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Trendspotting: February 2015

Trendspotting: February 2015

A look at footwear fashion trends for February 2015.
Trendspotting: February 2015
A Call to Action

A Call to Action

Deckers Brands CEO Angel Martinez calls on retailers to meet the ongoing consumer shopping revolution head-on, incorporating the latest technologies while embracing their unique tactile advantages.
A Call to Action
A Charmed Life

A Charmed Life

Savile row fabrics add a sophisticated polish to contemporary silhouettes.
A Charmed Life
Life After Normcore

Life After Normcore

Rumors are swirling that the anti-fashion movement may be on its way out. Here’s what could be coming next.
Life After Normcore
Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Comfort silhouettes pack a little more substance
Into the Woods
Straight from the Source

Straight from the Source

Sourcing expert Larry Paparo, president and CEO of LJP International, licensee for Nine West Kids, Mootsies Tootsies and Robert Graham, on how its recipe of trust, experience, common sense and old-fashioned hard work is driving growth.
Straight from the Source
The Future is Now

The Future is Now

Mirror technologies, showroom formats, in-store customization programs—the shopping revolution is upon us.
The Future is Now
London Gentry

London Gentry

Dapper and debonair dudes sport their style A game.
London Gentry

Recent Features

Fashion
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Blackbird

Structured heels and sleek details give short black boots an added dose of attitude.

Editor's Picks
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Peep Show

Open-toe booties show a little skin on mild fall days.

This Just In
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Short and Sweet

A transitional silhouette, short boots make a snappy statement before the deep snows of winter arrive.

Trendspotting
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Trendspotting: January 2015

A look at upcoming trends – January 2015

Features
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Ready for Anything: Outdoor Preview: Fall 2015

Outdoor brands unleash an avalanche of designs chock-full of performance and style versatility as consumers increasingly embrace a go-anywhere aesthetic.

Q&A
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A Life’s Work

Now at the helm of the family business, Anthony Diks, CEO of Wolky, discusses how the Euro comfort brand is skewing younger and aiming to be a year-round resource.

Special Report
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A Real Fall for All

Fall ’15 boot trends span decades, genres, materials, genders and movements—all the while combining fashion with function.

Editor's Note
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Lose the Blinders

An educational series in cooperation with Deckers Brands will look within and beyond our industry for insights and solutions.

Trendspotting
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Sock Art

Pop art, op art and minimalism… Sock beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Editor's Picks
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To a “T”

This 1920s-inspired silhouette gives spring heels a dose of retro glam.

This Just In
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Sock Market Analysis

Women are investing in the latest “it” accessory in high and low styles. Photography by Melodie Jeng.

Fashion
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Sweet

The New Cozy: Socks with sandals soften chunky heels and solid platforms.

Industry News

Industry News

January 2015′s Most Shared Women’s Shoes

Wonder which styles consumers are sharing online? Check out the lists from We Connect Fashion.

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Top 5 Trends Spotted at FN Platform

Find out which styles stood out this week in Las Vegas.

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Cinderella’s New Slippers

Nine luxury brands re-imagine Cinderella’s glass slipper for Saks Fifth Avenue.

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The New Social

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ShopSocially turns online customers into brand ambassadors that drive sales.

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Footwear Plus Announces Plus Awards Winners

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The 16th annual industry accolades recognize design and retail excellence in 27 distinguished categories.

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New Balance Launches the C-Series

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Joining forces with Tokyobike for inspiration, sneakers and cycles share a clean design aesthetic.

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Dr. Scholl’s teams up with Sportie LA.

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Five limited-edition Original Exercise Sandals will be sold exclusively through Sportie LA’s retail store and website for 45 days.

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ShoeBuy steps into the manufacturing business.

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The online retailer has bought a minority stake in Boston Boot Company.

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