The Shoe Cartel

Every year, the world of counterfeit goods amasses another $500 billion in wealth. Shoes make up a whopping 22% of that number, making shoes the hottest product on the counterfeit market. Brands like Louboutin, Adidas, Nike, and UGG are frequent…

Nike Vaporfly Ban?

Imagine a shoe that could transform you into the fastest runner in the world. You are hardly out of breath as you stride through your first marathon with ease. Fans cheer as you cross the finish line, all the while sporting your magic kicks. Unfortunately,…

Shoe Repair Shops

Shoe repair shops repair a vital part of our daily life-our shoes! Whether or not a society wears shoes has a large impact on the society’s health. In other worlds, your shoes really matter. The Shoe Gods After countless miles…
worn out shoes: three quick fixes

Worn Out Shoes: 3 Quick Fixes from Shooli Shoe Repair

We’re believers in buying well-made shoes. But even the best pair becomes worn out over time. Here are three simple tips to keep your shoes fresh.
Jack Bannon in The Rake magazine
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Batman's Butler.

Pennyworth is a new movie on the life of Batman's butler staring the British Actor Jack Bannon. Great story about the actor and the movie in The Rake magazine here. Alfred Pennyworth, is, perhaps, one of the most famous butlers in the comic…
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Killing Snakes

(Think your boots make you a bad ass? Time to to meet the Honey Badger. This cute little thing just killed a 20 foot rock python in this picture. And no, she won't give you the hide.) The appeal of a snakeskin boot is easy to…
Pharrell Williams and Adidas

ADIDAS' 'Now is Her Time'

ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY PHARRELL WILLIAMS ANNOUNCE "NOW IS HER TIME" COLLECTION Female empowerment is very much in the zeitgeist today. Clearly taking note of this, Adidas is working with Pharrell Williams to launch a campaign called ‘Now…
TARIFFS' IMPACT ON SHOES

CHINESE TARIFFS' IMPACT ON SHOES-- NOT SHOE REPAIR

In case you needed another reason to care for your shoes, rather than replacing them-- *enter Trump's new Chinese tariffs*. Political views aside, 70% of US shoes are made in China. This makes the footwear industry one of the biggest victims…

Are your old shoes worth $50000?

Are your old shoes worth $50000? Well no, probably not. However, a pair of hand-made Nike track shoes from 1972 just sold for $50,000. Known as “Moon Shoes” for their unique texture – Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman created the…
Kate Middleton in ALDO shoesKarwai Tang/Getty Images

Kate Middleton Loves Aldo??

Oh, what's this? In case you missed it, Kate Middleton was seen during the Wimbledon tournament wearing a $1000 dress with $59 ALDO shoes. A royal scandal?? What would the Queen have to say?? Okay that's a little dramatic, and we're not really…