It's often said that the one fashion accessory people notice is your footwear. After all, shoes experience more wear and tear and they have to be practical as well as gorgeous if you're planning to get around in them all day. And that's the problem: many people feel that if they get a pair of shoes online for $25 they've got a bargain. The truth is that designer brand shoes cost more because they are better made: shape, support, strength of materials and finish all need to be of a high class so that you make an impression. Wearing a pair of plastic pumps that make your feet sweat and twist your ankle when you put a foot wrong is not a 'saving' at all.
Elvis wasn't the only person concerned about the condition of his blue suede shoes: people everywhere want to make sure their suede and leather shoes look good, are weather protected and last a long time. Here are some tips to achieve just that.
Whatever the size of your feet it's important to buy the right shoes -- shoes that will fit correctly and offer your feet and ankles the support they need. The following tips will help you become a smart shoe buyer and help you make informed choices when you go to a shoe store.
Our feet suffer a great deal of punishment each day - they deserve our respect! They support our weight and carry us from place to place, protected from the ground beneath by our shoes. But we may choose shoes that are not right for the size and shape of our feet or for our activities. Many people do not give much thought to shoe selection and if you only consider style and not the fitting when buying shoes, you are inviting problems with your feet, either immediately or later in life.
The only truly accurate way to determine if a shoe is the proper width for your foot is to try it on. Many shoe designers use their best judgment when deciding how wide to make a wide shoe; indeed, many people do not know that there is a standard width chart for shoes.