Category Archives: Softgoods

KEEN For Summer Fun

“You have the same shoes!” the 7-year-old kid shouted from the top of the monkey bars. The little boy was referring to the ‘mommy and me’ KEENs Sage and I were sporting at the park last weekend. Normally I roll my eyes at matching sweat suits and dainty dresses in the same print; plus, kids’ products are often disposable and […]

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Adios Stinky Feet

  If your kid is anything like mine, she lives in her sandals all summer. KEEN’s, if you really must know. KEENs rock as the ultimate outdoor shandal for kids. Easy to put on and comfortable to wear on a boat, the beach, out to dinner and out to hike. It protects tiny toes from stubbing on rocks or sliding […]

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Vibram Settles Lawsuit

  Did anyone really think that running (close to) barefoot was good for your legs? Short of being Taharumara where you have to run barefoot because there’s no money for $170 Hoka’s, logic and common sense should steer you toward cushioned insoles. Duh. But just last week Vibram decided it wasn’t worth the headache to fight against claims that it […]

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Keen Kids Darby Boot

Rain, rain, don’t go away! Not only will you bring May flowers but you’ll provide a plethora of puddles for my 6-year-old to dance in. How can I deny her that as we wax from winter to spring and the Uggs go into hiding? Most parents consider Keen for summer days at the waterpark or well-trodden trails through their back […]

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