From America to Ireland and back again, Neal Newman, president of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, counts the valuable life lessons and power of philanthropy learned along the way.
On the heels of 40 percent gains this year, Philippe Meynard, CEO of Earth, says the company is at a tipping point for accelerated growth despite strong industry headwinds.
The East African nation is ramping up sourcing capabilities, positioning the region (includes neighboring Kenya) as an up-and-coming hub for footwear manufacturing.
Over-the-Top Embellishments turn Ordinary Silhouettes in Extraordinary Statements this Spring.
Paint the Town
Pops of bright red ignite a festive spark on the streets of New York.
Cool Runnings: New Balance 998
From cult running shoe to lifestyle status sneaker, the New Balance 998 has withstood the test of time—and “dad shoe” infamy—by remaining true to its Made in the USA roots.
King Clog: Birkenstock Boston
The Boston clog, first introduced by Birkenstock in 1979, has clicked over the years with granola types, grannies, grade schoolers and, of late, the glitterati—all who’ve become hooked on its comfort attributes and classic styling.
The Birkenstock BOX x 10 Corso Como, a new mobile pop-up concept for select retail partners to customize inside and …
Following hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the industry has shown its huge heart by mobilizing to help millions of people in need with product and financial donations.
Sleek, snazzy and sophisticated mules contain all the elements of statement-making style.
Laura Conwell-O’Brien, executive director of The Atlanta Shoe Market, on the importance of family and pursuing one’s passions.
A computer science engineer by training, Richard Wang, president of Propét, is positioning the brand to be smart, quick and committed to being a reliable partner.
This Just In
From ankle to over-the-knee, sock boots packed a stylish punch during Paris Fashion Week.
The classic men’s silhouette gets tuned up for spring with fresh coats of paint, slick details and sporty soles.
Victoria Staten, co-owner of Zerotie and Famolare, reflects on an industry journey that spans retail and wholesale, startups and power players.
Joe Ouaknine, CEO of Titan Industries, offers his take on the retail turmoil, the perceived Amazon threat, endless competition and why, despite it all, the company is on pace for a record year.
Do the Ruffle
The ’70s-era trimming jazzes up everyday casuals.
Clockwise, from top: Restricted, Seven Dials, Bella-Vita, Minnetonka. …
This Just In
Statement sandals and bold kicks are the go-to, off-the-beach styles on this Mediterranean island paradise.
Designers do the classic silhouette in funky materials, jazz details and pops of color. (Socks discouraged.)
Are subscription box services an untapped opportunity?
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Who’s the next up-and-comer destined to set the shoe world ablaze? …
California Market Center to Debut New Show FormatDecember 15, 2017
California Market Center (CMC) will introduce Label Array, a new tradeshow format Mar. 12-14, 2018 at Los Angeles Fashion Market. The …» Read More…
Asics Opens First Flagship in New YorkDecember 14, 2017
Asics America Corp.’s first U.S. flagship is designed to represent the company’s storied heritage and mantra, “Sound Mind, Sound Body.” The store also unveils its new platform …» Read More…
K-Swiss Partners with PHIT America to Get Kids ActiveDecember 13, 2017
K-Swiss is the latest sporting goods brand to join PHIT America’s national efforts to help get young children get active and …» Read More…
Justice Served: VF Corp. Named One of America’s Most Just CompaniesDecember 12, 2017
VF Corporation, makers of Timberland and Vans among other brands, has been named one of America’s Most Just Companies, according to Forbes and …» Read More…
AAFA Announces American Image Awards Honorees for 2018 GalaDecember 11, 2017
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) will honor four industry leaders at its annual AAFA American Image Awards on Apr. …» Read More…
Surf Expo to Introduce New Market SegmentDecember 6, 2017
It’s called “Bluewater,” a new market segment debuting at the upcoming Surf Expo (Jan. 25 -27, 2018 in Orlando, FL) …» Read More…