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  • Time to Play! Elves Have Fun and Get Creative at Spring 2015 Playday

    Posted on June 18, 2015 by Elf Martin

    If you follow our blog, then you'll know that once or twice a year we have an official playday at the Soft Star workshop. This is a day when we stop working and are encouraged to embark on the creative project of our choice. Soft Star owners Tricia and Larkin... [click title to read more]

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  • Snazzy New Colors for Buttercups and Ballerines

    Posted on June 16, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Question: What do pearl, graphite and kelp all have in common, aside from your kid's science fair project?
    Answer: They're the latest additions to our plonge color selection!

    Our plonge leather is the absolute softest leather we can find. It's buttery-soft texture is what makes our baby Buttercup moccasins so cozy on... [click title to read more]

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  • GIVEAWAY: Diapers, Blocks and Shoes... Oh My! Enter to Win Our New Baby Prize Package

    Posted on June 9, 2015 by Elf Martin

    This month, we have a special treat for some lucky new parents!
    Maybe it's the inspiration of baby Sage hanging out in our workshop, but we thought it was time for a giveaway to help out with the latest addition to your family. Soft Star has teamed up with two other... [click title to read more]

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  • Soft Star Style Bulletin: Chukkas Are Coming!

    Posted on June 8, 2015 by Elf Jana

    Here’s a sneak-peek at our long-awaited, ultra-versatile chukka, coming your way Fall of 2015!

    You asked for it: a simple, minimal shoe that can take you from city streets to country trails, stylish enough to dress-up without sacrificing Soft Star’s signature, stripped-down comfort. We listened, and our Elves are on the... [click title to read more]

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  • We're Staging a Flip-Flop Intervention!

    Posted on June 1, 2015 by Elf Jana

    Our Solstice sandal brings health and style back to summer footwear

    Soft Star followers know that we care deeply about sustainability. Over the course of our 30 years in business, the company has committed itself to promoting the health and well-being of the planet and all its inhabitants.
    However, there is one... [click title to read more]

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  • Soft Star is Moving! Watch Us (Literally) Raise the Roof On Our New Oregon Workshop [VIDEO]

    Posted on May 28, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We've made a lot of fond memories at our cozy Corvallis workshop. So many shoes were designed and built here, several school field trips have come through to see our elves at work and we'll never forget the time Gwen accidentally set fire to a Phoenix boot (the irony was... [click title to read more]

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  • A Better Way to Tie Your Shoes (I've Done it Wrong My Whole Life!)

    Posted on May 20, 2015 by Elf Martin

    You would think that, given my age (let's just say I grew up with Thundercats) and the fact that I work at a shoe workshop, I would have become proficient at tying my shoes. I sure thought so. The fact that my laces came untied while walking from time to... [click title to read more]

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