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A Winter Escape to Pike Place Market

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Travel tip! This year has been a very busy one for my wife and I.  We have a newish 13 month old girl,  and along with both working full time and remodeling projects around the house we have had zero “date” time together. We both really enjoy Pike Place Market, but the spring and summer months instill the desire for seemingly *everyone* to visit Pike Place. Might I suggest visiting during the winter? Ahhh, so relaxing and peaceful! Wearing coats and beanies we hopped on the ferry around 10:30 and spoiled ourselves with a very early beer.  Nice to get...

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Men's House Shoe

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What is a men’s house shoe?  Honestly, it’s just a different term for the slipper.  But here’s the thing, we get many men coming through our doors for a House Shoe.  These house-shoes run a dual purpose…yes, it is nice in the winter to keep your feet warm, but more than that, many individuals need the arch support even when just tooling around in their homes or garage.  If you’re retired this product is very, very important as it may well be the shoe you wear the majority of the day. Men want the “House Shoe” to be multi-purpose.  This...

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Taking care of your suede shoes...

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Suede is everywhere this Fall.  And what you may not know is that there are specific ways of taking care of it… you don’t need to be scared - of suede.  Suede is your friend, suede is soft, suede is supple, and suede adds depth and character to your shoe.  It’s kinda’ nice to own shoes made with different leathers, leathers which are not smooth – step out of the norm. Pikolinos Irun for men 1st of all let’s address the difference between suede and nubuck.  Suede is a piece of leather which was split in half thus giving the...

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Race Season is here

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While there isn’t an official race season, per-se, runs around the Country are ramping up.  Races are big-business. Maybe you run a 5k at best, or maybe you prefer the half-marathons.  Either way, choosing the clothing that will be the most comfortable to run in, for wicking sweat, movement, and posibly peeling off when too many layers have been worn, choosing the right sock, and choosing the best shoe will make all the difference in how you train and ultimately race. Now, we may not be the experts in the clothing part, but we at Harrison’s can tell you a...

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Ever Wonder What Those Pesky Shoe and Foot Terms Mean?

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Wading through all the shoe terms floating around these days can be daunting.  And while we are here to help explain what each of the terms means to each and every pair we carry (and yes, we have extensive knowledge outside of what we carry), sometimes it’s nice to have a tool to reference.  So, here we’re providing you with just that… (hint: There are so many more than what we provide to you below.  Please feel free to ask us if there are other terms you’ve heard and would like to know what exactly it means for the shoe,...

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