Author Archives: Elf Martin

  • OH MYYY... George Takei Fan Shoes from Soft Star Elves

    Posted on July 29, 2014 by Elf Martin

    George Takei in his iconic role as Sulu from the original Star Trek television series.

    Most of our shoemaking elves are big fans of George Takei. For those who aren't even Trekkies, the actor's viral Facebook posts, outspoken support for equal rights and playful sense of humor have won us... [click title to read more]


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  • Run Free Documentary Tells the Story of Caballo Blanco Like You've Never Heard it Before

    Posted on July 25, 2014 by Elf Martin

    "So wonderfully eerie watching the Horse come back to life. the full doc will mist your eyes." —Christopher McDougall, Author of Born to Run

    Most minimalist and barefoot runners have heard stories of the mysterious Micah True, better known by his handle Caballo Blanco (Whte Horse). Now, a new documentary gives... [click title to read more]


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  • 2014 World Cup Shoes: Germany vs. Argentina

    Posted on July 11, 2014 by Elf Martin

    We hope you're enjoying the World Cup as much as we are! It's been an edge-of-your-seat-sweaty-palms-nail-biter for many of our elves, and we're super excited about the final match this weekend between Germany and Argentina.
    To celebrate the big showdown, Elf Keoni has made a very special pair of World Cup... [click title to read more]


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  • WANTED: Baby Name Ideas... and Fast!

    Posted on July 8, 2014 by Elf Martin

    Updated 7/23/24: THE NEW ELF HAS ARRIVED!!! Elf Tesla gave birth to a beautiful baby girl weighing 7lb 9oz. Mother and daughter are both doing great. Thanks to everyone for all the great name suggestions. The final name is... SAGE!
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    Many of you know Elf Tesla as the friendly voice... [click title to read more]


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  • USA World Cup Shoes

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by Elf Martin

    Between the World Cup and Independence Day, we're feeling very patriotic this week. It turns out we're not the only ones.
    Loyan, a local customer and longtime friend of Soft Star, came to our workshop a few days ago to see if there was time to order a pair of design-your-own... [click title to read more]


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  • Independence Day GIVEAWAY: Win a Free Pair of Soft Star Shoes PLUS a Free Bag From Timbuk2!

    Posted on June 24, 2014 by Elf Martin

    Updated 7/8/21: This giveaway had ended and Melisaa from Chillicothe, Ohio is the lucky winner! Congratulations Melissa, and thanks to everyone for entering our contest. Keep following us, because we'll have another one soon...
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    Summer is here and the 4th of July is fast approaching. This year, we have a special... [click title to read more]


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  • Infographic: 14 New Ways to Tie Your Shoes

    Posted on June 19, 2014 by Elf Martin

    Did you know that changing the way you tie your laces can affect how your shoes feel on your feet?
    It's true! We've heard customers tell us that skipping a loop or changing up their lacing pattern will alter the way shoes put pressure on your instep. It can also affect... [click title to read more]


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