Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Someday My Shoes Will Come...

No story revolving around a shoe is more famous than Cinderella. For the sake of her fairy-tale ending, it's a good thing she had a personal shopper/godmother to mold the glass directly to her feet, saving her hours of frustration. After all, in the frenzy of dressing for the ball, she had no time to pop into the department store, ask for "this color" in "this size" (inevitably finding that no, actually, they don't) and teeter around to see how each pair fit.

Who needs a fairy godmother when there's 1803footwear.com?
It was only a matter of time before the ease of online shopping replaced the chaos of kneeling salespeople, mismatched shoebox lids and sweaty compression socks. The one drawback: shoes can't be tried on over the Internet. Here at 1803, in addition to pictures and detailed descriptions, we have a guaranteed return and full refund policy.  

This weekend, we read a New York Times article that offered a window into the future of made-to-order, 3-D printed shoes. For now, they're too costly for the mass market. But the aspects of comfort, distinctive style and convenience for the consumer: we stand behind all of these. We like to think that our shoes, like our website, achieve a seamless blend of classic and modern. Supple leather meets flexible breathability; time-honored tradition meets modern silhouettes. The end result: gloves for your feet, selected in comfort, with no pressure and no pinching...and no chance of losing a shoe at midnight.

Our "Luzia" in Azul (Blue)

Monday, September 12, 2016

It's Leather Weather!

Crisp, cool and comfortable...just like the weather!

After a summer of relentless heat, it's heartening to see the first signs of fall: pumpkin spice beverages, jean jackets, and the occasional golden leaf. It's also the busiest time of year, especially with back-to-school bursts of activity and resuming work routines that may have lightened a bit in summer months.

What does this combination of natural beauty and calendar chaos mean? It probably means that you have a lot on your plate, but only a short while to accomplish it. It means you'll be spending lots of time on your feet, whether striding through the work day or racing from meetings to dinners to dates. It also means you'll want to maximize your budget to invest in a few new statement pieces for fall -- ones that are classic, but also comfortable; that guide you through the day with style and full support. And do you know what fits the bill (and, of course, your feet)?

Our shoes, of course! Soft, supple Italian leather with modern soles bridges the gap between comfort and style. Our name hearkens back to history, but our vision is fashion-forward! It all adds up to comfortable shoes that really do fit like a glove -- and will have your friends asking, "Where did you get those shoes?"

Share our site, 1803footwear.com, with a friend. And to thank you for visiting our blog, we'd like to share the promo code "fall35." Use this on our 1803footwear.com to enjoy 35% off -- and standard free shipping!

Once you've gotten the shoes, please share your signature fall look on our Facebook page! We look forward to adding mileage and momentum to your season.