In TheCurrent Issue
Game of Thrones
Clinton or Trump? Regardless of who the next leader of the free world may be, each will affect sourcing, sales and style in their own unique ways.
Ecco marks its silver anniversary in the States, a legacy built on design innovation, premium quality and supreme comfort.
Father Knew Best
Looking back three decades, Rick Muskat, executive vice president and principal of Deer Stags Concepts and FDRA chairman, reflects on the fatherly advice that has served as the backbone to the third-generation family business.
Trend Spotting: Spring 2017
A roundup of the leading silos, colors and materials of the season.
Decorative pom poms add a cheery kick to flats.
The new European street style is decidedly untailored with a dose of true grit (no shirt required).
Muling It Over
European trend watch: As temperatures rise, A-list ladies are going backless in mules that don’t skimp on style.
Fresh takes on camouflage stand out in any environment.
The fabric of America, denim stretches across a range of silhouettes for Spring.
Fighting the Good Fight
Classic sneaker silhouettes the never get old.
Analysts weigh in on the recent rash of retail bankruptcies and store closings, which beg the question: Is this the end of the retail world as we know it?
With a focus on lightweight technologies and athletic-infused styling, work boot makers are adapting to a Millennial-driven workforce dominated by tech and service industries.
The evolution of sportstyle: lightweight sneakers with natty knit uppers stretch far beyond the gym for spring.
Here’s to all the great brand builders in our industry.
Super chunky platform sandals with funky cutouts pump up the volume on a summer staple.
Led by industry veteran Bob Infantino and under new ownership, a dedicated team of experts is on a journey to make Rockport great—again.
This Just In
Ladies Down Under go over the top with statement shoes anchoring loose, breezy outfits.
In the throes of a retail shakeout for the ages, we are left to ponder: Who will adapt and survive?
LVL XIII redefines luxe sneakers while Titan acquires Badgley Mischka.
From baroque to boho, meet fall’s shoe-and-bag soul mates.
This Just In
From punky to funky, anything goes in the Great White North.
Mark Lardie, CEO of Rack Room Shoes and Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse chains, proudly embraces the traditional family footwear format—and here’s why.
With a new management team in place overseeing a streamlined portfolio, Dave Powers, CEO of Deckers Brands, discusses the lifestyle brand opportunities that lie ahead amid a rapidly evolving retail landscape.
Naot CEO Steve Lax looks back on the long, strange trip from ’60s idealist to 21st-century realist—and the wisdom gained along the way.
Two Ten Calls for Disaster ReliefAugust 24, 2016
The industry’s charitable arm asks shoepeople to help those in Louisiana and California.» Read More…
From The Heart
Reef continues its charitable outreach with a humanitarian trip to Greece.» Read More…
Think PinkAugust 19, 2016
Bucketfeet and Bright Pink collaborate on a philanthropic collection.» Read More…
Cinderella StoryAugust 17, 2016
Leslie Gallin awards Glass Slipper Awards to winning exhibitors on the last day of FN Platform.» Read More…
Welcome To Portland
Oboz amps up growth with a new product design and development office and expanded leader team.» Read More…
iRobotAugust 16, 2016
Keen innovates automated footwear manufacturing with ABB Robotics.» Read More…