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The Week In Footwear: Shoe Store Employment Dips as Prices Plummet

Brooks Running celebrates 2,189-mile record with new Cascadia shoe

Brooks Running Company is celebrating American ultramarathoner Scott Jurek’s Appalachian trail record with a new, limited-edition of its signature Cascadia 11 running shoe. (Read More)

Brooks Limited Editon Cascadia

 

Vans appoints Doug Palladini to global brand president

The California-based action sports footwear and apparel brand announced Monday the appointment of Doug Palladini to the position of Vans Global Brand President, effective immediately. (Read More)

Vans Doug Palladini

U.S. shoe store employment declines as price drops weigh on outlooks

June wasn’t such a hot month for footwear retailers or employees, according to new data released by the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA). (Read More)

US Shoe Store Employment Declines

FFANY hot list: brands reveal what’s new for Spring ’17

Every footwear brand has a unique story to tell for Spring ’17, and they’ll share those stories at FFANY, Aug. 2-4 in New York City. From hybrid silhouettes to reinvented classics, here’s a look at some of the key stories to get hooked on for Spring ’17. (Read More)

FFANY Hot List Spring '17

Gucci, Puma help lift Kering to “very good” quarter

Kering reported its earnings for the first half of the year and credited growth in its luxury and sport brands for a “very good” result. (Read More)

Kering

The look @ GDS: Kiltie verdict

Good-bye hipster, hello prepster. The return of the kiltie signifies a new era of clean, crisp and classic casual footwear without a fringe, stud and scuff in sight. Adapted from Scottish golfing shoes, the kiltie is getting major play for Spring ’17 as designers use the preppy garnish to decorate the tops of loafers, sandals and white tennis shoes. (Read More)

Kiltie Verdict

Giuseppe Zanotti Joins Forces with Jennifer Lopez for New Collection

Italian luxury shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti announced Wednesday a new collaboration with singer and actress Jennifer Lopez. (Read More)

Giuseppe Zanotti JLo Collection