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 to the future and...

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 be flashy or cool, but according to growing scientific evidence…

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...

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.

DIARY OF A WALKING SHOE | The Classic Oxford

DIARY OF A WALKING SHOE | 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...

10 LESSONS I LEARNED FROM A SUCCESSFUL KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

10 LESSONS I LEARNED FROM A SUCCESSFUL KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN
Whenever I’m asked about my company and why I started it, I begin by sharing a statistic: more than 85% of consumer purchasing decisions (including tech and auto) are made by women, but women make control only a tiny fraction of product design decisions. That’s why...

HOW I ATE PARIS | Confessions of A Chocoholic Walker

HOW I ATE PARIS | Confessions of A Chocoholic Walker
AH, PARIS I have been there so many times I can’t count. I went to graduate school there and know my way around without a map for the most part. And speak French. I can’t think of another city, except maybe London or New York or Rome, that offers as much inch-for-inch...

COMFORTABLE GOLF SHOES FOR WALKAHOLICS

COMFORTABLE GOLF SHOES FOR WALKAHOLICS
  This is what comfortable golf shoes look like. Nothing says chic & divine like these crisp black and white wing tips. Wear them off the course, too. The hybrid sole was made for every terrain.    

KICKSTARTER IS IMPORTANT TO WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

KICKSTARTER IS IMPORTANT TO WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
We’ve all heard the great garage start-up stories – the awe-inspiring tales of entrepreneurial derring-do that leave many of us inspired and even a little envious. But it’s worth noting that most of these stories are about men’s start-ups, not women’s, and that...

WALK 10,000 STEPS, BURN 500 CALORIES AND SAVE ROOM FOR ICE CREAM

WALK 10,000 STEPS, BURN 500 CALORIES AND SAVE ROOM FOR ICE CREAM
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....