World Footwear


FDRA announces industry awards at its 70th anniversary event

Jun 16, 2014 / United States
Wolverine Worldwide and its Merrell brand have been honored with two key awards from the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)

New exhibition dedicated to high-heeled shoes

Jun 6, 2014 / United States
The Brooklyn Museum explores fashion’s most provocative accessory with upcoming exhibition Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe

Pharrell Williams in collaboration with adidas

Jun 5, 2014 /
The new collection will debut this summer and will be created with the singer's eco-friendly Bionic Yarn, which uses plastic debris from the sea

Converse and Maison Martin Margiela renew their collaboration

Jun 4, 2014 / United States
Converse announced the global launch of its second sneaker collection with the famous French fashion house

Vans supports arts education with its Custom Culture competition

Jun 3, 2014 / United States
Running for the fifth year the art event challenges high school students across the United States to embrace their creativity by customizing Vans shoes

Orla Kiely and Clarks joined forces to produce new shoe line

Jun 2, 2014 / United Kingdom
The fashion designer has used her retro-style prints on everything from couch cushions to ready-to-wear. Now she has teamed up with British brand Clarks to make her debut with footwear

Paris Hilton is being sued by a footwear company for 2 million USD

May 30, 2014 / United States
A breach-of-contract lawsuit against the celebrity has been launched in New York by Antebi Footwear Group

Luís Onofre wins award for designer of the year

May 26, 2014 / Portugal
It is the first time that a designer working exclusively on shoes and accessories wins a designer award in Portugal

Pharrell Williams supports FromOneHandToAnOTHER

May 20, 2014 / United States
The American artist is taking an active part in the campaign by releasing an array of unique items on a new eBay auction to help underprivileged children

Kobi Levi exhibition at the Northampton Museum & Art Gallery

May 15, 2014 / United Kingdom
A new exhibition showcasing innovative and intriguing work by the international shoe designer will go on display at the Northampton Museum & Art Gallery from May 24

New sneaker culture exhibition at the Bata Shoe Museum

May 8, 2014 / Canada
Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture is an exhibition focusing on the history of sneaker culture from the 19th century until the present day and displays over 120 models

New Balance Foundation offers a 300 000 USD challenge to charity

May 5, 2014 / United States
To help kick off the 30th anniversary of Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, the American foundation has offered to match all gifts from donors

SKECHERS named fashion brand of the year

Apr 28, 2014 / United States
SKECHERS USA Inc. was named Fashion Footwear Brand of the Year at the latest The Footwear Industry Awards, an achievement that completes a year with multiple industry awards

Northampton Museum shoe collection available online

Mar 13, 2014 / United Kingdom
One of the largest shoe collections in the world is going to be digitized and made available online for public viewing.

Sarah Jessica Parker launches shoe collection

Mar 7, 2014 / United States
The first weekend of March marked the debut of SJP, the highly expected shoe collection designed and signed by actress Sarah Jessica Parker, which also includes handbags and a trench coat in two colors.
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