsession at MIT Now On!

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I like shoes as much as the next man, but nowhere near as much as the next woman (if the next woman really likes shoes). If you are one of those next women or one of those next men who really loves shoes, then read on. Shoe Obsession is currently on the run at the FIT Museum (Fashion Institute of Technology) and for all shoe enthusiasts it's a worthwhile visit. A word of warning, however, if you are susceptible to the "jealousy makes you nasty" adage. The growth of shoe ownership over the … [Read more...]

Fashion Trends 2013: Real Funky Shoes

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Jessica Simpson Raurie3 Lace Platform Bootie The styles that are making a big hit this year are actually just a few creative blasts from the past. There are some real funky shoes that have hit the stores everywhere and have everyone talking. The year 2013 brings with it a multitude of fashion trends. Lace is something that not all people realize is a fashion trend 2013 brings from the fifties. High color platforms wrapped in dark lace is more than the popular choice for many. The best part … [Read more...]

7 Things Your Shoes Say About You

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Ann Marino Timeless Booties Life is full of impressions! There are different things that would be appropriate to say, do or wear in different settings. With so many places to go and impressions to make, sometimes it can be difficult to put all the details together. Choosing the right pair of shoes can turn into a bigger decision than it needs to be. By figuring out what each pair of shoes says about you, you may be able to make your decision a little bit easier. For a wedding, for example, … [Read more...]

3 Shoes Trends for Fall/Winter 2012

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What will be the top shoe trends for AW 2012? Here are our top three picks: 1. Ornate Opulence Next season's fashion is sumptuous and luxurious; imagine velvet dresses, jewels, intricate embroidery and metallic tones. But how can we nail this trend right down to our choice of accessories, without looking OTT? There are two ways to go. Crank up the luxe factor and accessorize an embellished dress with purple suede shoes with suitably regal ruffles. Or choose a pair of knee-high boots in … [Read more...]