The New Classics
What’s old is new again, as brands reintroduce traditional favorites with fined-tuned aesthetics and upgraded comfort.
Tried and True
Outdoor brands go back to their roots: Heritage and authenticity are key product cues that appeal to younger and older consumers alike.
Home Field Advantage
With a proven track record, Scott Home, president of Fashion Major Brands (distributor of Coolway, Musse & Cloud and Freestyle by Coolway) is building the business the old-fashioned way: great products, partnerships and passion.
These Boots are Made for Walking
Small to tall, New Yorkers take it to the streets in the season’s staple silhouette.
Over-the-knee boots kick style up a notch.
Paired with relaxed apparel, brogue boots kick it up a notch.
Crushed velvets, posh prints, and baroque embroideries add wrapped-heel appeal to classic ankle boots.
Trendspotting: January 2017
Our Fall ’17 preview: The latest materials, colors, patterns and silhouettes.
Dedicated to doing the right thing, the Two Ten Footwear Foundation Scholarship Program provides financial as well as intellectual assistance to industry members and their families
seeking higher education.
Statement shapes and intricate details build style from the ground up.
This Just In
East meets West in Georgia’s capital city crossroads, where sporty, punk and chic looks prove style barriers are wide open.
Low-profile rain shoes for those days when Mother Nature just can’t make up her mind.
Joe Ouaknine, CEO of Titan Industries, reflects on a fast-paced career and the wonderful people and amazing places he has encountered along the way.
They don’t call it the Superstar for nothing: The iconic Adidas trainer continually cycles back into fashion, finding prominence among ’70s-era NBA players, ’80s b-boys, ’90s skaters and, most recently, A-list fashionistas.
Over the past three decades, Vasque’s Sundowner boot has achieved legendary status among avid hikers and weekend warriors alike for its timeless styling, unfailing durability
and reliable versatility.
Philippe Meynard, CEO and president of Earth Shoes, is ushering in a slew of changes in an effort to adapt the company amid a retail shakeout for the ages.
Unprecedented. Befuddling. Terrifying. Stunning. Disruptive. Ugly. Revolutionary. Deplorable. Unpredictable. Bat crap crazy…
No, I’m not rehashing reactions to the presidential election. …
The search is over: sweet sandals topped with trendy ties.
By popular demand: lightweight, versatile and snazzy boots for spring.
For the future of shoe fashion and foot health, our industry must show who’s the boss here. We owe it to consumers to save them from themselves.
Bob Mullaney, president and COO of ShoeBuy, on a fortuitous life and career aided greatly by the ability to stretch and embrace change.
Todd Wolff, president of Wolff Shoe Company, makers of Sesto Meucci, Vaneli and Eric Javits brands, on leading the fourth-generation, family-owned company during a paradigm shift in retail.
Happy HouseJanuary 20, 2017
Happy Socks opens new headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden.» Read More…
California FlowJanuary 18, 2017
Sandal brand Flojos under new ownership, poised for growth in 2017.» Read More…
Two Ten Candles
Celebrate Two Ten Day, Feb. 10, with a fundraiser in your business.» Read More…
Gala TimeJanuary 17, 2017
On Jan. 15, the NRF hosted a star-studded gala honoring Nike CEO Mark Parker.» Read More…
Direct-to-consumer brand Jack Erwin enters its first wholesale partnership.» Read More…
Home Sweet NewtonJanuary 13, 2017
The Rockport Group cuts the ribbon on its new global HQ.» Read More…