shoes

Esteban Cortazar at Colette

Fashion Scoops

Esteban Cortazar Collaborates With Philippe Model on Footwear Capsule

The unisex sneaker capsule customized by the Colombian designer hits the stores this week.

clock 24hAlessandra Turra

Samuele Failli

Footwear

Onward Luxury Group, Samuele Failli Sign Licensing Agreement

The former head of footwear at Azzedine Alaia, Samuele Failli debuted his namesake shoe label in 2017.

clock October 17, 2018Alessandra Turra

nike tinker hatfield air jordan sneakers adaptive footwear

Technology

Nike Designer Tinker Hatfield on the Future of Sneakers

The legendary designer lands at Wired25 with the new Air Jordans and a peek at the future of Nike footwear.

clock October 15, 2018Adriana Lee

Umberto De Marco

Footwear

Yatay Launches Sustainable Footwear

President of eco-leather giant Coronet, Umberto De Marco combines style and sustainability in a unisex, cool sneaker.

clock October 8, 2018Alessandra Turra

The Reef Escape marble print collection.

Mergers and Acquisitions

VF Inks Deal to Sell Reef Brand to The Rockport Group

The deal is expected to close later this month.

clock October 4, 2018Vicki M. Young

Claudia Schiffer for Aquazzura.

Fashion Scoops

Aquazzura Fetes Second Collaboration With Claudia Schiffer

The Florence-based footwear label — one of Meghan Markle’s favorites — will also debut men’s styles next year.

clock September 19, 2018Sandra Salibian

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

Badgley Mischka has a shoe licensing deal with Titan.

Fashion Features

Badgley Mischka Approaches Licensing With Much Consideration

The designer company recently introduced its second collection for home, and will showcase girls’ apparel on its spring runway.

clock September 8, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Michael Vollbracht, center, embraces a model after the Bill Blass spring 2004 collection, which featured his designs, during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New YorkFASHION BLASS, NEW YORK, USA

People

Designer and Fashion Illustrator Michael Vollbracht Remembered for His Irreverent Spirit

Artistic and unstoppable, Vollbracht was known to forge his own path in the fashion world, regardless of whether others approved.

clock September 5, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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

Clockwise L-R: Mercedes Salazar, Ming Ray ,and Neous

Accessory Trends

What to Watch: A New Crop of Insta-Famous Accessories

These could be the next accessories to wind up all over fashion-centric news feeds.

clock August 27, 2018Thomas Waller

Sophia Webster Resort 2019

Accessory Trends

Resort 2019: The New York Accessories Scene

Designer’s showed assortments meant for several climates or a holiday party.

clock August 23, 2018Thomas Waller

New Balance's headquarters in Boston.

Business Features

New Balance Eyes $7 Billion in Sales by 2023

The privately held Boston-based brand is growing at 10 percent a year and is especially popular in Asia.

clock August 14, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Tod's x Mr. Bag's "Double T"

Financial

Currencies Dent Tod’s H1 Performance, Group Invests in Omnichannel

The Italian luxury group is acquiring and internalizing the e-commerce company Italiantouch for 25 million euros to develop an omnichannel business.

clock August 3, 2018Luisa Zargani

A loom from Buffalo.

Marketing and Promotion

Athletic Footwear Cash Cow for Brands Targeting U.S. Consumers

The ugly sneaker trend might be more than a purposeful eyesore. It’s raking in revenue for brands eager to cash in on the ath-leisure trend and sneakerhead culture.

clock August 2, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Shanghai Fashion Week Spring 2019

Fashion

The Pluses and Minuses of Shanghai Fashion Week

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