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  • Every Day is Bike-to-Work Day

    Posted on April 11, 2015 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Soft Star founder Tim Oliver and his trusty bicycle. He rides it to work most days.
    Tim's bright yellow bike frame sports a red leather bike seat cover that he crafted years ago in the workshop. The red leather seat features a large inlaid white leather star–just like the star inlays... [click title to read more]

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  • Happy National Pet Day! Can You Guess Which Pets Belong to Our Elves?

    Posted on April 9, 2015 by Elf Tesla

    National Pet Day is April 11, 2015!
    Here at the Soft Star workshop, we consider ourselves animal lovers. Last year our whole staff spent a day volunteering for our local Safe Haven Humane Society, many of our Playday projects revolve around treats for our pets and animals are always welcome in our shop—even... [click title to read more]

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  • Screen Time for Kids

    Posted on March 31, 2015 by Elf Tesla

    Is your baby fascinated by the television?
    Parenting is hard, period. You have to pick your battles, trust your gut, and above all advocate for your child. So far I think Michael and I have held our own. Sage is a home birth, breastfed, cloth diaper wearing, co-sleeping crunchy Oregon baby... [click title to read more]

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  • Soft Star Shoes in the Alps! Read About Matej's Adventure

    Posted on March 26, 2015 by Elf Tesla

    Where do your Soft Stars take you?
    We have asked this question throughout the years and many customers have answered. We’ve heard countless stories—and seen many breathtaking photos—about adventures they’ve had in our shoes. In fact, that’s how our RunAmoc line was born: customers began telling us stories of running long... [click title to read more]

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  • Time to Stop Hibernating: Opening Day for Trails is March 28!

    Posted on March 24, 2015 by Elf Martin

    It may not seem like it in some of the colder parts of the country (I'm looking at you, Boston), but spring is officially here! Slowly but surely, eggs are cracking, bees are buzzing and cherry blossoms are fluttering through the air.
    Here in Oregon, we customarily have eight or so... [click title to read more]

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  • A Bittersweet Farewell to Elf Keoni

    Posted on March 20, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We bid farewell to a very creative elf yesterday. Keoni, one of our trusty and talented seamstresses (or as he called himself, a seamster) will soon be finishing school and has left Soft Star to start the next stage of his life.
    His last day at our shop was yesterday, and... [click title to read more]

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  • Blast From the Past: A Shoe for All Generations

    Posted on March 18, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We were very excited this week to receive a special submission to our monthly fan photo drawing. Rhonda from Umatillo, Florida has a son who was raised in Soft Star shoes and he is soon expecting his first son... who already has his first pair of Soft Stars!
    Rhonda is not only... [click title to read more]

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