No fashion snobs allowed—at least for one night. . .
Chicago likes things big: big skyscrapers, big wind, big b-ball players and even giant silver beans. So it is fitting that a city coined “The City of Big Shoulders” is also the stomping ground of a slew of women with larger than average size feet. .
Hip-hop superstar Fabolous (a.k.a. John David Jackson) dropped in NYC's Herald Square Foot Locker on Aug.
24 to kick off the launch of the Reebok Classic Remix collection and a new promotion that was music to the ears of the city's sneaker lovers. .
Nat-2and its madcap designers, the ones behind the Zipper 2-in-1 sneaker sandals, has found another way to keep sneaker addicts in their kicks. The Nat-2 Rainrunner, a sneaker-hybrid that has all the markings of a classic canvas hi-top (even real laces), is actually a 100-percent waterproof rain boot.
The wellies, made from high-quality rubber, trick the eye with printed sneaker-centric details, like contrasting stitching, toecaps and side labels. . .
Sure, millions of consumers are already shopping 24/7 via their home and office computers, but why wait until seated at a desk when you can just dial in that order of must-have gladiator sandals from your cell phone? Lucky Magazine kicked off a flurry of cell phone–shopping related software programs this past spring, when it launched its “Lucky At Your Service” iPhone application and shoe finder. Now, others have started to ring up sales thanks to the user-friendly advancements now available in the latest mobile phones.
While sightseeing at the Grand Canyon earlier this summer was surely a grand experience for President Barack Obama and his family, it was equally grand for Keen Footwear. The Portland, OR-based company’s Venice H2 sport sandals were the rugged, warm-weather footwear of choice for Obama’s daughters, Malia and Sasha.
And at a suggested retail price of $49.95, the sandals’ on-land and in-water versatility surely delivered a bang for the buck. .
Adding to the Project Runway hysteria—season six begins tonight, along with an all-star challenge and new model series—Payless ShoeSource debuts an exclusive collection designed by fourth-season winner Christian Siriano. Contrary to his knack for voluminous, pleated and exaggerated fashion (Anyone else remember his avant-garde dress’ insane asymmetrical fan collar?), the line of low-cost fall dress shoes are decidedly tame and versatile. .
Using a ’50s-era Chuck Taylor silhouette originally designed for the U.S. military, the Comme des Garcons Play for Converse collection puts a modern twist on these vintage kicks.
A manager of a Missouri Burger King finds himself entangled in the long-running debate on whether babies need to wear shoes.Jennifer Frederich and her 6-month-old baby Kaylin, were asked to leave the burger joint because the manager sited the baby’s bare feet as a public health risk.In an interview with CNN, Frederich says the manager told her it was against the health code and she would have to take her food to-go. . .
Costa Mesa, CA-based I.E. Distribution, makers of the World Industries skate brand, signed a license agreement to produce and distribute footwear for the urban-themed DADA and DADA Supreme labels for North America. .