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The Week in Footwear: Collaborations Brought Newness to Footwear in 2017

Edensoles launches insoles that constantly shapes to feet


Edensoles launched a Kickstarter campaign earlier this month to bring its dynamic customization insoles into mass production. (Read More)

Researchers develop laser shoes to help Parkinson’s patients walk


Researchers at the Netherland’s University of Twente are working on a laser device that helps with freezing of the gait (FOG), a symptom of Parkinson’s which prevents suffers from taking a step forward. (Read More)

Collaborations brought newness to footwear in 2017


In 2017, major footwear players with a long lineage of iconic silhouettes tapped fashion designers, musicians and creatives to reimagine their classics. (Read More)

How footwear brands capitalized on the customization craze in 2017


Footwear brands experimented with customization in 2017, offering customers personalized shopping and design experiences. (Read More)

Editor’s Picks: The best brand stories of 2017


From celebrity shoe lines and anniversary collections, to scaling sustainable and “Made in USA” businesses, Vamp spoke to the founders and CEOs of companies that are working to carve their own space in the crowded footwear category. Here are some of our favorite brand interviews from 2017. (Read More)

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