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#ODDSOW 44: Oddball Shoes of the Week

ASICS GEL-Kayano 21.

Truly one of the greatest running shoes we carry in terms of comfort and fit. Nothing but the best of technical innovation graces these true running shoes, including a FluidFit upper, Ortholite X-40 sockliner, and ASICS patented GEL cushioning.

I know for some it is hard to justify a $159 price tag, because I used to be in the same boat. But from the moment you try these shoes on until the last drop of use, they are the most comfortable shoes I've ever owned. If you've never treated your feet to top-of-the-line running shoes, then you've never experienced true comfort. Read more about the advancements below that allow these shoes to be the favorite in mine and many of our customer's closets.

More on these technologies:

  • ASICS design philosophy that employs linked componentry to enhance the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off.
  • rovides the ultimate combination of bounce back and
    cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability.
  • ASICS FluidFit upper technology combines multi-directional
    stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's
    foot, creating a truly customized glove-like fit.
  • Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates improved heel fitting environment.
  • This evolution of DuoMax system enhances stability and support, with reduced weight and increased platform support.
  • Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency. 
  • : This premium sockliner features higher rebound properties while providing excellent moisture management, high-level breathability, and anticrobial properties.
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#ODDSOW 43: Oddball Shoe of the Week

Vans Era 59 (cosmic). Vans has joined the Galaxy bandwagon and for 55 in sizes 13-16, you can be on trend this season too.

Popularized by Nike's mega-hit Galaxy Foamposites, Vans print version, named 'Cosmic', storms into the sneaker world by gracing the timeless Era 59. Leather heeltabs and ankle collars, black accents, and a true white midsole polish off this shoe. The Cosmic print stands out with bright white and blue supernovas, purple space dust, and green, blue, and red stars.

Shop our Oddball Shoe of the Week and save 10% using the code InstaODD.

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Study Finds Men With Big Feet Are More Likely To Cheat On Their Lovers
Bear with us, fellow Oddballs:

Based on a survey by IllicitEncounters.com, "Researchers found was that guys with feet larger than size 10 are three times more likely to cheat on their partners."

Now...3,100 men responded to this survey, so it's a decent sample size. But the aforementioned website's purpose is connecting people with the sole interest of extramarital affairs. Now if that's not skewed data, we're not sure what is.

Nonetheless, they did interview David Perrett, a specialist in psychology and neuroscience at the University of St. Andrews. Whose scientific approach states, Body proportions are related and big shoes will likely mean a bigger, taller body. Body stature will relate to personality. Size will enable individuals to dominate in social situations. Dominance itself may open opportunities for affairs.

Let that marinate.

Source: http://www.queerty.com/study-finds-men-with-big-feet-are-more-likely-to-cheat-on-their-lovers-20141013
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#ODDSOW 42: Oddball Shoes of the Week

PF Flyers
Center Lo/Hi in a brand-new paisley edition.

Classic and timeless, the Center series sports PF's signature vertically-ribbed toeguard and a diamond patterned outsole.

Need a change from your Chucks? Try the PF Flyers for a subtle change in look but major upgrade in comfort thanks to the Posture Foundation insole. The navy is paisley, we promise, but only visible from certain angles.

Oddball stocks all three of these PF Flyers in sizes 14-17 for 60 a pair.

Don't forget, you can use the code InstaODD for 10% off your Oddball Shoes of the Week order!
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#ODDSOW 41: Oddball Shoes of the Week

Golf game garbage lately? Maybe you need a fresh pair of shoes!

Try our newest Oddball Shoes of the Week: New Balance
NBG2002 golf shoes.

Super lightweight REVlite cushioning, premium waterproof microfiber leather upper, performance champ one-lock cleats and a plastic TPU outsole provide everything you need to elevate your game. As the primo golf season fades away, don't let your game rust because you don't have the equipment to play year-round. New Balance's newest golf shoes comes in sizes 14-16, including the extra wide 4E versions. $145 available now on Oddball.com

Don't forget to use the hashtag #ODDSOW & #OddballsUnite for your pick-ups and the code InstaODD for 10% off your entire Oddball Shoes of the Week order.

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#ODDSOW 40: Oddball Shoes of the Week

Creative Recreation Lacava Lo with hidden lace loops and a seamless toe cap are redefining what it means to be a sneaker.

Classic canvas upper and herringbone patterned rubber outsoles pair with sleek flat laces and a touch of suede tongue and heel tabs. Look great in everything from khako shorts to denim, the Lacava lo is versatility personified.

For those of you not familiar with Creative Rec as a brand, their footwear can be defined as, "the comfort of a sneaker with the materialization of a dress shoe".

Even better, all Creative Recreation shoes are 20% off for a limited time now at Oddball.com in sizes 14-17. The Lacava Lo retails for 65.
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#ODDSOW 39: Oddball Shoes of the Week

Sperry Topsider A/O Chukka in brown or grey.

Transition from summer to fall in a pair of tried and true Sperry Chukkas. Thick, full grain tumbled leather upper, metal embossed eyelets, leather laces, and an easy on-off heel pull tab round out this simple design that's iconic in your new fall denim. Handmade in the Dominican Republic, you can't go wrong in either color.

Sperry's backstory, and why you should invest in a pair of American classics, "
An avid sailor and inventor, who almost lost his life to a slippery deck, Paul Sperry spent years and dozens of experiments trying to perfect a non-slip boat shoe.

One day, after watching his dog dart effortlessly across the ice, he carved grooves - like those on his dog's paws - into the bottom of a rubber sole. In that moment of inspiration, the world's first boat shoe was born."

Pick up your favorite now by clicking the image above, available in sizes 14 & 15 for 109 dollars. Don't forget to use our coupon code InstaODD for 10% off your entire Oddball Shoes of the Week order.

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#ODDSOW 38: Oddball Shoes of the Week

Keen Koven all-season hikers. From lightweight summer hikers to the mid-top waterproof iteration, these shoes are patently KEEN.

Featuring a TPU midsole shank for tendon protection and stability, leather and mesh upper for breathability, and directional outsole lugs for traction in all terrains - we find ourselves wearing Keens all year round at Oddball.

Quality footwear from a company who's motto is, "Create, Play, Care". KEEN calls this the HybridLife - creating footwear that enables you to live like a kid by playing anyplace without a ceiling. It's a way of life that shoes like the Koven represent.

Try a pair today at Oddball.com in sizes 13-17 and, for the first time, wides too! 90-119 dollars, and don't forget to use the ODDSOW code InstaODD for 10% off your entire order!
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#ODDSOW 37: Oddball Shoes of the Week

New Balance ML574 Pennant Series.

Modeled after vintage baseball jerseys by using soft terrycloth and suede uppers, these ultra vintage sneakers ooze style. The heathered knit balances the 1930's jersey styled felt "N" and block numbering "574" on the heel tabs. Our favorite thing about the 574 is the combination of classical styling and New Balance comfort provided by the ENCAP dual density foam.

Modern technology, timeless style. 80 dollars, sizes 14-18. Also available in EE widths.

Don't forget to use the code InstaODD for 10% off your Oddball Shoes of the Week order! Oddball, the place where size ALWAYS matters.
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Bigfoot, there can't only be one.

Via Emily Walker of the Ogemaw County Herald:

"A local man dressed as Bigfoot has been walking the streets of West Branch, visiting the I-75 West Branch rest stop and attending community events as a way to promote the area...

I am trying to promote West Branch in a positive way, he said. Seeing Bigfoot here gives visitors something to remember a good memory of West Branch....

The man said stepping out into the community as Bigfoot, he has received a lot of positive feedback.

People wave at me or want to stop and take a picture with me, he said. Sometimes I get people that honk as they drive by me. But people notice me.

Oddball's Sasquatch isn't the only one out there and it's great to see other Bigfeet out in the community building a positive image for our hairy friend.

Click on the image above to read the entire article.

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ODDSOW 36: Oddball Shoe of the Week

Vans Era (Liberty) in gray paisley.

Since 1875, Liberty fabrics in London has become synonymous with top-quality style and design. In this collaboration with Vans, Liberty outfitted the classic Era design with their Felix amd Isabelle fabric print. Paisley embellishments and simple white details round out this unqiue design and make these Vans one of the most sought-after styles in years. A special purple embossed hang-tag in the box reminds you that these aren't just any Vans.

Oddball's long-standing relationship with the West Coast-based Vans company allowed us to have a very limited run in large sizes. Available now in sizes 14-16 for 55.

Tag your Oddball Shoes of the Week photos with the hashtag #ODDSOW and don't forget to use the coupon InstaODD for 10% off your order.
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ODDSOW 35: Oddball Shoe of the Week

Lacoste Alisos 19 in dark burgundy.

Tennis heritage, low profile sole, premium material. Big guys occasionally have trouble finding that sleek, sportscar look in a sneaker; but no longer!

The Lacoste Alisos 19 finds its form in a smooth leather upper with tonal suede overlays and metal Lacoste emblem and eyelets, and crocodile textured heel tab. A thin rubber outsole and leather lining add to the overall appeal of these beautiful shoes.

Shop now at Oddball.com for sizes 14-16 for 139. Don't forget to use the code InstaODD for 10% off your Oddball Shoe of the Week order! Tag your shoes with the hastag #ODDSOW for the chance to win one of many great prizes from Oddball Shoe Co.
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Odd Fellow
of the month

Sam A.

Decatur, TX


Size 14

Size 16





Every time I enter a room or stand up, everybody notices me. Not many people can say the same.

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