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Shoe Terminology – Quick and Easy

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Shoe Terminology – Quick and Easy

  A Aglet – The covering on the end of a shoelace, cord or drawstring to keep the material from fraying and to make lacing easier. Today aglets are usually made of plastic or metal, but have been made of glass and stone in the past. Aniline Leather – A type of leather that has been treated with aniline dye, a non-toxic dye that allows the natural signatures of the leather to be seen as well as produces a soft supple texture. Ankle Strap – A strap that is attached at the back of the shoe and goes around the ankle to provide heel retention; usually...

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How Many Designers Can You Pronounce?

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How Many Designers Can You Pronounce?

Time to ‘fess up, ladies…which designer names have you been completely butchering for years? Which ones are you patting yourself on the back for knowing? A set of individuals with the most complicated names are designers and fashion labels. So many people mispronounce some of the most famous designer’s names, including the media! I have tried to compile a list of the most commonly mispronounced designer names. It is by no means complete and some are no doubt wrong but it is the closest that I have been able to find! If you have an addition or correction, please let...

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