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Tretorn Debutes the André 3000 Benjamin Spring 2018 Footwear Collection

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Debuted last week at ComplexCon in Long Beach, CA, Tretorn’s first-ever footwear collection by André Benjamin (a.k.a. André 3000) is available for sale today. The relationship between the iconic Swedish footwear brand and globally renowned recording artist, songwriter and style icon was kismet, and Benjamin’s collection was inspired by his personal collection to the show was he was going up in Atlanta.

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New Adidas Gazelle Sneaker Features Automotive Industry Material Alcantara

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From 3D printing to self-lacing shoes, it’s hard to argue that the athletic footwear industry is outpacing competing divisions when it comes to the early adoption of new technologies. Further proof of that fact is Adidas’ latest Gazelle concept sneaker, which features Alcantara, an innovative material used to cover surfaces and shapes. 

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VIA SPIGA Appoints New Creative Director for Fall Relaunch

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VIA SPIGA is getting an overhaul for the upcoming Fall season. Thanks to new Creative Director Carla De Freitas, the American footwear label (named after the main boulevard of Milan’s famed shopping district) builds upon its legacy of craftsmanship while incorporating new, cutting-edge design innovations and production techniques. De Freitas’ …

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Bucketfeet Relaunches Shoes With On-Demand, Zero-Waste Model

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Today, Chicago-based brand Bucketfeet (originally launched in 2011), returns with its mission to support creatives globally. The unisex artist-designed sneaker line is relaunching with an on-demand, direct-to-consumer model that boasts zero waste. When consumers order a style, it will be made-to-order and delivered within 10 days. Continuing with its mission …

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ADIDAS HOSTS ‘BOOST THE NATION’ CUSTOM SNEAKER AUCTION FOR WOMEN BY WOMEN

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Adidas and Refinery29 are teaming up with celebrated female artists to create one-of-a-kind pairs of UltraBOOST X representing all 50 states. Launching tomorrow by auction, the limited-edition BOOST the Nation collection was created for women by women to unite creativity through sport and reflect the nation’s individuality, donnating 100% of …