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01 September 2009 @ 04:09 pm
 
Do you have a favorite shoe brand? If so, what is it, and why is it your favorite?
 
 
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bison need inbbbsg on September 1st, 2009 08:14 pm (UTC)
i'm fond of Keens. they're cute, comfy, and rugged all in one.
ruthless compassion: martini handsaroraborealis on September 1st, 2009 08:17 pm (UTC)
I would love Keens if so many of them didn't have the big rubber bumper on the toe!
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Minerva: barefootminerva42 on September 1st, 2009 08:21 pm (UTC)
I've had my Tevas for over 8 years, and the were in used condition then. The soles are finally getting worn out, so I'm planning on getting another pair soon.
ruthless compassion: smiling uparoraborealis on September 1st, 2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
I want to love Tevas! But the couple of pairs I've tried have been too squishy for me. Though I think that's part of the comfort/appeal for most people.
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tamidon on September 1st, 2009 08:25 pm (UTC)
I have weird feet, insanely high arches, which often makes shoe buying difficult. Mootsies Tootsies always fit, and most Italian brands do too
גילנהgilana on September 1st, 2009 08:40 pm (UTC)
Dansko. I live in my Dansko clogs most of the year, and switch to the Dansko boots when it's too cold for clogs. I have a pair of their sandals as well, but sadly the strap chafes and gives me blisters.
veek on September 1st, 2009 08:52 pm (UTC)
Ecco, because they keep making shoes I like even before I know their brand.
ruthless compassion: happyaroraborealis on September 1st, 2009 08:54 pm (UTC)
Eccos make my feet insanely happy, but they make my pocketbook frown. Thank goodness for Sierra Trading Post!
Haptotropehaptotrope on September 1st, 2009 09:06 pm (UTC)
I would say that, I'm the hugest fan of Born, though do watch for issues where the upper being stitched to the lower on the outside, bends over and causes an irreconcilable ridge.

But I go to them, clarks, and lastly, fluevogs these days. I will not be parted from my "Frye" (they have replaced my fluevogs as my "go to" boot.

I also have a pair of El Naturalistas ( http://www.thetannery.com/ProductDetails.aspx?g=3&dept=79&cat=84&pid=16073&sid=38904 ) which I love, but the Fryes rolled me over for all of last season.

but see.. born! http://www.thetannery.com/ProductDetails.aspx?g=3&dept=79&cat=84&pid=16702&sid=39558



Haptotropehaptotrope on September 1st, 2009 09:09 pm (UTC)


You could drink Hendricks Martinis all night in these boots.
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Ellenkeyne on September 1st, 2009 09:31 pm (UTC)
I like Easy Spirit walking shoes and dress flats.
born from jets!!!catness on September 1st, 2009 10:31 pm (UTC)
Ariat.

Also Born and Sofft.
born from jets!!!: bridgecatness on September 2nd, 2009 03:31 am (UTC)
Caveat: I just can't abide thick clunky shoes. This makes most hip & trendy brands anathema to me.
jordanwillow: thorpedojordanwillow on September 1st, 2009 10:52 pm (UTC)
i have annoying feet (really skinny) and have recently found relief with skechers.
Mouseketeer Stigmatatrom on September 1st, 2009 11:14 pm (UTC)
New Balance for sneakers, super comfy and mostly made in the US w/o sweatshop labor.

My harness boots which I also love, very soft, very comfortable, are made by Durango.
maebethmaebeth on September 2nd, 2009 01:15 am (UTC)
both pair of dress shoes are eccos (black and brown)
both pair of sneakers are brooks (white and black.)

Both brands i would totally choose again.
Lady Ixchelbethr on September 2nd, 2009 02:39 am (UTC)
Dansko. Hands (and feet) down.
solopolistceelove on September 2nd, 2009 03:58 am (UTC)
Earth Shoe. Innovative, magically solves issuez with my feet and back, uniquely comfy.
cheveux sable with earworm rampantlcohen on September 8th, 2009 05:42 pm (UTC)
my god, do they still make those?
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Paulo: Glassesearthling177 on September 2nd, 2009 05:30 am (UTC)
Well, I like my Dansko clogs, they are comfortable.

And I'll probably get flack for this, but I love my Crocs. I don't care that people think they're ugly, I don't care that *I* think they're goofy, I get annoyed when I can't wear them for one reason or another -- because I used to have a very low grade (but quite annoying) back ache that went away when I started wearing Crocs and tends to come back when I wear most regular shoes. So I tend to think, most of the time "screw what other people think, my back ache is gone, thank god". No one is paying me to look good for them so I'll endure the back ache, so I get to wear what I want.

The only thing that nearly made me quit wearing Crocs was a shocking picture on the web. http://www.stylelist.com/blog/photos/celebrities-in-the-ugliest-shoes-ever/480122/ to be exact. Please also notice the socks, with the special seal. ;-)
Chipceo on September 2nd, 2009 01:49 pm (UTC)
I've been very fond of Merrells for a long time, for walking and hiking shoes. And I have a pair of Chaco sandals that I really like, but something about the insole seems to dry out my feet.