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Arch Support: Do You Really Need It?

Arch Support: Do You Really Need It?

“Do your shoes have arch support?  And do I even need arch support?”  This question comes to us often, especially from those customers who are look...
What Made in USA Means

What Made in USA Means

Many people discover SOM Footwear because they are looking specifically for shoes made in the USA. While there are a handful of shoe companies maki...
Making the Most of Daylight during the Summer Solstice

Making the Most of Daylight during the Summer Solstice

For those of us in the Northern hemisphere, today is the summer solstice, marking the traditional start of summer. (Friends in Australia and the re...
When Impossible Means Nothing: In Support of Pushing Limits

When Impossible Means Nothing: In Support of Pushing Limits

Our world is always changing and doing so at an ever increasing speed.  Things that seemed impossible 20 years ago are part of our daily lives.  Wh...
The Right Shoe Size, with the Help of Pen and Paper

The Right Shoe Size, with the Help of Pen and Paper

Finding the right shoe size with online retailers can be a challenge.  For some, the struggle for a shoe that fits goes beyond just buying online. ...
Shoe Factory Tour as a Montrose Tourist Attraction?

Shoe Factory Tour as a Montrose Tourist Attraction?

When’s the last time you included a shoe factory visit in your vacation plans?  Not many of us would consider a factory to be a tourist attraction....
Simply Beautiful: how plain can offer its own type of pretty

Simply Beautiful: how plain can offer its own type of pretty

Asking for feedback from customers can be risky business.  A favorite topic of our customers over the years has been the looks of SOMs.  The commen...

Minimalist Footwear to Maximize Your Workout

As resolutions have petered out and summer approaches, it’s a good time to visit a gym… and look at shoes.  Gym shoes for years have been your clas...

Making Shoes More Natural

SOM Footwear co-founder Nathalie has had a persistent question since day one: “How can we make these shoes more natural?”  It turned out to be more...

The Naming of the Norwood

Naming a shoe is not as straightforward as you would think.  Not only is there the challenge of  finding a word that fits the entire feeling of a s...

Resoling: Behind the Scenes

We often get our best ideas from our customers.  One of our first SOM-os came to us with a concern:  he loved his SOMs and wanted to keep wearing h...
Order shoes online confidently: our Satisfaction Guarantee

Order shoes online confidently: our Satisfaction Guarantee

We strongly believe that continuous improvement applies to all aspects of a company, not just the production line. With all of the new changes happ...