Hiking Boots

Choosing the right hiking boots or hiking shoes is one of the most important parts of setting off on a grand hiking adventure. Having a shoe with the proper function, fit and features will vastly improve your experience while trekking through tough terrain. What are the qualities you need in this boot or shoe? Ask…

You Are What You Wear

Dawnn Karen can tell you what you should wear and why you want to wear it. The 27-year-old Karen is a fashion psychologist—the only one in North America—and one of the youngest teachers at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Fashion psychology examines what people express through clothing. Like a shrink, Karen uses talk…

Incorrectly fitted footwear

Footwear has been used by humans for approximately 30,000 years. Although originally worn as  protective covering for the foot, modern footwear is designed to fulfil a range of purposes, the accomplishment of which is judged on three criteria: form, function and fit. Form relates to the aesthetic appeal of footwear, while function relates to the…