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This morning, common interests in the footwear industry crossed international borders in a joint statement issued to U.S. and European governments by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC), and Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA). Together, the associations called upon …

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Trend Finder: Denim

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Denim is not just about wearing jeans now. For Pre-Fall ’16, denim is a hot accessory trend. Selections available include chic compact cross body bags and clutches, fedoras, and even sneakers and espadrilles. Where to Find Denim (Sponsored):   Colette Malouf Denim Tie Dark Blue Turban Style Number: 16SH-478-811-DBL SRP: …

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CFDA Announces 2016 Award Nominees

In Fashion, Industry News, News, What's New by Marilise GavenasLeave a Comment


Last night, during its invitation-only event at the New Museum in Manhattan, Council of Fashion Designers of America president Diane von Furstenberg announced nominees for the association’s 2016 awards. Nominees for Accessory Designer of the Year Award were Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra (2014 winner for Womenswear Designer of the Year); jewelry …

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Rocky Brands, Inc. Announces New Footwear Order from the U.S. Military

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Nelsonville, OH–Rocky Brands, Inc., maker of Rocky, Georgia Boot, Durango, Lehigh, and Creative Recreation footwear, announced today that it has received an order to fulfill a contract to the U.S. Military to produce “Temperate Weather” combat boots. The contract includes a minimum purchase amount of $13 million with the entire …

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Nike Q2 Profit Beats Estimates for 14th Quarter in a Row

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Beaverton, OR—One analyst called it reaching “the stratosphere”. And so it seems. Nike reported late Tuesday that its second quarter profit surpassed expectations for the fourteenth straight quarter. Nike’s second-quarter earnings per share of 90 cents surged nearly 22% year over year, beating analysts’ consensus for 85 cents. The bottom-line …