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  • New Shoe Coming Soon - Help Us Pick a Name!

    Posted on August 5, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We're getting close to the release of our new chukka-style shoe, and from all the emails and comments we've received we know you're as excited about it as we are!
    Our designers are cranking out prototypes for testing and finishing up the final tweaks. We're right on track for an early... [click title to read more]

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  • Got Cold Feet? Those "Killer" Shoes Could Actually Be Deadly!

    Posted on July 30, 2015 by Elf Jana

    Many of the ladies out there (myself among them) have succumbed to the misguided date-night allure of a pair of dainty, peep-toed high-heels. You’re sitting at the table, waiting for your appetizer and wondering if your dining companion has noticed how great your legs look, when suddenly your downward-drifting gaze... [click title to read more]

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  • Need to Spice Up Your Shoes? Introducing a Rainbow of New Colors!

    Posted on July 21, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We have great news for all of you creative shoe designers out there. We just introduced a whole bunch of new smooth leather colors for our design-your-own shoes!
    The new batches of leather hides just arrived in our workshop and include colors for our Nova, Sublime, Vegetable Tanned and Shiny leather... [click title to read more]

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  • Great Outdoors GIVEAWAY! Enter to Win a Camping Prize Package

    Posted on July 13, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Summer is in full swing, and for outdoor enthusiasts that means more time in the woods. We're very grateful for the beautiful Oregon landscape right outside our shoemaking workshop, which offers a wide selection of mountains, rivers, hiking trails and campsites only a stone's throw away.
    We love camping in the... [click title to read more]

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  • Biomechanist and Author Katy Bowman Visits Soft Star Shoes

    Posted on July 10, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We were honored yesterday to have a special visitor at the Soft Star workshop.
    Katy Bowman. M.S. has earned an international reputation for educating the general population on alignment and load science. She has written several books about restoring health through natural movement and the importance of healthy feet. She is... [click title to read more]

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  • 8 Benefits of Walking and Running Barefoot on Sand

    Posted on July 2, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Who wouldn't enjoy a barefoot stroll along a sandy beach? Even the thought of such a pleasurable outing will infect some people with a daydreaming sigh.
    It's no secret that going barefoot on sand has its appeal, but did you know it also has many health benefits? If you think wandering... [click title to read more]

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  • Top 10 Balance Games for Kids... of All Ages!

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by Elf Jana

    We all know that balance is important. We’re talking physical balance here, i.e. the ability to achieve such feats as walking without falling over, carrying a plate of food to the table without dropping it, or riding your bike hands-free while playing the ukulele... you know, all the critical motions... [click title to read more]

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