Footwear and Accessories

Vans Reissue's 'Fast Times' Sneakers Originally From 1982 Premiere
February 17, 2020 at 10:51 am

Vans is bringing its "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"-branded slip-ons, originally made for the movie's premiere, back to life as part of Vans' Anaheim Factory Collection, which features footwear hand-made like the ones in the '82...

KFC and Crocs Collaborate on Chicken-Scented Clogs for NY Fashion Week
February 13, 2020 at 1:49 pm

For the fried chicken enthusiast who also wants to wear minimal footwear, the KFC x Crocs collaboration has shoes that will have everyone asking where they came from and, more importantly, "What's that smell?" That's right. They smell like chicken...

Nike’s 2020 Olympic Uniforms Will Be Made of Recycled Shoe Parts
February 7, 2020 at 1:43 pm

With the 2020 Olympics already set to include a nod to sustainability through medals crafted out of recycled cell phones, Nike is upping its commitment to the environment through designing the U.S. Olympic uniforms from treated shoe parts, among other components...

What's Going On With Nike's Kobe Bryant Merch?
January 28, 2020 at 12:40 pm

Various sources have reported that Nike has pulled items related to Kobe Bryant from its online store in the name of carefully considering his branding and the integrity of the footwear market. But other, more recent sources are reporting that Nike simply sold out of the merchandise...

Footwear Drop: How Sock 101 Brought Fully Custom Shoes to Promo
January 15, 2020 at 1:51 pm

We lost count of the number of brands that teamed up with shoe companies this year for limited-edition collections, licensed offerings and custom designs. Whataburger did cowboy boots. Dunkin’ had running shoes. Heck, Post Malone released his own Crocs. As sneaker culture moves more mainstream, we fully expect the trend to continue well into 2020 and beyond. Sock 101 thinks so, too...

Hinge Cleverly Plays Off Its Dating App Mission With New Branded Merch
January 10, 2020 at 1:48 pm

Many people who are seeking romantic partners this year will undoubtedly take to Hinge for help. Marking its eighth year on the dating app scene, the matchmaking aid is striving to help fortunate users to show affection to its “Designed to Be Deleted” slogan through branded merch that they can “destroy.” The goods mark an extension of the app’s Hingie mascot...

The Campbell’s Chunky Soup Merch Collection Is Small But Clever
December 3, 2019 at 1:49 pm

The Campbell Soup Company has been benevolent to bowls for 150 years, and many appetites have found satisfaction in the Chunky Soup offerings that “eat like a meal.” Those options within the company's product line inspired a tiny, but nonetheless impressive, branded merch collection for the holidays. Yes, there are sporks involved...

Five Days of Denny’s Promotion Includes Pancake Socks and Bacon Scarves
December 2, 2019 at 1:32 pm

If you had the fortune of being able to stuff yourself on Thanksgiving, you might not want to consider looking at a large plate of food again until next November. Along with showing goodwill and giving gifts, this is the season, however, for taking in considerable quantities of calories, and Denny’s wants not only to…

NYC Parks Partners With Nike for Branded Apparel Collection
November 22, 2019 at 1:40 pm

Nike will soon release an NYC Parks branded apparel collection to put residents in a New York state of mind with respect to their attire. Come December 5, the limited-edition NYC Parks collection will hit the masses as AF1, with the ALL FOR 1 identity behind that title helping Nike promote...