World Footwear


Fabletics expands into footwear

Sep 19, 2017 / United States
The activewear brand co-founded by Kate Hudson in 2013, has announced its first-ever footwear collection, complementing their lifestyle range of activewear and accessories and reinforcing the positioning as a lifestyle brand

adidas releases beer proof sneakers

Sep 4, 2017 / Germany
Crafted in Germany, these limited-edition München shoes, were announced by adidas as a classic design re-imagined in the spirit of Oktoberfest

LVMH Designers Prize winner announced

Jul 12, 2017 / France
French designer Marine Serre of MARINE SERRE was the recipient of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers for 2017

Skechers named Mainstream Women’s Brand of the Year

May 26, 2017 / United States
The distinction occurred as part of the 2017 Drapers Footwear Awards. Skechers was also recently awarded Brand of the Year during the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards in February

Vans launches 8th annual design competition

May 3, 2017 / United States
In partnership with Journeys, LCAD (Laguna College of Art + Design) and Americans for the Arts, Blick Art Materials, Vans opened up public voting for its 8th annual Custom Culture Design Competition

Skechers with renewed partnerships

Mar 17, 2017 / United States
The Performance division has announced a multi-year partnership extension of title sponsorship of the Los Angeles Marathon. This follows the 5-year contract extension with Go Golf brand ambassador and PGA Pro Billy Andrade

Steph Curry helps donate 20 000 shoes to children in Congo

Mar 3, 2017 / United States
The basketball player has made use of his public recognition to help Liberty University collect over 20 000 shoes for children in Africa

Skechers Kids wins Design Excellence Award

Mar 2, 2017 / United States
The California-based sportswear collection has been recognized with a design excellence award in the children’s category from trade publication Footwear Plus

Nordstrom announces its largest-ever donation

Feb 6, 2017 / United States
Donation is to be made from Treasure&Bond, the company's give-back brand that donates 2.5% of net sales to nonprofit organizations empowering youth

Vans with 50 000 US dollars high school program

Jan 30, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear manufacturer is sponsoring its eighth annual Vans Custom Culture art competition, inviting high school art students to embrace creativity

Manolo Blahnik with retrospective exhibition

Jan 25, 2017 / Italy
Running until the 9th of April the retrospective “Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes” showcases 212 shoes, selected from more than 30 000 styles and 80 sketches

Nike partners with FKA Twigs

Jan 12, 2017 / United States
The musician and the athletic giant have officially teamed up for Nike Women’s newest campaign

Pensole launches first class focusing on material design

Dec 26, 2016 / United States
The Footwear Design Academy announced the launch of Pensole|MLab Powered by Vibram, a hands-on, four-week, intensive design immersion program focused on material design

New Footwear Museum opens in Portugal

Dec 2, 2016 / Portugal
The Footwear Museum, located in S. João da Madeira, one of the regions of historic significance for the footwear industry in Portugal, was inaugurated on the 5th of November

Boris Becker to launch footwear collection in Delhi

Nov 30, 2016 / India
An historic world number one, tennis legend Boris Becker will launch his footwear collection in India on the 26th of  December
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