Shoes in the News: May 2014 Edition

war-themed shoe ad from 1940

In case you missed it, I've updated the photo of me in my shoe closet.  I do not have special hangers for my flip-flops, nor do I want any.  But if I did, Epbot has a tutorial on how to make them. I wonder what Men's Health can tell about me from my shoes? I was excited to read that ’90s footwear fave the mule makes a springtime comeback! DailyMail.co.uk reported that the average American woman will spend $20,557 on shoes in her lifetime, and that a fifth of those shoes will never be worn. … [Read more...]

Stuart Weitzman Creates Glass Slipper for Broadway’s Cinderella

Stuart Weitzman Creates Glass Slipper for Broadway's Cinderella

He's been called the King of the Red Carpet, and now he's the Prince of the Pump. Stuart Weitzman has been named the official designer of the glass slipper being worn in the first-ever Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA: his one-of-a-kind creation makes its dazzling debut in the musical set for an official opening on March 3 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) in New York City.     Weitzman will also bring the fairytale to life for consumers with the launch of his " … [Read more...]

Christian Louboutin’s Cinderella-Inspired Shoes Unveiled

Christian Louboutin's Cinderella-inspired shoes are unveiled in Paris on July 4, 2012. (Credit: Walt Disney Studios)

Celebrating the Cinderella Diamond Edition with Disney, Christian Louboutin recently debuted sparkly stilettos based on the fairytale's iconic "glass slippers" at the Palais Brongniart, during Paris Fashion Week. Announcing his intention to re-design the shoes of Disney's most glamorous princess prior to the global launch of Cinderella on Blu-ray, the stiletto master has only commissioned 20 pairs for the limited edition shoe line i.e. you won't find this delightful shoe hanging at just any … [Read more...]