Archive: News

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

1:59 The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon is Within Reach – Not just a “Guy” Book

Anyone who has ever run a marathon, is thinking of running a marathon or is even just thinking of someone who is thinking of running a marathon, will find this book an excellent read. Written by Phil Maffetone, with Bill … Continue reading

OESH Meets Autodesk Fusion 360

  We’ve just begun an exciting partnership with Autodesk, the world leader in 3D design software, to help take their latest CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing) software called Autodesk Fusion 360 to a new level. Simultaneously, they’re working with us on a new project … Continue reading

OESHers LOVE the Back To School SALE, now extended through 9/7/14!!!

Life at OESH continues to be incredibly active. I think we’ve all been amazed at not only how much manufacturing we can get done, but how much fun it is to do the manufacturing, too. Not to mention the designing … Continue reading

OESH La Vida v2.0’s are Getting Ready for Back to School!

Yes, we know! You’ve been loving your La Vida’s to death. So much so that you’ve been telling everyone in the world about them. As a way to say thank you, we’ve done a couple things at OESH this summer, besides ramping up production in the … Continue reading

Ruby Slippers vs. OESH

Last weekend, we took a short family vacation to Washington, D.C. While the primary purpose for our trip was to visit Ellen, my mom’s best friend from Harvard Medical School, we also spent a substantial amount of time taking advantage of the glory … Continue reading

OESHer of the Week: Kenny

OESHer of the Week is back: and, this time, for a very special installment. Charlottesville High School’s own Marissa Tierney is an OESHer, and quite possibly the best AP English Language teacher on the face of the planet.  But although … Continue reading