Shoe Review: Born Vineland Pumps

My mother recently bought these Born Vineland mary-jane pumps for her finicky feet, which are available from Zappos.com, $105. At first I told her they looked liked "old lady shoes" to which she replied, "I am an old lady." Touche. But after hearing her rave about how comfortable they are (and she is very picky about the comfort level of her shoes), and then how she'd like to buy another pair in black (the above is taupe), I agreed that I would probably wear them, too!   The next … [Read more...]

Shoe Review: Kuru Kruzr II Shoes

Kuru Footwear sent me these Kruzr II Shoes to review.   I received a size 8 which was too big (I usually wear size 7.5), so my mother (with problematic feet) jumped at the chance to test them out as she has been looking for a pair of good shoes with orthotic support.   She usually wears a size 8.5, but these fit her perfectly.   And here is what she had to say about them: Just wanted you to know I've been wearing the Blue-Chocolate Kruzr II shoes all day long and they feel great on my feet.  T … [Read more...]

Shoe Review: Footminders® Catwalk

My mother, who knows foot pain well after shattering her ankle, recently had the chance to review Footminders ® Catwalk: Orthotic Insoles for High Heel Shoes, and here is what she had to say... When I first put the shoes on with the insoles in them it was a "funny" feeling.  I could feel "a lump" under the arch of my foot.  I'm sure that's because they do what they advertise, shift the weight off the ball of your foot onto the rest of the foot. After I wore them for a short time, I didn't ev … [Read more...]