By Becky Striepe on March 4, 2011
The typical sneaker has a few years before it starts to wear down. If you’re really good to your kicks, maybe you can extend that, even double it, but eventually sneakers outlive their usefulness in the shoe department. Oat Shoes are designed to have a whole new life when you’re done wearing them.
By Timothy Hurst on May 26, 2010
Sure, not every shoe in your closet is constructed with heirloom design principles in mind, but for those shoes that are designed to be repaired rather than replaced, it is not only sensible to have them resoled, the future of cobbling depends on it.
By Beth Buczynski on May 21, 2010
Sex and the City devotees already know what an impact a pair of shoes can make. But why should the glee of buying new shoes end there? What if along with a snazzy new pair of kicks, you ended up with the good feeling that comes from supporting a worthy cause and changing someone’s life for the better?
By Beth Buczynski on March 11, 2010
Vegan footwear designer Olsenhaus is making a switch of its own—by cladding its entire Fall/Winter 2010 collection of pumps, wedges, stiletto booties, and knee-highs in an innovative polyester microfiber made from trashed television screens.
By Beth Buczynski on June 27, 2009
In a refreshing turn of events, Timberland, world famous maker of rugged footwear, from sandals to steel toed boots, has announced its Earthkeepers 2.0 line of shoes: a line that’s striving to close the green loop by creating shoes with high levels of recycled content as well as an easily dismantled design thats meant to [...]