Shoes in the News: September 2014 Edition

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Special thanks to the “formerly shoe-obsessed” Wayne for contributing these "shoe news" articles for me to share this month (and for catching the fact that I forgot to do a roundup last month). Now on the news... The Shoe Genius of Early 1970s Earth Shoes The Earth Shoe ripped up the world in 1971 and by the end of the decade? Collapsed under the weight of its own success. And now born again? All this drama for a shoe? Oh yes.   A new exhibit reveals the … [Read more...]

Shoes in the News: July ’14 Edition

Bare Traps Vintage Clogs Advertisement

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...]

What Shoes Are You Wearing Today?

Anne Klein peep-toe slingbacks

We love it when shoe lovers around the world snap photos of their shoes and share them with us! Check out what fellow shoe addicts are wearing today: Jowie Namayan via tiisganda is wearing her white Christian DIOR sneakers. PraveeniPerera via @PraveeniPerera snapped a shot of her favorite Anne Klein peep-toe slingbacks. Tazzberry shows off her Steve Madden Sparta Gladiator Sandals. These are currently on sale at FootNotesOnline for $79 (regularly $99)! Alejandra Aguilar … [Read more...]

Kim’s Coach Shopping Spree

Coach Shopping Spree

Last month, I went on a girls' trip to Florida. We went swimming in the ocean, deep sea fishing (I caught a shark) and shopping, hitting the outlet malls and every TJ Maxx and Ross store in the Orlando area.  One of the other gals has an obsession with Coach like I do, and we scored some great deals as shown above. The Coach Jessalyn Flip Flops and Coach Folly Sneakers are mine.  I had thought I wanted brown Coach sneakers, but I actually do wear black shoes way more often than brown so I've … [Read more...]

Ilse Jacobsen Flip Flops Giveaway

Madison Style Summer Giveaway

When I started this shoe blog over seven years ago, I was adamant about my stance against flip flops, and I refused to wear them.   Now that I'm older, and obviously wiser, I admit I wear them quite a bit.   Maybe my feet have become less sensitive and having something between my toes doesn't bother me much anymore (although I still refuse to wear Vibram Fivefingers).   So I know that you dear readers do love flip flops, so here's your chance to win a free pair of Ilse Jacobsen flip flops ($45 … [Read more...]