Germs: Making Sure You’re the Only Thing Living in Your Shoes

Did you know your shoes transmit more viruses than your toilet?  In 2016, researchers at the University of Arizona conducted a study that found nine different species of bacteria on the shoes of randomly selected participants. In a period of two weeks, they found 440,000 units of bacteria on a single pair of shoes. Moreover, they also noticed that around 90 percent of the time,…

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Travis Pastrana: How He Broke 3 Evel Knievel Records in Dress Boots

Travis Pastrana made history Sunday, July 8 by completing three motorcycle jumps once attempted by famous stuntman Evel Knievel. These included jumping 52 crushed cars, 16 Greyhound buses and clearing the Caesars Palace Fountain. Not only did he break all three of Knievel’s former records, he also completed all three dangerous stunts in a three-hour period, a feat not done before. In a feat of…

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Shoe Storage Ideas: Making the Most of Small Rooms and Closet Spaces

Admit it, you have a shoe problem. However, the problem is not that you have too many shoes, it’s that you don’t have anywhere to put them. When your shoe ambitions are bigger than the room or closet you have to keep them in, it leaves you searching for new shoe storage ideas. The key is to think of your space as having multiple levels….

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Itchy Feet: Is It a Medical Problem or an Issue with My Shoes?

Shoes have an important job. After all, they are responsible for protecting your feet as you trudge across town completing your daily activities. However, even shoes cannot protect you from all the environmental and biological factors your feet endure. It’s definitely hard to deny a problem when you have itchy feet because of the irritation and discomfort they cause. While this may signify a deeper…

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How to Make Heels More Comfortable: Training Away Tightness

As Marilyn Monroe once said, “I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.” We can’t help but agree. After all, heels are great at dressing up an outfit. In addition, they help elongate your legs, making it possible for everyone to feel like a supermodel for a night. The 1950s “blonde bombshell” actress is famous for her sexy style, so…

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How to Get Bunion Relief at Home with a Bunion Stretcher

At some point in your life, you’ve probably experienced some type of foot pain. If you haven’t yet, there’s a high likelihood that you will. Why? Your feet undergo constant stress on a daily basis as they bear the weight of your entire body. To complicate matters, your physical activity, your gait, the type of footwear you wear, and the fit of the footwear can…

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Fixing Shoe Problems: Going to the Cobbler v. DIY

Shoes are a staple of any closet. Therefore, preserving their style, flare and class is pertinent. When your shoes start looking dull or the heel on your favorite stilettos breaks, it can really put a damper on your collection. Fixing the problem is inevitable and necessary but you may be wondering how to go about it. Depending on the severity of your footwear faux pas,…

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How to Break In Your Cowboy Boots – 5 Ways to Get Instant Comfort

Limping in your Luccheses? Annoyed of your overly snug Ariats? Your cowboy boots may be well-made, but that doesn’t guarantee they’ll be well-fitting. Thankfully, there’s a way to avoid the unpleasantness of irritated, blistered hooves. Five ways actually. And we’d like to share them with you so that you can be out there toe-tappin’, horseriding, or just plain ol’ regular walking about your day. Keep…

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How to Clean Shoes Using Common Household Items

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting at home and suddenly your friends hit you up with last minute plans. This time you have the perfect outfit, but your shoes are looking pretty dirty and dingy. Of course, you don’t want to be the one in the group who has everyone saying, “what are those.” Luckily, there is a solution to get clean shoes without leaving…

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What’s Hot for Spring 2018: Brogues, Wingtips and Loafers

When it comes to fashion for the 2018 Spring season, Forbes lists brogues, wingtips and loafers as three of the hottest styles on the market. But if you’re new to the shoe game, these terms may be a little confusing. Here at FootFitter, we studied the most popular styles and explained what they are and why they are great. In addition, we added in some…

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