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The Week in Footwear: How Sympatex Wants to Make Recycled, Climate Neutral Shoes

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Converse’s new collaboration with A$AP Nast offers mid-century vibes


Hip-hop artist A$AP Nast reveals a new side of himself—a mid-century modern furniture collector—in a new collaboration with Converse. (Read More)

Nike introduces first skate shoe designed for women


Nike will launch a skateboarding shoe built for a woman’s foot that doesn’t compromise performance or require modification on Oct. 5. (Read More)

How Sympatex wants to make recycled, climate neutral shoes


The Munich, Germany-based high-tech material manufacturer will introduce a shoe consisting of up to 90 percent of recycled raw material, including a sole made with more than two-thirds recycled rubber. (Read More)

Reba McEntire adds shoe designer to her resume


The actress and country singer teams up with Justin Boot Company, a division of H.H. Brown Shoe Company, to create the Reba by Justin footwear collection. (Read More)

Brooks’ new technology promises runners major energy return


Brooks Running launches a new technology within its Levitate silhouette, the DNA AMP midsole, designed to give runners the most energy return compared to other performance running shoes. (Read More)

NPD: Adidas tops Jordan Brand, Nike holds top spot


Adidas reached a major milestone, finally surpassing Nike’s Jordan brand to become the world’s second most sought-after sneaker brand. Nike continues to hold its number one spot. (Read More)

A$AP Rocky teams up with Under Armour for new campaign


Under Armour teams up with musician A$AP Rocky to give back to local communities and create new product, marking the first time the athletic footwear giant has signed a deal with a musician. (Read More)

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