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Know your baby's feet: A parental guide to shoe buying

Photo: Corbis

The foot of a newborn baby is composed mainly of soft cartilage, most of which gradually turns to bone as the child grows, usually hardening fully by the age of 18. Toddlers can begin wearing shoes when they have been walking for a few weeks, and are able to proceed under their own steam outside the home.

Sunday, 21 October, 2012, 9:13am

Rockport's autumn collection combines style with substance

Rockport's autumn collection combines style with substance

Known more for comfort and functionality than style, American shoemaker Rockport has surprised with a stylish autumn collection, paying more attention to design in a bid to attract chic young buyers.

14 Sep 2012 - 2:59am

Louboutin wins US court appeal in battle over right to red soles

Stars love Christian Louboutin's sexy shiny shoes. Photo: AFP

French shoemaker Christian Louboutin can trademark his famous red soles, a United States court has ruled, reversing a previous ruling that had allowed rival Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) to paint its soles scarlet as well.

The case featured two of the fashion world's heaviest hitters in a battle to own the glossy red outsole that Louboutin says is at the heart of its shoes' appeal.

7 Sep 2012 - 4:35am

Shoes can create a look

Accessories can make or break a bride's look. Overdo them and you detract from the main item, under-accessorise and you can end up downplaying an outfit. Mismatch and the overall effect can appear disjointed.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

Flown in from Florence, Gucci's Italian artisans are the life and sole of the party

In today's luxury goods market, craftsmanship sells. Italian fashion brand Gucci hosted a two-day exhibition last week to showcase the artisans behind its iconic leather bags and shoes.

Some of them were flown in from Gucci's leather atelier in Florence to Hong Kong to demonstrate the making of bags and shoes in Harbour City mall in Tsim Sha Tsui.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Footloose and fancy free

Recreational athletes often look to the professionals for inspiration on how to perform better, faster and more efficiently. But one of sports' and fitness' biggest trends comes courtesy of a reclusive Indian tribe in Mexico's Copper Canyons.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

I'm hopping on a plane in a few days. Where can I get a metal watch strap fixed at short notice and maybe buy a new, different strap to change it every so often for different occasions? The watch might not be real. Will that cause problems?

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Summer suits

With the mercury rising, you have a sartorial choice: do you stick with that black wool suit and slow cook to death, or break out into something lighter and brighter?

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

A-list show they're no loafers as they down champagne glasses in favour of cobbler's tools

Tod's, the Italian leather goods brand, hosted its Men's World Exhibition at the Elements mall. The event was a great opportunity to enjoy champagne while checking out display cases full of men's shoes in various stages of assembly.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am