Custom & DIY Chucks: A New Industry in the Shoe World

In 1908, Marquis Mills Converse decided to start a rubber shoe company. At the time, the idea was considered ludicrous because most companies were bound by a rubber trust, limiting the amount of the material they could use. Instead of bending to warnings, Converse used their unique business strategy as a branding technique. A Converse's 1913 slogan promised, "a rubber shoe company that would be independent enough not to follow every other company in every thing they do." The strategy worked and … [Read more...]

6 Patriotic Pumps, Platforms & More

Jeffrey Campbell El Carmen Shoe in Stars and Stripes

Last Independence Day Red, White & Blue Sandals were a big hit. And there is still time to order some patriotic shoes   in time for this year's 4th of July celebration! 1. Stripes Forever Sandals, $49.95 from Anthropolgie Bands of red leather and red, white and blue cotton tape cross your vamp with patriotic zeal. 2. Converse All Star Specialty Stars & Stripes Hi-Top Sneakers, $80 from Shoes.com (available in Mens and/or Womens Sizes) 3. Jeffrey Campbell Lita … [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...]

The Cutest Baby Girl Shoes Ever

With both my sister and my sister-in-law are pregnant with baby girls (in July and May respectively), I have a feeling I'm going to be seeing A LOT of baby girl clothes and shoes soon.   In fact, I'm hosting a baby shower for my sister-in-law over Easter weekend, and I got these Robeez Flitty Flight MJ Infant Soft Sole slip-ons to give her (available from Zappos.com).   They are soooo cute. The picture above does not do them justice on just how cute them are! Then yesterday my athletic t … [Read more...]

Shoes from Sex and the City 2 Movie

WeLikeFashion.com released pictures of Sarah Jessica Parker playing Carrie Bradshaw in the new Sex and the City movie due out next year. Carrie's shoes from the first SATC movie were (and still are) a huge hit. Here's my take on what shoes Carrie is wearing, from left to right. Please correct me if you think or know otherwise - thanks! 1. I'm pretty sure these are Christian Louboutin Leopard Pumps.   I can't tell if hers are peep-toe or not, so they could also be Christian Louboutin … [Read more...]