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Stacking Your Goals with Daily Movement in Mind
Stacking Your Goals with Daily Movement in Mind
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Bunion Treatment Without Surgery - It May be Easier Than You Think
Why Do Shoes Smell, and What Can You Do About It?
Why Do Shoes Smell, and What Can You Do About It?

Recent Posts

  1. Progress Update on New Soft Star Workshop - August 2016

    Progress Update on New Soft Star Workshop - August 2016

    We're happy to announce that construction on the new Soft Star workshop is right on schedule! Last weekend, owners Tricia and Larkin hosted the first annual Soft Star staff picnic at Mary's River Park, located only a couple blocks from the new shop in Philomath, Oregon (about 6 miles west of our current Corvallis, workshop). Although we're leaving our scenic...
  2. Chukkas on Trails! Emily and Will Put Their Softstars to the Test

    Chukkas on Trails! Emily and Will Put Their Softstars to the Test

    If you're an outdoor enthusiast, like many of our shoemaking elves, then western Oregon is a giant playground. We consider ourselves very fortunate to be within easy reach of mountains, oceans, rivers and moss-ridden forests that look like they belong in Middle Earth. Our location offers us a wealth of outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, surfing, rock climbing, kayaking, camping, hang gliding...
  3. Our Newest Kid Shoe is Now Available! Friends, Meet Merry Jane

    Our Newest Kid Shoe is Now Available! Friends, Meet Merry Jane

    The wait is finally over! Bring home a pair of these beautiful and functional shoes, guaranteed to make children and parents so very "merry" :)   Our shoe designers have been hard at work on the perfect design for a mary jane style shoe for little feet. After much R&D with the toughest playground test subjects we could find, our...
  4. Be a Champion with Softstar's 2016 Summer Giveaway!

    Be a Champion with Softstar's 2016 Summer Giveaway!

    Note: trademark restrictions prevent us from using the "O" word in this post. The 2016 summer international competition is finally here, and we just can't contain our excitement! And who can blame us? We're a made-in-USA company, we LOVE encouraging people to be active and push their limits and we've even got a hometown swimmer competing this year in Rio! We know...
  5. Name That Shoe! Luxurious Sheepskin Slippers Coming to Soft Star

    Name That Shoe! Luxurious Sheepskin Slippers Coming to Soft Star

    This November, Soft Star is bringing you the luxuriously plush slippers of your dreams! Our amazing Elf Keita, Comfort-Crafter Extraordinaire, is hard at work perfecting the cozy footwear that will ruin you for all other slippers... just in time for fireside cocoa and frosted window panes. Fully-lined with genuine sheepskin and a rich natural buff leather exterior, these chill-banishing booties wrap...
  6. Walking 101: How to Walk Barefoot (or in Minimal Shoes)

    Walking 101: How to Walk Barefoot (or in Minimal Shoes)

    I know, the title of this post may sound condescending. After all, you probably have a lot of experience walking—several decades, even. But bear with me, because even though I’ve been walking since the late 1970s I recently learned I wasn’t pulling it off as well as I thought. I had the honor a couple years ago to take a series of...
  7. Spring 2016 Playday at the Soft Star Workshop

    Spring 2016 Playday at the Soft Star Workshop

      It's that time again! Once or twice a year, we set aside a day to pause our serious work and let our staff delve into the creative projects of their choosing. The projects don't have be related to shoes in any way (though often they are, just because that's what we like) and our staff is allowed to use any of the...

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