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Reebok teams up with Zappos to launch adaptative footwear line

Jun 1, 2022 / United States
The Reebok Fit to Fit collection provides styles that include features that help people with disabilities to gain more independence. The goal is to enhance everyone’s quality of life

Doug Howe gets new appointments at DSW

May 27, 2022 / United States
Footwear retailer Designer Brands has announced the appointment of Doug Howe to President of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse (retail concept of the group’s portfolio). Mr. Howe will also be Executive Vice President of Designer Brands

Puma with new Chair of Supervisory Board

May 25, 2022 / Germany
The sporstwear giant has nominated Héloïse Temple-Boyer its new Chair of the Supervisory Board. She is taking over from Jean-François Palus

Christopher Bevans is Eddie Bauer's new Creative Director

May 13, 2022 / United States
Outdoor brand Eddie Bauer appointed Christopher Bevans as its new Creative Director. The DYNE Founder and CFDA member is expected to bring his expertise

Lululemon boosts footwear segment with two new appoints

Apr 7, 2022 / United States
Shortly after launching its first footwear line, the company announced that Simon Atkins will join in as Senior Vice President (SVP) of footwear, and Phil Dickinson as SVP, global creative director

Capri to donate products to aid refugees of the war in Ukraine

Apr 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The luxury group has announced that it will donate over 1 million euros in essential clothing from Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors to aid those displaced by the war in Ukraine

Dr. Martens names new Global Creative Director

Apr 5, 2022 / United Kingdom
The position will be held by Darren McKoy, known as DMac, who served before as Global Category Product Director. He stated that he will continue honouring the brand’s legacy

Fashion brands halt sales in Russia

Mar 7, 2022 / World
Pressure has been mounting on the Fashion industry to cut off commercial trading with Russia in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February

Anna Yona: we all need to be part of the solution

Feb 14, 2022 / Germany
We have spoken to Anna Yona who founded the German company Wildling Shoes alongside her husband, Ran Yona, in 2015, to find out a bit more about its innovative concept of healthy shoe and how one original idea grew into a brand awarded for its design and quality standards

adidas strengthens its commitment to women

Feb 11, 2022 / Germany
The German-based sportswear has launched new women-focused products, alongside enhanced support for established and emerging athletes, as well as new support programmes

Sorel launches inclusive footwear line with Zappos

Jan 13, 2022 / United States
The brand teamed up with Zappos to introduce modifications and features to three of its iconic silhouettes to make them accessible to everyone. The line is exclusively available on Zappos adaptative

Argentinian footwear industry should grow by 10% over 2019

Dec 28, 2021 / Argentina
The forecast is from the President of the Chamber of the Footwear Industry, who noticed that companies would still be working at full capacity to meet demand at least in the first week of December

Launch of Pact of Skills for the European Fashion Industry

Dec 20, 2021 / European Union
The TCLF Pact of Skills is an initiative promoted by the European Commission to support the investment in upskilling and reskilling across the fashion industry

Versace appoints Cedric Wilmotte as Interim CEO

Nov 18, 2021 / United States
The global fashion luxury group announced the appointment of Cedric Wilmotte as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Versace. This will be effective from the 17th of January onwards

Clarks CEO leaves after less than a year in the role

Nov 15, 2021 / United Kingdom
Víctor Herrero will now join Australian jewellery group Lovisa. The Melbourne-based group announced the appointment, saying Mr. Herrero would come on board as soon as COVID19 restrictions allowed
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