Dearfoams Christmas Slippers for the Whole Family
Dearfoams Slippers History
In 1945 Florence Zacks Melton of Columbus, Ohio created detachable shoulder pads for women’s military-style fashions. She, her husband Aaron Zacks, and businessman Harry Streim started a business called Shoulda-Moulders Company.
Two years later, Florence visited the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio to research new materials for her shoulder pads. While there, she found foam latex, a material that was developed during WWII and decided that the material would be best used in footwear, not shoulder pads, leading her to create her first slipper prototype.
In 1947, the company was renamed to R.G. Barry, which was named after their children: Richard Streim, Gordon Zacks and Barry Zacks and they introduced the world’s first foam-cushioned, washable slipper. It was an immediate hit in department stores.
Dearfoams Christmas Slippers Family Collection: matching slippers for Mama, Papa and little Bear are a must-have for cozy days and nights at home making memories with the whole family.
In 1949, R.G. Barry released Angel Treads, the first foam-cushioned, washable slipper, as one of their featured products. The Dearfoams slipper brand was introduced in 1958.
In the 1980s, Dearfoams launched a line of men’s slippers and redesigned its women’s line with an emphasis on “giftability”. Dearfoams Warm-Up Boots became one of the top-selling holiday gift items in U.S. department store history.
Today, a billion pairs later, people still love the exceptional comfort, style and quality provided by Dearfoams.
Dearfoams Christmas Slippers Women’s Fireside Water Resistant Sydney Shearling Scuff Slipper:
- INDOOR/OUTDOOR: Made with an EVA sole, these indoor/outdoor house shoes are durable and built to handle the busiest of days, indoor while lounging around the house or outdoors to grab the mail or walking the dog. EVA offers lightweight stability and extra comfort under foot.
- SCUFF STYLE: This easy to slip on scuff slipper design provides a look that’s understatedly chic and always comfortable.
- TEMPERATURE REGULATING: Stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer – the breathable lining naturally adjusts to your body temperature making it a great blend of insulated and breathable.
Dearfoams Slippers Make Great gifts for all ages, here are a few fabulous choices, just click on a picture for the current price and size availability:
Dearfoams for Him
Dearfoams for Her
not Dearfoams, but cute slipper socks for her:
Dearfoams for Kids
Florence Zacks Melton
November 6, 1911
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
|Died||February 8, 2007 (aged 95)
Boca Raton, Florida, US
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