Tag Archives: Soft Star history

  • We're Breaking-Up with Grippy

    Posted on November 20, 2015 by Elf Jana

    The New Year is fast approaching, marking a time to celebrate the joys and successes of the past year, and also a time of transitions, of letting go of the old and embracing change. Here at the Soft Star workshop, we'll be honoring the spirit of the season by saying farewell... [click title to read more]

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  • Soft Star Shoes Celebrates 26th Anniversary!

    Posted on October 6, 2011 by Guest Post

    Entrance to our workshop in Corvallis, Oregon.
    Another September has come and gone, which means Soft Star is one year older. This year is Soft Star Shoes' 26th anniversary.  Soft Star was started in Texas by Tim Oliver and his wife Jeanie as young parents who wanted a soft, quality shoe... [click title to read more]

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  • What's Cooking with the Elves?

    Posted on May 20, 2011 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    Lots of happy Elves this week as our long-awaited kitchen / break area is done!! Since most of us Elves pack our own food, our break area is an important place where we gather for lunch, snacks, meetings and celebrations. Up until now our break area was a hodge-podge of assorted clutter... [click title to read more]

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  • RunAmocs celebrate one year anniversary!

    Posted on April 28, 2011 by C.Elf.O Tricia

    It's hard to believe that we started selling RunAmocs one year ago today, what a fun year it's been!
    When RunAmoc first came out, we said we would be delighted if 100 pairs sold over the course of the upcoming year. We never imagined the shoes would become our most popular... [click title to read more]

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  • 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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  • Whole Foods - Wholey Nostalgia!

    Posted on December 9, 2008 by Guest Post

    23 years ago when Soft Star Shoes were being made out of Tim and Jeannie's home in Texas, one of our very first wholesale accounts was a small grocery co-op in Austin. At the time it was just a hip small store called Whole Foods Market. Tim would drive... [click title to read more]

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  • Adventures in New Zealand with my Soft Star Shoes

    Posted on April 7, 2008 by Guest Post

    These shoes are made for travelin’
    Soft Star Shoes has a long legacy of Soft Star babies, but about 25 years ago I held the title as "The First Soft Star baby". Mom and Dad set up shop in our Southern California garage and became shoemakers as I scooted around in... [click title to read more]

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