Fashion Friends: Sandy a la mode

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. With the Easter holiday fast approaching, we’ve scoured our closets and clothing stores trying to find the perfect outfit for the upcoming festivities. Some of our Fashion Friends must have heard our silent plea for a fashion rescue, because a few of […]

Walking Season Arrives!

We can all agree that winter has been especially brutal in much of the country this year. For a few weeks in February, it seemed like our friends in Boston were shoveling through piles of new snow every single day. The groundhog might have been right six weeks ago, but fortunately the greatest part about […]

The 5: Spring Fashion Trends

Spring is nearly here, and with it comes a flurry of new trends to guide us into warmer, drier days. Our Rack Room Shoes Buyers searched high and low, from Europe to New York in order to find the style that would make up our Spring 2015 collection. To see more trends and gather inspiration […]

Fashion Friends: That Mama Gretchen

Avid runners as well as Couch-to-5K first-timers are ramping up their running routine, readying themselves for race season 2015. Our Fashion Friend Gretchen, of the blog That Mama Gretchen, might be new to the running world but her enthusiasm keeps pace with multi-marathoners. Last weekend Gretchen, along with her mom and sisters, hopped a flight […]

Fashion Friends: A Sorta Fairytale

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. Mandy, creator of the lifestyle blog A Sorta Fairytale, started her blog as a way to keep family members and friends up-to-date with the goings-on of her life in the suburbs of Seattle. As a proud Work at Home Mom (WAHM), Mandy […]

Athletic Shoes: Match Your Motion

Picture it… you’re standing in front of an athletic shoe display at your local Rack Room Shoes. You’re impressed with the brands, love the color palates and BOGO 50% off helps seal the deal. Totally ready to buy, except you’re absolutely confused as to what type of athletic shoes you actually need. Within just a […]

Athleisure: A Social Experiment

Amidst my most awkward years—those spent in high school—there was one space in which I felt totally at ease; oddly enough, and with a high probability of irony, it had everything to do with what I was wearing. Despite my station in life as an angst-filled Gen Xer wearing braces and bad bangs, my clothes […]

Clearance Season–350+ styles under $40

The New Year is here, which in the real world could mean making resolutions (and trying to keep them). In the retail world, the first month of each new year means one huge thing: Clearance Sale! You may have noticed that many of your favorite retailers are redlining prices—so to create adequate room for spring […]

Fashion Friends: That Mama Gretchen

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. The Pacific Northwest—home of post-punk grunge rock, coffee aficionados, bike lanes aplenty and the best TV series on cable, Portlandia—is where you’ll find our newest Fashion Friend, Gretchen. Direct from the archives of her fashion and lifestyle blog, That Mama Gretchen, Pacific […]

Happy 2015!

From our family to yours, we’re wishing you a happy, healthy 2015!

Models Wanted: 10th Reunion Review

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Rack Room Shoes’ Models Wanted program, we reunited with several lucky former Real Model families and asked them to once again relish in the modeling spotlight. Let’s wrap up this banner anniversary year with a recap of our two-time winners, and find out where they’ve been since we first […]

2,500 Happy Kids

The holidays are a perfect time to reflect on our lives, be grateful for our good fortunes and gift to those who could use a helping hand. As has become a holiday tradition for Rack Room Shoes, the company and community volunteers committed their time, energy and resources to hosting the 26th annual Houston Shoes […]

Fashion Friends: Lipstick, Heels & a Baby

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. Have you picked out your New Years Eve outfit yet? I know, I know…one holiday at a time. The holiday season is a joyous, and most hectic, time of the year. You can barely catch your breath between holidays before another pops […]

Be the Buyer: NYC Show & Tell

The epicenter of fashion, style and fast-paced living–New York City–is where we’re joining our jet-setting team of Buyers, as they make their selections for Fall 2015. Four times a year Footwear Buyers from all over the world convene on Manhattan’s Midtown to view exhibits and showrooms for more than 800 footwear manufacturers and brands. The Fashion […]

Fashion Friends: the Samantha Show

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. Just in time for the holidays, our Fashion Friend Samantha, of the blog The Samantha Show, returns with a heartwarming post, perfect for the season. Take a look as this army wife welcomes her husband home, dressed to the 9’s in the […]


Regardless of how you prefer to shop, the Black Friday/Cyber Monday/post Thanksgiving holiday is a once-a-year haven for savvy consumers everywhere. This year Rack Room Shoes is kicking off its “Home for the Holidays” holiday event with several Black Friday promotions, like an Enter to Win Sweepstakes, freebies to the first 100 shoppers in every store […]

Fashion Friends: Mom Fabulous, part 2

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. Julie, our friend and founder of Mom Fabulous is back with a 2nd blogging special—this time with a style that teens will say is ‘Trending’. Julie helps her teenage daughter to style a sweet pair of Chukka boots (a Fall ’14 must-have […]


With lightweight designs constructed using performance materials, the Skechers GOwalk collection always delivers when it comes to comfort. Every easy-to-wear style is super flexible so that it can move naturally with your foot and feels great through every step from morning to night. Best of all is the versatility offered by the always-evolving line with […]

Fashion Friends: Mom Fabulous, part 1

Welcome to Fashion Friends—a showcasing of our fashion-blogging friends from around the web. Julie, creator of Mom Fabulous lifestyle blog, has a long, successful history as an Online Journalist. Nearly 10 years ago, Julie began her adventure as a blogger, writing for several local organizations and companies. She then took all she learned and launched […]

Active Calf? Meet a Wider Width.

We’ve all been there: you find an incredible pair of sleekly styled boots. You try them on, saunter the aisle runway and whip out your favorite model poses for the showroom mirror. You get them home, pair them with your favorite jeans and make a futile attempt to tuck them into your brand new boots. […]