There’s a New Comfy Shoe Line at Nordstrom — and Every Pair Is Under $90

February 18, 2019

At Travel + Leisure, our comfy shoe radar is always scanning for new prospects to test. So when we heard about Evolve, which just made its debut at Nordstrom with a capsule of sneakers, pumps, and sandals that are fit for those 20,000-step days on vacation, we had to take a pair for a spin. Launching as a sister brand to Easy Spirit, which has […]

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10 New Shoe Brands to Shop in 2019

February 16, 2019

Even in the age of Konmari, it’s hard to shake the feeling of wanting something new in your closet to welcome a new year or season. That doesn’t mean updating every single thing in your wardrobe. Sometimes the key to making your favorite pieces feel fresh is throwing one new item into the mix. Where better […]

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Marion Parke Continues To Reshape The Luxury Shoe Experience

February 15, 2019

I love keeping tabs on the founders and brands that I have covered for this forum over the last several years. It’s been fascinating to see who’s taken off and who hasn’t been so lucky. I thought it would be interesting to revisit some of my favorite brands to see what’s been happening since we […]

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Parkway Place hosting annual shoe drive benefiting children around the world

February 11, 2019

For 20 years, Buckner International (the parent organization of Parkway Place, a faith-based senior living community in Houston) has donated nearly 4 million pairs of shoes to children in poverty-stricken countries. Now, residents and associates of Parkway Place are taking part in the annual “Shoes for Orphan Souls” shoe drive, and the community invites the […]

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Adidas pulls all-white Black History Month shoe after backlash

February 8, 2019

Talk about a swing and a miss. Adidas pulled its all-white shoe honoring Black History Month from its collection after receiving backlash on social media. The all-white shoe was among several different shoes featuring designs by the Harlem Renaissance. People didn’t really have a problem with the other shoes in the series. The white sneaker, […]

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Shoe of the Week: Nina Kids Takes the Classic Combat Boot Over the Rainbow

January 29, 2019

Nina CREDIT: LUCAS ZAREBINSKI Nina is turning up the color for fall. The New York-based brand has put a flashy, ’80s-inspired spin on a footwear classic — the combat boot — with its Tristyna style for girls. The show-stopping design features a rainbow-striped stacked platform heel, a glittery bubblegum-pink finish and bright yellow laces. It’s the […]

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When is a shoe like a building?

January 28, 2019

QUICK, what does a building have in common with a shoe? Not much, when you think about it, but both play a vital role: in being structurally sound, both a building and a shoe support humans and their ambitions: a building doing so by placing a roof over your head, while a shoe lifts and […]

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