Shoe

Vogue Editors Weigh in On the Best Work Shoes for Fall

November 11, 2019

All products featured on Vogue are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. As the temperature continues to drop, your choice of stylish work shoes becomes more and more limited. Boots aren’t the easiest to style with tailored trousers — do you tuck them […]

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Under Armour’s shoes aren’t cool right now

November 5, 2019

Under Armour’s third-quarter sales might have topped expectations, but one glaring shortcoming in Monday’s release was the company’s shoe sales. Under Armour said footwear revenue tumbled 12% to $250.6 million from $284.9 million a year ago. During a post-earnings conference call with analysts, the company admitted those results were “lower than planned.” It said it still expects […]

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Kendall Jenner Is One Step Ahead of the Latest Shoe Trends

November 3, 2019

When you’re one of the world’s biggest supermodels, you pick up a thing or two about trend forecasting. Case in point? Kendall Jenner’s shoe wardrobe. The newly 24-year-old can often be found in the latest styles before they make it big. For instance, she wore white boots multiple times in 2016 — a year before the […]

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Shoe companies Rothy’s and Steve Madden are at each other’s throats

October 19, 2019

In August, after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the venture-backed shoe startup Rothy’s, shoe giant Steven Madden filed a pre-emptive lawsuit asking a federal court to rule that its Rosy Flat shoes don’t copy design elements of the Point ballet flat that Rothy’s began selling soon after its 2015 launch. More, it asked that seven related […]

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The Chinese manufacturers behind U.S. shoe brands

October 4, 2019

Communist China had a lot to celebrate on Oct. 1, its 70th birthday. The country has gone from one of the poorest in the world to having the second-largest economy. President Donald Trump has suggested that China achieved this by engaging in unfair trade practices and vowed last year that he would not allow America to […]

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Sport Leisure Shoes Expected to Drive Footwear Sales Growth, According to NPD Group

September 27, 2019

Sport leisure footwear is having more than a moment. According to The Future of Footwear, a new report from The NPD Group that forecasts growth and declines across key categories, footwear sales in the U.S. are forecasted to increase through 2021 due to strong growth of sport leisure looks. The category, dominated by athletic-inspired casual […]

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Women’s shoe company Ziera Retail placed in administration

September 24, 2019

Women’s footwear business Ziera Retail, which has 140 staff in this country, has been placed into voluntary administration. Ziera was formerly known as Kumfs and has 22 stores in New Zealand and 23 stores in Australia where it employs 110 staff. Conor McElhinney and Andrew Grenfell, partners of McGrathNicol, have been appointed administrators of Ziera’s […]

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