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The Week in Footwear: Why Adidas Thinks New Styles Will Help Maintain Momentum in the US

UK men are buying more shoes than women

UK men outspend women in the shoe department, according to a Mintel report obtained by the Telegraph. (Read More)

Why Adidas is optimistic new styles will help maintain momentum in the US

After a hot run with retro models like the Stan Smith and Superstar, Adidas is looking for its next hero shoe. (Read More)

Does gender determine the cost of footwear?

Are designers cashing in on the stereotype that women love shoes more than men? A new study by Datafiniti found that high-end shoe designers charge on average several hundred dollars more for women’s footwear than men’s footwear. (Read More)

Red Wing opens first store in Malaysia

Heritage boot brand Red Wing celebrated the opening of its first store in Malaysia, widening its footprint in Southeast Asia. (Read More)

Adidas x Parley aims to create 5 million pairs of shoes by 2018

Adidas and Parley, the makers of Ocean Plastic made from upcycled marine plastic debris, have set a goal to create 5 million pairs of Adidas x Parley shoes by 2018. (Read More)

Inside Sebago’s summer soiree

Sebago made a splash last week, hosting a Summer Soiree at its New York City showroom. (Read More)

How to wear Birkenstock this Fall

Birkenstock’s efforts to become a year-round brand are paying off. The Fall ’17 collection offers autumnal colorways, new takes on athleisure, and inventive materials and trims. (Read More)