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The Week in Footwear: Gunas Introduces Vegan Footwear

Timberland names new global brand president

Timberland Names New Global Brand President

VF Corporation, owner of the Timberland brand, announced Monday the appointment of Jim Pisani to the role of Global Brand President, Timberland. Pisani replaces Stewart Whitney who left the company last month. He will report to Scott Baxter, Vice President, VF and Group President, Outdoor and Action Sports Americas. (Read More)

Adidas Originals looks to the future with Urban Outfitters collection

Adidas Originals Looks to the Future with Urban Outfitters Collection

Adidas Originals and Urban Outfitters have unveiled a new collaboration entitled “We the Future,” featuring 19 up-and-coming creative minds. (Read More)

Gunas introduces vegan footwear line

Gunas Introduces Vegan Footwear Line

Vegan handbag brand Gunas is stepping into footwear. The New York City-based company announced the launch of its first 100 percent vegan shoe line. (Read More)

K-Swiss brand moves company HQ to Downtown LA

K-Swiss Brand Moves Company HQ to Downtown LA

K-Swiss Global Brands is making the move from the suburbs to the big city. The company announced Tuesday that it intends to relocate its global headquarters from Westlake Village, Calif. to the historic Pac Mutual Building in Downtown Los Angeles by Jan. 1, 2017. (Read More)

Bosnian shoe company designs heels for Melania Trump

Bosnian Shoe Company Designs Heels for Melania Trump

A Bosnian shoe company has given Melania Trump, wife of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, its political and fashion endorsement. (Read More)

FN Platform to launch women’s show in NYC

FN Platform to Launch Women’s Show in NYC

The East Coast is getting a new, yet familiar shoe show. On Tuesday, UBM Fashion Group, the owner of MAGIC, Coterie, Project and Stitch, announced plans to launch FN Platform in New York City in February 2017. (Read More)

The Look @ GDS: True Blue

The Look at GDS True Blue

The return of denim in men’s and women’s ready-to-wear has officially trickled into footwear. Exhibitors at GDS (July 26-28 in Düsseldorf, Germany) presented both true denim and denim-like colorways for Spring ’17 with casual sneakers leading the charge. (Read More)