Shoes

How Much Are Those Old Sneakers Worth?

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Shoes | Comments Off on How Much Are Those Old Sneakers Worth?

We’ll be the first to recommend paying a little more for a top quality shoe, but how much is too much? Let’s look at what some people are willing to pay for sneakers. A publication called High Snobiety put out a round-up of the top ten most expensive “deadstock” sneakers for the second quarter of 2016. Deadstock means that the sneakers are being resold after having been purchased from the original retailers. This is usually due to a limited production run designed to make the shoes into instant collector’s items. They are still new in the original packaging and never worn. They were...

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Video- 10 Coolest Sneakers of 2016

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Shoes | Comments Off on Video- 10 Coolest Sneakers of 2016

What makes sneakers cool? That’s probably a question that will get a hundred different answers from a hundred different people. Some people prefer their sneakers with gadgets like an air pump, LED lights, or a wireless Blue Tooth transponder that connects it to your smart phone. Others prefer flashy colors and eye-catching designs. Performance athletes might think a high-performance sneaker or a minimalist running shoe is the coolest thing since sliced bread. Others just want a comfortable sneaker that doesn’t call too much attention to itself. Because of the wide variety of personal tastes,...

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Whatever Path You Walk, May You Walk with Comfortable Shoes

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Shoes | Comments Off on Whatever Path You Walk, May You Walk with Comfortable Shoes

There’s an old American Indian saying: “Don’t criticize a man until you have walked a mile in his moccasins.” Simply put, it means that until you understand someone’s background and situation, you have no basis upon which to judge his actions. It has very little to do with footwear, but uses footwear as a metaphor for a person’s life history. It’s common to think about life as a journey. Everyone’s journey is different. Some follow easier paths than others, and we may end up at different “destinations.” Even those who end up in similar circumstances may arrive there by following different...

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