Shoes

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12 Days of Holiday Giveaways: Harley-Davidson footwear

Published Dec. 12, 2018

I have a confession: I have never been on a motorcycle. But since Harley-Davidson is such a Milwaukee staple, I sure do love rocking their amazing boots - and today's giveaway winner will win their choice from Harley-Davidson footwear.

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5 fun shoe trends fresh off the runway

Published Aug. 27, 2018

Let's be honest: Shoes can make or break an outfit. So which shoe trends are making their debut and which are making a comeback this season? Here are the top five hottest shoe trends for fall 2018.

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New shoe shop, Sneex, opening Downtown

Published Feb. 7, 2018

Three years ago, Eric James will opened Clicks in Shorewood with the help of Darryl "DMC" McDaniels of Run DMC. Next week he will open a second shoe shop, Sneex, at 180 N. Broadway.

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5 fall shoe trends that'll put your best foot forward

Published Aug. 31, 2017

Fall 2017 shoe trends are here. Some are classic, some are casual and some are not for the fashion faint of heart! But no matter what trend you decide to rock, these shoes will definitely get you noticed when you walk in the room.

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8 ways to wear "millennial pink" this summer

Published May 15, 2017

Pantone may have proclaimed that greenery is the color of 2017, but consumers have spoken and they've demanded a very particular shade of pink. In honor of rosewater macaroons and cotton candy, here are eight ways to wear "millennial pink" this year.

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Trusted Kicks builds community one pair of shoes at a time

Published Nov. 6, 2016

Kicks. Sneakers. Shoes. Hip-hop. That's what's happening at Trusted Kicks, located at 532 N. Water St. We spoke with owner Rico Jones, a Milwaukee native, about his passions, his philosophies and his growing shoe store.

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A step inside the career of a full-time bootblack

Published Oct. 28, 2016

Five years ago, we first told you about Izzy Jaecks, the now full-time shoeshiner at Stag Barbershop, 3064 S. Delaware Ave. In 2011, it was a once-a-week gig for the former Miss International Bootblack, but now Jaecks is as part of the shop as are its barbers.

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London Cleaners adds shoe shine

Published Dec. 17, 2015

Independent of, but located within The London Cleaners, Elite Shoe Shine Parlor is owned and operated by Charles Palmer and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. 3 p.m.

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Shopping local: Performance Running Outfitters sprints ahead

Published April 2, 2015

In a time when Zappos and Amazon and brick-and-mortar sporting good chains have cemented their spot as go-to places for running shoes and apparel, you might not think that starting a local running store would be a sound business idea. Don't tell that to Jessica and Trae Hoepner, the owners of Performance Running Outfitters, a business that started with one humble store and expanded to three, with a fourth in the works.

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Goldi in Shorewood is closing

Published Nov. 13, 2014

In a phone conversation this morning, OnMilwaukee.com learned that Goldi in Shorewood is closing.

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Milwaukee shoe shop guide

Published Aug. 27, 2013

It's "back to school" time which means students and non students alike crave new shoes. Luckily, Milwaukee has no shortage of places to score new footwear. Here's a list of indie and chain shoe outlets for your shopping pleasure.