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Presidential Flip Flops: For the President Who Has Everything (Except Integrity)

Presenting the most genius thing to happen in footwear since clear platform shoes with goldfish in them. (Actually, those weren't genius. I hear that when the fish died, there was no way to get them out. Scratch that.)

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Pikashoe, I Choose You! Gotta Catch All of Esperanza’s Pikachu-Themed Shoes

Esperanza has just launched a new line of four different styles of Pikachu-inspired shoes--one pair of high heels, and three pairs of low heels. All four pairs are fit for a fashionable Pokémon trainer.

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Nike’s Self-Lacing Back to the Future Shoes Coming in November, Budget Accordingly

Great Scott!

Can you believe the time we live in now? A man with no political experience who has alienated most of the country is now a forerunner for president. iPhones exist and now they don’t even have headphone jacks. Yes, we clearly live in a special time where anything is possible  like finally owning a pair of self-lacing shoes a la Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II.

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Researchers Create Biodegradable Faux Leather Out of Tea

Researchers at Iowa State University have found a new potential method for creating sustainable clothing, and it's tea. Specifically, it's a byproduct from kombucha tea that otherwise would get composted, but instead, it can be modified into a textile that resembles leather.

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Wear Your Shape-Changing Best Friend on Your Feet With Adventure Time Doc Martens

TOTALLY MATHEMATICAL!

Doc Martens (nope, sorry, the official brand name is Dr. Martens) are really good for stompin' on ants and suckin' on souls as it is, but these Cartoon Network-licensed Adventure Time combat boots have the added benefit of looking like heroes Finn and Jake for bonus badassery.

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Calm Down, Nerds, You’re Getting Your Back To The Future Shoes This Year

Great Scott!

Yes yes, we know, the year is 2015 and you were promised a hoverboard and power laces and instant pizzas. Well, the world is not a movie starring Christopher Lloyd, and you have a computer thats more powerful than the stuff we used to send rockets into space currently making a dent in your back pocket, so simmer down. But hey, at least you're probably getting those rad shoes this year, right?

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Things We Saw Today: Studio Ghibli Soot Sprite Leggings

They're everywhere! (Etsy seller Tohnik, via Fashionably Geek)

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Things We Saw Today: Your Next Con Shoes

With jeans and a nerdy tee? Flawless look.

Hot Topic is selling these amazing, super-comfy looking Harley Quinn and Supernatural kicks. Necessary for your next convention. (via Fashionably Geek)

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Things We Saw Today: Official Lantern Corps Rings

Things We Saw Today

New Lantern rings available at Silver Age Jewellery made by Guild Jewelry. Superpowers not included.

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Things We Saw Today: Wonderful Steampunk Wonder Woman Cosplay

Things We Saw Today

Time for some truth: This cosplay by Jo-Jo Chen is amazing. (Fashionably Geek, picture by Jason R. Eras)

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Things We Saw Today: Happy National Siblings Day From Game of Thrones

Whoever runs Game of Thrones' official Twitter account deserves a raise.

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Superhero Shoes For Everyday Crime Fighting

Fetch

It's true, we don't think high heels are the best footwear for superheroines but that won't stop us from wearing the hell out of these around town. ComicsAlliance's resident fashion expert, Betty Felon, took inspiration from Mandy Kerr's superhero-inspired designs featured at Shoes of Prey to create her own! Check out custom designed shoes inspired by the Batfamily, Loki, and more!

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Things We Saw Today: Send in the Clones

Things We Saw Today

Tatiana Maslany, Tatiana Maslany, and Tatiana Maslany pose on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. The Nerdist article featuring the reveal also introduces a new clone, but beware of spoilers...

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UGG, These TARDIS Boot Slippers

BAD IDEAS FROM SMART PEOPLE

Step away from UGG-style shoes, ThinkGeek. Though they actually do look pretty snuggly—. No. Step away. (via: GeekAlerts) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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The Year of the Horse Starts Today, So Why Not Wear Some Unicorns On Your Feet?

Shiny

They're like horses, but better. (Sorry, Shadowfax.) These are part of Irregular Choices' spring/summer 2014 collection, so it'll be some time before you can use them to stomp on your enemies, leaving clouds of glitter and blood in your wake. But all good things are worth waiting for. (via: Fashionably Geek) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Heels That Turn Your Feet Into Cat Butts

Because sometimes being a puss in boots isn't seasonal. It'll cost you $2,100, but sometimes there are people who really deserve to have a cat anus pointed at their face, even if it's on a shoe. Previously in Shoes

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Hand-Painted Geeky Shoes, Because There’s No Excuse for Boring Feet

DO WANT

It’s too late to order these hand-painted shoes by Etsy seller FanX in time for Christmas. I'm a little relieved, to be honest. They'd be perfect presents, but if I'm not getting C-3PO shoes under the tree then I don't want any of my friends to, either. Christmas spirit only takes one so far.

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Adventure Time Heels Will Hurt Your Feet, Lighten Your Soul

Oh Mah Glob Guys

After a day spent at New York Comic Con wearing heels less than half this height, just seeing these blinged-up Adventure Time heels by Etsy seller WickedAddiction makes me wince. I'll never put you though that again, feet. Never. But if I were able to wear heels without whining like a baby about it after an hour, I would definitely want these in my closet. (via: Cheezburger) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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Custom My Little Pony Sneakers for Any Size Hooves

This is just like magic!

Seriously Savage on Etsy will paint a lot of things on sneakers for you, but for the purposes of this post, were going to stick with their My Little Pony designs, for they are numerous and lovely. You can find the rest of their shop right here.

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Study Suggests Wearing High Heels Can Make You A More Careful Shopper

Thinking carefully about the things you're about to purchase could be a happy side effect of trying really hard not to fall down.

Last week, we brought you the fairly unsurprising news that high heels can deform wearers' feet and are basically medieval torture devices. The footwear isn't entirely without good qualities, though. A recent study finds the concentration required to balance in heels could improve decision making and make people who wear them more careful shoppers.

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