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Is Footwear Sustainability at a Standstill?

Fashion is at a crossroads: continue with cutting-edge strategies developed to persevere during Covid or slide back into familiar (yet unprofitable) habits? Get the experts' perspective at our in-person Sourcing Summit, Oct. 19 at New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street.

Building sustainability into footwear is a delicate puzzle that relies on cost, design and innovation, from factory to design studio. And it’s a mind-teaser that befuddles even the most forward-thinking footwear brands. Whereas footwear’s counterpart, apparel, has a roster of alternative materials, footwear is facing an uphill battle that depends on investment in sustainable technology…

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