The Twentieth Century Sandal

Birkenstock Women's Mayari Sandal

Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, was often pictured completely naked apart from her sandals. Every ancient civilization had its version of this simple flat structure and, arguably, very little changed until the twentieth century with the invention of the heel and, more crucially, the metal arch support in the 1920. The exposure of the foot and its potential as an erogenous zone was already well known, and was even frowned upon in the 1930s. This was further enhanced by the arch created in the … [Read more...]

The European Shoe Invasion

Bruno Magli Espadrilles - Romane Photo

European shoes have long been hailed as the best type of shoe you can buy. The quality, focus on design and materials used are often superior to cheaper brands made in China. European shoes are becoming extremely popular in the United States due to their superior craftsmanship, comfort and style. Here are a few of the top shoe trends of this season: Glamorous Heels Heels from famous brands like Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo are hot right now. There's a good chance they … [Read more...]

5 Discounted yet Fashionable Shoes

A never ending story... do I spend $150 on one pair of highly fashionable shoes, or do I buy three less fashionable pairs of shoes for $50 each? Do I buy before the season starts (and prices are high) or when the season is down (but you are running behind with the current fashion)? When you have a good look at all the outlets and discounts stores you can actually find nice pairs of shoes for a good price and still be very fashionable! Let's have a look at five great pair of shoes that are … [Read more...]

Betula Birkenstock Bargain!

Betula Licensed by Birkenstock Grace Sandal on sale for $39.95 at Amazon.com! Plus FREE Shipping! Regularly $99.95! Color Choices of Black, Orange or Cocoa!   Traditional sandal in a variety of materials with adjustable strap and shock-absorbing EVA outer sole.    Upper: Nubuck. Liner: Suede. Arch: Classic Support. Width:Birkenstock Narrow (Equates to a U.S. Medium Width). Get yours before they're sold out! [phpbay]betula birkenstock, 5[/phpbay] … [Read more...]