Have you caught Star Wars™ fever yet? If this unique ailment hasn’t struck you, look out because you’ll soon be wrapped up in it. The buzz for our favorite galactic saga had been slowly simmering back from a quiet period over the last couple years. And then with great gusto, the release of last month’s trailer and ticket sales for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS kicked it all into hyperdrive. Everything finally sunk in…we’re really getting more of this incredible story and it’s happening very, very soon! (December 18th to be exact…got your tickets yet?)


Now the Star Wars Skechers collection offers even more fun ways to share your love and fandom. For traditionalists who want to feature Luke and Leia, there’s a slip-on style that features a super cool old school classic STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE poster printed canvas upper–available now in both adult AND kid sizes!   Then there’s Darth Vader™–an icon for nearly 40 years–who will use his Sith powers to help you beckon others to “come to the dark side” on cool Darth Vader printed kicks in a traditional canvas high top style.


Kids around the globe have started falling for the new heroes and villains set to be introduced in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS before even seeing the movie. And since everyone loves to be bad, new dark side baddie Kylo Ren™ is already building a following. Sleek sneakers bearing his name and mug will help keep your young Star Wars fan in line.


So get ready as this is just the beginning. More styles for men, women, and kids of all ages are on the horizon and set to arrive from a galaxy far, far away….  You won’t believe what’s set to come next as the saga continues to grow in the months and years ahead!

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School’s right around the corner… and before you celebrate having the kids out of the house and back in class, see if they’re equipped with everything they’ll need for fall! From basic must-haves to adorable trends that will make a big statement in and out of school, check out this quick list to make sure your little one’s ready to rock the halls.

THE BASICS. Gear up with all the necessary must-haves for class! The old school list for making the grade still applies: loads of notebooks and paper, pencils and pens, erasers and highlighters. Binders, folders, and pouches that help organize it all. Crayons, glue and scissors for the young set. Calculators and thumb drives for the number crunchers and tech-savvy.

KEEP IT CLEAN. From lunchtime to art projects and fun on the playground, it’s always great to have extra wipes on hand. Grab a bottle of hand sanitizer to keep their hands clean during meals and reduce the fall and winter colds to a minimum.

BAG THE BITE. Nibbling’s always more fun when you’ve got something new to pop, unzip and store – and a new lunch kit can be as important to kids as the actual food they’re eating (let’s face it, probably more). Box it, bag it, zip it, bottle it – if it keeps it cool and is cool to carry, it’s a home run. Your kid will love lunchtime with our new light-up Skechers lunch bags – now online and at select Skechers stores.

CARRY ON! Grab a lightweight backpack that’s big enough to hold all of your kid’s gear! Check out our stash of Skechers kids’ backpacks and bags at select Skechers stores and – in loads of exclusive designs, including Skechers’ very own cast of characters.

DRESS UP. Let’s face it – the first day of school is every kid’s annual catwalk. Make sure your little one’s ready with everything he or she needs: from a perfect pair of Skechers sneaks they’ll love jumping around in, to outfits they’ll love to wear for fall. Layer it up with hoodies, denim staples, plaids over screen tees for him, and leggings, skinny jeans and a fun skirt she can wear all year round.

SNEAK ATTACK. Hit the halls in comfort with Skechers Memory Foam, great for the long school days. Check out our hottest fall picks: everything from sparkling Twinkle Toes, hot-popping SKECH-AIR sneaks and colorful looks for girls, to Adventurer sneaks, Mega-Blade styles and high-flex sneaks for boys.

Want to get a jump on new shoes for school? Enter our Back to School Flash Giveaway today through Sunday on Facebook and Twitter for six chances to win a new pair of Skechers Kids shoes and a Skechers backpack! Check out the details here.


First row for girls: Skech Appeal – Pretty Please, SKECH-AIR Bizzy Bounce, Twinkle Toes Shuffles – Heart N Sole, Twinkle Toes Chit Chat – Prolifics

Second row for boys: Flex Advantage, Mega-Flex Mega-Blade 2.0 – TechTrack, Hot Lights Damager II – AdventurerFlex Advantage – Master Mind


Hey Moms & Dads! Back to school is almost here – are your kids ready to rock the halls in the latest styles? We asked our kids’ merchandisers Jennifer and Georgia for the hottest fall looks, and here are their top picks.


Out of this World.

What they’ll love: “The future is now! According to experts, we’ll be able to set foot on other planets in just a few years. These Mega Blade 2.0 styles are perfect for the job! The royal blue style has a great color pop, and the silver black look is perfect for the hot metallic trend for Back To School 2015. With an easy slip-on, Z-strap design and these way-cool ‘blade’ shock absorbers, he’ll be leaping in the air.”

What you’ll love: “Easy-close straps, a non-marking outsole, and loads of comfort features for little feet: from the soft fabric lining and padded tongue and collar to cushioned comfort insoles.”


Athletics that Rock Comfort and Cool.

“As back-to-school shopping kicks off, boys are taking a walk in dad’s shoes or pulling from their older siblings with mini-me versions of their lightweight athletic shoes. Athletic remains the lead category for back-to-school. Flex Advantage’s FlexSole shock absorbing lightweight midsoles and ultra-flexible traction outsoles will keep him active on the playground – and the 3D printed toe overlay and reflective lace and side-striping details exude the cool factor on the Nitrate. And don’t forget the gel-infused memory foam: he won’t want to take them off!”


Sporty Metallic Coolness.

“Metallics in the fashion world have become a very exciting trend. It gives apparel and footwear pieces an edgy, fun look. Skechers has added a piece of their own with an exciting new line in the girls’ division. The Shoutouts are mid-high and lower profile sneakers for girls that feature metallic textures and fun metal embellishments. Gunmetal and Gold stand out beautifully, but at the same time can be considered clean and classic. Shoutouts – Zipsters rock studs and zipper hardware, while Shoutouts – Shorty Shouts has unique quilted side panel treatments. Both these looks are on a cool sporty skate outsole. The collection provides something fresh and exciting that an older trendy Skechers girl will love and ‘shout out’, FASHIONISTA!! Very cool!”

So-Cute High-Tops: from Bling to Boucle.

“Little girls love rhinestones, bling and sparkles. The new Skechers Twinkle Toes High Top collection has it all! These cool sneakers provide a fun look to any outfit. Our signature rhinestone toe caps and light-up features continue throughout the high-top category, but also have trend-right elements. Metallic textures and fun hardware are new to the collection and all can be found on Shuffles – Heart & Sole. And navy is the new black! It can be paired with classic jeans for a casual look or with a fun skirt to add flare.”

“Another trendy element that fits perfectly on a Twinkle Toe high-top is boucle, such as on Chit Chat – Sweet Seekers. Multi-color boucle textures, pink eyelet sparkly trim, a satin bow and heart charm are all combined to give this high-top a feminine, girly look. Plus one other special feature on this Limited Edition style: gel-infused Skechers Memory Foam!  What little girl wouldn’t love this in her sneaker collection? Perfect!”

Comfort with a Pretty Twist.

“Comfort and fitness is a huge trend that’s being followed by many departments in the fashion world. The styles found in the Skechers Girl Sport collection include flexible outsoles, Skechers Gel-Infused Memory Foam and comfy textures. Bright colors are a great trend which Skechers covers in a fabulous, girly way. On the Skech-Air look, girls can have a fun bouncy outsole which provides comfort and also stand out style, such as on Skech-Air – Jumpabout.”

“A variety of colors and patterns help cover every type of girl and can meet any BTS need. This collection covers both lace uppers for a sporty older look, as well as bungee uppers for quick closures to help out the younger girl, such as on Skech Appeal – Ziggy Zag. These looks can be sneakers for everyday school needs, afterschool activities or gym shoes.”

Want to know what teens are wearing this fall? Keep an eye out for our upcoming collection of must-have looks!


We’ve teamed up with Skechers to share some of our favorite summer looks for little girls.  My four-year-old daughter Peyton is already a shoe lover like her mom.  She likes to have the perfect shoe to go with each outfit.  Skechers has a great selection of sandals for both big and small girls.

We dub Peyton’s first look the “Cool Kid.”  We paired the Skechers Girls’ Granola – Fab Friskies sandals with some cut-off denim shorts and a crisp white shirt.  We topped the look off with a cool straw fedora hat.

Peyton’s next look is a the “Girly Girl.”  What little girl doesn’t love to wear a pretty dress?  Keeping with the girly girl look, we added the Skechers Girls’ Citrus – Heartstrings sandals.  The heart studs on the sandals add a little bit of a sweet edge.

Our final look is the “Wild Side” look.  We toned down this casual animal print dress with Skechers Girls’ Granola – Sunny Comfort black sandals.  She may be wearing a dress, but these sandals allow her to play and show her wild side.

Styles are also available at select Skechers retail locations.

For the latest on Peyton and mom Trina, visit Baby Shopaholic or find them on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.


95521 BLLM_3For the last couple months, playtime has meant one of two things for many kids.  On one hand there’s the afternoons of bundled-up and boot-wearing adventures through the snow.  At the other end of the spectrum, there’s the warm indoor fun with toys and videogames.  Now the ice has melted off the playground and snow no longer covers the blacktop and grass fields. Spring sports and activities start kicking up and kids want to play outside more than ever. (And for those who don’t—maybe give them a gentle push at the door!) With the boots back in storage and last year’s shoes probably a size too small at this point, it’s a great time to check out the latest collection of lightweight Skechers Kids sneakers for boys and girls.

Every pair is super flexible and many styles even feature a soft Skechers Memory Foam insole for added comfort during all those countless hours of active play and sports. Designed with sporty athletic styling and cool, bright colors that make an impact, there’s sure to be a style that shows off your little one’s unique personality.


Today I’ve partnered up with Skechers to talk about the reasons why Skechers Foamies are the perfect shoes for kids, especially toddlers.

Reason 1: Machine Washable!

My son Zaden gravitates towards all things messy and isn’t afraid to get dirty – and it’s a pain to clean mud, sand, or even food off of his shoes. I LOVE that Skechers Foamies are 100% washable: it makes cleaning them that much easier and gives me peace of mind anytime Zaden’s shoes get dirty. I just throw them in the wash, let them air dry, and they are as good as new.

Reason 2: Bright Colors.

Zaden is at an age where he loves playing and interacting with other kids and doing his own thing. With Skechers Foamies’ assortment of bright fun colors, I love that it’s easy to spot my little guy when he is playing with friends and that I’m still giving him a little bit of space so he can grow and develop his social skills.


Reason 3: Comfortable.

These shoes are designed so well and just by looking at them I can tell they are extremely comfortable. They have a full-length memory foam cushioned insole, and I know if Zaden could speak for himself he would say that makes all the difference. Whenever Zaden picks out his shoes, it is always one of his Skechers Foamies… always. ;)


Reason 4: Easy to put on.

These shoes are so simple to put on. They aren’t slip-on shoes, but the next best thing: easy straps enable you to tighten or loosen the shoes to provide the perfect fit for your little one. It takes less than ten seconds for me to get Zaden in his shoes and out the door, which I love.

For more style tips from Cecilia, read her fashion and lifestyle blog at Follow @ceciliaharvard on Instagram and @dearestlou on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.


A new age of interactive footwear has arrived!  Introducing Game Kicks—the shoe that has a built-in memory game.  It’s the perfect way for kids to pass the time during long car rides, boring waits at the doctor’s office, or hanging out with friends. Game Kicks gives boys and girls a fun game to play everywhere they go. Check out the video and you’ll see how Game Kicks is simple to learn and easier to play.  Just start a game and watch the lights, remember what you see, and push the matching buttons in the same order!  Sound effects beep with each light and let you know when you miss. (Parents shouldn’t worry because the sound can be muted for times and places where quiet is required.)  Try to get a new high score every time.  Road trip to grandma’s house?   Play Game Kicks!   Long line at the amusement park?  Play Game Kicks!   Waiting for mom after school?   Play Game Kicks!  Forget to bring a portable game system?  Play Game Kicks!  As long as you’re wearing Game Kicks, the game is always with you.


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