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Lindsey Cochran
Chicagoland USA
Life's too short for sensible shoes.
Interests: rock music, shoes, clogs, platform sandals, and boots. also mac computers, and dark chocolate. some confectioner online was offering a high-heeled pump made of solid chocolate. i thought i'd died and gone to heaven.
Recent Activity
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hat else would you expect to see listed here? Just spotted this pair of knee-high clog boots on Poshmark courtesy of seller iflip4fashion. To my eyes, they are just all kinds of right. Not sure of the maker though. And then there was this exceptionally unusual pair from Maison Martin Margela (spotted on ssense.com). Quite expensive. But I love the fact that you do get a truly unique style for your money. I did panic for a moment when I read that the sole is constructed of rubberwood. "It's not real?" But my partner in clog craving, Melissa calmed me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
Cynthia: I look back and smile now. There was a time when I would post warning labels on this blog concerning clogs that didn't have wooden soles. It was in mock-seriousness at the time. Given the choice, I would always choose a wood sole, and I thought it was important to make that clear to potential customers. But there have been countless shoes I've bought, wood soles or not, because I loved the look of them so much. I am definitely enjoying these Stuart Weitzmans. Just need the weather to get a bit cooler so I can really let them shine in my wardrobe!
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2017 on Patience Pays Off at Every Clog Has Its Day
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nd they're from a maker I've never heard of before. Which, if you know me, means I'm even more interested in seeing if I can find a pair for myself. The answer in this case is probably not. Multiple Google searches have turned up nothing. But a confirmed clog fan can always dream. Oh, and I realized this eBay listing from seller acrcreand has expired. I'm sharing the link out of a desire have you ogle at and admire this unique design, too. Just look at that extra stitching on the leather patchwork! The maker is listed as Local Apparel.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
philip: You know as well as I do that at the tall size end of the product line, an online purchase is always a roll of the dice. Even when you get measurements from the seller, their idea of what constitutes an inch may differ from yours. In this case, the boots were too snug when I first got them, but with some shoe stretching and the use of a heel lift to give my toes more room, I've been able to enjoy them.
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2017 on Patience Pays Off at Every Clog Has Its Day
Cynthia: I see that you have been there, too. My partner in shoe passion, Melissa, wears your size, and I hear the same frustrations from her. But thanks to eBay and Poshmark and the like, I have had an amazing track record laying my hands on (and putting my feet in) all sorts of shoes that I couldn't purchase when they first came out. And although I wouldn't have wanted to wait for them, I've seen a lot of shoes I bought when they first came out turn up later at reduced prices. Of course, there are plenty of shoes I've never seen anywhere again so buying new is definitely worth the extra dollars. (For me, one of the ones that got away is a certain Vince Camuto clog style that I actually received from a retailer in a size 11, but sent back because I didn't like the color at the time. I've been watching for ANY color of that clog in my size for the past four years, and it has yet to turn up even though I've run across hundreds of listings for other sizes.) And as for the McAllen boots, they are a treasure and a pleasure. Though they did come with their own little eye-opening discovery: the soles are not wood! Shocking, isn't it? I was pulling them off the other night and noticed the platform flexing slightly in my hands. That made me take a closer look, and I realized that they're just a fine quality plastic. Still, I'm able to rise above that limitation and enjoy them!
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2017 on Patience Pays Off at Every Clog Has Its Day
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launched this blog because of my passion for fashion. For footwear especially. And for clogs and clog boots in particular. In my mind, if it was made of wood, it was definitely good. I had already been tracking shoes I dug by saving photos from the internet and saving into what amounted to my own personal Pinterest account. I had a photo album app on my laptop's desktop, and it would rotate through my collection to offer visual entertainment throughout the day. But then this blog came along. And right after it, the great 2010 clog craze. Suddenly, I was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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ren't these the coolest wood-soled sandals ever? I meant to share them with you before the eBay listing ended. Shame on me for procrastinating. But if these vintage Thom Brown platforms atch your eye (and you can work with a size 7.5), get in touch with eBay seller shine4faeries and ask for them to be listed again. The multi-colored effect of the carved plywood bottoms is way too much fun! Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
Evan: Bless you! To be honest, as much as I would have snapped up that shoe in a heartbeat, I have no shortage of other styles I'm keeping my eyes on! There was a Bed|Stü wedge sandal that I've been looking at for a while. And then after all of that "wishing and dreaming," it showed up online at a significant discount. Woo-hoo!
Toggle Commented Jul 11, 2017 on Biting My Pillow at Every Clog Has Its Day
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y fellow footwear addict, Melissa, spotted this glorious creation on the Cydwoq website about a week ago. Can you feel the waves of desire we're both sending out? It's called the Demonstrate, and it apparently comes in black, too, though I couldn't get that image to come up. This one is just crazy good! Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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t's the only sensible thing to do. I love wood-soled shoes as much as the next clog-crazed consumer. So when I discover some new pair I would actually drive to the mall to own...and then learn that they're not available in my size (11)...nor have they ever been. Every site I visit lists them no larger than a 10. The despair is simply overwhelming. Here are the shoes. This is the Yani from Sbicca. Those last two photos are from the Head Over Heels website...where, if you wear a size 8 or 9, this is your lucky day. Though I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
Cynthia: "Adorable." That's the perfect word for some of those eferro clog boot designs! I wish shipping were less, but I find it's often worth it for the sake of getting that pair of shoes you couldn't come by any other way.
London Lady: Let me know if you order anything. I'm extremely tempted. And I know my clog craving partner here is serioiusly giving it some thought, too.
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o I know I'm not alone in thinking those clog boots from Spanish maker eferro are pretty cool. We oooed and ahhed over them just a few posts back. And I think you felt the same excitement I did when I discovered that they do custom designs in a wide range of colors and sizes. Seriously! How often do you get the chance to design a pair of shoes for yourself? So I took the time to write to them about that very subject. Basically I asked the sort of questions that in retrospect were pretty much already answered on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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big thank you to my daughter for calling this style to my attention. They're apparently a recent release from the fashion house of Vivienne Westwood. Bless her and her crew for thinking they could get the original asking price for them. The drop in price has been so precipitous, I'd worry about instilling buyer's remorse in anyone who did purchase a pair when they first came out. Interestingly, even though everything about them screams "CLOG!", the product description refers to them merely as wedges. Wanda Wedges, to be exact. Available in cognac and navy. (I'm personally not a big fan... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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kay, this is old news. Really old news. But it's an obvious moment of Celebriclogs worthiness that I've overlooked for years. Until today when I was doing some research on Carly Simon for my day job, and happened upon some photos of her that I just had to share. But first some "Huh, I didn't know that!" moments from my digging. Did you know that her father, Richard L. Simon, was the Simon in Simon & Schuster? Did you know that Carly Simon had quite a number of celebrity suitors...including Warren Beatty, Mick Jagger, Kris Kristofferson, and Jack Nicholson? Did... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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promised myself not to be a blogger who lets my blog languish. I hate to run across a website where that has taken place. There's nothing more forlorn than discovering a blog so full of fun things to look at and pages to explore, only to realize that the energetic fashionista behind all those interesting looks and wardrobe wonders suddenly stopped posting with no explanation at all. There have been many times that a Google search for a particularly fantastic looking pair of shoes has led me to a blog chock full of cool outfits of the day and titillating... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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ou don't have to look far on this blog to see that for a lot of us, fashion is a form of self-discovery. It's a journey I've made and documented on past pages here. And I'm sure if you had the time free in your schedule, you could tell a tale that would be full of insights and realizations. Just a couple weeks ago I received this message from PH. He's a clog fan from way back (as you'll learn below), but only recently has he found his footing and started living out his passion. (See photos at the bottom.)... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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'm only asking because I wish there were more wood-soled shoes being manufactured with stained soles. I love me some dark walnut and blonde alder clogs. But wouldn't it be fun to have an assortment of shoes that had soles that joined in with the fun? This image is pretty impossible to research. It's a product label photo for a line of Hue Original Denim Leggings. So all I think we can hope to do at this point is enjoy the view. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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hen there was this sweet message from Carl from Maryland who reports, "I recently gifted my girlfriend with her first pair of clogs, and she loves them! Now we go on wood-soled adventures together. Here's a picturesque shot of our his-and-hers Sanitas waiting by the door." Now this genuinely makes me smile! It's an adorable, endearing image. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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eanwhile, our fellow clog fanatic from down under has sent in this photo of a newly acquired addition to the collection. It's the Camilla clog bootie from Free People. My own sabot seeking partner, Melissa, tells me that right now there are a ton (or since we're talking about clogs, maybe I should say a cord) of wood-soled shoes on the FP site at the moment. That definitely merits some research and a follow up post all its own. Consider it added to the To Do list. Here in the northern hemisphere, these shoes look more like this. Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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ecause you guys have such fun things to contribute! Take this observation from Melissa, our fellow clog lover from Arizona: How do you feel about the latest possible comeback of dr schools classic clunky wooden sandals? Had a pair in junior high last time I remember. And with those comments, she sent along a link to a page on the Anthropologie retail site which revealed the wooden wedges below. Well, how do you feel? I've experimented with Scholl's sandals and styles that are similar in the past, and they never worked for me. I mean, they are wood, and all.... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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here was a delightful message in my Inbox last week that read, Hello there, I am Belgian, i saw your website. I sale rare, luxury, beautiful new, used, vintage clogs different real brand!!! Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Miu Miu, Vera Wang, Rick Owens... Could you help me and put the link on your website? Now I'm always willing to lend a hand to a clog fan who has some shoes that need to find a new home. But eBay seller ppgeo15 had something astonishing to show me. It's not a joke you can see on EBay. Here some pictures. And attached... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
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een busy changing jobs! And look what my former co-workers surprised me with on my last day at work Wednesday! I guess they heard I have a clog blog and a fondness for shoes! So my partner in clog craving, Melissa, and I sat down in front of my laptop that night and went browsing through the Dansko website. I'll be getting a delivery sometime next week, and yes, I will share photos. In the meantime, I've got a bunch of wooden goodness to post. Today I'm stopping by my new job to shake a few hands and make a... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Every Clog Has Its Day
Melissa: Aren't those closed heel Hasbeens awesome! If they actually came in my size, I could see them moving to the head of the line in my closet and getting worn all the time! And I'm someone who doesn't repeat shoes often! But I can't complain too much about the lack of tall size clogs. Through diligence and persistence, I truly am not wanting for fun shoes to put on my feet. And, oh, yeah, I love Sandgrens' clogs, too. Same size issue for me, though. My daughter did get a pair, and she loves them and has worn them a lot.
Carl: And thank YOU for taking the time to write such a supportive message. I'm all in favor of everyone in America finding their own drummer to march to!