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The Week in Footwear: Is Social Media Causing Nike Shares to Drop?

Charlotte Olympia pops some bubbly with Veuve Clicquot


British designer Charlotte Olympia puts her flair on champagne brand Veuve Clicquot for a collaboration that includes gilded heels and a special edition of champagne, La Grande Dame Cuvee. (Read More)

Cole Haan introduces an extreme outdoors collection


Cole Haan is challenging how performance footwear is designed for city dwellers with GrandExpløre, a new collection of fashion-forward footwear and accessories for extreme climates. (Read More)

Alpargatas Argentina makes $5.6M investment in Havaianas relaunch


Alpargatas Argentina, the country’s leading manufacturer, distributor and exporter of apparel and textiles, has announced it is investing $5.6 million over three years to reintroduce its flip-flop brand, Havaianas, to the Argentinian retail market. (Read More)

Is social media causing Nike shares to drop?


Public opinion wields power in the world of retail, and with the onslaught of consumers taking to social media to voice their opinions, brands like Nike might be feeling the pain. (Read More)

Clarks Originals bows sport-inspired Wallabee boots


Just in time for the NBA and NFL season, Clarks Originals reimagines its iconic Wallabee boot for the avid sports fan. (Read More)

Barneys New York announces “thedrop@barneys” with Highsnobiety


Luxury retailer Barneys New York gets in touch with its inner streetwear, announcing an event in partnership with lifestyle vertical Highsnobiety, offering perks like a special chain-stitching customization station by Converse and London-based customizable sneaker brand Swear shoes. (Read More)