What to wear when the spring weather is a question mark? Forget early-season strappy sandals: closed-up styles that work as well in March as they do in July are the go-to pieces for shoulder season. Read the full story.
When you think about “influencers,” who comes to mind? It might be Kim Kardashian West, who has promoted diet products, teeth whitening preparations and vitamins as well as her own beauty lines to her 144 million followers. Read the full story.
When Jim Fox stepped into the CEO position at Dansko on the first of the year, he knew he was filling big shoes. The longtime CFO for the West Grove, PA-based comfort brand is the first person to serve in the top spot after taking over from founder Mandy Cabot. Read the full story.
When it comes to fitness shoes, consumers are looking for The One. With the popularity of high intensity interval training (HIIT) fitness and combo classes — think Orange Theory and cycling-and-weight workouts — “do-everything” shoes that work for runs... Read the full story.
When it comes to boots, customers want it all: pinnacle performance technologies, incredible out-of-the-box comfort, and style for days. Luckily, brands are ready to answer the call with no-compromise looks for every need.
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Eneslow, New York’s iconic retail shoe and pedorthic/orthotic center, is celebrating its 110th birthday in a grand way: It’s opening another retail store. Read the full story.
Whether it’s Coachella or Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza or Mo Pop, shoes put the exclamation point on a killer festival outfit. But the perfect street-to-stage style needs more than good looks. Festival footwear also needs to feel good for a full day and night of shows in every kind of weather, and be ready to go the next day for more of the same. Read full story.
Whether it’s a trip down Class III rapids on the Colorado River or lighting up your backyard barbeque, Khombu has you covered when it comes to summer seasonal footwear.
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Online? In store? As far as Foot Locker’s Dick Johnson is concerned, it’s immaterial. Almost 18 months after integrating its digital and in-store operations, and a year into an intensive back-end overhaul to speed up its site, Foot Locker has reaped the rewards... Read full story.
Brands are fine-tuning the design of their footwear uppers to hug the foot, and combining them with midsole and outsole innovations that create a smooth and protected ride on the toughest terrain. Here’s a peek at some new styles ready to blaze the trail. Read full story.
It’s a beautiful late February morning in San Antonio when Tom Adams walks into the board room of his local patent attorney to discuss Fit2 (pronounced Fit Squared) Shoes, and the journey that led him to spend more than eight years and invest capital from nearly a dozen investors on two patents. Read full story.
Darn Tough Vermont’s Women’s Hiker Micro Crew Midweight with Cushion, $23, is built to to deliver durability and fit for the hiker who demands more from a sock. Read full story.
For brands in the footwear space, Vibram is practically a household name. But as it moves into its ninth decade, the Italian outsoling firm wants to be more than a name. Read full story.
L’Artiste This colorful, creative, hand-painted style from L’Artiste is named Enticing. The brand aims to deliver “works of art for your feet” fused with the feel of European comfort. Read full story.
If you ask Adam Beck, CEO of the Bay Area Beck’s Shoes chain, about the store-wide renovations he just finished, he laughs — and sighs... Read full story.
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