Footwear


Occupational, Outdoor Footwear Categories Experience Strong Growth Over the Past Year

Dickies Challenger Boots

Port Washington, NY--The term fashion (non-athletic) footwear may bring women's pumps and men’s oxfords to mind, but it is the … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Sea Life

SEA LIFE

Sea life goes chic this season as designers dive under the oceans for inspiration. Starfish, jellyfish, branch coral, sea horses, … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Rope/Nautical

Rope/Nautical

With the rope/nautical trend, fashion hits the high seas again this season, proving that this seafaring motif is a perennial … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Jerusalem Sandals

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I’d walk a mile in his (or hers) sandals. That’s a Biblical reference and also a fashion one, believe it or not.Creating … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Boot Rescue

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Something like 50% of the lower 48 are covered in snow today with 2 to 3 feet hitting some cities. We can guarantee with millions … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Color Trend: Holiday Reds

Holiday Color

Designers are seeing holiday reds this season, with shades ranging from deep to more vibrant hues. Racy yet elegant red gives that … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Menswear Prints

Menswear Prints

Let’s hear it for the boys! Menswear prints are everywhere this season, both in an androgynous fashion as well as with a feminine … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Velvet

VELVET

Velvet is no longer just for evening. This lush, luxurious fabric has hit the surface (think Velvet Underground no more!)  with … [Read more...]

Columbia Sportswear Q3 Sales Jump 29%, Profit up 20%

Sorel The Medina II rain heel combines function and fashion with an industrial inspired look

Portland, OR—Continuing on a strong streak, Columbia Sportswear reported Thursday afternoon that its third quarter sales jumped … [Read more...]

“Lack of Trends” Hamper Steve Madden Q3 Sales, Profit

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Long Island City, NY—Steve Madden Ltd. today reported a lower third quarter profit and sales as the shoe brand’s business suffers … [Read more...]

AAFA, China Counterpart Forge Partnership

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Arlington, VA—The U.S. and Chinese governments may be on dicey terms, but two major fashion industry groups are in … [Read more...]

Bene Rialto Launches New Accessories, Fashion Marketplace

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New York--Bene Rialto, a new marketplace in midtown Manhattan, showcases an exciting mix of local, national, and international … [Read more...]