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Steven Madden to Buy Canadian Waterproof Footwear Brand Blondo

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Long Island City, NY—Continuing its quest to expand its footwear and accessories portfolio, Steven Madden today announced it acquired the intellectual property and related assets of Blondo, a fashion-oriented footwear brand specializing in waterproof leather boots, from Regence Footwear Inc. and 3074153 Canada Inc. The terms of the transaction were …

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Trend Finder: Sport-Inspired

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Sport-inspired fashions have kicked off the whole Athleisure trend (get it? Athletic leisure?). Wear these bold hues and mesh materials to the gym. Or not. Where to Find Sport-Inspired (Sponsored): Dani Bike Jewellery Rubber bracelet with a bicycle link charm Style Number: DB-BRFR2C/G209 SRP : $96 dani-bike.jewellery@hotmail.com www.danibike.com Sorial Striped lamb …

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Trend Finder: Color Trend: Blush Tones

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Fashion is blushing this season, ranging from dusty pinky hues to lighter sandy ones. Equally popular across all accessories, blush tones have shown exceptional staying power. Where to Find Blush Tones (Sponsored): Peugeot Watches Phase Suede Band Watch Style Number: 3031RG SRP: $140 212-997-1022 info@peugeotwatches.com www.peugeotwatches.com Facine Blush pebble lambskin …

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Trend Finder: Florals

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Florals are blooming in very unexpected ways this season, from literal 3D versions to more abstract, graphic interpretations. Stems and leaves also factor in prominently, adding another element. Look for bold designs as well as touches of Asian and tropical influence. Where to Find Florals (Sponsored): BRANDIMPORT Petite Haze Grass …

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Occupational, Outdoor Footwear Categories Experience Strong Growth Over the Past Year

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Port Washington, NY–The term fashion (non-athletic) footwear may bring women’s pumps and men’s oxfords to mind, but it is the Work/Occupational/Safety and Outdoor categories that have experienced significant growth so far this year (Jan’14 – Oct’14), according to global information company The NPD Group. Despite the fact that the overall …

Trend Finder: Rope/Nautical

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With the rope/nautical trend, fashion hits the high seas again this season, proving that this seafaring motif is a perennial favorite. From red, white and blue stripes and anchors (often with pops of nautical flag yellow), to thick twisted ropes, its anchors away!   Where to Find Rope/Nautical (Sponsored):   Betsey …