shoes

Beautiful, spongy soft modern Japanese sandals give you geta style without the traditional pain

A clever update to Japan’s traditional footwear that you can pare with kimono or Western clothing.

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Japanese online fashion retailer Zozotown develops foot-scanning tech for perfect-fitting shoes

But can they get it right this time?

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Adorable cat sandals from Japan welcome new arrivals to their feline footwear litter【Photos】

Stylishly cute cats are ready to land on your feet this summer.

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The newest, lamest way to keep your shoes dry in the rain: shoe bags!

For those with low tolerance for rain and friendships.

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#kutoo movement continues its fight to free women from company-enforced foot pain.

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Sakura shoes! Converse’s new Japan-exclusive model is made with actual cherry blossoms

Putting these sakura-pink kicks on your feet will help put more cherry blossom trees in Japan’s tsunami-struck Tohoku region.

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Zara’s new woven sandals resemble traditional Japanese footwear, turn heads in Japan

Is it just a coincidence that these shoes resemble traditional Japanese footwear so closely?

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Sneaker company Onitsuka Tiger teams up with Street Fighter to bring us Chun-Li-themed footwear

Kick as fast and with as much style as the renowned video game character.

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Bloody, ridiculous high-heel requirement for Japanese women at work sparks online movement

Women in Japan are often required to wear heels for job hunting and office work, but the #KuToo movement wants to squash that part of the dress code.

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You can now wear the birthplace of Japanese tentacle porn on your feet with Shunga Sneakers

Famous woodblock print from master painter Hokusai adapted to sneakers that leave the naughty bits to your vivid imagination.

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Let’s make some stylish shoes out of McDonald’s French fry boxes!

Ahiru Neko crafts footwear that is both a bold statement and eco-friendly.

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Hello Kitty gets a new job — this time appearing on Converse sneakers!

Only cute and good things can come out of a collaboration between the world’s busiest cat and international sneaker brand Converse

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See yourself in these cool Cowboy Bebop shoes, space cowboy

One of the most stylish anime in history inspires a set of stylish kicks.

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Our male reporter cross-dresses for second time, learns more about how hard it is to be a woman

They always say that you should try to walk in someone else’s shoes if you really want to understand them.

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We test out a product that promises it will make cars obsolete: these goofy looking boots

Dr. NakaMats, you’ve done it again!

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Want to gift someone shoes but don’t know their size? Japanese Twitter has the solution

Japanese Twitter has the answer to all of life’s problems.

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Kanye West receives flack for too-small Yeezy slides, calls it “The Japanese Way”

West tries to reinvent the world of footwear with a trick the Japanese have been using for centuries, but his comments aren’t entirely accurate.

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Hanao Shoes: Dress like a modern-day geisha with new line of geta sneakers from Kyoto

A more comfortable way to enjoy the festival season while out and about in your yukata summer kimono.

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Police officer caught smelling coworker’s shoes, Department: “sniffing shoes is not illegal”

To protect and serve and occasionally smell women’s shoes.

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Japanese girls spotted stepping on foreigner outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo

Passersby were shocked to see the man surrounded by women with cameras at the side of the street.

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