March 2010 Blog Archives
From well-heeled guests to well-heeled valets.
If you thought pillow menus were the peak of hotel customization check out Fluevog Shoes' vintage-inspired oxfords designed exclusively for OPUS Hotels. The limited-edition OPUS Hotels Porter Shoes will be worn by valets and male customer service associates at the Vancouver and Montreal locations. The Canadian brand with a knack for designing the unexpected matches the avant-garde hotel brand's unique and luxurious image.
Skip to subway, pass the taxi, leave the keys on the counter and join Birkenstock and Marie Claire on "Walk to Work Day". The inaugural fundraising event will take place on June 9th and will support Soles4Souls. Participants of the national walk have to opportunity to collect funds for charitable organization by signing up at www.runwayrealway.com/birkenstock.
Auri Footwear announced that for every pair of shoes sold through new retail partnerships or its online store, the company will donate funds to Soles4Souls. The partnership will include $5 donations for every pair sold through wholesale and $10 donations for every pair sold through its Aurifootwear.com website.
Our entire organization is thrilled to be partnered with Soles4Souls, states Ori Rosenbaum, founder and CEO or Auri Footwear in Laguna Beach, CA.
Get your dancing shoes in tip-top shape. KIWI Shoe Care, part of the Sara Lee Corporation, and celebrity ballroom dancer Cheryl Burke are offering consumers a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles for a one-on-one dance lesson. From March 15th to the end of August, consumers can enter the KIWI Dancing Sweepstakes daily by visiting www.kiwidancingsweepstakes.com.
One way or another, music and fashion always collide. This spring Converse offers a collection of Chucks designed by Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry. Three styles of the quintessential punk kick are available, including a high-top with pink laces and Harry's image and a low-top with the band's name scrawled on the side. In a SPIN.com interview, Harry calls the shoes "a staple in rock 'n roll and fashion". The Blondie line is part of Converse's new Punk Collection. Other styles are inspired by The Clash and Kurt Cobain or feature skull and plaid prints.
This weekend three top European football leagues will debut a special edition (PRODUCT)RED Nike ball to raise awareness of the athletic brand's 'Lace Up. Save Live' initiative. The ball will be used at all of England's Barclays Premier League, Spain's La Liga BBVA and Italy's Serie A TIM games on March 13th and 14th. The specially designed T90 Ascente, revamped with a splash of red and the (RED) logo, is the official ball currently used by all three leagues. 'Lace Up. Save Lives' invites people to support the Nike and (RED) partnership by purchasing a pair of red laces.
Guided by its Good for You. Good for the Planet tagline, Earth Footwear has entered into a values-based partnership with EarthShare, a federation of the nations most respected environmental and conservation nonprofit organizations.
Leading into Earth Month in April and the 40th anniversary of Earth Day (Apr. 22) , the Waltham, MA-based Earth Footwear will make an initial $5,000 contribution to EarthShare.
On the heels of snowboarder Shaun Whites gold medal performance at the Vancouver Olympics, Target is launching an exclusive namesake collection of footwear for Fall 10. The Shaun White Shoes collection will be designed by White in collaboration with his brother, Jesse, and will feature boys and young mens styles influenced by the professional skateboarders lifestyle.
Bearpaw Footwear, a Citrus Heights, CA-based comfort brand, partnered with Soles4Souls to donate 2,000 pairs of shoes to the earthquake victims of Haiti in support of Project Haiti. The Try Comfort, Give Comfort event was hosted by the company during the recent MAGIC/ FN Platform show in Las Vegas. Bearpaw donated a free pair of shoes to Project Haiti for every pair of shoes that attendees tried on during the show. I am excited to be part of such a great program and work with the people from Souls4Souls, says Tom Romeo, CEO of Bearpaw.
Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt announced that royalty proceeds from his Macbeth Studio Project shoes-totaling $10,000-will be donated towards Soles4Souls Haitian relief efforts.