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Luichiny opens flagship store in Florence.

April 8th, 2014

Florence is famous for many things. Art. History. Beautiful buildings. Gelato. Season four of MTV’s Jersey Shore. Now the Italian city is home to a Luichiny flagship store, too. Located near the Piazza della Repubblica, the 800-square-foot space stocks the brand’s entire collection of shoes and boots. “Putting our footprint down in Florence is a key component of our global brand and distribution strategy,” says Diane Butrus, COO of Luichiny’s parent company, Demand Shoes LLC. 

Luichiny opens flagship store in Florence

Florence is famous for many things. Art. History. Beautiful buildings. Gelato. Season four of MTV’s Jersey Shore. Now the Italian …

Seychelles turns 30!

April 7th, 2014

Turning 30 is a milestone in anyone’s life, but the impending transition from the carefree 20s is enough to spark an existential crisis in even the most self-assured among us. Not so for Seychelles. The Los Angeles-based brand is celebrating its milestone by releasing a carefully curated group of four footwear styles that embody its vintage-loving roots.

Seychelles turns 30!

Turning 30 is a milestone in anyone’s life, but the impending transition from the carefree 20s is enough to spark an existential crisis in even the most self-assured among us. Not so for Seychelles.

The second annual Footwear Cares is off to a great start.

April 4th, 2014

Two Ten‘s expanded lineup of service projects as part of April’s National Footwear Cares Month kicked off this week and organizers say it’s surpassing all expectations.

The second annual Footwear Cares is off to a great start.

Two Ten‘s expanded lineup of service projects as part of April’s National Footwear Cares Month kicked off this week and …

BC Footwear and Della come together on a capsule collection for Spring ’14.

A great pair of shoes is the foundation to every great outfit. But what if that same foundation could build a better life for someone in need? That’s why BC Footwear has partnered with the socially-responsible fashion line, Della, on a capsule collection for Spring ’14. Della’s bold, colorful prints, handcrafted by a community of women in Ghana, West Africa, from textiles sourced in the Volta Region, take center stage on a variety of styles, spanning flats and sandals to wedges and boots.

Keen launches work socks.

April 3rd, 2014

Keen aims to redefine durability with a new line of heavy duty socks built to withstand the wear and tear of steel toe cap boots. Guaranteed for life and made in the U.S.A. from moisture-wicking merino wool, the socks feature Dura-Zone high-tenacity nylon fibers, which are 15 times stronger than steel, in the heel and toe, and impact cushioning in key areas offers comfort and protection. Left and right designs and a heel hold cup construction provides a secure fit, while Keen’s Wunderseam seamless toe in the flex zone helps avoid chaffing.

Palladium and Atmos team up on glow-in-the-dark styles.

April 2nd, 2014

Heritage boot brand Palladium and Japanese sneaker boutique Atmos illuminate the season with glow-in-the-dark footwear. The four-boot unisex collection gets crafty with Palladium’s Pampa Hi and Baggy silhouettes, applying paint splatters and tie-dye to canvas uppers, while the brand’s signature one-piece molded outsole and logo patch are finished in a rubber that looks translucent in the light and glows in the dark.

What if airlines made sneakers with Nike?

April 1st, 2014

Once synonymous with the golden age of travel, flight attendant uniforms have changed a lot over the years–but are the skies ready for this? London-based artist Marco Lemcke has dreamed up what a collaboration between Nike and some of the world’s top airline would look like, applying the logos of KLM, Virgin Atlantic, Ryanair and Easy Jet and more to a few of the brand’s most iconic silhouettes.