Looking for Good
Kevin Bosco, president of Bos. & Co.—distributors of Fly London and makers of Softinos and a namesake brand—on building a wholesale business the old-fashioned way: through great products and loyal relationships.
Gary Hauss, the self-proclaimed Godfather of Shoes and owner of the J.Stephens chain, recognizes the importance of tenacity, loyalty and, most of all, family.
Elizabeth Todd, owner of The Shoe Hive, generates a steady buzz thanks to her sharp eye for spotting the latest trends that keep a swarm of customers returning time and again.
It’s All Good
The fifth-annual Two Ten Foundation Footwear Cares event reached record levels of volunteerism and now shifts to a yearlong initiative.
The Gucci Effect
Creative Director Alessandro Michele’s kaleidoscopic vision has taken footwear fashion by storm, spawning a wave of imitators and redefining luxury styling.
Need A Lift
Towering flatforms give New Yorkers a fashionable boost for spring.
Fantastical furs, exotic skins and haute hides breathe life into couture collections.
Greg Tunney, CEO of RG Barry, looks back on a career filled with
self-discovery, satisfaction, surfing, skiing and success.
High-Cut flats for fall offer added coverage and striking geometry.
If you took an informal poll of industry members right now, the overall sentiment would probably skew heavily negative. I’ve …
A powerful lineup of projected best-selling comfort styles look to have retailers swinging for the fences this fall.
Glen Barad, president of Taos Footwear, on how the brand’s number-one goal—to generate repeat customers—serves as the basis for its every move.
Why investing or reinvesting in a loyalty program might be the most profitable move retailers can make right now.
This Just In
Retro bomber jackets are in tight formation with a broad range of shoe silhouettes.
Trendsetting dudes sport cutting-edge kicks to traverse Gotham’s concrete jungle.
To say things have been a bit strange lately would be an understatement of yuuuuge proportions. Society has reached a …
A growing number of user-friendly smart shoes is proving that the wearable technology movement stretches from head to toe.
Profiles in Excellence: Lifetime Achievement – Robert Goldberg, president of Harry’s Shoes.
Recognizing excellence in design and retail for 2016.
Athletic-inspired knit uppers refined for casual office attire.
Snazzy slip-ons and smoking slippers hit the right style notes.
Teva Kids Returns In-HouseJune 28, 2017
After three years with BBC International, Teva regains children’s business.» Read More…
Well-Designed WinsJune 23, 2017
Footwear Plus creative directors recognized with 11 Graphis Awards.» Read More…
Things II Come Releases Men’s Sneaker
Independent women’s footwear designer enters athleisure with a men’s luxury sneaker.» Read More…
New Footwear Area at Pure LondonJune 21, 2017
July show to host a designated footwear destination.» Read More…
Sportie LA’s New Pit StopJune 9, 2017
The popular retailer celebrates Cars 3 collaborations in an exclusive pop-up.» Read More…
Sebago Summer SoiréeJune 8, 2017
New England heritage brand previews its new collection in NYC.» Read More…