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Guy Finds Swastikas in His Boot Prints

Polar Fox footwear is being pulled

(Newser) - Leaving a trail of swastikas in their wake is generally not a goal of consumers, which is why a California company is pulling a version of its "military combat boots" from stores. In a post viewed more than 3 million times, a Reddit user described receiving his Polar Fox... More »

2016 Signal? Rick Perry Gives Up Cowboy Boots

Texas official slams 'metrosexual' governor

(Newser) - The man who signed a formal resolution from the Texas Legislature declaring the cowboy boot the state's official footwear has hung up his boots—and a lot of Texans aren't impressed. Rick Perry says he has given up wearing cowboy boots because the arched heels worsen his back... More »

Pennsylvania Middle School Bans Uggs

Not because they're ugly ... because kids were hiding cell phones in them

(Newser) - Administrators at a middle school in Pennsylvania were tired of kids hiding cell phones in their boots—so they banned the boots, the Mercury reports. The new rule applies to "outdoor, open top boots" in general, but the biggest culprits are Uggs, says a district official, particularly those that... More »

Hot Trend for Summer: Boots

Sales surge as starlets embrace combat-style footwear

(Newser) - They look sweaty and uncomfortable, but make no mistake: Boots are hot—as in trendy—this summer. "It’s a way of saying, ‘I am a tough, cool and bad girl and don’t mess with me,’ and at the same time, women want to stay feminine,... More »

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