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The Week in Footwear: Birkenstock Leaves Amazon Over Counterfeit Concerns

Meet ShoeBloxx: The “Lego of Shoes”

Sustainability is a growing trend within the footwear industry, and shoes featuring modular designs are one solution to the problem of footwear waste. Malaysia-based startup DoYouShoe has launched an IndieGoGo campaign, ShoeBloxx, which uses a modular design featuring interchangeable parts that can be swapped in and out. (Read More)

Streetwear Mogul Tony Arcabascio Joins Buscemi

Streetwear Mogul Tony Arcabascio
American luxury sneaker label Buscemi announced that it has hired streetwear mogul Tony Arcabascio as artistic director. (Read More)

Skechers Reports Shaky Q2; Misses Analyst Estimates

Uncertainties in the global economy helped fuel a worse-than-expected result for Skechers when the footwear company reported its second-quarter financial results Thursday. (Read More)

Birkenstock Leaves Amazon Over Counterfeit Concerns

Amazon is having a counterfeit problem, and Birkenstock wants out. (Read More)

Karlie Kloss Poses for Adidas by Stella McCartney

Karlie Kloss Adidas by Stella McCartney
Supermodel Karlie Kloss will serve as the face of Adidas by Stella McCartney’s Fall/Winter 2016 campaign, the brand announced Monday. (Read More)

Nike is the Fastest Growing Brand on Instagram

Nike Instagram
Instagram is has become footwear’s social media hub, and when it comes to insta-footwear, sneakers are king. It should come as no surprise then that the biggest sneaker brand of them all was recently found to be the fastest growing on the social media platform. (Read More)