Hong Kong Canton Road retail

Business Features

China, Online, Gen Z to Drive Luxury Goods Growth

Personal luxury goods are forecast to reach sales of between 330 billion and 370 billion euros in 2025, according to the latest new Bain & Company Luxury Study in collaboration with Fondazione Altagamma.

clock November 18, 2020Luisa Zargani

Marie-Antoinette's shoe.

Fashion Scoops

Marie-Antoinette’s Shoe Goes Under the Hammer

The silk and kidskin leather shoe was sold by Osenat auction house for 43,750 euros.

clock November 16, 2020Jennifer Weil

Fenty shoes

Fashion Scoops

Rihanna Drops Second Fenty Shoe Collection With Designer Amina Muaddi

The collaboration features four styles and is available Thursday on, and later at Farfetch and Level Shoes.

clock November 12, 2020Kellie Ell

A picture from the Paula Cademartori x Scarosso capsule collection's campaign.


Footwear Brand Scarosso Keeps Banking on Collabs With Paula Cademartori Tie-up

The footwear collaboration debuting Nov. 10 follows similar tie-ups with Pietro Boselli, Brian Atwood and Matt Hranek.

clock November 9, 2020Martino Carrera

FN China Launches


Footwear News Launches China Edition

China Mind Next, which also produces WWD China and Beauty Inc China, will be the licensee for FN China.

clock November 2, 2020Katie Abel

Sheertex hosiery tights


EXCLUSIVE: Sheertex ‘Unbreakable’ Pantyhose Raises $44 Million Despite Surge in Work-from-home Attire

Investors include H&M Co:Lab, the venture capital arm of the H&M Group.

clock October 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Flat out of Heels

Business Features

This Contactless Retail Solution Puts Its Best Foot(wear) Forward

PopCom’s Kiosk vending machines for retailers will soon offer chic rollable flats for contactless purchasing.

clock October 22, 2020Tracey Meyers

A pair of Tramezza men's shoes by Salvatore Ferragamo.


Salvatore Ferragamo Teams With Microsoft for Phy-gital Customer Experience

Digital tools will enhance the made-to-order service of the brand’s high-end Tramezza footwear styles both online and in-store.

clock October 15, 2020Sandra Salibian

Knickey, takeback, brand, sustainability, reuse, recycle,


Short Takes: What’s Happening With Take-Back Programs?

Apparel, footwear and intimates categories are all seeing gains from take-back programs in the move to circularity.

clock October 14, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Heron Preston, 3D printed footwear, sustainability, technology, innovation, footwear, sneakers


Heron Preston’s Next Chapter: 3-D-Printed Kicks

Heron Preston and collaborators hope to bring 100 percent 3-D-printed shoes to the New York area “very soon.”

clock October 14, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Justin Bieber Crocs Collaboration: How to Buy, What to Know, Photos

Fashion Scoops

Justin Bieber Loves Crocs So Much That He Designed a Pair in Time for Croctober

“As an artist, it’s important that my creations stay true to myself and my style.”

clock October 7, 2020Layla Ilchi

Aquazzura x de Gournay dinner in Paris

Fashion Scoops

Aquazzura Enters the World of Home Decor

Fiona Leahy has been appointed creative director of the Aquazzura Casa line.

clock October 5, 2020Alessandra Turra

Liu Jo

Government and Trade

Italian State to Support Growth of Contemporary Label Liu Jo

Following the Ministry for Economic Development’s decision to support Corneliani last July, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, a financial company controlled by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, has agreed to a financing contract of 15 million euros with Liu Jo.

clock October 2, 2020Luisa Zargani

Maria Luca spring 2021 collection


OLG, Carlotta De Luca Launch Brand

Carlotta De Luca, who in 2011 launched Charline De Luca, is making a comeback with Maria Luca, produced and distributed by OLG.

clock October 1, 2020Alessandra Turra

Rita Ora for ShoeDazzle

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Rita Ora Collaborates on Footwear Line With ShoeDazzle, Opens Up About Struggles as a Woman in Music

The collection will be available on Oct. 1.

clock September 30, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

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