Business

Farfetch Stock Soars Beyond $8 Billion Valuation

clock 17hEvan Clark

Fashion

Inside Emporio Armani's Show at Milan Linate Airport

clock September 20, 2018Samantha Conti

Beauty

Beauty Retail Reinvents in France

clock September 21, 2018Jennifer Weil

Footwear

Paul Andrew spring 2019

Footwear

Shoes Grab Spring 2019 Accessory Spotlight

Designers and retailers are experiencing a “shoe moment” as the result of current fashion and lifestyle trends.

clock September 19, 2018Misty White Sidell

Suzanne Rae RTW Spring 2019

Footwear

Suzanne Rae Builds Shoe Business

The Brooklyn-based designer’s intermediately priced shoes have earned loyal fans and retailers.

clock September 12, 2018Misty White Sidell

Giuseppe Zanotti and Christian Cowan

Footwear

EXCLUSIVE: Giuseppe Zanotti, Christian Cowan to Unveil Footwear Capsule at NYFW

Two shoe styles will be available at select stores beginning Sept. 8, the day of Cowan’s runway show.

clock September 4, 2018Alessandra Turra

Allen Edmonds is taking a more-lifestyle approach to its marketing.

Footwear

Allen Edmonds’ Re-branding Embraces Its American Roots

The 96-year-old brand is updating its stores, web site, advertising and marketing to attract a younger man.

clock September 4, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Chinese Millennial women had on average 24 pairs of shoes, a new study found.

Footwear

Chinese Millennials Stock Up on Shoes

Female respondents to a new survey kept on rotation 24 pairs of shoes on average, while it was much lower — 15.5 pairs — for men.

clock August 28, 2018Tiffany Ap

Leo's shoe factory in Italy.

Footwear

Italy’s Leo Shoes Feeds Luxury Sneaker Craze

Based in Italy’s Puglia region, the company produces handmade, top-quality sneakers and helps meet the ever-growing demand for the category.

clock August 6, 2018Luisa Zargani

Allbirds is using their proprietary sugarcane-derived technology first on their new flip flops line.

Footwear

Allbirds Releases Sugarcane Shoes, Secures Leonardo DiCaprio Backing

The company has developed a technology derived from sugarcane to replace the petroleum-based material used in shoe soles. 

clock August 1, 2018Tiffany Ap

A pair of double monk straps from Velasca.

Footwear

Footwear Brand Velasca Secures 2.5 Million Euro Investment

The capital increase backed by venture capital firms Milano Investment Partners and P101 will help the start-up company’s expansion.

clock July 31, 2018Martino Carrera

Chris Kyvetos

Footwear

Street Signs: Sneakerboy Talks Supreme, Wholesale, Re-commerce

Founder and creative director of Sneakerboy Chris Kyvetos detected the potential of sneakers early on and uses them as his creative compass — and retail inspiration. 

clock July 26, 2018Samantha Conti

Dr. Martens x Yohji Yamamoto

Footwear

Dr. Martens Teams Up With Yohji Yamamoto

The Japanese designer has put his own spin on the 1490 boot.

clock July 19, 2018Aria Hughes

Nick Wooster Greats

Footwear

Greats Releases Largest Collaboration With Nick Wooster

The capsule, which will be sold at Nordstrom for the first time, will include men’s and women’s.

clock July 19, 2018Aria Hughes

A Salvatore Ferragamo's artisan at work

Footwear

Salvatore Ferragamo Initiates Shoe Design Master With Polimoda

The nine-month postgraduate program will begin in January.

clock July 18, 2018Alessandra Turra

Edmundo Castillo at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Footwear

Stuart Weitzman Names Edmundo Castillo Head of Product Design

Castillo began at the company shortly after Giovanni Morelli’s departure, WWD has learned.

clock July 11, 2018Misty White Sidell

Footwear

Fun Socks Steps Out for Fall

The new sock brand is adding categories and collaborations.

clock June 29, 2018David Moin

Christian Louboutin Men's Spring 2019

Footwear

Men’s Spring 2019 Accessories: Highlights From the Paris Presentations

A roundup of the events and presentations from Paris Fashion Week Men’s.

clock June 27, 2018Stephanie Hirschmiller

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Héloïse Letissier, Christine and the Queens

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Christine and the Queens on 'Chris,' Gender Identity and Vulnerability

clock September 21, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

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