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What a Difference - Shoe Redo

I saw photos of Giselle Bündchen wearing these ankle buckle boots and I wanted to find a similar style.  The mix of Western boot with a modern twist on the buckles is fresh and surprisingly simple.   224 more words


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Mel’s Shoe Repair. I’m really picky about my boots and I loved the Steve Madden ones I had last year but the heels were messed up and made the boots unwearable. 393 more words

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Detroit Cobbler Moe Draper Serves All Souls

Written by Pari Chang:

“Cobblers are supposed to repair everyone’s shoes whether they have the money or not,” Moe Draper tells The Detroit Free Press… 956 more words


Lunch Drawing #74: Sam the Shoe Doctor in the Twilight

When I was a kid, there was less disposable income around. Instead of throwing out a worn pair of shoes, people got them repaired, re-soled and re-shaped, and had the heels re-built. 168 more words


Fixing Too-Loose Bobs

Flats never seem to fit me just right. I’m really between sizes, I think, because  8 1/2’s are too small and 9’s are too loose, so I either have to wear socks with the big ones, hope the small ones stretch, or (as usually happens) not buy them at all. 304 more words

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End of an Era As Center City Shoe Repair Shop Goes Out of Business

By Jim Melwert

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s a sign of the times, and of a changing center city Philadelphia: a longtime shoe repair shop, well known for its service, is closing its doors today for good. 228 more words


Shoe Repair: Where Anything Can Be Fixed

I always find shoe repair shops calming, despite the inevitably nefarious looks – slicked hair, gold teeth – of their proprietors. Perhaps it’s because I feel that, for the right price, they could smuggle me out of the country. 419 more words

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