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Annual SALE, Last Week of Guaranteed Christmas Delivery!

Health is one AWESOME Gift to receive! As Casey makes her way back home after addressing the most-influential footwear builders and engineers in Europe with our seminal Healthy by Design paradigm, we surely want to encourage you toward our La … Continue reading

Healthy by Design: Building Better Shoes Based on Research

I just got back from an amazing Autodesk conference in Las Vegas and am leaving tonight for the Netherlands via Oxford, England (where I will get a chance to see Jayme). I was invited to give a lecture at “SLEM”, an international innovation and education … Continue reading

OESH Thanksgiving reprise, again and again: Speed of lightning, Roar of thunder…OESH is here!

A tradition we have now maintained for our fourth consecutive year, and back by popular demand, is the blog we posted for the First OESH Thanksgiving. The annual parade in New York City is the backdrop for all here at … Continue reading

OESH La Vida v2.0 Christmas SALE begins!

The time to prepare for another Holiday Season is upon us! To say thank you for another wonderful year, we’ve created another hefty SALE to keep you (and your dearest friends) well-stocked with our potent La Vida v2.0 shoes. To receive … Continue reading

La Vida at Oxford

Our summer intern, Jayme Kusyk, also known as our oldest daughter, is about a month in to being a freshman (or “Fresher” as they say “up there”) at Oxford in England. She’s majoring in English (or as they say, “reading” English). … Continue reading

High heel shoes: the new fashion faux pas

This just in from the Wall Street Journal Fashion Section: high-heeled shoes appear to be very yesterday. According to the article published last week entitled, “Are High Heels Dead?”, there’s been a strong trend toward low flat shoes like sneakers that may … Continue reading

Children in a Shoe Factory?

When I set out to make healthy shoes, a fellow physician friend of mine said, “Casey, knowing you, you’re going to hate those sweat shops and you’re going to want to do something about it.” Indeed, I did hate every … Continue reading

Beating Knee Pain & Everyone Else

Last year, when I started working at OESH, I sent my mom a pair of La Vidas from our first production run. She had always been an avid runner but a couple years ago she started getting bad knee pains … Continue reading

Featured Speaker at the Maker Faire

“A maker is a person or thing that makes or produces something.” Historically a maker does metalworking, woodworking, and/or traditional arts and crafts, but more recently the term “maker” has become synonymous with being engaged in engineering-oriented pursuits such as … Continue reading

A Game of Catch – A Good Read

In the spirit of being back to school, I thought I’d hit you with one more OESH book review. Every once in a while, I’m lucky enough to come across a great book that might not have the visibility we’re usually afforded with … Continue reading