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#Made in India: Go Kolhapuri

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 10.30.2014 | Style
Sriya Chakravarti

The Kolhapuris are comfortable, stylish and quite durable and are available in a variety of designs, patterns and colors. They can be easily used for any occasion, and can cater to a large genre of audience. Almost every age group can find something that may strike their fancy.

'Oh, The Places You'll Godin' -- Seth Godin on Pushing Beyond Fear to Be a Social Entrepreneur

Mark W. Guay | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Mark W. Guay

It's often easy to look at the past and see how leaders pushed through fear. But, in the present, it can be painfully difficult to push through fear when it's so much easier to sit comfortably. Not take a leap of faith. Not start an idea. Not question a boss.

TOMS & Target Are Collaborating, Just In Time For Holiday Shopping

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Style

At this point, we've seen our fair share of Target designer collaborations. And while we've waited on epic lines and refreshed our browsers over and o...

America's First Billion-Dollar Social Enterprise?

Auren Kaplan | Posted 08.22.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

I was shocked and deeply moved when I heard the news this morning - Bain Capital is purchasing 50 percent of TOMS, the One For One shoe, eyewear, and ...

Bain Capital Just Bought A 50 Percent Stake In TOMS Shoes

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Bain Capital LLC has agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in TOMS Shoes Inc in a deal that values the company, which m...

Why This Entrepreneur Finds Success Through Giving

Posted 03.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie was thrilled when he realized the difference a pair of shoes could make in a disadvantaged kids life, but it was the tempo...

Congress Could Use a Lesson From America's Innovators

Marc Joseph | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Marc Joseph

These budget impasses remind me of the movie Groundhog Day. There have got to be some innovative thinkers outside and inside government who can get us out of this rut of repeating the same mistakes over and over again.

Q&A With Blake Mycoskie, Founder of TOMS

Quora | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Blake Mycoskie, Chief Shoe Giver, Founder of TOMS Q: What is the mission of TOMS?A: While...

Man Going Barefoot For A Year For 300 Million People Who Can't Afford Shoes

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact

It’s getting pretty cold in Kentucky and his job requires him to stand on his feet most days, but Richard Hudgins is not going to wear a pair of sho...

WATCH: TOMS CEO Responds To Big Criticism

Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.14.2013 | Small Business

Toms Shoes' "buy one give one" model -- a pair of shoes is donated with each purchase -- was instrumental to the company's success. But the practice ...

WATCH: TOMS CEO Responds To Criticism

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.14.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

TOMS CEO Blake Mycoskie joined HuffPost and responded to the criticism his "one-for-one" model has received. ...

Are These Boots The Next Uggs?

Posted 10.18.2013 | Style

If you're in the market for new winter boots and you want something that kind of looks like UGGs but not really, you're in luck: TOMS now sells boots....

One Visible Thing You Can Do To Highlight Eye Care Poverty On World Sight Day

Posted 10.10.2013 | Impact

Let's face it, those of us who wear glasses could deliberate for hours over perplexing choices such as retro, oversized, bookworm, cat-eye, glossy, ma...

Kim Bhasin

TOMS Founder Addresses The Haters

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.05.2013 | Small Business

For a company that gives millions of pairs of shoes to the needy each year, TOMS ends up receiving a startlingly heavy amount of criticism. The mos...

One Day Without Shoes 2013

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

One Day Without Shoes is a critical part of the One for One movement and a beautiful illustration of a powerful movement. This is a day to challenge your own perspective on consumerism, challenge your peers, and lastly, challenge us.

Jackson Browne and "Doctor My Eyes" for World Sight Day - Oct 11

Turk Pipkin | Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact
Turk Pipkin

Thursday, October 11 is World Sight Day. It may seem odd to celebrate something we so often take for granted like eyesight, but every five seconds someone in the world goes blind. Spread the word. Together we can all let a little light in.

One Man Enriches The World Through Social Entrepreneurship

Auren Kaplan | Posted 09.09.2012 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

What's your gift to the world? It's the question we all face, at some time between birth and death. Are we living our bliss, giving our gift to the world with as much courage and strength as we can muster? Or are we toiling away at the status quo?

Celebrating Local Champions: An Alternative Campaign

Tom Murphy | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Last year a quickly hatched idea between Saundra, Teddy and I led to "A Day Without Dignity." It served as a sort of counter campaign to TOMS "One Da...

'I'm Going Barefoot Because'...Submit Your Photos For One Day Without Shoes

Posted 04.10.2012 | Impact

For many, going barefoot isn't a choice. That's why TOMS Shoes, a one-for-one company that delivers shoes to children in need around the world, ma...

Be an Advocate (Not a Bystander): Why One Day Without Shoes Is Important to Me

Nicole Lee | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Nicole Lee

One Day Without Shoes is an easy way for individuals to take action to bring about change for children whose basic needs are unmet. In a society where shoes are common, going one day without shoes makes a statement.

Bare Your Soles!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

Free your toes today in support of TOMS "One Day Without Shoes!" Now in its fifth year "One Day Without Shoes" encourages people around the world t...

Jessica Prois

TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie Introduces One-For-One Book-Giving Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact

For the disillusioned office worker who's realized cubicle life won't cut it, this book's for you. Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, released his firs...

WATCH: Mary-Kate & Ashley's Latest Adventure

The Huffington Post | Jenny Kang | Posted 10.30.2011 | Style

This past July, to celebrate the recent collaboration for The Row, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen joined TOMS and TOMS Giving Partner, World Vision, in Ho...

The Olsen Twins Bring a Little Luxury to TOMS

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Earlier this year, TOMS and The Row announced that they would be joining forces to collaborate on a limited edition line of shoes and this wee...

Why I'm Speaking At Willow Creek Church

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

In light of recent events, I think it is important that I clarify TOMS' position with regard to my speaking engagements in advance of my upcoming appearance at Willow Creek Church.