Categories Archives: Footwear etc.

Boat Shoes for Men and Women!

Boat shoes are a fun, hip choice of footwear that can be worn practically year round — spring, summer and fall. They’ve been around since the 1930s and are now available for men, women and even children. No longer regarded as a solely preppie staple in sleek navies, browns and whites, they’ve changed a lot […]

Annual Sandal Sale!

There are some phenomenal sandals on sale right now at Footwear etc. It’s still summertime, but you can find some great deals on sandals that you can still enjoy for quite a while this season! Here are a few models that are selling like hotcakes this season: Mephisto Women’s Petrea – this classic t-strap sandal […]

Foot Pain and Other Problems Created by Diabetes

Diabetes, a disease involving too much glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream, can unfortunately cause many serious complications with patients’ feet.  Studies show that about 30% of diabetics older than 40 eventually develop foot problems. The two main issues that diabetics experience are diabetic neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease. Diabetic Neuropathy Diabetic Neuropathy occurs from chronically […]

The Top Eco-Friendly Women’s Footwear Brands Inspired By Nature

Nature has inspired many innovations in the world. The Wright Brothers studied birds in flight to get a better grasp on the physics of lift for their invention of the airplane; designers have emulated the properties of shark skins as they created swimsuits for Olympians; and a Swiss engineer invented Velcro after examining the burrs […]

Water-resistant vs. Waterproof shoes: Which Should You Purchase?

There are many considerations you should think about when you purchase waterproof or water-resistant footwear. The distinction, and which feature to pursue, can be confusing.  In addition to selecting a style that suits you best, you need to factor in elements such as climate and weather, activities in which you’ll engage, safety, and comfort. Whether […]