Author: Hubert Jonas

Get the Deal For Running Shoe

It is all well and good finding bargain prices on your running-shoes as long as they are the correct shape and size of your foot. It is no good buying a nice cheap pair that are just slightly smaller or even larger for that matter.

Many of the running-shoes that are discounted are usually of an older style. But that is not to say that they will no fit or not be comfortable. You should still be able to find a very good comfortable pair for your feet.

Make sure that you check the discounted shoes to make sure that age has not made them harder. If you can find new pair that is similar then compare the two pairs.

Check to see if the shoes come with any warranty as older shoes may either have a reduced warranty or none at all. You can always find discounted running shoes online, in the newspaper or magazines and at many local sports retailers.

If you decide that you are going to purchase a heavily discounted pair of running shoes from somewhere online just remember that you cannot try these shoe on first to see if they fit properly. It is important in this case to check out any returns policies from the place where you are buying your shoes.

It is always better when looking for any discounted running shoes to choose a well known brand such as Nike or Adidas at least you know that they will be of a good quality regardless of the price.

Wearing Peep Toe Style

Ultra high heeled lady shoes with peep toes are a reminiscent of the 1950s pin up girl fashions that we all love until the present. This season though shoe designers are adding patent leather, straps, suede, chunky heels, platforms, metallic finishes and many more embellishments in order to update the classic shoe style.

The toe revealing construction of this type of ladies shoes plus the lacing and the plush materials that are being used have added an extra punch of sex appeal to shoes. These shoes are viewed to look well with skirts, dresses, trousers and jeans. The fact that they can be used for almost every outfit makes it a practical pair of shoes that you must have.

You can get peep toed Mary Jane shoes for a sexy and preppy look. Before there has been this unspoken fashion rule that you should never wear solid color stockings with peep toe shoes. But this time, the rule is forgotten. You can find people pairing up colored stockings with these peep toe shoes. What has once been considered as a serious fashion mistake is now one of the hottest fashion trends.

A lot of ladies love this kind of ladies shoes style due to the fact that they have a very feminine look. There is also this sexy appeal that adds a statement to any kind of outfit especially if worn with tights that are in shades of charcoal.

A favorite in the market are the flat shoes with peep toes. They are not only practical and proportional but they are very comfortable to wear around. They can also help balance out the look of heavy sweaters and layered clothing in your attire.

Recycle Used Clothing

The first way is pretty basic: donate your clothes to a local charity. Every town has a Goodwill or charity that distributes clothing and other items to those in need. When you drop off your clothes to a local charity you get a tax write-off, which can go to replenishing your wardrobe.

The second is to have a clothing swap. Here everyone brings their gently used clothing and you trade with your friends. The ideal place to do this is at someone’s house where there are large mirrors to see how things fit, a few bottles of wine and some delicious food to snack on. You’ll be exchanging more than clothes as you share memories of things that happened when you wore this skirt or those boots.

Third way is to turn your clothes into something new, or upcycle your clothing. A recent article I read mentioned cutting up a scarf and using it to create a flower-like adornment for an old pair of shoes. You can do anything from painting shoes a new color to mixing and matching fabrics to sew a new dress or skirt from old materials. You can add some bling to your clothes by adding some beading or gems. This works really well with shoes and with shirts, tank tops and more. If you’re handy you could use your old clothing to make a jacket or booties for your pet.

If you have clothing on its last legs with holes and ripped fabrics, consider cutting it up and using it as dust clothes and cleaning rags. Really, nothing needs to hit the landfill until it is literally threads.

Those who are interested in recycling clothing and not wasting materials should consider hemp clothing or organic clothing when buying a new wardrobe. Buy at a thrift shop or clothing swap to keep your impact on the earth’s resources minimal.