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McNamara teams up with ASPORTUGUESAS

Jul 9, 2018 / Portugal
The Hawaiian surfer is the new ambassador of ASPORTUGUESAS. McNamara teamed up with the Portuguese flip-flops' brand and has already booked two collections per year, entitled “Everything is possible”

New carbon-based desiccant will keep footwear fresh

Jun 28, 2018 / Australia
A team of Australian researchers has discovered a new super-efficient drying agent made up of graphene oxide to be integrated in shoe soles to control odour and moisture

Michael Jackson's moonwalk shoes up for auction

Apr 23, 2018 / United States
The black loafers used by Michael Jackson to perform his signature moonwalk for the first time on stage are going up for auction

Birkenstock, brand of the year

Mar 5, 2018 / United States
Footwear Plus magazine announced the winners of the 19th annual Plus Awards. The awards are determined by the votes of industry members and consumers

Crocs with new Drew Barrymore campaign

Feb 1, 2018 / United States
The Color-Block Collection is the first of two celebrity product collaborations. The line, which includes special-edition footwear styles for women and children, was designed in partnership with Drew Barrymore, an ambassador for the brand's "Come As You Are" campaign

VF Corporation with new sustainability & responsibility strategy

Dec 12, 2017 / United States
The North Carolina-based lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories company announced its new global sustainability and responsibility strategy, Made for Change. VF aims to lead industrywide environmental and social improvements

Asics wants to make soles in a microwave

Nov 6, 2017 / Japan
The Japanese brand is testing a new way to produce the midsoles of sneakers with microwave technology. Asics believe this can lead to usage of 90% less energy than standard production techniques

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

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

Selena Gomez is Coach’s new face

Dec 16, 2016 / United States
The New York-based design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands has announced its partnership with the actress and singer

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

Coach announces new Craftsmanship Bar

Oct 31, 2016 / United States
The worldwide recognized luxury brand aims to expand its array of global services

Nike launches footwear design challenge

Oct 31, 2016 / United States
The sportswear giant announced the 50 000 US dollars Nike Ease Challenge, which invites designers, engineers, makers and innovators to advance and reinvent footwear design for athletes of all abilities

Chelsea and Nike sign new deal

Oct 14, 2016 / United Kingdom
The London-based football team has announced a new long-term partnership with sportswear giant Nike. Annual sponsorship to reach 60 million British pounds
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