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Do Not Want: The Jean Boot

Jeans: good. Boots: very good. Jean boots? Wrong. Oh so wrong. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Timberland Earthkeepers Collection Presents Eco-Conscious Footwear

Timberland continues its commitment to eco-conscious footwear with the fall 2010 Earthkeepers Collection–a selection of environmentally-friendly and recyclable footwear. Most of the women’s, men’s, and kids’ shoes feature Green Rubber outsoles, which are made with 42 percent recycled rubber. Timberland also uses 100 percent organic cotton canvas and laces in many of the designs. The women’s styles are made of leather from silver-rated tanneries, which means the tanneries have received the second-highest score for their environmental assessment, including energy reduction, water quality, and waste management. Keep reading »

Do Not Want: Acne’s Highway Boot

As if the return of cargo pants couldn’t be more offensive, we now have this to deal with: Acne’s “Highway” boot, which comes adorned with hobo-like patch pockets. To be fair, we’re huge fans of the edgy Swedish label but can’t quite understand a) why you’d need eight pockets on your feet, and b) why they’re called “highway” boots? [Creatures of Comfort] Keep reading »

Cheapskate: Leopard-Print Shoes, Boots, And Bags For Less

The above objects of desire — Christian Louboutin’s Big Lips Booty boots, Valentino’s Leopard Hair Calf Bow Tote, and Lanvin’s Leopard-Print Knee Boot — all cost way more than $1,000! And while leopard print continues to be a big trend, we can’t justify spending a month’s rent and food allowance on boots or a bag. Call us practical. So instead, we found other leopard-print shoes, boots, and bags that won’t break the budget because none cost more than $200. See what we found after the jump. Keep reading »

Do Not Want: Karl Lagerfeld’s Sneaker Boots For Hogan

Karl Lagerfeld‘s collaboration with Hogan has produced these weird sneaker-wedge-cowboy boot things. Two words: Napoleon Dynamite. [High Snobette] Keep reading »

Style 911: How Do You Wear Clogs Without Looking Like A Blast From The Past?

I’ve been seeing clogs in all forms on the pages of glossy magazines and on the feet of celebrities. I’m sure this is a big trend, but how can an average, moderately-stylish woman take part? I don’t want to look as if I stepped out of the ’70s, though. – Nicole

I know exactly where you’re coming from. So much can go wrong when wearing clogs because they were a shoe that really defined an era. Having lived through one resurgence of the clog back in the early ’90s, I think I’ve figured out the best current way to wear them. Find out after the jump. Keep reading »

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