Fashion meets Function: Rainy days, bring it on!

*+-It seems that this week’s damp days would never leave the city, right? Since rain boots are always on trend, this season it is no exception to venture in the city with style, and we bet you’ll even find yourself cheering up the dreary rainy days. So, if you are looking for the best pair,

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The History of Footwear: A Timeline Flashback

*+-Travel back in time with us as we explore the history of footwear. 1920’s — The 1920’s were about  the fashionable flapper, flaunting short hair, short skirts, and risqué shoes with kitten heels. 1940’s — During WWII with nationalism at a height, footwear took a backseat and fashion lacked the importance it held in the 1920’s.

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Rachel Bilson Launches ShoeMint

*+-It’s time to step out of the confines of Orange County for Rachel Bilson, who unveils her first shoe collection and website Friday. Bilson teams up with long-time stylist Nicole Chavez, Steve Madden, and BeachMint to launch ShoeMint, a customized shoe-shopping site. The 30-year-old actress, formerly known by fans as Summer, is a permaent front row fashion show attendee, meaning

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Weekly Footwear News Roundup

*+-The DNA team would like to wish you a productive Friday and a footwear-filled weekend. We scour Refinery29, Elle, InStyle, Nylon, Women’s Wear Daily, Fashionologie, and Fashionista daily to bring you the latest footwear industry news on our Twitter. Every Friday, it’s time to roundup these Tweets and compile them into a clean, concise list just for

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Shoe of the Week: UGG Boots

*+-You know a trend has really made it into fashion Hall of Fame when every single celebrity from ages 3 to 60 is wearing it. Ugg boots definitely qualify in this

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Let's Talk Clogs

*+-Love them or hate them, clogs seem to be here to stay–at least for the summer.  This surprising trend has been brought into the limelight for summer 2010 by designers such as Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel and Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton.  They’ve gotten so prevalent, in fact, that many fashion experts are have started

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Nude is the New Black for Spring 2010

*+-The hottest color right now?  Sexy, barely-there nude shades.  Neutral has made a comeback in a big way for Spring 2010.  Bags, party dresses, and even jewelry in this sexy shade are showing up everywhere this season.  But the best way to be a part of this trend is to go faux-barefoot with nude boots,

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