Flip-Flop Season Has Officially Begun

This weekend marks the opening of the summer season, with Memorial Day in the US and the Spring Bank Holiday in the UK. Summer is here, at least in the fashion world, meaning that flip-flop season has also begun. Flip-flops are an open-toed sandal with a flat sole —usually rubber—loosely held together on the foot […]

11 Lessons from Mom on Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day, a day that usually creeps up on me, a day I have a tendency to forget until the day before. This year, however, Mom saw it fit to remind me last weekend: Mom: Can you believe these people who can’t dress appropriately for Church? It’s like they would never buy their […]

Just Kickin’ It, Part 2

Read Part 1 here “America at this moment stands at the summit of the world.” –Winston Churchill, 1945. The second part of the history of the athletic shoe can actually be branded, “The Rise of American Culture”, as global military, economic and consumption patterns shifted their concentration to the United States. Post-war 1950s US can […]