Stage Presence

November 10th, 2009

Is footwear the unofficial fifth member of The Black Eyed Peas?
Following bandmate Fergie’s well-heeled lead, Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo taps into the sneaker scene with a creative collaboration of luxury kicks coined TABOOXJUMP. The three-time Grammy Award winner linked with New York-based Jump after wearing several of the brand’s signature street styles on tour.

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Sneaking Out

September 2nd, 2009

We’re just days away from the big reveal of Fashion’s Night Out, and Opening Ceremony—whose boutique reach now spans New York, Los Angeles and Japan—is adding a dash of authentic American style through product collaborations with Keds and Pro-Keds. The stores will be representing each brand through an array of exclusive kicks inspired by their classic heritage: think red, white and blue; staple bandanna prints; and simple canvas sneakers with contrast-color laces. What better way to get Americans shopping again than baiting them with some homegrown Americana style?

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Lacoste Goes Architectural with Zaha Hadid

June 22nd, 2009

Famed architect Zaha Hadid lends her keen design eye to footwear through a partnership with Lacoste. The initial co-created capsule collection is set to debut at retail in July.

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H&M Chooses Choo

June 18th, 2009

Fast-fashion monster H&M has announced its latest designer collaborator, and its first in the accessories realm: Jimmy Choo. Expect women to line up for days for the British brand’s covetable shoes at moderate price points, which will sell through about 200 select locations worldwide beginning Nov. 14. But that’s not all; Jimmy Choo designers will also extend their vision to complementary women’s apparel and handbags. And you might find men lining up as well—in addition to women’s product, the collaboration will also cover men’s shoes and accessories.

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