No Socks Allowed

Going Barefoot Photo

I love going sockless with shoes and sneakers. The only time I wear socks is with boots. This habit began way back in my childhood growing up in Massachusetts where sockless was not a preppy 80’s fad, but a regional lifestyle and look that still persists today. After all, New England is the land of prep schools, bow ties, khaki’s, Topsiders and pink pants with whales on them – and not just on Nantucket. Moving West to California meant that the need for socks never really came up. Yes, … [Read more...]

50% off Keds Crashback Pop Stripe Sneakers (Shoe Review)

Lisa wearing Keds sneakers

Keds has been around forever. The company started in 1916 and while I’m not that old, I do remember always wearing Keds in the 70’s as a kid. Every year when spring rolled around I had to have brand new pair of bright white Keds. I never kept them white for long – despite my Mom’s efforts and lots of bleach. I love sneakers and own over 50 pairs, but I had sort of forgotten about Keds. Maybe I thought they weren’t as cool as Vans (although Keds and Vans now have a partnership) or all my other … [Read more...]

Humble Chic NY Introduces SHOES!

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  As featured by Vogue, InStyle, and more, HumbleChic.com offers affordable boutique designer online shopping with free shipping options and easy returns. And by popular demand, the shoes that we've been waiting for have arrived! The Humble Chic NY shoe collection includes: D'Orsay Flats made of Vegan Leather in Black, Champagne and Saddle Suede Ankle Booties, also of Vegan Leather in Black and Saddle Classic Vegan Leather Suede Pumps in Black Stack Heel Vegan Leather … [Read more...]

6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Shoes Feel More Comfortable

Woman Wearing Red Sandal with Black Dress

If your shoes are always pinching, giving you blisters or leaving you with sore feet, you may be fed up with limping around. Yes, it typically takes a while to break in new shoes, but you don’t have to suffer through the process. Although some say that beauty is pain, you don’t always have to sacrifice comfort for fashion—you can achieve both with a few sly tricks to break in your shoes. Keep reading for a few of the best hacks for breaking in an uncomfortable pair of shoes, and enjoy both … [Read more...]

3 Shoe Tips For The Best Fit

Woman Wearing High Heels

According to the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society... 88% of American women wear shoes that are too small. The Center for Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine released three expert tips for the best fit: Allow 1/8 inch of space in the half and a half inch between the tip of your longest toe and the front of the shoe. Leave room for all five little piggies in the toe box. Shoes that push the toes into an unnatural position cause the most pain over time. Shop late in the day when … [Read more...]