Kenneth Cole Completes Acquisition of Kenneth Cole Productions

Kenneth Cole

New York—Kenneth Cole completed Tuesday his bid to takeover Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. and make it a private company. Cole … [Read more...]

German Court Blocks Adidas in Battle with Nike over New Knit Shoes

AdidasPrimeknit 280

Beaverton, OR—Nike is claiming victory in a first round battle with athletic footwear rival Adidas over recently introduced … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Plastic Fantastic

Left and right: Fendi's applied pyramid studs and dot details; center, Prada's flower appliques

Milan Fashion Week—Fendi and Prada are two Italian labels that love accessories and we couldn’t be happier about this cheery trend … [Read more...]

Sole Society to Offer Luxe Looks for Less at Nordstrom

Stella in pewter, one of Sole Society's exclusive styles now available at and select Nordstrom doors.

Los Angeles--Sole Society, the recently launched club that sells fashion footwear directly to its consumer members, now plans to … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Patent Leather

Patent Leather

Patent leather is arguably the sexiest material out there. Something about this slick and shiny exterior screams daring and … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: High Strappy Boots

From left: Alexander Wang's tie-up strips (New York), Altuzarra's loopy strips (New York), Acne's white buckle strips (London)

 Fashion Week 2013—Designers got quite a bit strap happy this season when it came to footwear. The high boot love affair … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Super Molded Iridescent Flat Berry Berry

They may be made of the brand’s signature Croslite material that’s soft, comfortable, lightweight and odor-resistant but these … [Read more...]

NPD Group Reports on Footwear E-Commerce Shopping Behaviors

Shopping for footwear online

Port Washington, NY--The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research company, released results of the E-Commerce Hot Topic fashion … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Ankle Bands

From left: Oscar de la Renta, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Nicole Miller

New York Fashion Week—Something is definitely afoot this Fashion Week, and it’s happening up around the ankle. Thick bands of … [Read more...]

Stuart Weitzman Appoints Nereo Friso To New Role

stuart weitzman

New York-- Nereo Friso has been appointed consultant director of worldwide distribution for the new SW1 brand; as well as … [Read more...]

Jones Group Appoints New Group President, Global Footwear and Accessories

Kathy Nedorostek

New York--The Jones Group Inc. today appointed Kathy Nedorostek to the newly-created position of Group President, Global Footwear … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Brands Full Year Earnings Rise 94%

RG Barry

Pickerington,OH--R.G. Barry Corporation today reported a 94% increase in its consolidated net earnings and net revenues for the … [Read more...]