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Patagonia wins Outside Magazine award.

April 10, 2014

Patagonia has won Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year award in the trail running shoe category for the second time in four years for its go-anywhere trail shoe, the Rover. “It was simply the most versatile shoe we tested this year,” says Buyer’s Guide Editor Sam Moulton. By combining the best attributes of a minimalist trail running shoe with a variable lacing system and dual zone sticky rubber sole, the Rover blurs the lines between running, climbing and hiking.

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Roma combines fashion, function and philanthropy to help impoverished children around the world.

April 9, 2014

Looking great while doing good? We call that a win-win. When Romanian-born Samuel Bistrian received his first pair of hand-me-down rain boots at the age of 6, he vowed to one day return the favor and in 2009 he founded Roma Boots.

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Luichiny opens flagship store in Florence.

April 8, 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. 

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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 …

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Seychelles turns 30!

April 7, 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.

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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.

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

April 4, 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.

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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 …

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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.

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Keen launches work socks.

April 3, 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.

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