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Nicholas Kirkwood only owns three pairs of shoes

In an interview with the Telegraph, Nicholas Kirkwood, who is finally working on a men’s line, has revealed he only owns three pairs of shoes. “I will probably own more once I launch men’s,” he says. The powerhouse also revealed that he’s looking forward to expanding his retail stores in 2013 and adding more product lines, including, one day, bags. 

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Meet Stuart Weitzman at Saks

From noon to 2 p.m. tomorrow afternoon, shoe designer Stuart Weitzman will be at Saks Fifth Avenue for an exclusive meet and greet to discuss the ins and outs of his Resort 2013 collection. Saks will donate 10 percent of all events proceeds to Fashion 4 Development, a global initiative in support of the United Nations Milennium Development Goals. For more information or to make an appointment, call (212) 940-2401.

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Targeted in Shoe Toss

Apparently the shoe is now on the other foot, so to speak. First it was former President George W. Bush who was the intended target of a shoe tossed in protest by an angry Iraqi journalist protesting the U.S.-led invasion in 2008. And now a 45-year-old Iranian textile worker, who has been out of work for a year and disgruntled about receiving no unemployment benefits, threw his shoe in protest yesterday at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, according to an Iranian website.

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Sold-Out Atlanta Shoe Market Bigger than Ever

As other industry tradeshows make format adjustments and shift dates in attempt to retain exhibitors and hold onto attendees, The Atlanta Shoe Market (TASM) continues to build on its strong growth of recent years by staying true to its principles and practices: convenient, affordable and housed under one roof . The TASM’s 2010 Fall Market edition, scheduled for Feb. 19-21 at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Center in the Renaissance Waverly Hotel, is sold out—again.

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The April/May 2024 Issue

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