Author Archives: Robin

Vacations – Always a Great Excuse for New Shoes!

It’s always so exciting to plan for a vacation – what to see, what to do, what to wear! Are my existing shoes up for the task at hand? How much walking will I be doing? Are there any formal occasions I need to plan for? What sort of attire will I need, and how […]

The Lightest Running Shoes You May Ever Own: The New Balance 890s

New Balance has a reputation for putting out high quality, well-built, supportive athletic shoes. I have been a big fan of the wide toe box and outstanding support qualities; these shoes have always felt wonderful on my feet. Runners now have a new option that’s even more attractive: The 890 series is 30% lighter than […]

Earth Shoes for the New Millenium!

We all remember Earth shoes from decades ago. Comfortable, but a little clunky-looking. Earth has migrated into the New Millenium by creating updated designs using environmentally-friendly materials. These are not shoes from the ‘70s, these are fashion-forward shoes for today and now! The key to Earth’s healthy benefits is the 3.7º incline of the sole. […]

MBT Jambo – A Great New Shoe for Casual Wear!

Here at Footwear etc. we get lots of calls from customers extolling the virtues of MBT shoes. They help with a litany of joint problems, foot problems, back problems, and fans of these shoes can’t say enough positive things about them. Many customers really like the models with the lower-profile soles; they provide all the […]

Walking Can Be Light as a Feather with the Ecco Biom Walk!

Have you noticed that many walking shoes can feel heavy? In order to supply the support needed for a good walking shoe, manufacturers often add a lot of bulky material. They might not start out feeling heavy, but if you walk a long time, they can feel like cement blocks on your feet! Not so […]