Top Shoes to Wear Travelling

Merrell Women's Siren Sport Lace-Up Image

So you've decided to put on your metaphorical walking shoes and travel the Globe? But what about your literal walking shoes? For some travellers, footwear is an afterthought, but few items you're taking with you will make as much difference to your comfort as you travel, so it's important to choose well. Here are some hints and tips to get you started. Heading for the sun? If you're going somewhere hot, then you may be tempted to pack a pair of cheap flip flops or ballet flats, but these are … [Read more...]

Best Shoes for Pregnant Women

Crocs Wrapped Mary Jane Flats Every new mom-to-be experiences pregnancy differently. You'll hear all your family's and friends' horror stories and only a few will come to pass. The one constant in everyone's experience seems to be a foot problem. They hurt like heck. Between your growing weight, your legs trying to walk in a way they never have before, and the hormones swelling your ankles into beach balls, it's going to happen. Shoes aren't the first thing women think of in terms of … [Read more...]

AVIA A9997M Sensible Walking Shoes

As a guy, I am NOT the typical reader of this blog. I am married and I have four daughters, so I am no stranger to the decidedly female fascination with footwear of all kinds.  I am not a fashion plate, I'm a Hotdogman. I also do a lot of promotional work, when I am not running around to different hot dog joints and blogging about it. The simple fact is, I spend a lot of time on my feet.  But I usually don't get too fired up about apparel of any kind, let alone shoes. I also have a bursting … [Read more...]

Kim buys boc by Born Jami Loafers

boc by born brown Jami loafers from dsw photo

I needed a little retail therapy last week, so my friend Tracy and I headed to Sioux City for a little shopping, lunch and fun. And I don't think I've ever come away from Sioux City without buying a new pair of shoes! This day was no different as I scored these boc by Born Jamie Loafers for only $20 from Gordman's, after mark-downs and using a 20% off Gordmans printable coupon.   Considering these retail for $80 (currently $49.95 from DSW.com), how could I resist?! As you can see by my … [Read more...]

The Perfect Fit: T-Shirts and Shoes

Tshirts and Shoes

For some, shoes are an afterthought, a quick decision before racing out the door. True shoeaholics, though, start at the bottom and work up. We consider our mood and where we're going as we make the difficult decision between our sparkly flats, racy red pumps, and sophisticated boots.  Only once our feet are covered do we think about covering the rest of us. Here's a handy guide with tips on what t-shirts you can pair with your favorite pair of footwear. … [Read more...]