Accessory Trends

Accessories Fit for an At-Home Getaway

The pieces to suit sticking around for Memorial Day 2020.

clock May 22, 2020Thomas Waller

The Micam.


Micam Goes Ahead with Planned Trade Show in September

Despite the COVID-19 outbreak the footwear trade fair will keep its planned dates, running Sept. 20 to 23 at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds.

clock May 21, 2020Martino Carrera

Sergio Rossi


Sergio Rossi Opens New Pop-up in Milan

The unit will stand on Via Montenapoleone for 12 months and is unveiled today, in the same week the ease of the coronavirus lockdown allows stores to open in Italy.

clock May 21, 2020Luisa Zargani

Street Style, shoe detailStreet Style, Spring Summer 2020, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 22 Jun 2019

Government and Trade

Footwear Industry Pleads With Trump Administration for Tariff Deferment

The U.S. footwear industry’s lobby group penned a letter to U.S. officials, addressing financial fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

clock May 20, 2020Misty White Sidell

A look from Both and Second Layer's capsule

Fashion Scoops

Footwear Brand Both Expands Into Apparel With Second Layer

The collection is inspired by the collaboration process of teamwork, crew spirit and Both‘s factory workwear.

clock May 15, 2020Tianwei Zhang



Footwear Sales Take a Beating in Coronavirus Lockdowns

With few places to go, consumers appear to be purchasing fewer shoes.

clock May 11, 2020Misty White Sidell

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Business Features

Navigating Market Disruptions Through Customer-Driven, Digital Product Development

Executives from First Insight, Centric Software and Crocs joined WWD to discuss the state of the market, digital foundations, keeping consumers happy, and the next normal.

clock May 7, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Allbirds' Dasher running shoe.


Allbirds to Introduce First Performance Running Shoe

The Dasher uses sustainable materials and offers performance features.

clock April 28, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

A look at Gucci ArtLab in Florence.

Business Features

Gucci’s ArtLab to Reopen on April 20 Ahead of End of Lockdown

Gucci has signed an agreement with trade unions to reopen its leather goods and shoes prototype industrial complex outside Florence.

clock April 18, 2020Luisa Zargani

Vibram's technology center.


Vibram Leverages Global Reach to Avoid Coronavirus Fallout

Vibram nimbly sprung to action in saving critical business accounts during the COVID-19 crisis.

clock March 26, 2020Misty White Sidell

Store closed sign


COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Fall 2020


Salvatore Ferragamo Sees Improvements in 2019, Expects COVID-19 Impact in Q1

The topic of coronavirus was central in the year-end conference call with analysts.

clock March 10, 2020Luisa Zargani

Hoka's Shakedry jacket.


Hoka Introducing First Apparel Collection

The men’s and women’s line will feature lifestyle as well as performance pieces.

clock March 2, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Under Armour


Shares of Under Armour Fall on Uncertain Future

The company is reconsidering its plans for a Fifth Avenue flagship.

clock February 11, 2020Kellie Ell

The newly renovated Belgian Shoes store in midtown.


Cult Favorite Belgian Shoes Unveils Renovated Store

The historic brand founded by Henri Bendel has undergone a flagship renovation for the first time in decades.

clock February 11, 2020Misty White Sidell

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