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The Week in Footwear: Stan Smith on Being an Unsuspecting Sneaker Icon

Under Armour debuts final chapter in ‘It Comes From Below’ campaign


Under Armour released the latest film in their marketing campaign, ‘It Comes From Below’ on Wednesday. The film, which stars Carolina Panther’s running back and MVP Cam Newton, debuts in time for the first game of the 2016 football season. (Read More)

Art, nature & shamen inspire Fall ’17 athletic trends


Sport remains a force in fashion and footwear, and it plays by its own set of style rules and inspiration. Edelkoort Inc. fashion and design specialist Philip Fimmano outlined “the art of sport” for Fall ’17 in a seminar at Premiere Vision New York. (Read More)

Stan Smith on being an unsuspecting sneaker icon


If you are one of the hundreds of shoe brands having a successful run with all-white leather sneakers, send a thank you note to this man, Stanley Roger “Stan” Smith. (Read More)

Edited: Fancy footwear to take center stage at NYFW


Footwear is in a stage of opulence. According to Edited, the U.K. trend forecast firm, this spring’s taste for metallic footwear and the Fall ’16 run of velvet and brocade footwear will carry into the runways of NYFW, Sept. 8-15. (Read More)

Brooklyn remains a source of inspiration for Bed Stu


Mass production is not part of Bed Stu’s vocabulary. The California-based leather and footwear company is known for centering its collections on “genuine, unique and imperfect” designs with distinctive and traditional handcrafting processes—traits that smack of Brooklyn’s hipster culture. (Read More)

Aerosoles launches interactive catalog online


Catalogs have come a long way from the brick-like editions Spiegel and J.C. Penney churned out in ’80s and ’90s. On Tuesday, women’s footwear brand Aerosoles announced the launch of a new interactive catalog available on the brand’s website. (Read More)

Tamara Mellon files lawsuit against Jimmy Choo


Tamara Mellon, co-founder of Jimmy Choo, filed a suit Thursday against Jimmy Choo, hours before the distinguished footwear company celebrated its 20th anniversary and New York Fashion Week, according to Thursday’s Bloomberg news report. (Read More)