Hitting a nature trail? No one expects you to wear either a ballet slipper or a combat boot. Rest assured, there’s a happy medium where you can sport some feminine style with durability, water resistance and traction, too. Look for function fused with these six nods to fashion: Tomgi
When we think of embellishment, we may think of adding an item or two to a story to make it more interesting. Inserting a few more characters. Pumping up the drama. The same can be said for contemporary shoe styling. There’s no such thing as shoes that have too much personality. Explo
Footwear cut-outs create what artists call negative space, which is as important in composition as positive space or, “the thing you’re supposed to be looking at.” Cut-outs also soften the look of a shoe and add interest to simple styles. Get the lowdown on the “not-there” to stay in
Does the holiday season mean you sacrifice comfort for festive fashion? If so, you’re not alone. In an American Podiatric Medical Association survey, 38% of women said they would wear uncomfortable shoes if they liked the way they looked. But it simply doesn’t have to be that way. The
Can’t seem to keep your feet warm in the winter? Don’t limit yourself to just throwing on a pair of thick socks. Learn four more ways you can finally beat those cold feet. 1. Warm Slippers Avoid walking around barefoot inside during winter. Keep slippers by the door for when you come
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
One of our favorite shoe quotes! What’s not to love about new shoes? At FootSmart we have many cute and fashionable shoe options. From sneakers to wedges, you can find the shoe you’re looking for at FootSmart.
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