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  • Women's shoes for the college scene

    Women's shoes for the college scene
    Strappy sandals, sneakers and combat boots. The most popular women's shoes that college students are packing for school this fall are remarkably consistent across the country. "In California, you can wear sandals almost year round," says Robin Xu, who...
  • Elementary students slip on brand new shoes thanks to local charity

    Elementary students slip on brand new shoes thanks to local charity
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Monday was one of the most important days of the year at Weller Elementary.  That is why 357 of the school's 358 students were there.  Every student present received a brand new pair of socks and Converse sneakers. Kindergartners were...
  • Fake Shore Drive: A tastemaker of Chicago rap

    Fake Shore Drive: A tastemaker of Chicago rap
    Andrew Barber deals almost exclusively with young men who have come into money. Some are newly rich; some started poor and worked their way to comfortable; and others, arguably his bread and butter, are not wealthy yet but stand to make a chunk of change....
  • Shoe firm Sanuk to open first company-owned store, in Santa Monica

    Shoe firm Sanuk to open first company-owned store, in Santa Monica
    Sanuk, the Irvine footwear firm known for selling its quirky sandals in surf specialty shops, is coming to beachy Santa Monica this week with its first-ever company-owned store. The flagship shop on the Santa Monica Promenade opens Friday. The lo-fi...
  • Iconic can be affordable with these pieces

    Ever since I was a teenager, the occasional clothing purchase has prompted my mom to say, "I used to have that when I was your age!" If I recall, it started with colorful Lacoste polo shirts and the pairing of baby pink with kelly green, both of which...
  • How to pack for business travel

    All my friends have traveled for business at least once, and for many, it's frequent. The younger you are, the more likely you are to have a job that requires some jet-setting, because your family obligations are fewer. In this day and age, you're also...
  • Leesburg commissioner questions whether Bikefest has become too racy

    Leesburg commissioner questions whether Bikefest has become too racy
    Sun-bronzed women in teeny bikinis, leather miniskirts and skin-tight tube tops have become as much a fixture at Leesburg's annual Bikefest as the motorcycles that jam Main Street. Leesburg native Thom Weekly likes to stroll down Main Street, where...
  • Style Guide: Men's Shoes for Spring

    Style Guide: Men's Shoes for Spring
    There’s a big, wide, wonderful world of men’s shoes choices out there, and guys needn’t limit themselves to basic black or basic dark brown. But the Land of Colorful Shoes is not to be traveled lightly, and, as with so many of life&...
  • Wedded: Kristina Donahue and Michael Tyler

    Wedded: Kristina Donahue and Michael Tyler
    Date: Aug. 9, 2013 Her story: Kristina Donahue, 28, grew up in Ellicott City. She graduated from University of Baltimore School of Law in May. She took the Maryland bar examination at the end of July and is now studying for the registration...
  • Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto

    Wedded: Kimberly Reis and Mario Soto
    Date: Aug. 10 Her story: Kimberly "Kimi" Reis, 29, grew up in Pigtown. She has worked in the dental field for 11 years and is a practice administrator at Elliott Family Dentistry in Linthicum. Her mother, Pam Reis, and grandparents, Bill and Shirley...
  • Just for shoe

    Just for shoe
    Who doesn’t love a pair of classic Converse Chuck Taylors? After that, jump up the  style ladder  more than a few rungs with a pair of kicks that will make heads turn. New this winter is Puma’s Urban Swift shoes, right, which look like motion...