The History of Shoes

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Shoes, heels, slippers; all such wonderful and tantilising treasures for your toes… ! I am very excited to inform you that this is not my typical footwear article (i.e. not your typical brands, designers, innovations, etc.). Although I will need to be a little more specific for this to hold true: I’ve spent the past few weeks researching the [...]

Greatest Invention Ever

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  Dear iphone lovers, samsung warriors and blackberry addicts. Your phones might be working but when it comes to design, sorry, you might be out of fashion. Meet the “Shoe Phone”! UK company O2 teamed up with designer Sean Miles to create a fully working phone using recycled handsets and vintage shoes. The project called [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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We wish you a wonderful 2013 and may all your “shoe” dreams come true! We want to thank you for all your support and being part of this community. We are giving our very best creating a place for shoe enthusiasts to meet and discuss their passion for shoes. Thank you for everything! Your Shoemocracy-Team

Words of Wisdom

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“Shoes make me happy. I’m superficial. Whatever.” – Julian, Vancouver. You you are a “shoe’oracle” yourself? Drop us a line with your “shoe wisdom”. The most creative entry will get published next week! Don’t be shy: contact@shoemocracy.com  

Words Of Wisdom

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Yes, we all know: Shoes are the most important thing in life. Period. But sometimes we forget, and that’s okay. It’s our job here at Shoemocracy HQ to remind you what really matters… You think you are a “shoe’oracle” yourself? Drop us a line with your “shoe wisdom”. The most creative entry will get published [...]

In Shoes We Trust

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Regardless of who you voted for yesterday, i think we’re all happy the election is finally over. We got contacted by shoe companies and magazines from around the world, all asking us the same question: “Did Obama win because of his shoes?” Honestly, we don’t know. We have been studying Barack’s and Mitt’s shoes for [...]

Happy Weekend Shoe Lovers

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Footwear Design Award

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“Watch our Steps!” The best footwear graduation works from around the globe This year’s Dutch Design Week – from October 20-28 in Eindhoven – will include the groundbreaking exhibition ‘Watch our Steps’ featuring the most innovative and inspiring footwear graduation works of the past 3 years, from 15 different academies from all over the world. [...]

Hello Halloween

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Halloween just around the corner, you might want to have a look at these. Artists Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young of Fantich & Young have created a pair of men’s dress shoes called the “Apex Predator Shoes” that look perfectly normal from a distance, until you turn them over and check out the soles. There [...]

Spring/Summer 2013 Review

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New York, London, Milan and Paris, Spring Summer 13 – has been one of the most highly-anticipated fashion weeks for some time. With all eyes on New York as Jil Sander showed her first womenswear collection since returning to her own label and Paris as both esteemed designer’s Raf Simons and Heidi Slimane battle it [...]