Posts made in August, 2016

A Good First Impression is All About the Details

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Living with Shoes | Comments Off on A Good First Impression is All About the Details

They say you can tell a lot about a person by looking at their shoes. If someone is wearing a well-worn, but comfortable pair of shoes they might have a more care-free personality and might be entirely unconcerned with appearances. A carefully polished, spotless pair of shoes might indicate someone who pays a great deal of attention to details. Is someone’s true personality reflected in their shoes? Probably not, but shoes and the rest of one’s appearance certainly impact the first impression you get when you meet someone new. Conversely, details contribute to the first impression people get...

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Donating New, Reconditioned or Used Shoes to Those in Need

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Living with Shoes | Comments Off on Donating New, Reconditioned or Used Shoes to Those in Need

Most of us take for granted that we’ll always have the basic necessities of life- food, clean water, shelter, and so forth. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for everyone. Even here in the United States, people can fall on hard times due to individual circumstances or because of more widespread events like natural disasters. Fortunately, there are a number of charity organizations that do what they can to help. Some are broad-based, helping with things like medical care, food, rebuilding infrastructure after natural disasters and other major relief efforts. Some of these charities are very...

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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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Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Reviews | Comments Off on reviews was founded in 1994 and is now the largest shoe repair company in the world. There are a number of reviews online for us and some are good and some are bad. In this post we want to address the bad reviews or complaints that are online. Each year we repair and renew over 100,000 individual pairs of boots, shoes and sandals, and repair over a million pairs a year when you include work we do for shoe brands. We have a complaint rate of less than 1%. This is why many famous brands trust us as their “factory authorized” repair service. These brands trust us to support their customers...

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