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Fast Fashion & Your Feet

While we’re into the fashion of running fast at Feetures, we’re not fans of fast fashion. What is fast fashion? It’s the mass production of cheap, low quality, disposable clothing for consumers eager to keep up with quickly changing trends. It’s a highly profitable model for clothing companies because of the sheer volume of clothing that they can sell. Sadly, the amount of waste generated by fast fashion is massively detrimental to the environment. If you’re concerned about the environmental impact of your wardrobe, read on to discover what you can do to dress sustainably. Buy Higher Quality Clothing (And Buy Less!) Every garment requires resources to produce and transport it. The fewer garments you buy, the smaller your carbon...

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How to Be Sustainable in Your Everyday Life

Ok, so you’ve purchased some sustainable socks from Feetures (great choice!) and you’re feeling empowered. Now that your feet are stylishly sustainable, you’re wondering what else you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. While casting off your modern life and living off the land may not be realistic, there are plenty of small changes you can implement in your everyday life that will make a big difference over time. 15 Small Things You Can Do to Live More Sustainably Turn off the lights – Use natural light as much as possible. At night, turn off the lights when you leave a room so you don’t waste energy lighting up an empty space. Recycle as much as possible. – If...

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Mom Jeans or Skinny Jeans?

No matter if you're still rocking skinny jeans or bravely testing out the new Mom Jean trend our Everyday No Shows will work with your weekend wardrobe. Our team has put together some summer looks inspired by our favorite Everyday No Show styles.    Nothing says summer like wearing white. White denim and a simple low top sneaker paired with our Everyday No Show Gradient Stripe in White  Khaki is making a comeback. Pair with our Everyday No Show Gradient in Light Gray and a Chambray Button Up Shirt.  The perfect jean to test the relaxed fit trend. Cropped with a slight flare at the ankle and our Everyday No Show in Black  Rock a skinny jean with a low top bootie. Our...

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Runner's Travel Guide: Miami

Ready to get away? So are we! We are excited to start up our Runner’s Travel Guide again after a year hiatus. This time we are kicking things off with our Runner’s Guide to Miami. Some of our team recently had a chance to travel to Miami and these were some of our very favorite places we visited during our trip. Have more Miami recommendations? Drop them in the comments below.  Where to run:  Art District - Running through the Art District is like running through an outdoor art museum. It's a great way to pass the miles, see some sites, and get some cool mural pics along the way.  South Beach - South beach has a great beach front path that...

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Summer Sock Style Guide

Summer is here. Are your feet sweating yet? If you need help keeping your cool when things get hot, it’s probably time to get your hands on some new socks. That’s right—even though you’ll probably spend most of the season in sandals, flip-flops, and slip-ons, you still need socks for activities like running, hiking, cycling, golfing, and even hanging out around the house. This summer sock style guide will help you choose the right socks for every summer activity, ensuring breathability, comfort, and odor resistance. Running Socks for Summertime If you love getting out and being active in the warm weather, running might be your activity of choice. People tend to focus on finding the right running shoes, but comfortable,...

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