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Discovering the Magical World of NYC's "Dr. Shoes"

Yvonne Russo | Posted 12.15.2016 | New York
Yvonne Russo

As Dr. Shoes whisks the shoe to the back of his shop to begin the intricate restoration process, I look around with fresh intel and begin to decipher what lies behind the veritable hall of fame represented by the signed playbills, headshots and theatrical posters.

Common Risks of High Heels

August McLaughlin | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
August McLaughlin

I find it interesting that virtually no articles on high heel risks suggest giving them up as a viable option, much less the one sure way to prevent or minimize these problems. Most simply suggest cutting back on how often you wear them and lowering the height -- I'm guessing because they realize that for many women, giving them up is simply not perceivable.

The Best Metallic Flats To Buy Now And Upgrade Your Look

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Style

There are days when wearing heels is out of the question. Maybe it's the day after your latest 5k run, a killer workout class, or you've got to run ar...

How To Stretch Out Your Shoes Using Only A Plastic Baggie And Water

LittleThings | Posted 07.10.2016 | Style

It might be a little cliché, but really, what woman doesn't love a pair of heels? They elongate your legs, dress up even your most casual outfit, and add just a touch of sexiness.

If the Shoe Fits, Celebrate

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.09.2015 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

Attention Shoe Manufacturers: Middle-aged women have the resources and desire to purchase fashionable, comfortable shoes. Why don't you make any?

Feet Over 50!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

There are some easy solutions to solve these new developments that you have developed over the years and no, you do not need to have foot surgery just yet.

Hate Bra Shopping? Look to Your Feet for Help

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 03.18.2015 | Style
Elisabeth Dale

Foundations do just as much work for our bodies and breasts as shoes. So why don't we embrace bra buying the same way? The two purchases have much in common.

11 Facts About Shoes That Will Knock Your Socks Off

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 01.15.2015 | Style

This is for all the shoe-obsessed people out there.


Susan R. Meyer | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

Have you looked down lately? What is that you're wearing?

Jellies, Uggs And More Ugly Shoes That Are Actually Awesome

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

It's time to come clean: We love ugly shoes. Not hyper-trendy, metal-studded, mega-platform monstrosities whose trendy ugliness haunts us every few...

You Probably (Definitely) Own Way Too Many Pairs Of Shoes

Posted 08.19.2013 | Style

Stop for a second and think about how many pairs of shoes you own. The answer? Probably too many, according to a new study. One look at our closets...

What Your Shoes Say About You

Andrew Nackerud | Posted 09.08.2013 | Style
Andrew Nackerud

Maybe it is a psychological barrier I have constructed to slow my maturation into a full-fledged adult, but whatever the case, I'm starting to feel judged by the shoes that I wear.

Joelle Bercovitch: Moms Change the World

Monique Ruffin | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

Photo Courtesy of Anthony Pino Joelle Bercovitch emanates a particular kind of sweetness, along with a rooted sense of confidence that everything is ...

What To Give The Gal Who Has Everything

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Style

Umm, duh. Every lady loves a new pair of kicks.

Just Because I Have A Vagina Doesn't Mean I Like Ugly Shoes

Allison Hope | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Allison Hope

Women's shoes fit, but they're ugly, and men's shoes, while cute, don't fit. I've even resorted to trying on large boys' shoes. You haven't lived until you've caught soccer moms staring at you wide-eyed while you try to jam your foot into a shoe in the children's section at the shoe store.

Nicholas Kirkwood Spring 2013 Shoes Made Me Lose My Cool

Sarah Leon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Style
Sarah Leon

As part of my job, I have met a lot of celebrities, but none of them -- besides Justin Timberlake -- have made me as excited as when I met Nicholas Kirkwood.

The Only Sexy Shoes That You Can Pair With Tights...

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Style

Mary Janes have always reminded me of little girls on their way to Sunday school. The shoes, known for the strap across the instep of the foot, enter...

What Are Winklepickers?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I consider myself to be an expert on shoes, but when a friend casually mentioned her quest for a pair of winklepickers, I was flummoxed, to say the le...

What Bees and a Boat Taught Me about Pain (and Footwear)

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

I learned the hard way that platform wedges and all manner of open-toed sexiness look sexier if the toes peeping out aren't blue and bleeding, especially the showcase toe. The VIP of the peep-toed pump toe. The toe that, as it turns out, bleeds like a head wound when hit by a hatch door.

Pumps Don't Have To Be Dowdy

Christina Anderson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style

Kate Middleton is regarded by many as a style icon. But some of us take the opposite view: the Duchess is a pretty gal, but her style leaves us wantin...

How I Learned To Love Being Tall

Kimberly Couzens | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style
Kimberly Couzens

Having "the jolly green giant lives here!" scrawled across my locker stung, but it was nothing compared to the discomfort I felt in my own skin. My height was an unavoidable reminder that I was different, and being different isn't cool or fun when you're a teenager.

Meet Your New Favorite Shoe Designer: LaylaJoy

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.17.2012 | Black Voices

After spending over 10 years designing shoes for the likes of Michael Kors and Stuart Weitzman--Layla-Joy Williams decided it was high time to step ou...

Can 'Power Shoes' Be Empowering?

Slate | Posted 06.08.2012 | Women

The past four years have seen a rise-literally-in outrageous shoes. Prices and heel heights have skyrocketed. No-heel platform booties-versions have b...

She Has To Buy Her Shoes In The...Kids Department?

Luwam Yeibio | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Luwam Yeibio

Being a woman in her late twenties who wears a 4 ½ to 5 shoe can make the task of shopping for footwear daunting. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to find exactly what you're looking for.

A Conversation With Shoe Designer Rupert Sanderson

Blue Carreon | Posted 07.07.2012 | Style
Blue Carreon

For Rupert Sanderson, designing a shoe is not about making a pair of ridiculously over-designed and stratospheric high heels that no woman can comfortably walk in.