Friday, June 20, 2008

Shape up and have fun- Who knew it were possible?

Summer brings many happy and relaxing days. However, to some it also means the dreaded bathing suit season. What better time is there to shape up? Exercising doesn’t need to mean having to go to the gym every day; you can easily shape up with other activities such as yoga, tennis, baseball, basketball and hiking. has got you covered for all athletic shoes. Listed below are some great styles:

Yoga/Pilates Shoes
Women's Terrasoles Rainier Terrasoles Rainier Yoga or pilate shoes are hard to come by but these Terrasoles are perfect on the mat. Their lightweight, flexible soles will let you have all the grip you need while doing the elephant walk.

Tennis/Court Shoes
Women's Tretorn Nylite Canvas Tretorn Nylite Canvas Nylites, born in 1967, were soon regarded as the first luxury sports shoe. Forty-one years later, this shoe is still a classic. Comfort is what it is all about as the Nylite Canvas features a plush terry lining. Although traditionalists favor the tennis whites, the color contrasting Gullwing logo offers a modern twist.
adidas Alvara A traditional athletic design that's so comfortable and sporty you'll always feel like you're on center court grass.

Baseball Cleats
Men's adidas Excelsior 5 Low
adidas Excelsior 5 Low What better way to get in shape then starting a summer baseball league? These cleats will put you on the right track with their superior grip.

Basketball Shoes
Springboost B Train Action Summer not only brings the heat but also the WNBA. Get motivated on the court with these Springboosts. They provide control and stability so all you'll have to worry about is making the shots.
Men's New Balance BB888H
New Balance BB888H Didn't the NBA World Championship, which brought the biggest basketball rivals head-to-head, make you hungry for some court action yourself? These hi-top New Balances provide the ultimate support.

Hiking Shoes
Men's Vasque Catalyst Mid GTX XCR
Vasque Catalust Mid GTX XCR Early morning weekend hikes not only relax you, but get you in shape. These Vasques will keep you on the right track with the enhanced uppers giving you the ultimate comfort.
Women's Merrell Siren Sport
Merrell Siren Sport This Siren has control issues—in the best sense. Combining narrow gauge webbing and leather anchors, its full-length lacing system snugs the breathable mesh upper to the foot for an exceptionally precise, balance-enhancing fit. The designers really thought about who would be wearing this shoe as it has women-specific Q-Form™ alignment in the Air Cushion® midsole that supports, directs and aligns foot for a more efficient gait.

With all these great suggestions from, there is no excuse to not get out there and shape up!

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Monday, June 16, 2008

Sizzle in Style with these Top Summer Trends

Although officially summer does not start until this Friday, the season's trends of 2008 have already hit the streets. Are you having trouble figuring out what's in this summer? Shoebuy has pulled together a list of the hottest trends along with some great styles:

Thong Sandals
Giving a great excuse to get a pedicure, the always popular thong sandal is about comfort and style.

Casual Barn Newport
This Casual Barn Thong is both stylish and comfortable. The Newport thong has comfort with its super-soft sheep leather upper. You can't go wrong with the gold style as this color is very chic.

Ornamented Sandals
This summer, don't leave your feet out when you adorn yourself! Metals and stones on sandals are a popular trend.

Bandolino Paradisa Step out in style with Paradisa. This shoe can be paired with a casual outfit or be worn into the evening.

Tommy Bahama Island Jewel
The Island Jewel sandal can give you an exotic island feel even though you're stuck at home. Multi-colored, semi-precious stones decorate the vamp.

It's not summer until you start seeing totes everywhere. They are so versatile, you can carry them to work, into the night and to the beach!

Mad by Design 3338B

This tote is handwoven and features natural materials. It's perfect for a casual day or even for the beach!

Gladiator Sandals

Ancient Rome has always been known for its art and this summer for its footwear too. The gladiator is one of the "it" shoes of the season.

Jessica Simpson Zahara
The Jessica Simpson Zahara is the right choice for a gladiator sandal. This gladiator also takes on another trend of metallics.

Bright & Bold
This summer is about making a statement. Why not make a statement with your feet? Tone down the colors in your clothes and add a bright and bold splash of color to your feet.

Mariana by GOLC Lindsay

This beautiful bright blue shoe style will be the talk of any room you walk into. It's low but classy heel allows you to be stylish yet comfortable.

Franco Sarto Feline
This Franco Sarto shoe calls for attention. Its wedge heel makes walking easier for the outdoors. This shoe might be a great one for the casual summer weddings you'll attend.

Going along with bright and bold, prints are back from the 60s. Let your feet have some fun and carry the prints!

J. Renee Gizmo
This fun, eccentric shoe will be sure to get you noticed.

N.Y.L.A. Shoes Azura

Brighten your step with the N.Y.L.A. Shoe Azura. The geometric woven uppers bring a hip look to any outfit.


It's a jungle out there, why not dress the part? The safari trend is back and this brings back exotic prints. Go wild!

Jessica Simpson Chasie

Jessica Simpson Chasie
Any fashionista can pull off this beige snake-skin pattern style by Jessica Simpson. It's a fun shoe that will have everyone talking.

Metallic colors are not only big for shoes but also for bags. This trend is versatile enough to be a day-time look that can be carried on into the night.

Diane von Furstenberg Sexy Metal 19 Carry On Satchel
Diane von Furstenberg has outdone herself again! This carry-on can also double as a day-time satchel for the gal who carries her life in her bag.
L. Erickson Sitting Pretty
Sitting pretty will have you sitting on top of the world! What is great about this bag is it gives the appearance of being small yet it is actually very roomy!

Chunky Watches
Although slender watches are always chic, a chunky, masculine watch is what's hot right now.

Betsey Johnson BJ4127
This Betsey Johnson watch has the season's "masculine" appeal to it yet it still has the feminine touch.

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