Shoes

Ladies, these boots are made for walking – and for holding your gear

The PURSE N’ BOOTS – EUROPEAN knee-high boots from Elizabeth Anne shoes are made of luxurious cowhide, and although they are made in a riding boot style, you can wear them for most any activity.  They are available in brown or black, in sizes from 5-12, and in slim, regular, and wide calf widths.  What sets …

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MudFighter tools declare war on muddy shoes

The Mudfighter-series is a collection of tools that have been designed to help you remove mud and rocks from the soles / treads of your shoes. They are perfect for cross country runners, hikers, and even people that have dogs 😉 I could have used one of these tools several years ago when I had …

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These light-up shoes are for adults

If you walk/run, ride a bike, or do other outdoor activities at night, you need to make sure you’re visible to motorists.  There’s a lot of reflective clothing on the market, but they may not suit you for one reason or another.  With the PowerSpurz from 4id, you can add lights to your own shoes, …

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LECHAL launches haptic based footwear

Initially developed to help people with visual impairments navigate the world, Ducere Technologies has launched LECHAL interactive haptic based footwear. Pronounced lay-ch-al, meaning “take me there” in Hindi, LECHAL footwear creates a hands-free navigation system through your feet, guiding the wearer towards their destination through simple vibrations in their shoes or insoles. Imagine exploring New …

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Give your shoelaces the slip with ZIPPED

We live in a fast paced world, so why shouldn’t our shoes. I mean tying and untying them just doesn’t make sense in this society of innovators. While shoes using the ZIPPED, an active indiegogo project, aren’t the Marty McFly shoes from Back to the Future, they are a nice alternative to tying your laces. …

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Prospecs Power Walk 503 sport walking shoes review

The right tools will make any activity easier and more enjoyable. For example, you wouldn’t want to build a house with a Swiss Army Knife or paint a portrait with a toothbrush. So it follows that a runner wouldn’t wear flip flops to run a marathon and a sports walker shouldn’t wear running shoes to …

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Spira jumps on the Duck Dynasty hype wagon with their new camo shoe collection

I cringe when people say this, but seriously? Ugh… I’m so sick of reality shows that I could barf. I’ve never even watched one episode of the hit A&E series Duck Dynasty, but just the fact that a company whose product I liked is now trying to become the official shoe of a lame reality …

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Le Chal Haptic Feedback Shoe for the Blind

Anirudh Sharma, a student of Informatics Engineering at the Rajasthan Technical University, has designed Le Chal (Hindi for ‘Take Along”) to assist the blind and visually impaired to navigate around.  By pairing Le Chal with an Android smartphone with GPS, the user can speak a destination into Google maps and then manoeuvre via Google’s navigation. Four small vibration motors …

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Sazzi Sports Sandals – Toe Motion Footwear

I’ve been wearing Tevas for many years now (in fact one pair I’ve literally been wearing for many years), and nothing beats them for comfort and practicality in the outdoors. Mark Thatcher, inventor of the Teva sports sandal has just release the Sazzi footwear range. Based on the footwear worn by the Anasazi , ancestors …

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