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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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  • Introducing "Ponyhair" Cheetah Print Sandals

    Posted on May 15, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Elf Sarah, showing how much she loves our new leather hide.
    Elf Sarah definitely has a flare for fashion. She is always dressed to the nines, she keeps us abreast of the latest trends and it's her input that led to the development of the stylish Fitting leather tassel fobs sold... [click title to read more]

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  • It’s “Celebrate Exploration Day” Here at Soft Star!

    Posted on May 13, 2015 by Elf Jana

    We’re commemorating two major historical events, both involving trailblazing into uncharted territory. 
    On May 14, 1804, Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery embarked on a two and a half-year expedition, from St. Louis, MO, to the Pacific Ocean, and back again. All American school children have heard the story of the... [click title to read more]

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  • Work Hard, Play Harder…Run Hardest?

    Posted on April 30, 2015 by Elf Jana

    Why rarajipari just might push ultrarunning to the next level. 
    I sincerely enjoy running. Not ultra-running mind you, but I regularly log 8 miles before heading to work in the mornings and those miles are often the most serene part of my day. Corvallis, Oregon is a beautiful little city by... [click title to read more]

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