Shoes in the News: July ’14 Edition

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Check out some awesome retro footwear advertisements like the one show above on the Flashbak website: Vintage Footwear Adverts Unlaced. There is a "Sole Obsession" exhibit at a museum in Auburn, Washington that features 100 years of shoes that women love but don't always wear. TribLive interviews women that have are having a love affair with shoes, while FashionTribes.com shares how shoes are collector's items: Stimulate Your C-Spot with Your Fashion Footwear Fetish. The check out Whoopi … [Read more...]

Complete a Classic Wedding Ensemble with Vintage Shoes

Vintage Wedding Shoes

When it comes to you wedding day you should never forget the classic, something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Here we take a look at the old. Just because something looks as though it has been transported from the past doesn't necessarily mean it's out of fashion. Take for example the popularity of wedding themes, inspired by the previous eras. Wearing a pair of vintage shoes for your wedding will complete the overall look. You will give the appearance of an … [Read more...]

How to Upcycle Those old Shoes into Brand New Fashion-Forward Footwear

A fashionista's worst nemesis is her budget, followed closely by credit card limits. Although fighting against these two powerful forces is a diva's daily struggle, there are creative and budget-friendly ways shopaholics can extend their shoe collections without maxing out their credit cards. One of the most inventive solutions I've seen thus far is a new trend called "upcycling," which involves applying your artistic talent to make an old pair of shoes new again. Shoe-lovers everywhere: get out … [Read more...]

Fashion Connects Shoes & Diamonds

Shoes have become so much more than items used for protecting our feet.  Not only are they now fashion pieces, but jewelry as well.  What was that!? Yes, jewelry! Have a look at this list of ten of the most expensive and "blingy" diamond shoes ever made. 1. Diamond-Encrusted Custom Air Force 1 Nikes - $50,000 Featuring 11 carats of champagne diamonds, these diamond sneakers have forgotten all about practicality; it's the bling that matters. The brown diamonds surround Nike's trademark … [Read more...]

Where to Find Great Deals on Vintage Designer Shoes

Some girls can't stand to step outside the house without their makeup and hair done while others fixate on the perfect mani-pedi. Some carry on a lifelong love affair with jewelry while others dream of designer clothes and handbags. But if you're amongst the group that has realized that the only thing that fits without fail is your shoes, then you've likely begun to build a collection of footwear that will last a lifetime, add a pop of color and class to any outfit, or even serve as a foundation … [Read more...]