Topic: Sandals

Crocs Is Donating Shoes To Japan

Crocs Is Donating Shoes To Japan

I really resent having to say something nice about the ugliest shoes on the planet, but they’re donating 100,000 pairs of shoes to victims of the Japanese earthquake and Tsunami. Consumers can also donate at Crocs retail stores and online at crocs.com, with proceeds benefiting the Japanese Red Cross Society. I guess people who create ugly things have good hearts. Now. Can Christian Louboutin get on this? Because they need more man-bait over there. More »

Real Talk: What Men Really Think Of Your High Heels

Real Talk: What Men Really Think Of Your High Heels

According to The New Yorker Christian Louboutin considers his heels “man-bait: men like high heels, and women like being liked by men.” But do men really like heels that much? Can any type of shoes be considered “man-bait?” We polled a random selection of our male friends for their opinions on women’s footwear. Get ready, we’re going to fling some sort of old fashioned opinions at you like a spike heel to the eyeball. More »

Snooty Fashion Slang: “A Pant”

Snooty Fashion Slang: "A Pant"

Ever since I worked at a clothing store in Soho many, many years ago, where I had to sound like I knew something about fashion, I’ve been tickled by the use of the singular as it pertains to items of clothing that we usually discuss in the plural, as in, “you’re going to want to pair this blouse with a simple, high-waisted pant.” More »

Link Love: The Day LiLo Became a Writer

Link Love: The Day LiLo Became a Writer

Lindsay Lohan wrote a freelance piece for BlackBook about – what else? – Marilyn Monroe. She also plugged her leggings line, 6126. In other news, we are going to blow our entire budget hiring Katy Perry to write about Veronica Lake. – BlackBook

A recent archaeological dig suggests that the ancient Romans wore socks with sandals. Please insert the “tacky British tourists” joke of your choice here. – Telegraph

Everybody wants in on Fashion Week… even hotels. The W Hotel in New York will have selected outfits available for purchase by guests. Please, please let this mean they make models wear dresses made out of pillowcases and room fixtures. – USA Today

Now, you don’t have to drive to New Hampshire for outlet shopping – J.Crew is putting their outlet stuff online. – Wall Street Journal

Is megaconglomerate LVMH going to buy Rodarte? – WWD [subscription required]

Jessica Simpson is planning to use “real women” on the runway during her Fashion Week show. Perhaps she would like to read this article before she throws around the term “real women”? – StyleList More »