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Fall Comfort Event

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:05:56 PM America/Denver

This weekend receive a FREE $20 Dardano’s Shoes Gift Card with your regular priced Gabor, Think! & Finn Comfort purchase. Also join us in-store to enter for a chance to win a FREE pair of Finn Comfort shoes!

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Dansko Days Fall 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:46:28 PM America/Denver

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Dardano's Summer 17 Semi-Annual Sale

Thursday, August 3, 2017 4:13:44 PM America/Denver

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All About Leather Soles

Monday, July 24, 2017 2:02:45 PM America/Denver

Rubber, TPU, TR/TPR and EVA, are just some of the wide variety of shoe sole materials available on the market today, but for hundreds of years one material was king: leather. Prior to the mid-20th century the majority of shoe soles were made out of leather. 

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Trask 2017 Spring Trunk Show

Friday, June 9, 2017 5:14:05 PM America/Denver

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Mephisto Days

Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:43:45 PM America/Denver

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Naot Spring Event

Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:25:55 PM America/Denver

Join us in-store and online at Dardanos.com for the Naot Spring Event. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday customers will receive a free $10 Dardano’s Shoes Gift Card with their regular priced Naot purchase. Customers will also receive a complementary Naot bonus gift with their qualifying purchases.

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Ziera Spring Event

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 5:28:38 PM America/Denver

Join us this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the Ziera Spring Event. Receive a FREE $10 Dardano’s Shoes Gift Card with your regular priced Ziera Spring purchase in-store or online at Dardanos.com.

Offer valid with all regular priced Ziera purchases made in-store & online 5/12-5/14. One gift card per customer, Ziera shoes are excluded from future promo gift card purchases.  Regular return and exchange policies apply to all Ziera event purchases.

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Dansko Days Spring 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017 3:51:13 PM America/Denver

Join us this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Dansko Days! Check out our huge selection of spring Dansko comfort footwear in store and online at Dardanos.com. During Dansko Days customers will receive a FREE $10 Dardanos’s Shoes Gift card and a free bonus gift with their regular priced Dansko purchases! We will also be giving away 3 pairs of current season Danskos. Enter for your chance to win in-store during Dansko Days or online through our Facebook Dansko contest. 

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2017 Spring Into Comfort Event

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:31:38 PM America/Denver

This weekend celebrate spring with three of our top selling comfort footwear brands: Gabor, Think! and Finn Comfort. In-store and online customers will receive a FFREE $20 Dardano’s Shoes Gift Card with their regular priced Gabor, Think! Or Finn Comfort purchase.

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Arcopedico Weekend

Friday, April 21, 2017 4:23:32 PM America/Denver

Shop our Arcopedico Weekend Event. This weekend only receive a FREE $10 Dardano’s Shoes gift card with your regular priced Arcopedico purchase in-store & online at Dardanos.com. Try on any pair of Arcopedicos in-store and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a free pair of Arcopedico shoes!

 

 

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KEEN Trail Fit Tuesdays

Monday, April 3, 2017 4:18:03 PM America/Denver

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Dansko Big Spring Event

Thursday, March 2, 2017 4:26:16 PM America/Denver

Join us in-store and online, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the Dansko Big Spring Event! Receive a FREE $10 Dardano’s Shoes Gift Card with any regular priced Dansko footwear purchase. Customers will also receive an additional bonus gift with their Dansko purchase. Be sure to join our Dansko Big Spring Event contest in-store or on our Facebook page for a chance to win a FREE pair of Dansko shoes! (see contest rules and exclusions below)

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Cyber Monday Sale

Friday, November 25, 2016 2:07:28 PM America/Denver

This Cyber Monday, the more you spend the more you save, online at Dardanos.com. Get 10% off your total when you spend $100 or more, 15% off when you spend $200 or more, and 20% off when you spend $300 or more. Cyber Monday is this Monday only, skip the crowds and save!

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Shoe Repair Week

Friday, October 28, 2016 5:03:00 PM America/Denver

No coupon necessary. Save 20% on all repairs DROPPED-OFF between 10/31/2016 - 11/06/2016. Discount is taken off of the claim check total before tax. Discount does not apply to repairs dropped off anytime prior to 10/31/2016.No adjustments to previous repair purchases. Offer not valid with any other coupon, discount, or promotion. No cash value. All repairs are pay at pick up. 

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Chaco Fall Event

Thursday, October 20, 2016 5:01:27 PM America/Denver

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Naot Autumn Comfort Event

Friday, October 14, 2016 12:59:07 PM America/Denver

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Dansko Days Contest Details

Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:41:10 PM America/Denver

Enter for a chance to win a FREE pair of men’s and women’s Dansko shoes! Enter in-store during Dansko Days, September 23rd – September 25th or online on our Facebook page.

In-Store: Enter our Dansko Giveaway at Dardano’s Shoes (1550 S Colorado Blvd), September 23rd-September 25th.  We will be randomly selecting 2 winners, one for men’s one for women’s footwear, on Sunday night and notifying winners by email on Monday. To enter you must include a valid email address on your entry form, but Dardano’s does not share your information with others. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Winners must be at least 18 years of age and reside in the U.S. Winners may choose from the available stock of current season Dansko footwear. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or store credit.

Online: Enter our Dansko Giveaway online on the Dardano’s Shoes Facebook page. Vote for your favorite men’s Dansko style to register for the men’s Dansko drawing and vote for your favorite women’s Dansko style to enter the women’s Dansko drawing. Voting ends Sunday night at 11:59pm (MST). Winners will be randomly chosen from a list of all Facebook participants and notified by Facebook on Monday. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Winners must be at least 18 years of age and reside in the U.S. Winners may choose from the available stock of current season Dansko footwear. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or store credit.

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Anywhere Aloha Event

Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:47:09 AM America/Denver

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Naot Trunk Show Event - This Weekend!

Friday, May 20, 2016 3:42:31 PM America/Denver

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Mother's Day Sale

Friday, May 6, 2016 10:56:36 AM America/Denver

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Spring Into Comfort Event

Friday, March 11, 2016 4:22:20 PM America/Denver

From now until Thursday, join us online  for the Spring Into Comfort Event! Customers will receive a free $20 Dardano’s Shoes Gift Card and an additional bonus gift when they purchase regular priced Gabor, Finn Comfort and Think! Footwear.

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Black Friday Weekend

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 7:30:45 PM America/Denver

This Black Friday Weekend, the more you spend the more you save, in-store & online at Dardanos.com. Get 10% off your total when you spend $100 or more, 15% off when you spend $200 or more, and 20% off when you spend $300 or more. Black Friday Weekend starts Friday morning and ends Sunday night.

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Make Holiday Shoe Shopping a Breeze

Friday, October 30, 2015 10:41:13 AM America/Denver

It’s that time of year again – the holidays. Along with the colder weather comes planning for get-togethers, parties, travel and shopping. You’ll need the most comfortable (and good-looking) shoes you can get to make this busy time of year as stress-free as it can be!

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Stylist Rachel Dee Depends on Dardano’s

Sunday, October 25, 2015 10:55:29 PM America/Denver

When Denver’s Premier Stylist, Rachel Dee (www.racheldee.com), works with clients, the first order of business is to “shop your closet.” The process is one in which Rachel makes an onsite visit to her customer’s home and reviews the contents of his/her closet.

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Dansko contest rules

Thursday, October 8, 2015 8:28:56 AM America/Denver

Dansko® Days are this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Dardano’s Shoes. As part of Dansko® Days Dardano’s Shoes will be drawing two winners to receive a free pair of Dansko® shoes. No purchase is necessary to enter and there are two ways to enter. 

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Women’s Moccasins Add Extra Warmth

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:18:59 PM America/Denver

It’s starting to cool down and before you know it, chilly temperatures will have you wishing you had comfy slippers to keep your feet warm!

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Boots, Boots, Boots!

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:01:19 AM America/Denver

Boots are all the rage this season. From furry and feminine, leather, suede and many in-between, the options are nearly endless and there is a pair to suit every personality (and forecast).

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Brand Focus: OluKai

Monday, August 31, 2015 10:53:27 PM America/Denver

Our favorite Hawaiian footwear brand, OluKai is a leader in top-quality crafted leather and synthetic shoes.

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The Proof is in the Waterproof

Thursday, August 13, 2015 11:39:18 PM America/Denver

We’ve all been there. You’re out and about, get caught in the rain (or snow) and your shoes are soaking wet. If your shoes are leather, you’re stuck with that uncomfortable dampness until you can make it home to change.

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Take A Hike in Dardano’s Footwear

Thursday, July 30, 2015 1:09:51 AM America/Denver

It’s hiking season. While most of us take the time to make sure we have all the essentials before hitting the trails (layers, first aid kit, backpack), many people often neglect to consider what they put on their feet.

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Save BIG at Our Semi-Annual Sale

Monday, July 13, 2015 11:18:47 PM America/Denver

Dardano’s has hundreds of shoes marked 40-50% off for our Semi-Annual Sale! From boots to slippers to shoes to accessories, we have everything you’re looking for.

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Brand Focus: Birkis - Birkenstock

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:24:04 PM America/Denver

Birkis are not Birkenstocks. They are similar and share DNA, but they are not the same-old-same-old Birkenstock as you know it.

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Shoes for Wide Feet

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 6:50:09 AM America/Denver

You don’t have to be wide to have wide feet! If this is you, take heart in that you are not the only one finding shoe shopping an absolute nightmare. For women, in particular, it’s a major struggle to find shoes that both look great, fit well and are comfortable. If you dread searching for your next footwear, here are a few tips to help ease the hardship:

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Water World of Shoes at Dardano’s

Thursday, May 28, 2015 6:51:46 AM America/Denver

While tennis shoes are great for exercise, easy summer hikes, and even camping trips, they are not right for water activities. Not water-ready, they absorb water like a sponge and retain moisture all the while you continue to wear them. GROSS FACTOR: The bacteria that can build up after several days of wet-wear can become so rank that your shoes aren’t welcome in a crowded room.

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Strike A Blow Against Smelly Shoes

Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:24:10 AM America/Denver

Summer time is fun and sweaty. While sweat happens on every surface of your body, feet tend to be the over-achievers. Feet sweat more than any other part of your body – so let’s all just take a moment and truly appreciate how hard your socks actually work to keep your shoes from smelling.

 

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Wedding Shoes that Steal the Show

Saturday, May 2, 2015 5:52:39 AM America/Denver

Trending this wedding season: Macramé-Boho casual weddings to GoPro vantage photography. As is to be expected, these trends extend from the curls on your head to the shoes on your feet.

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Dardanos: Brand Focus – Chaco

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:54:56 AM America/Denver

Chaco sandals are best described as “adventure footwear.” These sandals have been around for 25 years. From humble beginnings, they were designed to be sport sandals that could withstand the rigors of outdoor adventures.

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Clearance Rack Picks

Friday, March 20, 2015 12:16:03 AM America/Denver

With the changing seasons, Dardanos introduces new styles to the store inventory plus the outgoing season’s styles hit our clearance rack. As winter melts into spring, you’ll discover that it is a great time to get those boots you’ve wanted at a discount as well as a pair of flip flops for the warmer months ahead.

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Brand Focus – Naot

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 12:49:52 AM America/Denver

Based out of Israel, Naot shoe brand has earned international appreciation for its  comfortable, high-quality, style. Founded by members of Kibbutz Naot Mordechai in 1942, Naot shoes were manufactured in a one-room workshop that would blossom into the internationally renowned shoe brand in the new Millennium.  

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Dardano’s Saved My Life... Really

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:07:09 PM America/Denver

Based on a very true recent story.

Saturday is errand day. Between getting caught up at work, I make my rounds of errands.

The forecast this particular Saturday is for snowpocalypse. The metro area braced for a blizzard, but it wasn’t showing up on my side of town just yet. To go or not to go, I asked and answered myself...again and again and, yawn, again. I was beginning to irritate me. With resolution I pushed “send” on an email at 2:01 p.m. and head out the office door pointing my car toward Dardano’s on Colorado Boulevard just north of the I-25 interchange.

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Shoe Trends for Spring 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:38:15 PM America/Denver

TRENDING: Woven leathers and fabrics.

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Best Winter Shoes

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:21:44 AM America/Denver

One things true of winter preparedness, make sure that you are ready-set-go for dramatic changes in weather. From ice to snow, winter weather is trying if you aren’t properly attired and downright dangerous if you aren’t careful. With that in mind, the shoes you put on your feet are just as important as the hat you put on your head, and Dardanos wants to help make sure your feet are safe and warm this winter.

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Brand Focus: SOREL is Classic Winter Style

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 5:49:09 AM America/Denver

It snows in Colorado until April any given year. That means boots are a fixture in your wardrobe for another 3.5 months. In that case wear the brand that is synonymous with winter: SOREL.

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Essential Foot-care Items

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:05:00 AM America/Denver

If you’ve ever sustained a foot injury, you know how difficult it is to get around without two fully functioning feet. That’s why taking care of your feet before they start to hurt can save you a major headache…and foot-ache, and backache and…well, you get the idea.

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Brand Focus – UGG boots

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 12:26:00 AM America/Denver

UGG boots are the most popular footwear for winter for all ages. The traditional UGG boot is a beige, Eskimo-looking boot that is known for being both comfy and warm. Ironically, despite the fact that UGG boots are quite warm and seem to be made for colder weather, they were originally developed in southern California by an Australian.

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Brand Spotlight: ECCO BIOM

Sunday, November 30, 2014 10:31:00 PM America/Denver

ECCO is a Scandinavian company that first studied natural foot motion in 2006 has built a shoe line out of the resulting philosophy called Natural Motion or, Biomechanical Optimization (BIOM).

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Dardanos has the winter bridal shoe you crave

Thursday, November 27, 2014 5:06:00 AM America/Denver

Yes, you can wear white shoes after Labor Day when you’re a bride. If you’re planning a winter wedding, you are aware that getting all the moving parts and pieces to work together as a single unit is nothing short of a miracle. The cake, the napkins, the floral arrangements, the band, the dress, the seating chart...the list is endless. And the problems that arise can cause a tear or two.

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Arch you glad you’re supported by Dardanos

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:39:36 PM America/Denver

If you’ve ever suffered from chronic foot pain, you know how difficult it can be to live normally. A trip to the grocery store becomes an ordeal, walking the dog can be a grueling venture, and even getting around your workplace can be problematic. If you suffer from chronic foot pain, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer with you, and that is one reason why custom orthotics are essential for many shoes.

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Refresh your look with a new handbag from Dardanos

Monday, November 10, 2014 12:08:00 AM America/Denver

Purses are like shoes. There’s a pair to match every outfit and a purpose to every handbag. How many times have you purchased an outfit to go with a pair of shoes that you simply couldn’t pass up (don’t worry, you’re not alone). At Dardanos we have a wide selection of purses and shoulder bags to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, from every-day satchels to clutches to purses to take out on the town for the night.

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Dardanos: Best Winter Boots for 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:03:32 AM America/Denver

It’s time to break out the winter boots, and we’re delighted. Our boot selection is made to battle the elements without sacrificing style and comfort.

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Brand Focus: Keen

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:53:00 PM America/Denver

One of the most popular brands in the outdoors community is Keen. For those who love to get outside summer and/or winter, Keen has established itself a stand-out brand among the competition by offering an array of unique shoes that are practical, comfortable and insightful.

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Best Shoes for Seniors

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:07:00 PM America/Denver

Many people suffer from foot problems throughout their lives and the older we get the more likely foot issues will increase. Many elderly suffer from foot problems ranging from corns to neuropathy. While some of these are chronic conditions, and many of the conditions require the treatment of a specialist, being fitted in the right shoes can dramatically improve a person’s foot health, and can certainly reduce foot problems.

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How to Clean Leather Boots

Monday, October 6, 2014 11:25:00 PM America/Denver

We’re moving in to the wet season, and if you have leather shoes, now is the time to give them a little extra love before you put them through the wear and tear of the cold, wet, salty, slushy, snowy winter.

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Help for Shoes for Nurses

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:45:00 AM America/Denver

In professions like nursing where you spend all day on your feet, having the right shoes can save your knees, hips, legs and even your back. But the requirements for nurses’ shoes don’t stop at comfort. They need to have enough traction to safely navigate wet hospital floors that are frequently covered in spills. They need to be able to withstand a myriad of liquids. And they need to be cleanable.

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Top Active Sandals for Fall 2014

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:41:15 PM America/Denver

One of the most popular outdoor sandal brands you’ll find in Colorado is Chaco. You can’t enter a climbing gym without seeing a handful of various Chaco sandals stuffed into cubbies and lockers. The supportive footbed makes them ideal for getting around as well as up a wall. The myriad of strap configurations allow adjustment to get the performance you need out of the shoe for any given activity, whether it’s hiking up a 14-er or wading across shallow rivers. The Updraft offers casual support and the Z/2 Unaweep lends elaborate support to your activity of choice.

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Relieving foot pain

Monday, September 22, 2014 8:30:00 PM America/Denver

If you’ve ever broken a toe, you know that foot pain is no small beast to be reckoned with. Chronic foot pain is irritating at its best and debilitating at its worst, and unfortunately, the fashion industry has done little to offer shoes that promote foot health.

 

 

 

 

 

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Shoe cleaning tricks

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:15:34 PM America/Denver

There is one, unavoidable problem with your favorite pair of shoes: they are going to get dirty. If you’re an unfortunate soul who happens to favor white shoes, you know this better than most.

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Top 10 Clogs of the Year

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:18:18 PM America/Denver

We remember a time when only the hippest of the hipsters wore clogs. Not everybody felt they could carry them off but most everybody, men, women and children, wanted to. The ease of slipping them on, the unique look and the fun slight lift they gave a person because of the thick sole... It was pretty cool! Then it seemed that only nurses wore clogs because they protected their feet and they were exceptionally comfortable for people on their feet all day. Whatever the association with clogs, they have remained a steady staple in footwear for generations and not just for hipsters or medical personnel. Why? For all the reasons we just mentioned!

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5 Facts About Dansko Shoes

Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:19:00 AM America/Denver

Dardano’s and Dansko are synonymous in high quality manufacturing, great looks and new styles year-round. Five facts about Dansko you need to know:

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Barefoot Shoes Trend – What’s the Deal?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:05:24 AM America/Denver

Early man (and woman) ran barefoot. It was the natural thing to do. “Barefoot shoes” are the newest innovation featuring a minimal sole to keep the feet close to the ground, like walking barefoot.

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Top Summer 2014 Shoe Trends for Men and Women

Friday, August 1, 2014 4:07:39 PM America/Denver

The hottest trends of summer 2014 for women and men!

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The Right Shoe for Diabetic Feet

Friday, July 11, 2014 11:54:19 PM America/Denver

People with diabetes learn early on in their fight against the disease that the shoes they wear must fit especially well to guard against blisters and cuts.

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Great Office Shoes Under $100 for Men

Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:57:04 AM America/Denver

Appearances matter in the workplace. Look the part of the professional you want to be while still sticking to a budget with Dardano’s wide selection of men’s work shoes under $100.

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Dardano’s Shoes-Hiking shoes and boots

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:44:20 AM America/Denver

Get Out! Outside that is in Hiking Shoes and Boots

National Get Outdoors Day is June 14. The day is set aside to “encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.We’re big believers in the value of spending time outside whether you take to the city streets or head to the hills.

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Great Office Shoes Under $100 for Women

Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:28:14 AM America/Denver

Dress for the job you want. We are believers in that saying. But sometimes your current budget doesn’t jive with your future hopes. With Dardano’s great sales, it’s easy to buy beautiful, high quality shoes that give you a professional look and at the same time are very comfortable.

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Dardano’s Shoes-Mephisto Spotlight

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:14:38 AM America/Denver

Mephisto shoes were originally made (and still are) at their world headquarters in Sarrebourg, France. The U.S. headquarters is in Franklin, Tennessee where every shoe is engineered and manufactured to last for years and years.

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Shoe Spotlight: Get to Know Fly London

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 3:24:42 AM America/Denver

Never mind British Air, Fly London! This shoe line manages to mix whimsy, style and practicality in a collection of awesome shoes to love. Dardano’s puts the spotlight on this innovative brand featuring boots to sandals to shoes for work and play.

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Save Your Soles at Dardano’s

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 3:10:48 AM America/Denver

Even the best quality shoes wear with age. When your shoes start to show signs of wear, don’t put off getting them fixed. Repairing scuffs, worn heels or separated soles extends the life of your shoes. We recently talked to a woman who bought a pair of shoes from us 20 years ago and still wears them to death.” She has had the shoes virtually rebuilt with us twice in that time. They look like new and she continues to wear them often. They are her favorite shoes.

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Back-to-Basics: Go-To Shoes for Everyday

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 2:52:23 AM America/Denver

You love shoes. We love shoes. That’s why you and Dardano’s get along so well! While we have tons of great-looking, well-made and comfortable shoes available to line your closet, we know that every woman (and man) has a few go-to pairs of shoes they reach for again and again. Why? Because that pair of shoes goes with so many things, feels great in use and keeps looking good wearing after wearing. If you haven’t yet chosen your go-to shoes from Dardano’s, we have a few suggestions.

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They are one of your favorite pairs of shoes. You slip them on every time you want to really complete your look. They fit great, they go with just about everything and…they could use a good polishing. Don’t think of shoe care as something you can’t do yourself. It’s easy to keep your shoes looking great with the products we sell at Dardano’s.

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Denver Running Events and the Running Shoes to Wear to Them

Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:07:21 AM America/Denver

The season for runners (and walkers) has started. So many great runs are scheduled for Denver runners. Pick the distance, cause and scenery and you’re off. The early season runs are shown below and more can be found at Active.com, Competitormagazine.com and HallucinationSports.com.

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Five Sexy Summer Party Shoes

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:33:15 PM America/Denver

Get prepared for the summer social season with shoes that are party-ready. Dardanos has shoes of every color and height to go with a variety of outfits. Our shoes are comfortable enough to let you stand for long periods (so much mingling!) and to dance the night away too.

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Shoes Under $75: The Best Shoes on a Budget

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 11:30:37 PM America/Denver

Price point isn’t the only thing to consider when buying shoes. Ask any woman who has spent years wearing poorly fitting shoes. She’ll tell you of the callouses, bunions and pain that lingers on forever for having made that poor shoe choice. The value of well-made shoes that are super comfortable from the first wearing forward can’t be understated.

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Women’s Shoes for Spring – Are You Cut Out for It?

Monday, March 17, 2014 5:55:21 PM America/Denver

The temperatures are warming, flowers are popping up and it has been a long time since our tootsies have seen the light of day. It’s time for them to emerge and celebrate with some pretty footwear. Dardano’s has a great selection of footwear from flats to sandals with interesting cut outs and perforations that add some interest while also letting your feet feel the warmth of spring.

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The Top 10 Shoes for Working Women

Monday, March 17, 2014 5:46:55 PM America/Denver

Look around your workplace. Professional women. Women who want to make a statement with their attire, have something to say. That statement is: I’m smart, capable and should be taken seriously. Women who are taken seriously are often seen wearing shoes that hurt andare painful and damaging to their feet. That’s not so smart since it is possible to wear shoes that look great (including heels and feel great. No matter what kind of work you do, Dardanos has shoes that let you focus on the job while sending the message you are smart and capable. Seriously.

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Shoes for the Millennial Man

Sunday, March 16, 2014 5:28:22 PM America/Denver

Who is the Millennial Man? By definition, he is in his late teens to early ‘30s. But in practical terms, the Millennial Man is hip, likes to keep things casual, good money and enjoys his job. His lifestyle of working hard and playing hard is reflected in the footwear he buys. While we have an extensive selection of footwear that fits the bill for the Millennial Man, here are just a few selections for both work and play.

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Eco-friendly Shoes for Men and Women

Saturday, March 15, 2014 5:17:27 PM America/Denver

You care about the environment and do your part in as many different ways as you can, including in what you choose to wear. How you tread on this earth matters to you so eco-friendly shoes are important. Dardano’s has a wide selection of eco-friendly shoes for both men and women that combine the right materials with the right fit and feel for you. Here’s just a sampling of what we have to offer.

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Boots for Springtime Outdoor Activities

Monday, February 17, 2014 10:00:10 AM America/Denver

The first shoots of crocus flowers, more hours of daylight, warmer temperatures – spring time is full of hope and the promise of beautiful days ahead. But spring also means sudden big, heavy, sloppy, wet storms. It’s those crazy swings in temperature and weather conditions that make it essential to have boots that can take on rain, mud, slush, snow and sun (sometimes all in one day), while letting you take on all of your favorite springtime activities, whether they are in the city or out on the trail. 

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Shoes for Valentine’s Day? He’ll Get the Message

Monday, February 10, 2014 12:01:55 PM America/Denver

Men don’t go for the same sentimental gifts women do for Valentine’s Day: jewelry, perfume, love letters, candy…well, maybe candy. There are other ways to show your guy you love him and understand him – through shoes! When you find a man shoes that look stylish and are comfortable when he puts them on, he’ll appreciate you every time he puts them on. The way we look at it, you can send some pretty wonderful messages to the man you love, with every pair of shoes you select for him. See what we mean:

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Dansko Shoes: There’s So Much to Love!

Sunday, February 9, 2014 4:02:33 PM America/Denver

Last month, writer Rebecca Adams of the Huffington Post, wrote an article that was a veritable love letter about Dansko Clogs. She recalled her hesitancy to wear them since they aren’t really high-fashion shoes. Yet after slipping on a pair of black oiled leather clogs, Adams says “I felt as if my entire spine clicked into place.” We get it. And so do the thousands of others who have discovered the joys of, not only Dansko clogs, but also their other styles. 

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Shoes for Valentine’s Day? She’ll Get the Message

Friday, February 7, 2014 3:46:46 PM America/Denver

Women love, love, love shoes and when you give her a pair that are beautifully made, look stylish and feel wonderful, that’s truly a gift. Perfect for Valentine’s Day. You can send a wonderful message to the woman you love with every pair of shoes you buy for her.

See our Shoe = Love translation chart below:

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Sorels for the Season

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:25:04 AM America/Denver

It may be cold outside but, at Dardano’s, Sorels are hot right now. They are one of our most popular lines of shoes and boots and with good reason; they mix quality with function and fashion, giving you wardrobe essentials to get you through the season in style.

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Introducing: Earthies!

Monday, January 20, 2014 10:10:45 AM America/Denver

Dardano’s is excited to offer Earthies brand shoes. Their motto is “wellness elevated” and with good reason. Earthies shoes are built to be good for the health of your feet but they are so much more than that. Earthies come in a variety of styles for every wardrobe need, running from trendy to classic. Let’s take a look at a sampling of our selection.

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Are Shoes Worth the Investment?

Monday, January 20, 2014 9:47:06 AM America/Denver

You may have heard people talking about the cost-per-wearing of an item. The idea, when you get down to it, is to justify the expense of something by figuring out how many times you think you’ll wear it, divided by the cost of the item, resulting in a price that sounds a whole lot more palatable than the amount of money you are about to plunk down. Ironically, the math is typically done over something very trendy that the shopper wouldn’t be caught dead a year from now (or even a season from now). But when you are paying a reasonable amount on something, like, say, shoes, that you’ll still be proud to wear past this season’s fashion trends, then it really is an investment worth making. So how can you tell the difference?

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How Do You Baggallini?

Saturday, January 18, 2014 9:52:56 AM America/Denver

It has been said that a woman can’t have too many shoes or purses. At Dardano’s, we think the person who said that was brilliant! Because we couldn’t agree more, in addition to our huge selection of shoes, we also carry purses for every taste, lifestyle and need. Take, for instance, our line of Baggallini bags. Whether you are looking for something to hold everything or something to hold only the essentials, there’s a Baggallini bag for that and everything in between. Let’s take a look.

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Wardrobe Essentials from Blondo Boots

Thursday, December 12, 2013 9:26:32 AM America/Denver

Ankle BootsOutfit on? Check. Jewelry on? Check. Footwear that pulls the whole look together? Check. A good pair of boots can do just that for an outfit. Dardanos carries Blondo boots, a brand that combines quality design and workmanship with styles that can complete your wardrobe. We have a variety of Blondo boots to complement your wardrobe.

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Treat your Feet to a Cozy Christmas

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 1:45:55 PM America/Denver

When your feet are cold, you feel cold all over! Even the warmth of the holiday season isn’t enough to warm our tootsies during the chilly weather we’ve been experiencing across the country. It’s such a treat to slip on soft, warm, cozy slippers, nestling into that warmth. Ahhhh. It makes the holiday season even brighter to feel so snuggly. With warmth and comfort in mind, we’re highlighting some of our coziest footwear for you.

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Top 10 Gifts for Him

Monday, December 9, 2013 10:27:19 AM America/Denver

They say men are hard to shop for. We disagree. Of course, here at Dardano’s, we have a wide selection of items men want, need and can really use, but we’re a little biased. Take a look at our ideas for the Top 10 Gifts for Him and see if you don’t agree.

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Top 10 Gifts for Women

Monday, December 9, 2013 10:09:46 AM America/Denver

It’s easy to take care of all of your gift-giving needs for the women in your life with one stop shopping at Dardano’s. Here are 10 ideas to get you started:

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Winter Boots Women Love

Friday, November 15, 2013 1:12:31 PM America/Denver

Slip on a pair of boots and you automatically feel ready for anything, whether it’s taking on a rugged path, a long day in the office or a night on the town. Good boots protect your feet from the elements but they also serve an important fashion purpose. They bridge the seasons, extending the wearability of your favorite warm-weather skirt or dress when you put a pair of great boots underneath. Suddenly, that pretty summer skirt is a great dress for autumn and winter, paired with a sweater. Peruse our extensive selection of boots and you’ll get plenty of ideas for how to build a winter boot wardrobe for every need. Here, we’ve focused on a couple of our favorites from the different type of boots we offer. Which ones will you choose?

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Shoe Styles for Prolonged Standing

Friday, November 15, 2013 12:05:19 PM America/Denver

If you are standing most of the day, sit down to read this. Standing for prolonged periods can cause pain that extends beyond your feet, up into your joints and spine. With that discomfort, you may find yourself slouching. Your whole body gets out of alignment, starts aching and you just feel tired! Good shoes that provide comfort and support for your feet can combat that cycle, keeping your entire body aligned properly all day. It starts from the feet up.

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Brave the Chill with Hestra Gloves

Friday, November 15, 2013 11:53:59 AM America/Denver

Despite the temperatures swings so far this fall, we know it’s coming - Real Winter! The bitter cold, the snow, the biting winds. And you’ll be out there, needing to take your hands out of your cozy pockets to carry things, open doors, scrape windows. Your hands will be exposed, frozen and dry. If you’ve ever been caught without gloves or with inadequate gloves, you know exactly what we mean. It practically makes you want to blow into your hands and rub them together right now, just thinking about it!

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From Flip-Flops to Boots in Style

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:14:42 AM America/Denver

Colorado’s fall weather rages hot one day and cold the next. Heat nostalgia can inspire wearing flip flops whenever the weather tops 60 way, way past Labor Day. Then again, the new fall boots are so sinfully delicious, that it’s hard not to start sporting them in August.

Rule No. 1 in fall seasonal transition: keep your pedicure on, girl! If it’s a sandal day, you don’t want to look like you should wear boots.

Rule No. 2: keep a think pair of anklets on hand to wear under your new boots to minimize blisters and to keep the sweat at bay. Wearing suede in 70 degrees can induce overheated feet.

Our top recommendations for transitional footwear this season include:

ECCO’s BIOM Lite Mary Jane in (now $90.00) has fall colors of Silver/Black/Purple are PC—perfectly colored and perfectly comfortable. The rubber outsole for traction to keeps you on the move on a variety of surfaces, as the weather changes. 

Pretty cutouts and a sling back help keep your foot cool in warmer temperatures as does the full leather lining that wicks away excess moisture in the Kalso Earth - Move (now $83.00). The negative heel design puts your forefoot at a 3.7 degree incline to promote perfect posture, while the textured rubber outsole creates traction to keep every step stable.

The sexy peep-toe design and pleating of the Sofft Madeline in Black (now $60.00) features a ¾” platform to take the pressure off the balls of your feet for more comfort. A generously padded footbed features a built-in arch, heel and forefoot cushion. The insole is also lined with leather to aid in wicking away moisture.

The Pluggz Iris in Black (now $98.00) takes you from hot to cool. Full grain leather uppers are accented with tiny floral cutouts that allow comfortable airflow. An antimicrobial lining fights off unwanted stains and odor. Plus, Pluggz has a signature grounding design featuring a rubber and carbon plug located under the weight bearing portion of your foot, which makes contact with the earth in order to promote the flow of electrons from the earth to our bodies!

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Naot - Chief - Oily BrownThe Naot Chief in Oily Brown ($199.00) doesn’t just make the transition between seasons. It makes the transition between work and play. These shoes will also get even more comfortable over time thanks to foot beds constructed from cork and natural latex that molds to feet over time. Suede sock linings aid moisture wicking and evaporation, taking the comfortably between temperatures. The oiled nubuck and leather upper is water resistant so let the cloudy skies bring it on!

Looking professional doesn’t have a season so the Johnston and Murphy Decatur Wing Tip in Brown (now $91.00) lets you look the part year-round. As you may know, foot width changes a bit as the seasons change so the lace-up design accommodates those changes all year, keeping you comfortable.

Brooks Mean’s Beast in Grey/Black/Red ($139.95) looks as good pounding the pavement in the heat as it does in the cold. This shoe is known for its ultimate control and stability, designed specifically for runners with low or flat arches and excessive pronation. Full length Brook DNA technology protects your foot from toe to heel.

The Klogs Abilene in Black ($69.95) wipes clean with a damp cloth to keep them looking like new. The uppers of this sleek-looking clog are made from polyurethane which means it’s durable and flexible. An anti-microbial treatment to the insole keeps feet feeling fresh and smelling fresh all day. The slip-resistant and non-marking outsole provides traction on wet or dry surfaces, regardless of what the weather throws your way.

With Dardano’s vast selection of shoes for men and women, you can pick the styles that you feel confident wearing all year. Sure, we’d love to know that you have a closet full of Dardano’s shoes but mostly we want you to own shoes you really love, that fit you well and serve you well through a variety of activities, terrain and weather, season to season, year to year. 

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Meet Dansko’s Newest Styles for Women

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:06:22 AM America/Denver

More than 20 years ago, Mandy Cabot and her husband Peter Kjellerup, discovered their love for clogs and Dansko shoes was born. Dardano’s is proud to carry this line of comfortable, well-made shoes, particularly the shoes for this fall.

Take, for instance, the Baker ($189.95), a very stylish ankle boot with strappy accents accentuated with four different, silvery buttons. With a stable, stacked heel, the boot has a retro feel that goes as well with dresses and skirts as it does pants. An inside zipper makes taking the boots off and on easy and fast.

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Ahnu 4 You!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:01:45 PM America/Denver

The San Francisco Bay Area Ahnu shoe business was started by two women—friends who preferred to find their fun, adventure and downtime outside. It was only fitting that they named their company after the Celtic goddess of balance between well-being and prosperity.” We appreciate their quality and variety of styles. Dardano’s is proud to carry Ahnu shoes in-store and online.

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Men’s Shoes for Fall

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:50:18 AM America/Denver

There’s a certain feeling in the air, even when the temperatures are above average, that signal to us that fall is coming. We, here at Dardano’s also know fall is coming when we get the new fall arrivals! Come into our store or look around online and you’ll see there’s a large selection of men’s shoes to choose from, from dressy to casual to active, all built with your comfort in mind as much as your style. Here’s just a sampling of what we have for you.

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New Fall Shoes for Women

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:26:46 AM America/Denver

The fall season means new fashions, including footwear. At Dardano’s, we firmly believe you can look stylish while taking good care of your feet. Even the latest fashions don’t have to be painful! A new collection of women’s footwear has arrived at Dardano’s. Take a look and, like fall leaves, gather some up for your fall wardrobe. 

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Relief from Foot Pain

Monday, September 9, 2013 9:40:26 AM America/Denver

At the end of a long day on your feet or in uncomfortable shoes, you can’t wait to sit down, slip off your shoes and let your feet recover. But sometimes, the pain in your feet doesn’t go away by merely taking a load off. Our feet are complex mechanical structures connected intricately to your legs by the ankle joints. Each foot and ankle is built from 26 bones connected by 33 joints held together and operated by over 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Because of their location and the jobs they do, your feet and ankles are subject to more routine injury and illness than any other structural part of your body. 

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High Heels: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Monday, September 9, 2013 9:27:39 AM America/Denver

Carrie Bradshaw of  the TV series “Sex and The City” wore sky high high heels with confidence, making them look like they could be somehow be comfortable. The popularity of high heels shows no signs of slowing down. The average American woman owns 24 pairs of shoes and is about to add more, according to Charla Krupp, executive editor of Shop Etc. and sales are going up. Since women aren’t going to give up purchasing and wearing heels, let’s go over how to at least make them more comfortable and less damaging to the body.

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Long-lasting Occupational Shoes for Long Days on your Feet

Friday, August 16, 2013 1:40:01 PM America/Denver

You’re on your feet a lot. You know there are “sensible” shoes out there made for comfort but you’d like to look good while being very sensible, right? Fashion and function can be combined. Plus, you’d like to find shoes that you are happy to wear outside of work. Dardano’s has lots of options that work hard for your comfort.

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Fall Forward Trends

Friday, August 16, 2013 12:01:52 PM America/Denver

We took a look at the footwear trends for fall for men and women and saw lots of lace-up shoes, colorful patterns, flats, embellished heals, ankle boots, combat boots and loafers. Heck, that means Dardano’s is already setting trends. Take a look at what we have to offer, you trend-setter, you.ox

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Slip in Foot Pain Relief with Insoles and Arch Supports

Friday, August 16, 2013 11:49:10 AM America/Denver

Sometimes even our comfortable shoes need a little help in making every step as comfortable as possible. And when we wear those had-to-have-them shoes that we know aren’t good for our feet but can’t be passed up, we really need some help from insoles and arch supports. Fortunately, Dardano’s has a wide selection for every foot issue and shoe type.  

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It’s the Details that Count – Embellishments, Cutouts and a Little Metal

Thursday, August 15, 2013 4:37:55 PM America/Denver

What makes a shoe something really special? It’s the little things that take it up a notch and make you more likely to choose that pair from your closet. Maybe it’s delicate cutouts or some metal (heavy or not) or other embellishments that just add something extra, giving that shoe (and your entire outfit) some extra personality. Dardano’s has many shoes that have that something extra, each built to the highest standards so that they aren’t just fashionable, they’re comfortable and good for your feet too!

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It’s the Little Extras That Count

Monday, July 29, 2013 10:38:00 AM America/Denver

There’s an old saying that “clothes make the man.” Well we’d argue that it’s the shoes (and belts, and wallets, and jewelry, and bags) that make the man or woman. Well-chosen accessories can tie the whole look together – a look that started with well-chosen shoes, of course!

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Walk Comfortably With Cork

Monday, July 29, 2013 10:01:00 AM America/Denver

Dardano’s is proud to carry OTZShoes which specializes in an anatomical cork footbed that naturally absorbs shock with each step to ease strain on feet and joints promoting all day comfort. It provides support to every curve of your foot. The comfortable, casual slip-ons come in a variety of colors and materials, all resulting in balanced comfort specifically for your feet.

 

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Comfort, Style and Safety Combined

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 9:25:00 AM America/Denver

You’re on your feet hour after hour, and often on highly-polished floors. You need footwear that is slip-resistant, very comfortable and good looking, while we’re at it. Dardano’s and Dansko understand and offer a wide variety of styles and prices of slip-resistant shoes for work. As an added bonus, each of the shoes we’ve highlighted here carry the Seal of Acceptance from the American Podiatric Medical Association.

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Hiking Boots that Take the Lead

Thursday, July 18, 2013 9:02:00 AM America/Denver

Standing at the base of the mountain you’re about to conquer, or maybe just the flat path in a grassy wilderness area, you want to know your footwear can take it. You want hiking boots that will protect your feet from rocks and other sharp stuff; that will grip the ground and take it on; all the while keeping your feet comfortable so you can go where you want to go. We’ve highlighted a few of our hiking boots for men and women to give you an idea of the range of look and function you can find at Dardano’s. Each would make an excellent choice.

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Dardano’s Has Keen Shoes for Your Summer Adventures

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 1:45:44 PM America/Denver

Half a century ago, the word “keen” stood for enthusiasm. Anyone over 50 can remember Tony Dow, The Bev’s older brother, exclaiming over most everything with “Keen!” Now Keen shoes, available at Dardanos, have arrived with new toe-saving features and we are excited about it, enthused and prompted to tell you that it’s keen to sell Keen shoes.

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Protect Your Shoe Investment With Leather Care + Sealers From Dardano’s

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 9:44:33 AM America/Denver

We all know that living in the high country can take a toll on your skin. It might surprise you to know that it does the same to your leather shoes. The leather in shoes and accessories suffers from the heat, cold and dry climate conditions causing the leather to will dry out and flake away too if it’s not properly cared for.

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The School Girl Look is All Grown Up

Monday, June 17, 2013 11:49:16 AM America/Denver

What is it about the Mary Jane that is so appealing? Think of the shoe with the strap across the instep and images arise of school girls, professional dancers, the Flapper era and, dare we say it, the naughty librarian, all of which add intrigue to the woman wearing Mary-Janes.

 

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Trending: Strappy Sandals

Monday, June 17, 2013 11:05:33 AM America/Denver

Strappy sandals are certainly trendy…in more ways than one. It is a time-honored trend for people to want to let their toes wiggle free in sandals after being tightly bound in closed-toe styles of shoes all winter long. Yet strappy sandals are also trendy in terms of the various styles and that make them the must-have and must-wear look of the season.

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Make Dardano’s Your Choice for Expert Shoe Repair

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:06:23 PM America/Denver

We all know that with the proper care and maintenance a car can last for decades. But how many realize that a good pair of shoes can last just as long, too?

We’ve become a throw-away culture, and that includes our attitude toward shoes as well. With millions of pairs of cheap shoes bought every year from outlets and discounters, it’s no wonder. But what about that $300 pair of Frye boots, the Johnston & Murphy cap toes, or your top-of-the-line clogs?

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137 Ways to Wear a Wedge at Dardanos.com

Monday, May 20, 2013 11:15:17 AM America/Denver

Any woman who has taken a brisk walk down a city street and caught the heel of her stiletto in a sidewalk grate, knows the value of wearing a wedge. Still as uplifting as a heel, a wedge provides sturdier footing on all surfaces, from smooth marble galleries to gravel paths around a hilly park.

Dardano’s has 137 choices in wedges for women online at www.dardanos.com. From open toe to closed toe summer sandals to winter boots, wedges are the top trend for 2013.

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ECCO Education

Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:49:50 PM America/Denver

The ECCO Story

Giving up the security of his full-time management position at a shoe factory in Copenhagen, ECCO founder Karl Toosbuy began living his dream of running his own progressive comfort footwear brand. His commitment to develop innovative products and re-invent production methods lead him to the creation of ECCO. With a staff of only 16 employees, ECCO was launched in the 1970s. Achieving immediate success, ECCO was the first footwear brand to design shoes that specifically fit the anatomical shape of the foot, bucking hundreds of years of traditional shoemaking techniques.

 

ECCO Today

Karl Toosbuy made it his mission to challenge himself to do things in a different way, resulting in first-class quality results. This mission gradually developed into what has become the ECCO culture; an uncompromising determination and commitment to achieve goals and objectives. Though ECCO started from humble beginnings it has now grown to serve over 50 international markets and has a staff of over 17,00 employees. Though it has matured into a world-class brand in the last 40 years, ECCO still remains true to its original vision by continuing to be “ shoemakers striving to make first-class products”. Because of this core ethic, year after year they never cease to produce products that measure up to the highest quality standards, provide a great fit and epitomize affordable luxury.

 

ECCO Innovation

Innovation is at the forefront of the design process for every pair of shoes that ECCO manufactures. From the beginning, Karl Toosbuy strived to design shoes that didn’t need to be broken in, fit better to the unique contours of the foot and allow for natural movement. Today ECCO is a world leader in Direct Injection Technology, which provides a more accurate fit to your foot. The newest innovation to the ECCO line is the BIOM System. This system works by supporting the natural forward motion of the foot, not inhibiting it with excessive padding and motion restrictions. BIOM is now available in four distinct categories to fit your lifestyle, Run, Train, Explore, & Golf.

 

Dardano’s Shoes has been a proud ECCO retailer for over 5 years!

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Mama Mia, celebrate Mother’s Day at Dardano’s with 15% OFF and Free Shipping

Mother’s tuck away the school-crafted greeting cards their Kindergartners made them for Mother’s Day long ago. Among the keepsakes, possibly a special rock their toddler presented them, a clay figuring of a rhino with the tusk attached backward, or a sketch of a pony. None of the above will cut it as a tribute to mom if you’re over 21. So get to Dardano’s for the perfect gift any woman wants: shoes.

 

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Mother's Day Sale

Friday, May 3, 2013 1:17:17 PM America/Denver

 

May 11th - May 12th is the Mother's Day Weekend Sale! Get 15% OFF women's shoes & accessories* online and in-store. Enjoy free shipping all weekend for all online orders.

*sale excludes items already marked down for clearance and insoles.

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June Events Calendar

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 10:30:20 AM America/Denver

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Olukai Ohana Event

Monday, April 22, 2013 4:11:34 PM America/Denver

Join us Saturday, April 27th for the Olukai Ohana Event. There will be exclusive deals, free gifts and even a free shoe giveaway!

In-Store Events:

  • Free $10 Dardano’s Gift Card with Olukai purchases
  • Enter to win a FREE pair of Olukai Ohanas
  • Product rep, Shondia Houtzer will be on-hand to answer your product questions

 

Online Events:

  • Free shipping Saturday & Sunday on all Olukai orders
  • Enter to win a FREE pair of Olukai Ohanas

 

Olukai Ohana Giveaway Details:

3 Ways to win!

  1. Register in-store
  2. Every Olukai purchased online automatically enters you for a chance to win
  3. Share our Olukai Event Facebook graphic (will be posted Friday)  on your page and you will be entered 3 times!

2 Winners will be chosen and announced Monday!

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Take on the outdoors with Keen Footwear at Dardanos.com

Monday, April 22, 2013 10:59:24 AM America/Denver

With 136 styles in Keen outdoor footwear at Dardanos.com, you’re sure to find the style and color in this line outdoor-lovers favor over all others. Hiking boot meets athletic shoe in the Keen Bryce lace-up in Nubuck leather, known for its durability. A waterproof layer keeps feet protected from moisture and the built-in toe bumper protects your feet from bumps and bruises when participating in an athletic adventure.

 

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Gabor gladiator wedge is now discounted to 1/3rd the original price

Monday, April 22, 2013 10:44:58 AM America/Denver

Underscoring every woman’s interpretation of her footwear, the use of the word “comfort” smacks of…well, something your mother would wear. It infers that the shoes are sensible and that style has been all but compromised. That’s anything but the case when it comes to Gabor Shoes available at Dardanos.com. 

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Eight Dansko Styles Get Seal of Approval

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:45:35 AM America/Denver

Eight collections from one of Dardano’s top brands, Dansko, now carry the APMA Seal of Acceptance, a ranking granted by the American Podiatric Medical Association, the professional organization for podiatrists in America. Podiatrists are physicians and surgeons who specialize in treatment of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. As such, they are uniquely qualified to assess the merits of footwear when it comes to promoting and maintaining healthy feet.

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April Events Calendar

Monday, April 15, 2013 1:48:14 PM America/Denver

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Your Feet Are Your Foundation for Good Health

Monday, April 1, 2013 8:52:45 AM America/Denver

My feet are killing me! How many times have you heard that, or even said it yourself? Do you know that sometimes, it’s true?

The American Podiatric Medical Association calculates that 47% of Americans suffer from some form of foot ailment, many of which can be life-threatening if not properly cared for. While some are caused by diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular problems, a surprising number are caused by poor foot care, including wearing shoes that don’t fit properly.

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Urban Oxide bags defy all urban myths

Friday, March 29, 2013 5:12:22 PM America/Denver

Get over the urban myth that you need a separate bag for the many parts of a woman’s life. Now there’s one bag to suit all: the Urban Oxide.

Paparazzi follow Angelina Jolie wherever she goes. In a pre-Easter week photo the better half of Jolie-Pitts was spotted arriving in LAZ after a four-day humanitarian trip to the eastern Congo. She was wearing her trademark black head-to-toe and toting a generous sized bag, her signature carry-on. The photo is found on People.com. 

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Slip Into OluKai Sandals for Stylish Summer Comfort

Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:28:19 AM America/Denver

The warm weather is almost upon us and that means it’s time for sandals. Dardano’s is proud to feature OluKai luxury Hawaiian sandals in 36 different styles for both men and women, so you’re bound to find a pair that’s perfect for any occasion.

OluKai sandals are built for heel-to-toe comfort and durability on custom-made lasts and anatomical footbeds. The finest materials are selected for beauty, softness, and superior wear. Premium leathers are chosen for their warm, organic textures and lining materials are carefully selected to be soft against your skin. Water-friendly products use innovative synthetics that are fast-drying and stand up to both fresh and salt water. Handcrafted authentic Pacific Island artwork and detailing honors the island culture that inspires all OluKai footwear.

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Put Spring In Your Step With Sandals From Dardano’s

Friday, March 15, 2013 5:14:55 PM America/Denver

Spring is just around the corner and soon it will be time to show your toes the light of day. Fortunately for you, Dardano’s has over 350 different styles of sandals to choose from, many of them styles that are fresh to the market this year.

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Top Ten Reasons Why Nurses Love Dansko Clogs

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 5:22:55 PM America/Denver

Nurses work long hours and need to count on their shoes for support. Furthermore, nurses need shoes that are comfortable as well as durable. Dansko clogs fulfill these expectations and then some. Check out our top 10 list on why nurses love their closed-toe Dansko clogs.

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Spring’13 Styles to Watch For

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:22:38 AM America/Denver

Pops of color dominate the spring shoe arrivals at Dardano’s Shoes for this season.

Versatile ventilation that does not compromise support keeps your feet cool while looking hot. Take a look at our top picks:

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Dance Through the Workday with Dansko

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:32:03 AM America/Denver

Work’s hard enough without putting up with uncomfortable shoes that are hard to keep clean and ugly to boot. That’s why both men and women in jobs that require lots of walking, standing, and looking good in front of customers choose Dansko to keep on their toes. Read More
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2013 Spring Fashion Trend: Black & White

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 2:16:54 PM America/Denver

One of the hottest Spring fashion trends celebrates two fashion staples, classic black and white and the contrast it creates. This look was seen on the runways for Marc Jacobs, Celine and Jill Sander, just to name a few. Get this look by combining simple basics like black, cropped pants and a tailored white blouse.  Finish off this look by pairing it with another hot Spring trend, a low heeled sandal, like the Gabor 65.852.17 heels.

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Occupational footwear meets work and style needs for people on their feet all day

Thursday, January 31, 2013 9:19:00 AM America/Denver

Those of us who work at a desk in an office can wear the latest styles in shoes – even high heels if we want to – because we’re not on our feet all day long, but rather another part of the anatomy. 

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Bare Your Sole! Connect to the earth with Vibram FiveFingers

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:31:08 PM America/Denver

Have you seen this funky footwear wondering around your town?

Vibram’s FiveFingers, also known as “barefoot” shoes, toe shoes, and minimalist shoes, have become the choice for those committed to the barefoot experience. 

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Beat the Smell with Sneaker Sweetener

Friday, January 25, 2013 10:00:01 AM America/Denver

If your nose runs and your feet smell, you’re upside down.

There is no cure for the cold, of course, but you can at least address the foot odor issue and right yourself with the Thornell Shoe and Sneaker Sweetener from Dardanos. 

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Stylish, rugged and wonderful Sorel boots and shoes are famous in footwear

Friday, January 25, 2013 9:34:00 AM America/Denver

There are a few fashion designers that have made their creations famous over the years – like Oleg Cassini for First Lady Jackie Kennedy back in the 1960s and Jason Wu for First Lady Michelle Obama in the modern era – but for most people the famous names are out of reach, or their off-the-rack offerings fall somewhat short of what we see on the red carpet.

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Semi-Annual Sale Jan 25th-Feb24th, 2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013 2:55:13 PM America/Denver

Dardano’s Shoes, the family owned and operated shoe store in Denver, Colorado, has just announced their 2013 semi-annual shoe sale.   From January 25th – February 24th, customers can save up to 50% off select merchandise, including popular winter shoes, boots and athletic shoes and dress shoes for women and men.   

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland – In Boots from Dardano’s

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 11:42:08 AM America/Denver

A little cold weather never keeps a Coloradan from heading outdoors. And winter footgear from Dardano’s will keep your feet warm and dry, even on a cold, slushy day.

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Give Your Feet a Nice, Warm UGG

Friday, December 21, 2012 4:12:48 PM America/Denver

You don’t need an NFL superstar to remind you that UGG footwear has been cuddling millions of feet in its sheepskin-lined slippers, shoes, and boots ever since they first appeared on California beaches nearly thirty-five years ago.

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Accessorize! Dardano’s has the bag you’re looking for

Friday, December 21, 2012 4:04:52 PM America/Denver

What’s the first thing you think when you hear the Dardano’s name? Great shoes and repair services. But women in the know know that Dardano’s is the place to shop for beautiful and stylish purses and handbags as well.

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Proper Footwear Keeps Moving About Comfortable

Friday, December 21, 2012 3:05:38 PM America/Denver

Does your job require you to be on your feet all day? Do you have a health concern such as diabetes? Or are your feet just wider than average? No matter what condition your feet are in, the specialists at Dardano’s can make getting around more comfortable.

 

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The Frye Company

Thursday, December 13, 2012 5:17:34 PM America/Denver

In 1863 John A. Frye founded The Frye Company when he opened the doors of a modest shop in Marlboro, Massachusetts.

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OTZShoes

Thursday, December 13, 2012 1:43:34 PM America/Denver

OTZShoes was created in 2005 with a vision, inspired by an article written by Petr Hlavacek describing the oldest shoes ever found. Those shoes belonging to the now famous, Otzi Man, found preserved in ice on the Austrian/Italian border after thousands of years. Dating back to 3300 BC Otzi’s shoes were considered rather advanced considering the time period. The shoes were made of deer skin, sewn to a durable bear skin sole. Inside was a woven net filled with dried grass and moss, for warmth and comfort. OTZShoes visionary, Ludo, set out to redesign the simple sophistication of Otzi’s footwear. Replacing the deer skin with top quality materials in fashionable colors as well as combining today’s comfort and technology, the concept of OTZ Shoes and the OTZ-300GMS was born.

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Open Positions

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 4:25:26 PM America/Denver

We are currently fully staffed and not accepting applications or resumes at this time.

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Shailene Woodley and Vibram FiveFingers

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 4:15:21 PM America/Denver

Back in August, Actress Shailene Woodley made big waves at a post-Golden Globes blue carpet when she was snapped sporting a pair of Vibram FiveFinger Shoes with her gown.

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Office Holiday Party Look

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 4:06:00 PM America/Denver

Get Zoe Saldana's red carpet look for your office holiday party!

Add a little pop to this monochromatic aubergine look with classic gold accessories.

Dress:                   Modcloth.com  $49.99

Shoes:                  Dardanos.com , Tsubo Acrea $129.95

Clutch:                  Target  $24.00

Bracelet:              Anthroplogie  $48.00

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At Dardano’s Shoes, it all began in 1938 with shoe repair

Monday, December 3, 2012 3:21:07 PM America/Denver

Shoe repair comes natural at Dardano’s Shoes; after all, our founder Frank Dardano opened up the business in Downtown Denver way back in 1938 as a shoe repair shop and he made the name synonymous with quality. The Dardano’s Shoes Repair Department is one of the largest repair departments of its kind anywhere in the country, and our highly experienced craftsmen can tackle any kind of shoe and boot repair and refurbishing, along with expert care for handbags, belts and more.

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Shoe Trends for 2013 set a stylish tone for women and men

Monday, December 3, 2012 3:16:23 PM America/Denver

When it comes to stylish footwear for men and women, Denver’s fashionistas – the true fashionistas – simply head on over to Dardano’s Shoes on S. Colorado Blvd. and fashion is served. But still, it’s fun to know the coming trends in women’s and men’s shoes because the footwear category is, of course, one of the hottest and most out-front fashion areas available.

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Birkenstock

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:50:48 PM America/Denver

Birkenstock

No other part of our body is subject to so much strain as our feet. They maintain our body’s balance, absorb impacts and bear our entire body weight, so it’s important to support the feet as well as possible. The secret of the special Birkenstock comfort is the unique fit, which means that it’s essential your Birkenstock footwear fits you correctly.

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Vibram FiveFingers

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:35:17 PM America/Denver

Vibram FiveFingers

FiveFingers is the latest example of the relentless commitment to research and product innovation at Vibram. FiveFingers are a performance footwear product for running and fitness that promote and enhance the natural movement of the human foot.

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How should a clog fit my foot?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:49:45 PM America/Denver

How should a clog style shoe fit my foot?

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Measure your European to US Shoe Size

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:48:14 PM America/Denver

How do I find my European Size Equivalent?

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Do you ship to international addresses?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:33:59 PM America/Denver

Do you ship to international addresses?

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Can you ship to several different addresses?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:08:55 PM America/Denver

Can you ship to several different addresses?

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Can you ship to APO addresses?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:07:18 PM America/Denver

Can you ship to APO addresses?

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Can you ship to PO Boxes?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:06:17 PM America/Denver

Can you ship to PO Boxes?

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When will my order arrive?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 3:03:14 PM America/Denver

When will my order arrive?

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How do I return merchandise I have received as a gift?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:55:56 PM America/Denver

How do I return merchandise I have received as a gift?

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The item I purchased is on sale, can I still return it for a refund?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:48:00 PM America/Denver

The item I purchased is on sale, can I still return it for a refund?

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What if I cannot print a UPS label from my computer?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:36:17 PM America/Denver

What if I cannot print a UPS label from my computer?

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How do I return defective merchandise purchased at Dardanos.com?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:33:20 PM America/Denver

How do I return defective merchandise purchased at Dardanos.com?

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How do I return a purchase made at a Dardano’s Shoes retail location?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 11:57:22 AM America/Denver

How do I return a purchase made at a Dardano’s Shoes retail location?

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How di I return an item purchased at Dardanos.com for an exchange?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 11:51:43 AM America/Denver

How do I return an item purchased at Dardanos.com for an exchange?

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How do I return a purchase made online for a refund?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 11:15:12 AM America/Denver

How do I return a purchase I made online at Dardanos.com for a refund?

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Dardano's Shoes Ahnu Event

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 9:29:36 AM America/Denver

Dardano’s Shoes to Host an Ahnu Footwear Event
DENVER, CO, May 3rd, 2012 – Saturday, May 5th, Dardano’s Shoes will be hosting an Ahnu Shoes Event. Customers will receive a $10 Dardano’s Gift card with their Ahnu shoe or hiking boot purchase. The Ahnu Rep, Griffin Jory will be on-hand to provide insider information and will be available to answer all customer product questions. One winner will also receive a free pair of Ahnu shoes by entering the online or in-store drawing


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Kalso Earth

Monday, November 12, 2012 5:29:59 PM America/Denver

A new spin on an old classic!

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It’s a story that goes back more than 40 years…

Anne Kalsø was born in the Faroe Islands off Denmark in 1905. Her life was defined by a deep immersion in the study of yoga, and the fundamental belief that wellness principles needn’t be reserved for just one aspect of an individual’s life, but could be wholly integrated as part of an everyday existence.

Kalsø ‘s passion for yoga led her to study in Switzerland and eventually in Santos, Brazil. It was there, in 1957, that she observed the excellent posture of indigenous Brazilians, and the impressions left by their bare footprints as they walked through beach sand. She observed that the footprints laid were deeper in the heels than in the toes. This natural body position resonated with the thoughtful Kalsø . It echoed a formative yoga pose she knew well – Tadasana (the ‘Mountain’ pose).





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Custom Orthotics FAQs

Monday, November 12, 2012 4:04:32 PM America/Denver

Custom Orthotics FAQ with Dardano’s Shoes Board Certified Pedorthist, Darin Robinson

Custom Orthotic Photo Slide Below 

1.      What is a Custom Orthotic?

A custom orthotic is a device that is intended to mechanically compensate for a foot condition by aiding correcting shape or function of the foot to provide easier movement capability or to reduce pain. Made from casted molds of the individual’s feet, the finished orthotic is placed in the patient’s shoe to support the foot and eliminate abnormal foot biomechanics by keeping the foot properly aligned. Depending on the patient’s needs, the orthotic may have padding to cushion the foot and make it more comfortable.

2.      Who can benefit from wearing orthotics and why?

Anyone can benefit from custom orthotics whether you are having foot pain or not. Custom orthotics can maintain or correct skeletal position and reduce ground reaction forces.

3.      What is the custom orthotic process?

    1. Foot evaluation and gait analysis with Pedorthist.
    2. Foam impressions are made of the individual’s feet.
    3. Cast are made, Pedorthist crafts orthotics with appropriate materials (1 week turnaround)
    4. A final fitting is done where final adjustments are made. Your Dardano’s Custom Orthotics’ are now ready to go and you are on your way to ultimate foot comfort!
    5. A check-up appointment, with Pedorthist, is scheduled for 2-3 weeks after fitting appointment.

 

4. Custom orthotics vs. over the counter inserts?

Over the counter inserts are fabricated from different density cellular sponge and/or foam rubber materials providing arch support and some shock absorption. Custom Orthotics’ improve biomechanical and functional control or support. If you can bend an insert in half, it is nothing more than an insole.

5.      Prices for Dardano’s Custom Orthotics?

$325 for first pair

$230 for second pair

$150 for third pair

*Prices for the second and third must be purchased within 30 days of casting.

6.      Turnaround time on Custom Orthotics?

Turnaround time is usually within 7-10 days.

7.      What shoes do Custom Orthotics work best in?

Shoes may vary depending on function of the orthotic. Usually shoes with removable liners that have similar width and girth of the custom orthotic. It is always best to be fit with the orthotic before purchasing new shoes to ensure correct fitting. At Dardano’s Shoes we offer a large selection of footwear that will accommodate your new orthotics including: sandals, walking shoes, boots, dress shoes and more!

8.      What are the different types of Custom Orthotic available?

There are many types of Custom Orthotics depending on the condition of the individual’s feet. There are two main types- Functional and Accommodative. Functional Orthotics are designed to improve the biomechanics of the body while Accommodative Orthotics are designed to reduce GRF (Ground Reaction Forces) or accommodate foot deformities. At your foot evaluation appointment, our Pedorthist will be able to determine the best type of Custom Orthotic for you.

9.   How do you take care of a pair of custom orthotics?

Depending on the materials used, some orthotics can be recovered, heat “puffed” or heat molded to ensure longevity. See Pedorthist for details.

10.   Break in period for a new pair?

It is recommended to break-in your new Custom Orthotics gradually, depending on foot function and anatomy. Usually 1-2 hours a day for 3-4 days and then increase wear by 1 hour a day unless otherwise instructed by your doctor or Pedorthist.

11.   Custom orthotic guarantee// return policy?

If you are not completely satisfied with your Dardano’s Custom Orthotics, let us know! We offer any modifications to our Custom Orthotics free of charge for the life of the orthotic. $150 casting fee is included in the price of all Custom Orthotics to cover materials and time, this portion is non-refundable.

Call Dardano’s Shoes today to schedule your Free Foot Evaluation Appointment with Pedorthist Darin Robinson. Click Here for Contact Us information

Dardano's Shoes Pedorthist, Darin Robinson giving customer a Foot Evaluation for Custom Orthotics

Foam Impressions made of Customer's Feet made for Dardano's Custom Orthotics

Foam Impressions made of Customer's Feet made for Dardano's Custom Orthotics

Inside Dardano's Shoes Orthotic Lab where all Custom Orthotics are manufactured.

Inside Dardano's Shoes Orthotic Lab where all Custom Orthotics are manufactured.

Dardano's Pedorthist, Darin Robinson, Fabricating a pair of Custom Orthotics

Dardano's Pedorthist, Darin Robinson, Fabricating a pair of Custom Orthotics

Dardano's Custom Orthotic - 3/4 length

Dardano's Custom Orthotic - 3/4 length

Dardano's Custom Orthotic - Full Length

Dardano's Custom Orthotic - Full Length

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Suede Cleaning

Monday, November 12, 2012 3:52:39 PM America/Denver

Did someone step on your blue suede shoes? Bring them in to Dardano’s Shoe Repair to bring them back to life. With over 70 years in the shoe repair business we have the knowledge and experience to extend the life and look of your favorite pair of suede shoes. Drop your repairs off at our location conveniently located off Colorado Blvd, just 2 blocks North of I-25, or click here to get instructions on sending your repair in by mail.

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Heel Height Adjustements

Monday, November 12, 2012 3:19:05 PM America/Denver

It may not look like much, but what a difference 3/8 of an inch can make. The small reduction in heel height took these shoes from hobbling to walkable. We’re all guilty of buying those shoes you know are too tall to be comfortable, but somehow convince ourselves that we can manage. One night of limping and a week of pain later the shoes go into semi-retirement in your closet. Don’t give up on those stilletos just yet, depending on how your shoe is constructed the expert repair technicians at Dardano’s may be able to cut down some of the height on your sky-high pair.

Drop your repairs off at our location conveniently located off Colorado Blvd, just 2 blocks North of I-25, or click here to get instructions on sending your repair in by mail.

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Men's Re-Soling & Re-Heeling

Monday, November 12, 2012 12:50:09 PM America/Denver

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Notice the heel wear in the before picture? If you’ve worn them down to this point, its not too late! Come see us today for new heels! Refurbish your favorite pair and save your back from the strain of walking on an un-level surface.

Turnaround time on heels is 3-4 days – cost $20.95 . Replace with a dense rubber material that will provide extra shock absorption and traction to your heels. Leather/rubber combination heels also available.

Please contact our repir center at 877-DARDANO (option #2) for futher questions about this service, or email your questions  by clicking here.


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Dardano's Shoe Repair Services

Monday, November 12, 2012 12:21:07 PM America/Denver

With many decades and generations of experience, Dardano’s Shoes is most commonly known and respected for our roots – shoe repair. Our repair facility is one of the largest in the country staffed with a crew of skilled repair craftsmen with years of experience. We are dedicated to using the highest quality of materials and products available in the industry.

We specialize in the repairs of shoes, boots, handbags, belts and more. We offer a wide variety of repair services with a quick turnaround time.

If you have any questions regarding repairs you may contact us at 1-877-327-3266 or email customerservice@dardanos.com

Send Us Your Repairs

You may also send in your repairs. Print our Repair Work Order Form (scroll to the bottom of the page for printable form), fill it out and send with your repair items. We’ll contact you as soon as we receive the repairs to confirm work order and payment.

Send to:
Dardano’s Shoes
Repair Department
1550 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80222
 

Here is a list of a few of the services we offer. For pricing information, please contact us

Shoe and Boot Repairs

  • Resoling and Re-heeling
  • Vibram Soles – Authorized Dealer
  • Simms and Patagonia Fishing Soles
  • Western Boot Resoling
  • Dansko Repairs
  • Authorized Birkenstock Repair Facility  - All Birkenstock Repairs and Refurbishments
  • Stitching, Tear and Patch Repairs
  • Buckles, Elastic and Velcro
  • Shoe and Boot Stretching
  • Zipper Repairs and Replacement
  • Toe and Heel Plates
  • Leather Reconditioning and Shines
  • Waterproofing Treatments
  • Suede, Nubuck, and Fabric Cleaning
  • Leather Refinishing and Dying
  • Fabric Dying (Wedding Shoe Dying)
  • Welt Repair
  • Insole Repair and Replacements
  • Heel Height Shortening
  • AND MUCH MORE!

Handbag Repairs

  • Leather Reconditioning
  • Waterproofing Treatment
  • Stitching, Patch, and Tear Repairs
  • Hardware Replacement
  • Strap and Handle Shortening and Reattaching
  • Zipper Repairs and Replacement

Belt Repairs

  • Hole Punching
  • Length Shortening
  • Buckle Changing
  • Re-stitching
  • Reconditioning and Dying

Orthopedic Repairs and Modifications

We are experts in these modifications by making the lifts as discreet as possible and the shoe fully functional by using the original outsole.

  • Prescription Orthopedic Shoe Lifts and Modifications
  • Orthotic Recovers
  • Heel Lifts
  • Sole and Heel Wedges
  • Rocker Bottom Soles
  • Pressure Excavation
  • Rigid Graphite Sole Plates

 

Please contact us with any questions you have regarding repairs, we are happy to help!




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Orthopedic Shoe Modifications at Dardano's Shoes

Monday, November 12, 2012 11:09:17 AM America/Denver

In addition to our repair services, Dardano’s also specializes in a wide variety of Orthopedic Shoe Modification services. With over 70 years of experience, we are experts in this field. We guarantee the craftsmanship of all of our work and can offer a quick in-house turnaround time.

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5280 Magazine's 2012 Reader's Choice Winner

Monday, November 5, 2012 2:54:00 PM America/Denver

Thank You Denver! We are thrilled and honored to announce that we have won the 2012 Reader’s Choice Award for best cobbler in this month’s 5280 Magazine’s Top of the Town edition.

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A family tradition since 1938

For over 70 years, it has been the tradition of the Dardano Family, to provide quality comfort footwear, expert repair services, and exceptional customer service, making Dardano's Shoes your One-Stop Shoe Shop!

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