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9 Comfortable Shoes Fit for Protesting

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The recent wave of protest marches and demonstrations had thousands standing on their feet for hours, making a pair of comfortable shoes essential. These events have spanned the world, so all types of weather conditions have been involved, calling for a range of footwear styles from sandals to snowboots. Before you sign up for the next one, consider a pair of shoes with plenty of cushioning and support. Read more...

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Blundstone 500

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Australia’s other legendary boot export, Blundstone, has been around since it was founded in 1870 on Tasmania. Their boots are a bit stouter and crunchier than RM Williams, but their decidedly un-dressy vibe has made them a go-to choice for everyone who has embraced the wide-and-cropped pant trend (so, pretty much everyone). Though you’ll find them at any Brooklyn brunch spot, they’re still the only shoe you want to be wearing when a sudden snowstorm rolls through... Read more...

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Man posts light-hearted lament for a Blundstone mixup

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Matthew Craig got in a bit of a bind with his Blundstones and took to the online classifieds with a lighthearted plea to find the rightful owner of the wrong boots he wound up with following a St. John’s house party... Read more... Follow up to the story.

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From Hay Bales To Hollywood: How Blundstone Boots Became A Cult Favorite

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I once received a pair of Blundstones as a parting gift at a magazine job I was leaving, and I ended up wearing those iconic Aussie boots to the far edges of the earth. My "Blunnies" and I trekked through the Australian Outback (twice), out to Kangaroo Island, down into Tasmania, up into the Bungle Bungles, out to Lord Howe Island, and clear across the Gibb River Road to the Indian Ocean. The shoes returned to L.A. in far better shape than I did... Read More

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Will Boots Ever Bow?

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Initially designed for utilitarian functionality, boots have sealed their footprint in the style archives. But will sales turn? In the footwear family, boots are somewhat of an enigma. From a basic product standpoint, they have remained the same as what was sold decades ago. Fast forward 40 to 50 years and there are improved colors, materials and performance features, but the designs haven’t changed much. And despite warmer temperatures last winter, the look is still in style. We challenge you to conduct our unscientific “Airport Test” this fall/winter and chart what footwear women are wearing — you’ll see a lot...

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From Barns to Barneys: How Blundstone Became a Footwear Staple

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The Queen Street West district in downtown Toronto is often referred to as one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the world. Hip retailers like Lululemon, Brandy Melville, Kit + Ace, and Frank & Oak have stores dotted along the way, and there’s a plethora of swanky bars and restaurants, art galleries, and vintage stores, too. Both locals and tourists alike recognize the area’s vibe as young, eclectic, and intriguing, and just about every fashion trend is strikingly visible... Read More...

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Hello, Goodbye host Dale Curd on the Art of Travelling Light

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As I get older, I appreciate things that are well made and comfortable. I’ve worn my Blundstones everywhere, from glaciers in Iceland to boardroom meetings. Read more..

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5 ways to wear your boots to work

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On the Street If they’re built for the wild expanses of Tasmania, they’ll do on the mean streets of New York. Black leather boots from Blundstone in Australia are chic enough for days spent indoors or out, especially when worn with a cooler-than-thou oversize plaid shirt and parka...read more

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