Footwear and Accessories

Nike and Xbox's 'Space Jam' Kit Is a Slam Dunk on So Many Levels
July 13, 2021 at 10:53 am

Warner Bros. has 200 licensing partners for "Space Jam: A New Legacy." The latest merchandise to come out of that is a co-branded kit from Nike and Xbox that combines footwear, gaming and direct mail, appealing to fans and influencers alike. The attention to detail here is out of this world...

New Balance Releases New York MTA-Branded Sneakers
May 11, 2021 at 1:47 pm

New Balance is releasing a special edition 920 shoe with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) logo embroidered on the back. Inspired by the New York subway, the shoe has a gray and white color scheme, reminiscent of the metal trains and concrete platforms...

Nike's Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoes' Lawsuit: Explaining the Branded Shoe Drama
April 14, 2021 at 11:57 am

To commemorate the release of Lil Nas X's "Montero" single, the art and design collective MSCHF released a Satanic-themed Nike sneaker. The problem was that Nike actually had nothing to do with it, and sued MSCHF for giving off the impression that it was a collaborative effort...

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: 'Jumanji' Keychains, Custom Mascot Suits and More
August 12, 2020 at 12:25 pm

As we inch closer to November, there will probably be plenty of fresh political merchandise to dissect in the coming weeks and months. We'll devote plenty of time to that, as we always do. But, before all of that starts, let’s have some fun and enjoy the rest of the summer, eh? This week's Fave 5 includes custom jackets for mascots, ingenious sneaker collaborations and more...

Promotional Socks: Features, Customization Options and Sales Ideas
July 8, 2020 at 10:37 am

You’re probably well aware that socks and footwear are important. You’re probably even wearing socks right now. But what you might not know are some of the many capabilities that companies have to make socks more interesting or functional than just covering your feet...

The 7 Most Innovative PPE Items We've Seen
June 19, 2020 at 3:17 pm

PPE has been at the forefront of most distributors' minds since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the standard masks and face shields have been big, we've also seen plenty of innovative new items. The following seven products are among the most inventive ones we've come across...