Monthly Archives: June 2018

As leather shoes fall out of favor, cattle hides pile up

In 1991, when Scott Starbuck opened City Soles in Chicago, most of the shoes his customers wanted were made from cowhide. Today, a growing number of shoppers have a more vegan sensitivity to what goes on their feet, demanding shoes with non-animal elements such as canvas, microfiber, and plastic. Making the choice easier are advancements […]