Dorothy's Wizard of Oz slippers to be saved after campaign hits $300,000

The ruby red slippers worn by Dorothy in 1939 film The Wizard of Oz film will be preserved thanks to a $300,000 (£246,000) Kickstarter campaign.

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British Households Have Enough Unused Shoes To Stretch Around The World

Lined up from heel to toe, there are enough unworn shoes in British households to stretch around the world, according to a recent study commissioned by the humanitarian aid organization Oxfam.

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Handmade: By Royal Appointment - John Lobb Shoes

The fantastic BBC documentary in full - a must watch for anyone interested in shoes and shoe-making.

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Presenting The World's Most Expensive Trainers

Over in New York City, what's alleged to be the world's most expensive pair of trainers has just been unveiled. A collaboration between New York lifestyle label Bicion and trainer designer Dan Gamache of Mache Custom Kicks, this new model - a custom riff on a Li-Ning Way of Wade 4 silhouette - has been dubbed "The Fire Monkey" in celebration of Chinese New Year.

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Church built to look like a high-heeled shoe

Bless my sole - a church in Taiwan has been built to look like a high-heeled shoe. 'Cinderella Church' in Budai is set to open next month.

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Wife: It's Me Or The 150 Pairs Of Trainers

A trainer-mad dad who has put his heart and sole into his sneaker collection is facing a tricky decision after his wife told him: “It’s them or me.”

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New 'Footwear And Fitting' Course

A new 'Footwear and Fitting' qualification course from the Society of Shoefitters will be launched on August 1st 2015. It will educate health professionals and retail staff about the footwear industry, product and how to fit footwear to a professional standard.

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New Footwear Workshop for the University of Northampton

Footwear students at the University of Northampton benefit from new high quality workshop.

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US judge accepts trainers as bond

A man in the US state of Massachusetts has avoided jail for failing to pay court fees by leaving a pair of $85 (£55.94) Nike trainers as a bail bond.

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Shoe Aid

A Nottingham-based charity who believe that walking barefoot should be a choice, not a hardship.

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