NPD: “The Olympic Effect” on Footwear Sales?

Shoe envy? Team USA women's soccer player celebrate their win Monday against Canada

Port Washington, NY—As Americans rush home from work to see their latest favorites—like Aly Raisman who won a gold medal in floor … [Read more...]

BearPaw Gives DWTS Star the Boot!

The Vesna from The Karina Smirnoff Collection by BearPaw available at,, Sportie LA and

Citrus Heights, CA—If there’s someone who knows the value of a comfortable shoe after a long day on her feet, its professional … [Read more...]

Accessories Help Neiman Marcus Q4 Sales

Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion Fall 2012 Alexander McQueen.

Dallas—Although its full fourth quarter report won’t be released until Sept. 12, Neiman Marcus Inc. reported Thursday that total … [Read more...]

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London Sole

We must be looking for something else to occupy our TV sets than real housewives and Kardashians. NBC, which has exclusive U.S. … [Read more...]

Ex-Hubby Drops Suit Over Wife’s Shoe Collection

Beth Shak with some of her shoes

Norristown, PA—A legal skirmish between two ex-spouses over a reported more than $1 million collection of fancy footwear is … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Black and Gold Combos

Black & Gold

Black and gold together is arguably the coolest combination out there. From rocker chic to Italian classics, this timeless fusion … [Read more...]

Steve Madden: Handbags “on Fire”

Summer 2012 style at Steve Madden

Long Island City, NY—Double-digit growth in its wholesale footwear and accessories business helped give Steve Madden a 13% … [Read more...]

Jones Q2 Profit Jumps on Better Margins, Inventory Controls


New York—Tight inventory control and improved margins helped The Jones Group’s second quarter profit jump 56%.For the quarter … [Read more...]

Sears to Add Career-Oriented Fashion Brand to its Fall Assortments


Hoffman Estates, IL—Wear to work fashions have been performing well in some specialty chains lately, a position Sears hopes to … [Read more...]

Sibling Rivalry? Madonna’s Brother Delves into Fashion

Christopher Ciccone

London—Madonna has been drawing huge crowds to her MDNA tour, complete with controversial deliberate wardrobe malfunctions and … [Read more...]

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Comb Collective laces

Sometimes it’s the small ingredients that matter the most. Case point: what IS a cake without its icing? Which brings us to Comb … [Read more...]

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Sbicca boot

Festival fashion seems to be taking this summer by storm. Everywhere we look, Mexi-Cali influences like tribal, tie-dye and … [Read more...]