History of Cowboy Boots

Boots

The mystery of the origin of cowboy boots in the shoe fashion world is almost as fabled as the Old West itself. While no one really knows where this special style and design really comes from, stories abound that a shoemaker from anywhere between Kansas and Texas came up with this invention … Read more

Exotic Shoe Materials

Exotic Shoe Materials

Looking your best is one of the things that you are truly concerned about, just like everyone else. When looking for the proper way to go about this goal, you should start with the shoes you wear. Most women probably look at your shoes when they first meet you. It’s hence really … Read more

History of Manolo Blahnik

History of Manolo Blahnik

If you were regularly watching Sex In The City during its original run, you might have noticed the main character Carrie Bradshaw’s particular love for Manolo Blahnik high heel shoes…several times over. It was arguably a great free plugging of Manolo Blahnik shoes from the long-running TV show. It’s hard to think … Read more

Major Work Shoe Brands

Major Work Shoe Brands

There are a lot of different professions out there that require appropriate footwear for the job. There are people in the restaurant business that need non-slip shoes, nurses that need certain types of shoes when they are on the floor for hours, and then there are the construction boots that all men … Read more

Shoes in Movies and TV

History of Christian Louboutin

Most people have favorite movies or TV shows. Many times the viewers of the most popular shows like to emulate the things shown onscreen – including language, fashions, and hairstyles. There have been many incidences in the video world where very noticeable and even iconic shoes became part of a raging fad. … Read more

Introduction to Ballet “Pointe” Shoes

Introduction to Ballet "Pointe" Shoes

The “Pointe” shoe or shoes are the kind worn by balancers when they’re performing pointe work in ballet dancing. Pointe shoes were created from the longing for dance lovers to seem weightless and floating in their movement. They have advanced to empower dance lovers to move en pointe, which means on the … Read more

History of LA Gear

History of LA Gear

Read about the interesting story of the rise and fall – and the gradual rise, again – of the sports shoe line LA Gear. Known for its flashy, colorful shoes which were often embedded with studs and veneered with lamé fabric, LA Gear dominated the shoe market during the 1980s and the … Read more

Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Wedding Day

Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Wedding Day

Finding for a perfect pair of shoes for your wedding day? A wedding day is the most exciting, important and momentous occasion for a couple’s life. Especially for the bride, for it is the peak of her own dreams. And since it is her day, it’s inevitable that she will want to … Read more

The History of the Modern Tennis Shoe

The History of the Modern Tennis Shoe

Tennis shoes, also called athletic shoes or sneakers (which are called so because wearers of these shoes are able to sneak silently), aren’t just for tennis. There is a wide misconception that most of the Best Tennis Court Shoes For Women and men can only be used for playing the game. However, … Read more

The History of Nike

Exotic Shoe Materials

Nike was founded in 1964 by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. From a mere handshake, each man ended up investing $500 to import Tiger shoes from Japan and sell them in the United States. At that time, German shoe brands were the dominating brands that were preferred by athletes all over the … Read more

The History of High Heel Shoes

The History of High Heel Shoes

Any good romantic comedy features the usually down-to-earth female lead dolling herself up and comically stumbling around the room in her high heels. Either that or a fancy debutante convinces a man to buy her five pairs of heels at $2,000 a piece. High heels are definitely a staple of our culture … Read more

Lacing Up The Facts: A History of Shoes

Lacing Up The Facts: A History of Shoes

Many of the things people use every day and take for granted have unique histories, and the history of shoes is no exception. Shoes date back to nearly 1600 B.C., when people would use simple leather wrappings around their feet in order to protect them. High heel shoes were first worn by … Read more

The History of Michael Jordan Shoes

The History of Michael Jordan Shoes

When they first arrived on the shoe scene, Air Jordan shoes were hugely popular. In fact, so many people wanted these shoes that there were often riots and fighting over them. People would actually come to blows about who would get the most popular shoe on the planet. No doubt, Michael Jordan … Read more

The History of Flip flops

The History of Flip flops

The flip flop is an open-toed sandal with a flat sole and y-shaped strap. The strap, which passes between the big and second toes and back to both sides, holds the sandal onto the foot. Traditionally used as casual shoes, the sound of flip-flops are heard nearly everywhere these days. Most people … Read more

Overview of Shoe Lifts

Overview of Shoe Lifts

What are Shoe Lifts? Shoe lifts are lifts or inserts put into a shoe for various purposes. Essentially, one of the main reasons why shoe lifts are used is for a person to look taller. There are also some people who make use of shoe lifts for medical purposes, such as to … Read more

Leon, Mexico – Shoe Capital of the World!

Leon, Mexico – Shoe Capital of the World!

Most people might not know of this fact, but the city of Leon in Guanajuato, Mexico is considered the global shoe capital. Those who’re interested in shoes for personal use or business purposes would do well to learn more about this part of the world. This is why we’ve discussed some of … Read more

Why High Heels Are Bad For You

Why high heels are bad for you

High heels: a reason why women choose beauty and fashion over comfort and health Women want to look beautiful and literally stand out by wearing high heels. Women, both tall and short, seem to exude more confidence whenever they wear high heels. High heels have this bad reputation as being unhealthy and … Read more

Print Shoes with a 3D Printer

It’s amazing how many of the things in science fiction books, television shows, and movies have become part of reality. For instance, in “Star Trek” the crew could go to a Replicator and order food, drinks or anything they could program into the computer. Before long, the item would appear. With the … Read more

Check Out The History of Platform Shoes

Check Out The History of Platform Shoes

The History of Platform Shoes It seems that platform shoes have made their way back into fashion once again. This type of shoe has soles at least four inches thick and has been around for quite a while. In fact, they date back to ancient times, with examples being evident in the … Read more

How Shoes Are Made

How Shoes Are Made

Footwear is defined as a garment that is worn around the foot. Their basic function is to protect our feet. Lately, though, footwear has become one of the important parts of fashion, coming in different colors, styles, and shapes, but the basic function of protection is still there. There are many types … Read more