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Top 10 Tips for Buying New Shoes

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Do you know exactly what you’re doing when your shoe shopping, or are you totally distracted by style or price and little else? When it comes to shoe shopping, you need to keep in mind more than fashion. For the sake of the comfort of your feet, you must also factor in things like function,…

Shoes that every man should own

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Shoes are a vital part of any outfit and the wrong shoes can quickly ruin an otherwise stylish look. If you want to look on trend, then here are some of the most important items of footwear to have in your wardrobe this year. Brogues Although these are dress shoes, they are so versatile. Originally…

Changes in Men’s Shoe Fashions

So, it seems our ancestors weren’t necessarily barefoot. Even though during the Medieval period, only the wealthy elite wore new shoes, the poor masses would still have worn some kind of protective foot covering. There was a widespread practice of repairing and remaking footwear that would have been made from leather and any other available…

How to wear a Mandal

Sandals or mandals: Here are some basic rules to follow to have the most appropriate summer feet: Flip-flops are best left for the gym, pool or beach. They are not only not particularly comfortable for urban walking, but your feet will pick up all manner of grime and dirt from the street. Its also a…

Making Your Wedding Day Personal To You

Spring is in the air and for many people, so are wedding bells as the most popular time for weddings in the UK begins – between April and September is when most people choose to get married as it is more likely that the weather will be good on the big day (although this is…
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A history of the Iconic Doctor Martens

Doctor Martens are one of the most popular shoes in the world and have a long and fascinating history. The first pair of Doctor Martens were invented by German doctor Klaus Maertens in 1945. Whilst he was out skiing, he was injured and said that his military boots were too uncomfortable for his injury. He…

The Most Iconic Footwear of the 20th Century

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Throughout the last century, fashion for feet has been stamping its mark on society. Shoes are an essential as well as a form of personal expression. With so many styles and brands of shoes out there, it is even more impressive that the shoes on this list have managed to stand head and shoulders above…

Why everyone should wear a pair of Dr Martens

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Dr Marten shoes and boots have been loved by generations since the sixties. They have always been fashionable but subtly so, a timeless classic of British footwear. They are cool, solid, sturdy shoes and boots that deserve a place in everyone’s shoe cupboard. Here we look at what makes this brand of footwear so popular.

A Guide to Winter Boots

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Now winter has well and truly made its presence felt, it might be time to renew your winter boots. There’s nothing worse than the feeling of cold, damp toes inside soggy boots that have past their prime. Here is your handy guide to what winter boots are on offer: Snow Boots While the UK doesn’t…

The Fascinating Future of Footwear

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Do you remember the awesome self-lacing sneakers in the Back to the Future 2 movie? Marty McFly had travelled to the future and was impressed by the light-up, automatic footwear. What was once sci-fi has become a reality with a new wave of ‘adaptive performance’ footwear being designed by the biggest names in the shoe…

What’s hot for feet this winter?

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Want to know what’s hot for feet as the cold weather approaches? This autumn and winter see some interesting trends emerge as the fashion shows reach their finale. So, what can expect the fashionistas to be donning over this festive season? Boots A huge range of boot styles have been on show for this autumn/winter…

The Importance of Correctly Fitted Shoes

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Image credit Buying shoes are not just about fashion and bagging a bargain. These things are important but the main focus should be the health and welfare of your feet. Shoes play a vital role in protecting our feet, cushioning the weight of your body and feeling comfortable so we can carry on with our…

This Autumn’s Shoe Trends

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Autumn is fast approaching, and with it comes a whole host of new shoe trends. The weather will be colder and wetter, so we can expect to see the standard ankle boots and on-trend trainers – but what about the truly trendy styles? Image Credit Here are four interesting shoe trends you will definitely see…
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