Footwear

What does true to size mean?

The phrase ‘true to size’ (TTS) is used within the footwear as well as clothing sectors to indicate if the footwear or clothes are sized correctly compared with the industry standard. For footwear, if it is true to size, that it follows the...

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Which Crocs are best for plantar fasciitis?

This is not an easy question to answer. For every person that says Crocs caused their plantar fasciitis, there is another who is adamant that Crocs cured their plantar fasciitis. There is no published scientific research on the issue, so there is...

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Why do Crocs make my feet sweat?

Crocs do not make your feet sweat any more than they normally would, but because the material that Crocs are made of they do not absorb the sweat that your feet does produce and it can accumulate. Crocs are made of a material called Croslite that is...

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Are Crocs good for your feet?

They are and they aren’t. You will get mixed opinions on this from ‘experts’. Crocs are comfortable and easy to slip on and of, which is why they are so popular. They do have some arch support and a wide forefoot, which is good...

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Can you use Crocs as running shoes?

Crocs were not designed to be a running shoe. They were originally designed as a shoe for boating and then it became a popular and somewhat maligned fashion item. However, a number of runners have used Crocs as running shoes and have done alright in...

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How to have arch support when wearing ballet flats?

Ballet flats by their design is that they have minimal design features in them as there is just not enough room. This poses a problem if you want to wear shoes like ballet flats and need or want some arch support. There are no ballet flats that you...

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Where to buy Archies thongs?

Firstly, in Australia the Archies thongs are a brand of footwear. In Australia, thongs are the name for flip flops (they call them jandals in New Zealand). I have made no secret that I am a big fan of them. I certainly use them and recommend them...

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