• Shoes and Sandals

    UB research uncovers previously unknown aspects of running shoe design

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – A University at Buffalo researcher has some good news for athletes and fitness enthusiasts who favor thick, heavily cushioned running shoes. Although these shoes are increasingly popular because they provide comfort and a high degree of shock absorbing protection, those benefits were thought to come at the expense of increased overall leg stiffness, which altered a runner’s normal stride and could increase muscle fatigue. Plenty of research suggests just such a result when running on a compliant surface, like a synthetic rubber track, but no one had actually tested how the cushioned midsole of a running shoe  

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  • DIY Style

    How to build an easy DIY shoe rack

    Any entryway can quickly become a hazardous mess of cast-off footwear, ready to trip up anyone who enters your home. You may know in your heart that the solution to this inhospitable problem is a shoe rack, but you may not know how easy it is to build one. There are advantages to building one from scratch, too: Not only will you get to personalize the project to match your style and decor, but you can save money. While the price for a low-quality, assembly-required shoe rack can exceed $100, I was able to put this rustic hardwood table together  

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  • Handbags and luggages

    20 best travel shoe bags: Fast and organized packing

    The best travel shoe bags can help your shoes last longer, but they also help keep your other clothing and belongings clean. After all, you wouldn’t want to stuff your everyday sneakers in with your sweaters and undergarments. By using a shoe bag set instead, you can keep potentially germ-ridden shoes separate yet still carry them within your travel bag or suitcase. Some shoe bags also double as wash bags for easy cleaning. Either way, travel shoe bags should be part of your packing routine, and that’s true whether you get out of town with a basic duffel bag,  

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  • Shoes and Sandals

    M.Gemi Is Holding a Massive Semi-annual Shoe Sale

    Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Investing in high quality shoes is always a good idea — especially when they’re on sale. M.Gemi is an Italian brand known for its quality leather shoes and accessories, including everything from boots and sandals to crossbody bags and belts. The brand’s footwear is always selling out, with many shoppers signing up for waitlists in order to shop their favorite styles. Luckily, plenty of must-have shoes are in stock right now, and some  

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  • Boots & booties

    This Meghan Markle-Loved Shoe Brand Just Launched Sneaker Booties

    Products in this story are independently selected and featured editorially. If you make a purchase using these links we may earn commission. Now that winter is almost here, it’s time to break out your favorite seasonal apparel, including weather-ready shoes. If you live in a cold climate, boots are an absolute must, although for transitional dressing or milder weather, a pair of sneaker boots is the way to go. Birdies is a stylish, comfy shoe brand that counts Meghan Markle among its fans (she’s been spotted in the Blackbird Slipper), and it’s no surprise why, since it’s best-known for  

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  • Clothing

    New clothing, shoe store The Plug opens at Eastview Mall in Victor NY

    VICTOR, NY — The decision to open The Plug, a new clothing and shoe store in Eastview Mall, happened in a roundabout way for owner Rich Hunley. Hunley used to work at Foot Locker before he was promoted to district manager for the shoe and clothing retailer DTLR, overseeing nine of its locations. After approaching the founder of The Plug, based in Pennsylvania, he learned they both had a mutual friend in Hunley’s business partner at Foot Locker. “So the three of us met up and did this venture,” he said. According to Hunley, who’s accumulated 15 years of experience  

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  • Shoes and Sandals

    Brad Goreski Shares His Top Holiday DSW Shoe Picks

    Products in this story are independently selected and featured editorially. If you make a purchase using these links we may earn commission. It’s time to shine —  that is, if you ask Brad Goreski, the celebrity stylist whose client list includes Sarah Hyland, Rashida Jones, Kaley Cuoco, and Jenna Dewan, to name a few. In addition to pulling red carpet looks for his star-studded roster and making splashy TV appearances as a guest judge on Canada’s Drag Race, Goreski also found time to collaborate with DSW to share his top footwear recommendations for both men and women.  This holiday  

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