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History of Shoes

High Heels in Nosebleed Territory

Written by Kaycee Hale
January 3rd, 2013

Infograph courtesy of IBM.   Are we shoe shopping, high-heel wearing, fashionistas inadvertently contributing to our lackluster national economy and European financial crises? Is the height of our high heels the reason that there’s volatility in the NYSE and that the Europeans can’t seem to stop kicking that financial can down the road?   Has sexy, [...]

The Best Famous Quotes about Shoes

Written by Kaycee Hale
December 28th, 2012

Shoe blogs and shoe bloggers are often quoted when fashion and trend reporters need just the right gem of wisdom to add flavor to a fashion article. When shoes marketers develop a customer strategy online, in print materials, or elsewhere, the right quote can attract attention and become a memorable mantra for fashionistas.   Sometimes, [...]

Shoe Museums… Our Community of Interest

Written by Kaycee Hale
April 13th, 2012

Shoe design. Shoe blogs. Shoe lovers, unite. We belong to an activist community of interest. So as a group, what special organization or institution represent us in the public arena? The answer—a shoe museum. Shoe acquisition; shoe preservation; shoe display; shoe history. That’s the foundation of what a world renowned shoe museum’s mission should be. What [...]

History of Shoes

Written by Kaycee Hale
November 9th, 2011

Sitting down to keyboard my first shoe design blog post is a wee bit daunting. It’s sort of like shopping at any high-end Rodeo Drive fashion boutique, trying on the most magnificent pair of shoes you’ve ever seen, handing over your credit card, signing your name, and never looking at the price. OMG… You love the outcome, [...]