The guy who founded the company visited Argentina when he was on The Amazing Race and noticed that many children were without shoes. He wanted to start a company and do something about that.
This is what I like about the company (from WIKI):
The company designs and sells lightweight shoes based on the Argentine alpargata design. For every pair of TOMS Shoes purchased, a pair of new shoes is given to a child in need. Over 1,000,000 pairs of shoes have been given to children under the One for One movement since TOMS launched in 2006. The canvas shoes have been given to children in more than 20 countries worldwide, including the United States (Louisiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Florida), Argentina, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Guatemala, Haiti, and South Africa.
I have a pair of Tieks and I can tell you that they are totally different from what you all think. I bought a pair of the cheap brand called City Slips and those are thin, unconstructed-feeling, split leather, manmade lining, machine made junk that bit into my feet, especially at the little bunion area I have on my right foot. Tieks are hand made of the best Italian full-grain leather, with real shoe construction in there, a little lift in the heel and they actually made my feet feel BETTER when I put them on. They are like gloves on my feet and I don't show any toe cleavage on mine. They are not typical flats, believe me. Handmade shoes feel different on the feet and you get what you pay for. They have promotions from time to time and they also have a foundation that gives money to women entrepreneurs around the world. The cheap flats started peeling within an hour at the edges! Tieks are worth the money. I bought my first pair in cardinal red, which is a beautiful, muted blue red and I cant wait to get more. This is an excellent product. Go to their facebook page and read the tons of positive comments every single woman has written. Not one complaint. Everybody says the same things, that they LOVE LOVE LOVE them, and have never had such a comfortable shoe in their lives, adorable on the feet no matter what size they are, so that they don't use them as just an "extra" shoe, they actually wear them all day long. Please don't judge things so harshly without knowing. These are remarkable and I wish I could order at least 20 pairs out of the 29 colors and patterns they offer. Well, one at a time, I will collect them. I think leopard will be next, and cobalt blue. Do look into them and see what I mean.
I have no idea why you would hate them, let alone hate them more now. How silly. They're really fun to wear. You should see the amazing packaging. And their personal customer service is also amazing City Slips ignored me for three months, after promising me a replacement pair and lying about my emails going to their spam folder....and they finally sent me a new pair after they saw I commented on several You Tube videos to tell of my negative experience with them. Their service is terrible, but the product is even worse.
Odd, given she listed her name, I couldn't resist a little research.
Sharon - you seem to like to talk about clothing! You blog about it. You are described thusly: "Sharon Maxwell-Yamamoto is a Worthologist who specializes in vintage clothing and accessories."
You also seem to have something to do with running an opera company.
Do you also have a friend who is involved with the Tieks company? It feels like you're a very, very committed fan here, and odd that an entirely new person shows up in our forum extolling the virtues of any product so vociferously. You'll forgive the locals for suspecting that there's something in it for you.
I don't think you should cancel the purse....I love Coach because of their quality leather and construction and the fact that they last forever. In fact, my red Tieks are a gorgeous dark shade of red that exactly matches a red coach purse I had from many years ago. I just used them both yesterday as a matter of fact! I think you should get her the purse, and add a matching pair of Tieks! LOL Just kidding....a Coach bag is plenty and a very nice present.
LOL, nope, I have nothing to do with the Tieks company, wish I did, considering how great their sales are and how much I love the product. I just ordered three more pairs this morning because I'm going on a trip and need comfortable and cute shoes that can pack easily. I wish I were getting something, like free shoes LOL! Nope. No such luck. I just like to tell people things I find out that might help them. I don't "blog" much, just wrote a few articles about vintage fur and stuff like that. I like pretty things and if they're comfortable and well-made, so much the better. Thanks for looking me up! I have nothing to hide! And yes, that's my new little concert opera company. I sing and do everything else to produce our shows, including costuming....just another extension of my love of pretty things.
Hey, since you did a search on me, how did you miss my vintage website, DivaSharon's Divine Vintage? You found Opera Bravura, I guess, and Worthpoint, but you missed that one, plus my other one SharonMaxwellSoprano.com If you're going to research somebody, do a thorough job, fer cryin' out loud.
The only reason I found your forum is that I was looking for comments on the shoes to see how people felt about them and to see if I could find any special promotions..you never know unless you look! I saw you guys chatting about them and just felt that since you hadn't actually tried a pair and I had, that you might want to know some details about them, and hear about my comparison between them and the City Slips (which failed miserably in all areas). That's all. I wasn't spamming, just commenting. I never thought newcomers would be bashed and made to feel unwelcome. How ungracious! Oh well.
I don't know Sharon but in her defense if you google "tieks" this thread comes up on the first page of results. I've done it myself (and probably others here too) where I've googled something, found a thread about it on a message board, and then posted a reply to it. No?
And who owns so many pairs of the same expensive shoe? It's not like you're loading up a cart of flip flops at Walmart. These ugly things are $200 a pop. "I just bought 3 more pairs yesterday!" Ok, Mrs. Rockefeller. Whatev.
Everyone who wades into any message board, anywhere with a bunch of spammy know-it-all crap gets treated that way Ms. Yamamoto!
I searched you to see if you were tied to the company, and once I'd satisfied myself that there was at least no formal connection, I stopped.
I wasn't THAT interested in you.
You seem kinda smarmy overall.
Feel free to try again, but yes - this board (and not just me) definitely bashes newbies. Into a shape that fits here. If you've caught the bug, might I suggest reading up a bit, before your next foray?
Best of luck with your many pairs of shoes, Imelda.
This message has been edited by SquiddyBoy on Jul 31, 2012 9:00 AM
I was only responding because I saw that nobody on the thread had actually even seen a pair, let alone tried a pair on. It's funny to have such strong opinions about something you've never tried. So to say it was odd that I had a strong opinion is funny to me....at least it was an informed one, not just criticizing something for no reason other than you thought they were too expensive. There are some things you can buy for less where you can't discern the difference in quality, which would explain the price, but in this case, the materials, workmanship and comfort/fit make it very clear. On Facebook, you can read people's response to getting the shoes..suddenly they understand the price. You get what you pay for in this case.
Okay SquidBOY, I'll explain further. You, BOY, are an ass. You call me "smarmy", yet what is a BOY doing here commenting so vehemently on women's shoes? Your name conjures up images of a gelatinous, multi-tentacled slimy creature....so if that's not the pot calling the kettle black, I don't know what is. You seem to be so proud of yourself and consider yourself so witty, but you are a fool.
All I did was search for a promo and more info about some shoes and tell my experiences with them. Do you hate all bloggers too, who blog for that very reason? I try to help people with information I have learned by research and experience. Grow up. I bet you wouldn't be so brave to talk like a big-mouth ass to a person face to face! Nice and safe here in cyber-space, isn't it? You are pathetic.
Now, go play in mommy's shoe closet, since you seem to be so interested in women's shoes. Got a little foot fetish, eh? Run along now and go do some more searching and try to learn something useful.
Yes, I have a strong opinion about somebody who attacks me simply because I saw comments about something I was interested in. I cam here and told my experiences in a polite manner and was jumped on by more than one person. The rudeness, sarcasm, ignorance and obvious jealousy of people who can buy things from places besides Walmart is beyond ridiculous and beyond comprehension. He was nasty, called me "smarmy" (without knowing ME, although he did look me up and see that I am an opera singer and vintage clothing business owner), and I feel it was totally uncalled for. I did nothing to warrant such an attack and I am not the shrinking violet type who will simply slink away and bawl in a corner. Not this one.
I was simply telling people about the shoes I was enjoying. I see you cannot cast pearls before swine. Enjoy your flip flops.
You are a bunch of bitter and mean people who don't deserve any new friends. I hope you'll all be very happy pickling in your own vitriol. Ignorance is bliss in your case. You don't want to know anything. Very sad. Re-read the thread and see that I am not the one who bit first. I was very cordial even when certain people were not. I was simply pushed too far. I never hid who I was, although you all do. Possibly because I have nothing to be ashamed of. I'll enjoy my new Tieks knowing that they are rather exclusive and that the hoi polloi do not know enough to appreciate them.
Hey, Sharon, take a breath. You got heat initially because your post seemed to be from a spammer -- that's why I asked no hotlink?
You have chops, you sound intelligent, and I think you could be a good new board member here. Just step back, ease off, let this thing go... read some other threads and see if you would like to be a part of... us. From what I have seen, you could add some welcome content.
Long time fan of this site...but only within the past year have started lurking around the bored and enjoying the familial discourse! It hasn't been till now that I have felt compelled to post, as I am very suspicious of others by nature. My job has required me to be an investigator at times, so figured you'd enjoy what I found about our dear Sharon.
I must say... This newbie appears to have pulled off the impossible. A first post that was legible, reasonable, and punked a marketing weenie all at the same time.
That post had plenty of win. Please stay so that we may perpetually compare everything else you say to that great first post. We'll insist that you continuously improve on each subsequent post or declare that you're slipping.
My entrance strategy was to set the bar as low as possible just to give myself attainable goals.
The opinions expressed above are the sole opinions of the author and do not reflect actual human thought. Any resemblance to intelligent opinions is purely coincidental.
Why on earth do you think it's "well done" to find some public information by someone named Sharon Yamamoto? There must be a zillion of Sharon Yamamoto's. However, there is ONE Sharon Maxwell-Yamamoto in the whole United States and it's ME.
Ronnie, thanks for asking about the boots...the price info is on the boot page on the site. I don't think it's appropriate to discuss that on a site like this. I am pretty sure selling things on a site like this is frowned upon. I am not a habitual rule-breaker..LOL Thanks for asking though. I really love those boots. I pretty much only carry things I myself like, which means I don't make money at it. It's just for fun. A hobby, at this point, although it's a business. My opera company is my real passion.
You are so quick to compliment this person on her "skilz"....without knowing if what she found is about me or not. I am not a marketing person. I went to Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard. Studied music, opera, not marketing. So foolish.
How utterly idiotic to post that drivel about a marketing person named Sharon Yamamoto. My name is Sharon MAXWELL-Yamamoto. I am an opera singer, opera producer, own DivaSharon's Divine Vintage and write articles for Worthpoint. That is all. There are numerous pictures of me on the internet.....very possibly, Sharon Yamamoto is a Japanese person, no? I am not. Unless it's her married name as well. However, that is NOT me.
I love how you think you solved some big mystery. Hilarious.
Sharon, how come you don't always sing under your full name? I looked through a bunch of your youtube clips and sometimes you're listed as your full name, sometimes not. Is that a professional thing? They are all fairly recent.
Aurora, thank you for listening to my video. In answer to your question, when I'm performing in an Opera Bravura show, I list myself in the program as Sharon Maxwell, soprano, to differentiate myself from my role as executive director. When I perform with another company, singing a role of some kind, I go by my hyphenated name. I started doing that when I sang Madame Butterfly because my husband liked it and now I do too. Thank you for the kind words! Much appreciated.
Well? Apology? LOL I didn't think so. If you're going to try to sound intelligent, at least do the OBVIOUS research before you make an ass of yourself! You only succeeded in making everybody painfully aware of how stupid both you AND those who admired you really are. Shame on you for such careless "investigative" work. You're fired.
I would be much more impressed if you could respond with something clever that you yourself had written or created. This is obviously something you snagged from another site. Yawn. Try harder. You can surely do better than that. Or...maybe you can't. LOL
"It's funny to have such strong opinions about something you've never tried."
And she managed to sum up 10 years of this board with one sentence.
Those shoes are fucking hideous though. Sometimes people with money buy things merely because they are expensive and they think the act of owning them sets them above the rabble. Most of you people are in your 40s; you should have learned that by now.
And, Sharon, if you read back on this thread you will see that it was an Anon that was insulting you in the beginning. It is kinda what anons do here. They are our own version of Statler and Waldorf. Don't let their comments draw you into an unnecessary skirmish. Just ignore them like everyone else (except Squid, his ego won't allow it) does.
If you read back, the others were politely skeptical until you responded to the anon bashing you by voicing your counter-attack at them. I know it is probably too late, since everyone has dug into their foxholes and drawn their lines in the sand, but you seem to be a reasonably intelligent and multi-faceted person. I hope you stick around.
It's pretty sad when I'm the voice of reason in a thread.
This message has been edited by Hepatitis_C on Aug 1, 2012 7:46 AM
Is this woman actually a marketing shill who works for Omnicom, or is this a cosmic coincidence of statistically significant proportion?
Which it really may not be. Lots of people work in marketing. Aurora - you heard her sing. Does she sing well enough to pay the bills? I'm not sure her online blogging is good enough to do so - though it's by no means horrible. I'll bet very few bloggers can live by their rants alone.
The bloggers I know are not in the 99%, and find 'blogging' to be a nice way to have a job without having a job.
I cannot believe you still think I work in marketing!! Did you see my Linkedin profile? There are many people with the same last name, but once again, there is only ONE person in the U.S. with both of my last names hyphenated.
I do not have to make a living with my worthpoint articles. I am not a blogger. I just wrote a few articles about something I like, which is vintage clothing, specializing in vintage fur.
I do not have a business education. The only marketing I do is at the grocery store. Period. I compared the two shoe brands because I bought the City Slips and they sucked. Wore out in an hour. Again I declare, "you get what you pay for".
Capslock, I see you were interested enough to try to learn something. The use of "the" in front of the term hoi polloi is arguable. Purists of ancient Greek don't use it, but in English usage, it's often used that way.
Those people usually have canned responses that reek of advertising, and they seldom read the replies they get, much less engage in flame wars on the forums they're spamming.
Plus, a forum on a comedy web site about unemployment doesn't seem like a key market demographic for their product. I would think a forum on a site for rich people with poor eyesight would be a much better place to advertise those shoes.
ohmahgawd. I read 5 posts here and had to go get a cup of coffee.
1. Best reality show on the 'net.
2. Reminds me of freki
3. Omnicom is freakin huge (I work for an Omnicom company) and I'd bet most people are two degrees (or less) of separation from an Omnicom connection. But I liked the daily show-style run-down anyway...
4. I hope everybody stays! Start more threads! :D
Of course I came back...to see if any of you people would admit that you were wrong. The way many of you were so impressed with the pathetic "investigation" which any idiot could do...and not very thoroughly, as it was not even my correct name, and then think you had solved some big mystery....made me laugh and I wanted to see if you had read my responses.
Again, you all hide here under some stupid names, but I DO NOT. Never have. No need for it. If I am not actually famous, then at least I am notorious. Works for me.
And I still maintain, although Tieks are a ballet flat....they are INDEED COMFORTABLE, and that is saying a lot from someone with bad feet. They don't feel like typical flats. That is why they're expensive! And I know taste is a personal thing, but I don't see how a simple little round-toed shoe could be construed as ugly. Now, some of those Minnie Mouse platforms they're wearing today, that's my idea of ugly. I saw some color blocked ones at Nordstrom that looked like Frankenstein's bowling shoes and I literally burst out laughing right there in the store. Those were ugly. Nobody can walk gracefully in those.
As for being able to afford these shoes....I am not rich, but I am not young anymore either, and have earned a lifestyle that enables me to have a few nice things. Big deal. When you criticize people for that, it makes you sound jealous, and green, although I like it as a color, doesn't look so good on most people. I am not jealous of anyone and am happy for them if they have nice things or achieve something wonderful, even if I cannot and have not.
As for being in the same age group as you people, maybe, maybe not. I will be 50 shortly. Make of that what you will. I'm no spring chicken.
Oh, Christopher Columbus! Will you stop talking about those stupid shoes? And stop telling us why we're horrible. We all know we're horrible. We all know WHY we're horrible. Obviously you don't care, or you wouldn't expend so much energy sticking around to convince us that we're horrible. So get on with it if you're gonna stay.
Tamrah, why is it okay for others to say over and over how much they hate the shes, or how ugly they are, and for me it's "stop talking about those shoes!" Makes no sense. At least my comments were coherent and had substance, not just saying they were ugly and I hated them WITHOUT EVEN HAVING SEEN OR TRIED THEM. It's very childish, like saying you hate broccoli, although you had never actually eaten it.
I was not born with a hyphenated name, like Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon or Camilla Parker-Bowles. I had a singing career before I was married, so I needed to keep it for that reason, because that is how I was known. I used to keep them separate, but my husband liked it when I hyphenated and said I must keep my own last name because that's who I was. I started hyphenating when singing Madame Butterfly to show directors that I knew something about Japanese ways (which I do), and decided I liked it too. There is nothing pompous about it.
If defending oneself against unwarranted attacks and being unjustly accused makes one pompous in your eyes, so be it. I mentioned before, I am not the shrinking violet type to go off and cry in a corner.
I never hit first. But watch out for second. I can hold my own against anyone.
I was not snotty until many people jumped on me. A normal human response. I did nothing wrong. I came here in a good mood, wanting to tell about something I had recently found that I liked, and that you were talking about, but did not have any first-hand knowledge. As a matter of fact, the OP asked "anybody have these" or something to that effect. Nobody had. I had. I posted. I thought she really wanted to know about them. I did not realize it was just a thread where children could gleefully bash things simply because they're nasty and naughty. I didn't know it was a pre-school site. The responses have been so immature and utterly silly. And then I was accused of being a someone else, although I post under my own name and gave names of where one could find me. It was insane. Who wouldn't be a snot, after that?
I'm not going to feed this particular troll any longer - there's a vile whiff of dickwing in the air and when she finally threatens to la traviatta over no one liking those stupid ugly shoes I'm not going to take the blame this time.
You bumped a thread from 2011, Sharon, and came on like gangbusters sounding like you are selling stupid shoes. Lizzlee told you this, but yet here you are, wasting time with children in preschool acting like a total fucking psycho.
Let it go before somebody attaches a penis to your face and posts it. You've been warned.
Seriously, I don't dislike you at all, Sharon. I think lots of us have indicated we'd like to give you a chance if you'd stop posturing for a second and giggle. If you don't have enough immaturity to do that, you're too pure to be Todd.
Was about the Izumi Orimoto in St. Alexanders reference above made by an anon, and responded to by Truly that can only be talking about the game "Urban Dead."
Given Troo responded, that anon can only have been $8 - who has since texted me to say, 'oops! I didn't log in in my drive by post there!' - I was JOKING with my friend that of course it was him, because it was a specific reference to things that happened to US playing that game.
Also, if that's the demographic and BMI profile of this board, it has been since the beginning - so any 'used to be' there is just plain silly. Didn't you see the thread the other day about how many folks have been here for nearly 10 years?
It's not like all the dudes and skinny chicks left en masse one day.
CapsLock is my favorite obese woman here. She really knows how to grill.
I know from experience that Tieks are worth the price. I had the same thought as you. What makes them worth $100+?
I actually asked that question on the Tieks' FB page. Apparently, the owner was at dinner with a female friend who was playing with his phone and noticed my question and playfully formulated a response to me, not intending to send it, but inadvertently hit the send button. The owner and the friend were horrified and, long story short, I got a free pair of Tieks out of it.
I have to say, from the moment I put them on, I saw the reason. Wonderful butter soft leather, rich, Italian leather insole and upper. Sturdy shoe. I find I grab them every chance I get and not just when I need to relieve my feet of the pain of heels.
I bought myself a pair shortly thereafter. I love them and I tell people about them often. $200/pair is quite steep in my budge for flats, but I will probably purchase at least a couple more pair in time.
They are coming out with a vegan line soon I've heard as well.
Bottom line. Don't knock 'em til you've tried them. I have bought the cheapies and these are 1000 times better than anything you would buy for $40 or under.
First of all, I am not on the Tieks marketing team. Secondly, you all obviously would rather
trash talk than be positive about anything. Sorry I crashed your little party.
I agree, I should have noticed the date on the thread and I certainly will think twice before
joining a conversation on other sites lest I butt in on other close-minded middle aged women's cliques.
Jeez! (sweet chocolate or otherwise).
But he's playful, Damn It! And he has a female friend... and he owns a shoe company....
...and she felt his power, and yet it was a gentle power. Commanding, yet she could sense his tendency to cleave, to give in, if the fight just wasn't worth. Even as he leaned in to take her phone from her and look at the Facebook posting, the scent of his cologne almost, but not quite, hiding underneath the smell of leather from a hard day spent overseeing the Tiek factory, she had to catch her breath.
He playfully typed something into the phone, a response to lady who was asking why the shoes were just so damned expensive, and handed it back to her. She had to giggle when she looked at what he'd written. He was a rascal! She put her hand to her mouth to stifle her widening smile and accidentally hit the send button.
"Did you hit send?" He was concerned.
"I totally didn't mean too. I'm so sorry!" She really was.
His face dropped, and then he shook his head. "Well, I guess that just means another pair of free shoes to send out."
She examined her buttocks in the mirror. Tieks sure can give an ass whooping.
What kills me is, it is always the exact same personality. Comes in here to tell us all how great these shoes are, gets butthurt over nothing, calls us all names because we didn't fawn all over them for spamming us, keeps coming back to defend their own stupidity.
Is there a Tieks spam school out there I don't know about?
You know what I don't understain, is why bother marketing ballet flats when it is mid-autumn? In the inimitable words of Colin Nissan, " Why? Because its not summer, its not winter, and its not spring. Grab a calendar and pull your fucking heads out of your asses; its fall, fuckers". If you're going to spam us, spam us with expensive Italian leather boots already.
Lol this thread is more popcorn worthy than most of the stuff on 4chan. at one point i don't even know who's trolling whom anymore (at this point I'm fully inclined to believe that SMY is winning at the trolling game).
I'm way too cheap to shell out for my own Tieks. Having said that, I have (richer, hipper) friends who swear by them. I have no doubt that they are quality and comfortable shoes, but uh, the way they seem to brainwash people into obsessive crazies is more than a tad scary.
Still, Lisa, if that friend of a friend is having another giveaway, let me know, eh? :P
HA! "Y'all are funny and isn't this such a hilarious internet board and gee, now that I think of it, Tieks ARE pretty cool - I wish I could afford them, so I'm saving up and you should too!"
Seriously? I mean I guess it'll keep the thread going - but seriously, you think we're that stupid?
Here's what I really think: There is someone who is really, really bored in the marketing department of Tieks. So they read this board and hang on our every word. APPY IS THE UBER GODDESS, THEN Ginny, Anny, DJ and Arwen are like Goddesses to this person. Caps and Hep are like wood sprites playing pan flutes. Anyway - this woman's boss keeps catching her reading - so she's convinced him or her that she's going to get us all to buy these shoes by hook or by crook.
This message has been edited by SquiddyBoy on Nov 20, 2012 8:53 AM This message has been edited by SquiddyBoy on Nov 20, 2012 8:22 AM
Wait what? I'm not SMY or a marketing person! It's the WORST case of MISTAKEN IDENTITY EVAR. There's no one else in the US of A named RandomANON! I will proceed to clutch my pearls so hard that they crack and throw the dust in your eyes. To blind you. because you're blind because YOU CAN NOT TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ME and an opera singer and a theoretically existing marketing team.
also that picture. are you sure those fairies aren't wearing nude Tieks? huh? HUH????
Yeah, Sharon's not constantly scouring the internet for any mention of these ugly ass shoes. Nope! Not here. When somebody tells her to shut up, she shuts up. She's not one that has to keep talkin'. Some fellas just have to keep their mouths flappin', but not Sharon! She was brought up right, her pa used to tell her "shut up" and she'd shut up! She wouldn't say nothin'! One time, darn-near starved to death - wouldn't say she was hungry!
For some reason, I got an email from this idiotic group that led me back here, so I clicked. Silly me. However, I see that a couple of other people think the same thing I do about the shoes, so do enjoy your $4 pieces of junk and keep on spewing venom! Tasty stuff,huh? I am just amazed you were still at it after all these months.
You are the dumb beaver who keeps bumping it! WTF? If you don't want us to tell you that we think you are stupid for paying this kind of money for ugly cheap looking shoes why do you keep coming back and bumping a thread for MONTHS AND MONTHS!?
Man, if it wasn't for edit-ageddeon 2012 I'd be seriously tempted to delete the whole farking thread.
.-. i like the tieks :\ i'm hoping i dont get flamed for saying so. I'm diabetic and i needed a good pair of flats that last. These really made a difference. the leather IS really really soft and supple. the sole is nice and sturdy. they really travel well. Im hoping these last because the price was expensive. too early tell tho, so far they are excellent. I figure if i pay as much for a purse why not take care of my feet. shurg
I had the dr. sholl's and for 12 bucks its a bargain, but they offered no support and after a bit they actually hurt my foot, they are better as house slippers that might be because as a diabetic i need more support, who knows? Still tieks is a good product, you're paying for the brand, the quality but if you need something more out of shoes, then you pay the price.
How many of us wear a size 9? Because if ten of us all chip in $20, we can all take turns living the dream. If I had $200 to spend on ballet flats, I'd spend it traveling to someplace warm enough to wear my flip-flops.
I wanted to get my boy an espresso maker for Christmas - and my ONLY options were for a $600 one, or a $35 one.
Also, this thread makes me LOL. And I guarantee that if I ever see them when I'm out shoe shopping, I will try them on to see what the fuss is all about. Also guaranteed that I won't be actually buying them...
Hi everyone, has any heard of KANDALS? They're a eco-friendly shoe company similar to TOMS and look way more comfy. Wasn't sure cause i've never heard of them but I guess Lauren Conrad featured them on her pinterest.
So cool, the shoe's are made in Spain and they're on 32 bucks. and they plant a tree for every pair.