50 Shoes that Changed the World

In our modern world, shoes don't just keep our feet warm and dry, they often communicate a message about ourselves. Fifty Shoes That Changed the World (on sale at Amazon.com) takes a a look at fifty (50) iconic shoes introduced over the last 150 years, beginning with the Frye Boot in 1863. Did you know doctor's ankle injury (Dr. Martens) launched a boot that became the symbol of a generation's defiance? And an immigrant Italian plucked the name Tod's out of the New York telephone directory … [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...]

Dr. Martens Skylar Summer Sandals

Dr. Martens Skylar Slide SKU: #7509934

Since Dr. Martens just celebrated their 50th birthday, I thought I'd search for a new pair of "Docs" that I may actually wear. I have several pairs of the clunky soled sandals in my closet that I will probably never wear, but I just can't bear to part with them quite yet. I can see maybe myself wearing these Dr. Martens Skylar Slide Sandals, currently on sale at Zappos.com. The sky's the limit when you rock these stylish women's slides from Dr. Martens ®. Features Palatino (a full-grain … [Read more...]

Dr Martens Buena Strappy Sandals

When I first saw these strappy sandals, I had a hard time believing they were actually Dr Martens sandals since they didn't have the signature clunky sole and aren't rugged looking at all. But indeed these Buena Strappy Sandals in Dark Brown Palatino* are definitely Doc creations and actually look like you could wear them with a skirt to attend a social gathering.   Not saying I personally would, but it could be done. I'll stick to wearing my Womens Dr Martens Boots. And you boys, well, you … [Read more...]

Ashlee Simpson in Dr Martens Boots

Are Doc Martens Boots making a comeback? Ashlee Simpson was spotted wearing Dr. Martens 1960 Original Boots as she arrived at the Ambassador Theatre in New York City on December 6th, 2009 (source). Dr. Martens 1960 Original Boots are available from UrbanOutfitters.com, $125. Iconic Dr. Martens 1460 8-eye boot in smooth corrected grain leather with signature welted PVC "Bouncing Soles." Painted grommets and contrast stitching at the midsole; logo tag at the back. Imported. Spot clean. * Dr. … [Read more...]