Yes we do, but we are limited in the work we can take on. Please see our special request page for more information.
Please email photos to email@example.com. Include your name, location and a caption for the photo. Please note that by submitting photos, you are giving Soft Star permission to post your photos on our website, social media outlets and newsletters. For privacy reasons, last names will not be shared. Each month we randomly select a photo. The person who submitted the selected photo will win a $50 Soft Star gift certificate. Photos are eligible to win for up to one year from the date of submission. Visit our Fan Photo page for more information, or to see other customer photos.
While we cannot provide medical advice, many people suffering from plantar fasciitis and plantar fibroma have found relief and even elimination of their symptoms by gradually transitioning to minimal footwear or barefoot practices. Also, some studies have shown that improving flexibility with stretching exercises may alleviate symptoms. We recommend consulting your doctor for professional medical advice before starting any stretching, exercise or treatment program.
As a general rule, Soft Star does not discount our shoes. There are two exceptions to this:
1. Limited Quantity Stock Shoes: Each year we introduce new "stock" colors. When the stock color is finished and we have a limited selection of sizes left, we do put these on sale between 15% and 35% off.
2. February Clearance Sale: We have a single big clearance sale in February of each year where we put all the one-of-a-kind shoes on sale. These are custom shoes that are sold at great discount with no returns/exchanges.
You can find out in advance about these, or other specials like free DYO or new shoe launches by subscribing to our monthly newsletter. We try to keep our newsletter frequency to 10-12 times a year and fill it with interesting content, so we hope you will find it interesting.
We also partner with Waldorf and Montessori schools for classroom shoe discounts during back-to-school season and schools are welcome to call for more information. We also offer bulk order discounts for large orders if shipping within the USA.
Yes we do—both!
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