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Superhero Shoe Horns Can Only Save Your Sneakers

There are two ways to avoid having to keep tying and untying your shoes whenever you go out: You can switch to the garish monstrosity that is velcro and just put up with that wretched tearing noise, or you can keep a shoe horn on hand to make it easy to slip in and out of laced-up sneaks. And the latter option is made even more appealing with these adorable Shoeperhero shoe horns from Duncan Shotton.


What's Better For Hiking? Boots Vs Trail Runners Vs Approach Shoes

You want to wear hiking boots to go hiking, right? That may be conventional outdoors wisdom, but often, it’s not the right answer. Let’s examine the merits of each and try to help you find the right solution.


Sneakers Inspired By Vintage Space Suits Are Back

Although not actually worn by real-life astronauts, ‘Moon Boots‘ were still an incredibly popular fashion fad during the ’80s. And, 30 years later, designers like Raf Simons are still being inspired by the complex space suits that NASA developed to allow astronauts to safely walk in the vacuum of space.


Converse Is Now Wrapping Its Sneakers In Andy Warhol's Art

Taking inspiration from the artist who once screen-printed his own custom pair of Chuck Taylors, Converse has just announced its new 2015 All Star Andy Warhol Collection featuring a series of high-top and low-cut kicks wrapped in some of his most iconic soup-inspired pieces.


Shoelaces That Include Everything You Need To Start An Emergency Fire

Unless you’re trying to prove yourself on some ill-conceived reality survival show, it’s always a good idea to bring some way to easily start a fire when you head off into the wilderness. But if things go awry, this simple set of shoelaces can be used to start a fire in the event of an emergency.


Adidas' New Star Wars Sneaks Will Make You Wish You Were A Kid Again

There always seems to be a steady stream of Star Wars merchandise hitting stores, but with a new film on the horizon in 2015, the Disney marketing machine is quickly ramping up to overdrive. Even Adidas wants in on the action with its upcoming Star Wars Originals collection that includes these wonderful Vader kicks. If only they weren’t sized for kids.


Skechers' Game Kicks Sneakers Are A Wearable Version Of Simon

A distracted kid is more often than not a well-behaved kid. So for those times when a child’s phone or tablet has run out of power, Skechers is introducing a new line of shoes called Game Kicks that feature a built-in musical memory matching game that is played like Simon, except that these remain strapped to a kid’s feet.


Neat Chart Will Help You Understand The Vast Universe Of Women's Footwear

I really like women shoes, not only for the reasons you are thinking (that too) but because I think they can be beautiful design pieces. This neat chart — by infographic design studio Pop Chart Lab — brakes down the contemporary footwear styles so we can understand and appreciate the nuances of such a vast world.


This Shoe Repair Video Can Provoke Intense Pleasure Waves

Video: If you experience ASMR, prepare to feel some intense pleasure watching this video of a guy repairing shoes. The machines pressing down, the cutting of the sole, the sanding, the stitching, the brushing of the glue. It’s a symphony of satisfying noises. It’s the only soundtrack you need.


Why We Still Haven't Killed Off The High Heel

As a fashion object and symbol, the high heel shoe is weighted with meaning. It’s also weighted with the wearer’s entire body weight. The stiletto might be one of the only designs that is physically painful, but it has somehow has persisted for centuries.