Zipper patented in 1896 as a closure on boots
I don”t know exactly why, but I’m fascinated by big zippers with metal teeth. Maybe it was growing up in the days right before plastic zippers. Maybe it’s the combination of soft
These loafers — well-loved but a bit dull — started out their second life when they were purchased in a thrift store for $5 by my favorite mixed-media artist, Erin Perry. They were plain tanned leather with that natural unfinished-leather
Before we get to questions and answers, I want to tell you that Destiny and I have completely updated the Sassy Feet website — new and bigger before-and-after photos of shoes and bags, plus links to our two YouTube videos,
Here’s the next installment of our adventures getting ready for Costume College 2012 in Woodland Hills, CA (set for August 4-5). Having done men’s shoes from the 1920s, we decided to do women’s shoes from that era as well.
In just over two weeks, Margot and I will be teaching and selling our cool products at Costume College 2012 in Woodland Hills, CA. Costume College is a conference for costuming enthusiasts who create anything from historical to science-fiction to
TOMS Maya classic canvas slip-on in ikat fabric
Soludos’s Blue Ikat espadrille
I LOVE ikat fabric, whether it’s simple black and white or multicolored. I don’t understand how it’s made, no matter how often I read the explanations,
About a year ago, I went on a mini shoe shopping spree. Zappos.com was having a high heel sale, and I succumbed to five, yes FIVE, pairs of high-high-heeled shoes. I only spent $60 total. What, like you’ve never
It’s been five years since my first pair of painted shoes appeared in Altered Couture magazine. Since then, Destiny and I have been thrilled to have sixteen pairs of shoes, boots and sandals appear in their pages.
Today, however, to