Soft Star Blog

  • Video - Meet the Elves of Soft Star Shoes

    Posted on December 30, 2009 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Happy (almost) New Years! We hope you enjoy our new video (click here) which shares our history, values and a window into our workshop.
    Wishing you a peaceful and joyous New Year with Family and Friends! Thank you for a wonderful 2009!
    Soft Star Shoes is a family friendly company located in... [click title to read more]

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  • Soft Star Airport Sighting

    Posted on December 2, 2009 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    It's a small world! I dropped my daughter Corinna off at the Portland airport yesterday and was startled to see a life-size advertisement in the elevator that featured a little girl wearing our Soft Star sandals. Sorry the photo's not so good - suffice it to say the feeling... [click title to read more]

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  • A Helicopter Landed on My Foot - Soft Star to the Rescue!

    Posted on December 2, 2009 by LiveBare

    Here is our favorite customer story for the week, courtesy of Surya from San Diego, California:
    "My dad had a helicopter land on his foot during his miltary service and has had problems ever since finding footwear in his size (size 12!) that make his feet feel good. His feet still... [click title to read more]

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  • Veteran Day Giveaway - My Dad Will Rock!

    Posted on November 20, 2009 by LiveBare

    We received so many wonderful entries for this giveaway—thank you to everyone who participated! Of all the submissions we received for veterans and active military personnel, the lucky winner (randomly chosen) was Wilson, Lt. Commander Retired, US Navy. His entry was submitted by his daughter Theresa who wrote this lovely... [click title to read more]

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  • What is your vote?

    Posted on November 15, 2009 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Soft Star fans have been requesting a more "boyish" option for their moccasins and shoes.
    Here are a few options we are considering - what is your vote?
    Plane - Rocket Ship - Car - Truck
    A big thanks to Caroline M. for the lovely car :-)
    Update: Thanks for the great comments! I... [click title to read more]

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  • To Halloween and Beyond...

    Posted on October 27, 2009 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Halloween is fast approaching and I've been hard a work on our Toy Story themed costumes. The Buzz space boots have been done for a while and now the Woody cowboy boots are done too. I just hope the rest of the costumes can keep up with the amazing boots... [click title to read more]

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  • Which comes first, the running or the fun?

    Posted on October 27, 2009 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Like the proverbial chicken and the egg, is it the barefoot running that makes people happy, or are naturally happy people the type to experiment with barefoot running?
    Thanks to our friend Dalit for the heads up on this recent article in the New York Times: "Is Running Barefoot Better for... [click title to read more]

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