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Sock Art

Sock Art

Pop art, op art and minimalism... Sock beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Sock Art
To a "T"

To a "T"

This 1920s-inspired silhouette gives spring heels a dose of retro glam.
To a "T"
Sock Market Analysis

Sock Market Analysis

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

Sweet

The New Cozy: Socks with sandals soften chunky heels and solid platforms.
Sweet
Rays of Light

Rays of Light

Recounting the bright spots in a year that may go down in history as one of the darkest.
Rays of Light
Sock Rally

Sock Rally

Industry experts shed some light on how to max out on apparel’s fastest growing segment—socks.
Sock Rally
Midwestern Values

Midwestern Values

Diane Butrus, COO of Diba Imports, makers of Diba True and Testosterone, on how the medium-sized fashion house is always looking to fill the market voids.
Midwestern Values
2014 Style Hall of Fame Inductees

2014 Style Hall of Fame Inductees

2014 Inductees: Dansko "Professional and Teva "Original Universe"
2014 Style Hall of Fame Inductees

Recent Features

Trendspotting
HANG

Hangin’ Out

Rich leathers up the style ante on these casual kicks.

This Just In
TJI

Got Yer Back!

Rich leathers and shiny metallics render these ’90s throwbacks too cool for school.

Editor's Picks
breathing

Breathing Room

Cut-out details put a little “spring” in one’s step.

Fashion
salvage

Salvage Beauty

Transitional boots with perforations, cut-out details, color pops and sculpted heels bridge spring sales until sandal weather arrives.

Q&A
TECH

Tech Bunch

Larry Schwartz, CEO of Aetrex Worldwide, on how its custom orthotics, foot scanning and footwear divisions offer meaningful points of differentiation in an increasingly homogenous comfort footwear landscape.

Features
MILL

Millennials at Work

As the workplace continues to change dramatically, Millennials need versatility when it comes to occupational footwear.

Editor's Note
shoot

Shoot to Thrill

Always going the extra visual mile to inform as well as inspire.

Fashion
AMSUMMER

American Summer

Frayed and faded summer staples harken back to a simpler time.

This Just In
ROMAN

Roman Holiday

From strappy and simple to knee-high, gladiator sandals are the clear victor in this season’s street style arena.

Trendspotting
POINT

On Point

Look sharp in pointy toe flats.

Special Report
EURO

The European Report: Spring ‘15

New dates and a new concept, a revamped GDS show whets retailers’ appetites with a smorgasbord of spring trends.

Q&A
HAWAII

Hawaiian Topics

The entrepreneurial tale of John Carpenter, owner of Island Slipper, includes hits, misses, epiphanies and, through it all, an unwavering commitment to family and the sandal company’s deep Hawaiian roots.

Footwear News

Sanuk Founder Says So Long

Jeff Kelley transitions from active role at Sanuk.

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Tip Up Your Heels

British shoemaker Oliver Sweeney introduces a limited collection with Johnnie Walker.

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What’s Selling at Varsity Sports in Baton Rouge, LA

Jenni Peters, owner of Varsity Sports, tells us what’s hot in South Louisiana.

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These boots were made for song and dance.

DSW curates shoe collection with Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots.

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La Discotheque

Harkening back to wilder times, to-the-knee boots beget conservative apparel some serious sex appeal.

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Not just another ballet flat line.

The creators of Very Lovely Soles applied their extensive industry knowledge to a line of ballerinas that they say is anything but basic.

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Good Kid, Rad Kicks.

Kendrick Lamar collaborates with Reebok.

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Trend Spotting

Make a Statement

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