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All About Alabama

by Anne Middleton, on July 10th, 2015

There are 50 state in the US and arguably 50 states of mind.  Today, we’re all about Alabama, aka the Cotton State.  Let’s take a walk across Alabama in some great shoes. 

The word Alabama is believed to have come from Choctaw language and was adopted by the Alabama tribe as their name. The first usage appears in three accounts of the Hernando de Soto expedition of 1540.  Boston Proper’s Tassel Flat Sandal is a node to the state’s name, with its earthy styling.  Get 10% off when you sign up from emails with Boston Proper.

No discussion of Alabama is complete without mentioning the University of Alabama and the Crimson Tide.  The University of Alabama boasts 25 team NCAA Championships and countless more conference championships and individual achievements.  Besides having a full line of Crimson Tide pride gear, Nike has great shoes to train your would-be ‘Bama champ.  Get free shipping on your order of $75 or more. 

Along with 22 other states, Alabama has designated the square dance as its state folk dance.  If you’re fiercely into square dance, check out the Fierce casual slip on by UGG.  You’ll be dancing in all 23 states that honor square dance.  You’ll dance for joy when you get free two-day shipping on your order.

The man who killed Billy the Kid, Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett  was born near Cusseta, Alabama on June 5, 1850.  If rabble-rousing is your thing, Converse is your shoe.  The Jack Purcell Signature Sneaker in crimson is perfect for keeping peace or raising hell in Alabama—your choice.  With $5.95 flat rate shipping using our codes, outfit a whole posse. 

Alabama, proud and yet, down-to-earth, has a rich history.  Whether you live there or intend to visit, be sure you are well-shod for your journey.  Use our codes to save on great shoes going to Alabama or beyond!