Shoebuy and Cinderella live happily ever after…for a limited time.

November 3rd, 2014

Talk about a match made in shoe heaven. Shoebuy and the Tony Award-winning Rodgers + Hammerstein musical “Cinderella” have paired …

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SMOTA heats up its March 2015 market with a new hotel show.

October 31st, 2014

The Shoe Market of the Americas (SMOTA) will debut The Collections, its new show-within-a-show at the March 2015 shoe and accessory market hosted in Miami.

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Reef bolsters its spring lineup with a new technology.

October 30th, 2014

Image and video hosting by TinyPicWhen Reef decided it wanted to redefine surf footwear, it wanted to be more than just another beach-to-street shoe. “In today’s modern, fast-paced world, consumers want to simplify their lives–they need truly versatile products to do that,” says Tom Cooke, vice president of footwear at the Carlsbad, CA-based brand.

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Cat Footwear left its mark on New York City with a successful pop-up shop.

October 29th, 2014

Image and video hosting by TinyPicWhen I say Cat Footwear you say…? Construction, probably. And that right there is why the Wolverine Worldwide-owned brand decided to put down (temporary) roots in New York City with its first-ever monogrammed storefront in the U.S. Open to the public from Oct.

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Brittany Moeller brings a fresh perspective to Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse.

Image and video hosting by TinyPicWith more than 14 years of retail buying under belt, Brittany Moeller brings her expertise to Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse as the Charlotte, NC-based chain’s women’s buyer.

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Nordstrom and New Balance to gift 15,000 kids with new shoes this holiday season.

October 27th, 2014

Image and video hosting by TinyPicThe holidays are coming, and Nordstrom plans to gift 15,000 pairs of new athletic shoes to children in need across the United States.

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D’Wayne Edwards is paving the way for the next generation of footwear designers.

Image and video hosting by TinyPicActions speak louder than words. That’s D’Wayne Edwards’ motto and the basis behind Pensole Footwear Design Academy, the shoe design school he founded in Portland, OR, in 2011. “There are too many students graduating from design schools who won’t get a job,” reports the former Jordan Brand design director.

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Chrome Industries taps footwear veteran Christopher Silverman.

October 24th, 2014

Image and video hosting by TinyPicSan Francisco-based cycling accessory company Chrome Industries is stepping up its shoes. Known for its seatbelt buckle bags, the brand’s new president, Christopher Silverman, is committed to expanding its selection of pedal-friendly kicks.

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Thom Solo’s avant-garde creations happened by chance.

October 23rd, 2014

Image and video hosting by TinyPicThom Solo ended up in shoe design purely by chance. As a student at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston he would often construct couture-like creations based on ideas that randomly popped into his head.

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