Some US lawmakers seek to eliminate footwear duties from nations involved in the Tran-Pacific Partnership trade talks, including Vietnam.
New research says basketball footwear has become one of the fastest growing athletic footwear categories in the US.
New York’s fashion week got a little jump start on Wednesday, before the official opening of Mercedes Benz’s Lincoln Center venue on Thursday. The Couture Council of the Museum at FIT hosted its annual luncheon at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater. The room was filled with the kind of ladies who actually wear […]
During New York’s recent footwear market week, MR editorial assistants Kelsey White and Hannah Roth stopped by the Frye and Clarks shoe previews to see what’s next for these young men’s perennially favorite brands. At the Frye event, we saw plump pebbled patterns, vibrant multi-colored styles, one-eyed tie suede shoes, the new kilt pattern, […]
Under 40 bucks and eco-friendly—who won’t want to wear these shoes? By Hannah Roth Etnies has teamed up with Joie De Vivre Hotels to promote their “Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree” campaign from June through September 2011. The three participating Californian hotels—Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach, Shorebreak in Huntington Beach and Pacific Edge Hotel […]
By Kelsey White As a vegetarian, I’m constantly searching for non-leather products—especially shoes and handbags. Finding quality vegan products that suit my personal taste is always a challenge. I don’t want my non-leather footwear to look revolting, but I also don’t want it to look bland. Though many new vegan products are emerging, the market […]