View Post Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Company

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Boston— ShoeBuy, an online retailer of shoes and apparel, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for the company to directly deliver products to …

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Go native with your boots—Native American that is. Boho-chic Koolaburra footwear has teamed up with Los Angeles-based designer Lauren Moshi. You may know Moshi for her apparel company that features screen print artwork that has developed a “massive cult” following. The team hopes those followers will be as equally ravenous …

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Australian Commission Finds Sheepskin Boots Really Made in China

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Queensland, Australia—Just as many legitimate sheepskin footwear brands have been warning, not all so-called “ugg” boots are made in Australia. Some, including those sold on “discount” internet websites, aren’t really authentically Australian, they say. Such is the case with online e-tailer Happiness Road, which sells under the name “Koala Jack.” …

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FIT Museum Gets the Boot

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New York–These boots are made for viewing. Stomp on over to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology for its “Boots: The Height of Fashion” exhibit on view from March 5 through April 6. Curated by graduate students, it’s the museum’s first exhibit to focus exclusively on women’s boots, …