Why I’m Learning to Loathe Flip-Flops

Why I’m Learning to Loathe Flip-Flops

Okay, I’ll confess: I’ve always liked flip-flops. I think that part of this stems from my inability to wear them as a kid. My parents believed in practical footwear, and because of this, I spent most of my childhood in a pair of thick-soled, supportive sandals with powder blue straps. As a result, anyone who […]

Sacrificing Style for Comfort: The Conundrum of Crocs

Adored by some and loathed by many, Crocs are known as some of the most controversial shoes to exist in footwear history. Originally designed in 2002 as boating shoes, their creators never intended for them to become the pop culture phenomena that they did. Their slow rise to infamy began when labourers everywhere started to […]

Do Real Men Really Wear Mandals?

We are all aware of the strange footwear trends that circulate the fashion world. For example, Alexander McQueen’s “Armadillo” shoes—which featured a whopping 10-inch heel—took the fashion industry by storm in 2010. These ridiculous shoes, which caused their wearer to appear as though they had strange, rhinestoned hooves, were so hard to walk in that […]

Headed to the Airport? Keep your Sanity and Style Intact with these Travel Hacks

If you’re lucky enough to shrug off this year’s winter blues with a well-deserved vacation, you’ll obviously want to have a painless and stress-free flight. And how can that possibly happen if you have aching, uncomfortable feet? The answer: travel shoes. Or as I like to call them, “Scream Preventers”. I find that these especially […]