Footwear and Accessories

The Hottest Thing In Fashion Is Style Icon ... Bernie Sanders?
March 14, 2018 at 11:54 am

It's been awhile since we felt the Bern of a good Bernie Sanders promotion, but it looks like Balenciaga is bringing back the iconic political logo in its new shoes, and its hoping you'll pay $595 for them. According to GQ, Balenciaga is continuing its tradition of paying homage to Sanders with its latest pool…

Skechers Is Launching a Wholesale Apparel Brand
March 9, 2018 at 2:20 pm

Skechers is one of the most ubiquitous shoe companies in the U.S., with styles popular among children and adults. With $4 billion in net sales last year, it's the second-best-selling sneaker brand in the country, according to Apparel News. And now the company is expanding its offerings by launching Skechers Apparel, a new wholesale apparel…

Vans Releases 'Peanuts' Footwear
November 9, 2017 at 2:11 pm

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Remember that question? I certainly do, and I look back with a laugh and a smile now on all of the things I dreamed of being. I recall that one month I tried (and failed) to ride a skateboard, after which it became clear I…

Custom T-shirt Company Threadless Acquires Shoe Brand
October 24, 2017 at 2:54 pm

Threadless, the e-commerce apparel company that allows artists to submit and print apparel products, is adding footwear to its product offerings after acquiring Bucketfeet. Threadless works by allowing designers and artists to submit their work, and users vote on the ones they like best. The winning submissions will be printed onto items like T-shirts, bags…

Nike Robots Could Bring Manufacturing Stateside, but Replace Humans
August 30, 2017 at 2:35 pm

Technological advancements, especially when it comes to automated manufacturing, are developing quickly. We reported earlier that a Chinese apparel company is setting up shop in Arkansas using newly developed automated systems to create apparel. In that feature, we discussed that, while some processes are easily automated, others just can't replace human skill. These tasks usually…

Licensing Spat Costs NBA Prospect Lonzo Ball Shoe Deal
May 1, 2017 at 2:31 pm

While Lonzo Ball seems poised for greatness as he prepares to commence his National Basketball Association career, the 19-year-old will likely have to rely on foreign intervention to find a sole…

Reebok Is Making a Shoe Out of Corn
April 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Most people give unwanted shoes the boot without much consideration for their sustainability. The Reebok Future crew, however, earns its paychecks and praise for pondering, among other endeavors, the proper development, use…