If you like to hit the big sales at the mall, venture out to outlets or explore antiques for hours, do your feet a favor and keep them happy along the way. 1. Complete some pre-shopping foot work. Before you head out, make sure your feet are healthy. This means good toenail grooming,
Leather! Oh, that buttery softness…what more do you need to know? There are different types of leather, with different qualities. To get leather-educated, there’s no need to light out for a tannery. You just need to know enough to ensure you’re getting the right type of leather with t
The bohemian is a curious traveler, floating through the world bazaar collecting beads, embroidery and fringe to stitch together into a casual, friendly, free-spirited style. For this true flower child, there’s simply no need for the summer of love to end. While the look is most often
The menswear-inspired style is based on the best steals from his closet—blazers, trousers, dress shirts, loafers, oxfords and even hats and ties. The look is a sum of classic, tailored parts, including high-quality materials in leather, herringbone, houndstooth and pinstripe. The look
The attraction to animal prints began in the 18th century, when the wealthy and fashion-forward wore clothing and accessories made from actual animal skins from Africa and Asia. Today, anyone can get the look with a little guidance. First, avoid going overboard with “animal everything
If you’re mesmerized by the costumes on Mad Men, long for hats and gloves to come back to stay or fervently believe that no one will ever do it better than Jackie Kennedy, you’re probably drawn to ladylike style. The look is classic, feminine, romantic and hard to resist. Elements of
Breaking in shoes is the usually painful process of getting a new pair of shoes to fit your feet. Without a break-in period, many shoes can cause blisters, corns and calluses. But how much time should it take for your shoes and your feet to get along? The short answer is none. Properl
When it comes to footwear, who doesn’t like an easy, comfortable fit? Stretch can help provide it—whether in high heels or flats. Shoes that stretch have become increasingly popular in fashion magazines and on the street. Here’s how you can wear stretch well. 1. Boots Nothing says ver
There’s more to this German brand than their clogs and double-strap sandals, which are famous for their custom-like fits. Birkenstock has made big waves in both the footwear and fashion industries over its nearly 120-year history. 1. They’re Known for Changing the Shape of Footwear—Li
From boat shoes and thong sandals to wedges and more, there’s no shortage of fun summer shoes. And while huaraches pack a ton of style, many options are comfortable, too, making them one of the season’s most versatile choices. Here are just a few reasons why: 1. They Feel Good Open, w
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For a quick at home stretch to help relieve foot pain, kneel on the ground, tuck your feet under, and untuck your toes so the tops are on the floor. If this is too rigorous, lean forward. Hold this stretch for 30 seconds to a minute. This stretch will help provide some relief to your feet.
Don't forget to stretch to maintain healthy feet. If you're looking for a quick foot pain remedy, try kneeling down and tucking your feet under so that you're on your toes. Sit back so your hips are on your heels. Stay in this position between 30 seconds and 2 minutes.
Have you received an ankle injury due to running? Follow the R.I.C.E. therapy method the next time you have ankle pain. The R.I.C.E. therapy method is as follows: Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation.