10 YEARS OF COMFORT WITH STYLE…AND ONE OF OPRAH’S FAVORITE THINGS

10 YEARS OF COMFORT WITH STYLE…AND ONE OF OPRAH’S FAVORITE THINGS
Equipt’s ten-year anniversary snuck up on me. Not sure how that happened, a bit like my latest birthday, but cause for remembrance and celebration. If you’ve read our backstory you know about the bunion and the dream and my quest for comfortable golf shoes...

ARE YOU AN ORIGINAL?

ARE YOU AN ORIGINAL?

"If I try to be like you, who will be like me?"

This line comes from Julia Alvarez's latest book and my answer to her is no one, I hope. There are so many ways to express your one true self and buck the herd, but it takes a little effort and attention. And some…

LOVE HOW YOU LIVE – NOW

LOVE HOW YOU LIVE – NOW

Staying close to home has opened our eyes to how we work, live and play these days.

I'm talking about right now. The introspection that sheltering in place has invited challenges us to balance sanity, productivity and making the best of things as they stand - with the attendant uncertainty that…

WE’D ALL RATHER BE GOLFING

WE’D ALL RATHER BE GOLFING

Give thanks for technology...FaceTime, Skype, Zoom.

I know...boohoo...it's spring and we can't play golf. Trust me, I'm as itchy as you are to break out the clubs and walk the links. You may have noticed that I sell women's golf shoes, so needless to say, Covid-19 is not great for business. But hey, I'm not…

PLAYTIME | Train Your Brain

PLAYTIME | Train Your Brain
Fire and wire your brain with new challenges, like pattern recognition. Neuroscientists will tell you you're never too old to learn something new or wire new pathways in your brain. As we all now know, meditation and mindfulness are two excellent ways to grow more gray…

O SOLE MIO

O SOLE MIO
“What a wonderful thing a sunny day!” Indeed. It’s hard to improve on sunshine, walking a beautiful course, and frolicking with friends at the Nineteenth Hole. I’m way more forgiving of the inconsistencies in my golf game these days and enjoy myself more when I just  r…

2018 | SOME YEAR

2018 | SOME YEAR
New site. New Office. New home. After almost 30 years in Sag Harbor, Equipt, Daffodil and I moved to New Haven, Connecticut. It was high time for a change - a refresh - and 2018 was the pivot point. I'd been giving a lot of thought…

NEWS FLASH: 10,000 STEPS = 3 GLASSES OF ROSÉ

NEWS FLASH: 10,000 STEPS = 3 GLASSES OF ROSÉ
We’ve all heard that walking 10,000 steps a day is the pathway to health and fabulosity. It’s meditative, gets our heart rate up if we’re doing more than sashaying, drops our BP, and shoots serotonin to welcoming receptors in the brain. Huzzah! And it burns calories. Finally, an exercise truly devoid of downsides. It may not…

YOU, RELAXED | The Classic Oxford

YOU, RELAXED | The Classic Oxford

Once upon a time, Hush Puppies set the standard for casual footwear when relaxation and comfort were on the agenda. As I pondered this category of shoe and asked myself what I'd be looking for, I decided it was something a little more classic; something I could wear to the office on casual…

THE MAKING OF AN OUTSOLE MOLD

THE MAKING OF AN OUTSOLE MOLD
Making comfortable outsoles is a mixture of skill and magic. Here is a short clip of of the first OMG mold being made.