Fenty x Puma Bow Creeper Sandal Drops Today

Last month, Rihanna and Puma held a special pop-up shop at Milk Studios in Los Angeles for the latest Fenty x Puma collection. That’s when the Fenty x Puma Bow Creeper Sandal made its debut, and at that point, the pop-up was the only place you could purchase the summery …

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Manolo Blahnik’s Most Artistic Shoes Are Now on Display in Russia

Legendary designer Manolo Blahnik officially opens his “Art of Shoes” retrospective today in St. Petersburg, Russia. The exhibition at The State Hermitage Museum showcases 212 shoes and 80 original drawings, which are part of Blahnik’s extensive archive. (In total, the designer has crafted more than 30,000 pairs of shoes.) The designer, who …

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Jordan Brand’s Latest Sponsored Basketball Star Doesn’t Play in the NBA

Jordan Brand’s stable of sponsored basketball stars just got a little bigger. But the label’s latest addition to its athlete roster isn’t a product of the NBA. Multiple reports state that the namesake outfit of NBA legend Michael Jordan has signed Guo Ailun, a 23-year-old baller who plays in the Chinese Basketball Association. Reports state Ailun, …

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7 Shoe Companies Feeling the Impact of Retail Bankruptcies

A wave of Chapter 11 filings has brought new challenges and opportunities for key industry players. Here, Footwear News highlights seven firms being impacted by recent retail bankruptcies. Steve Madden As a maker of private-label footwear for Payless ShoeSource, Steve Madden has been feeling some heat from the retailer’s bankruptcy, …

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The Adidas Ultra Boost Is Rumored to Get a Makeover This Winter

Adidas introduced its Ultra Boost 3.0 pattern last winter, and it looks like the next generation of the sneaker could be arriving around the same time this year. According to @theyeezymafia, the Ultra Boost 4.0 is set to release in December. Previewed in a fan-favorite “Triple White” colorway, this iteration’s …

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This Brand Just Released China’s First-Ever 3D-Printed Sneakers

The 3D-printed sneaker trend is just getting started, and Chinese brand Peak Sport is getting a leg up on the competition. On Monday, Peak Sport released its Future 3D-printed sneaker in Beijing. Not only is the Future Peak’s first foray into 3D-printing, but it’s also said to be China’s first-ever commercial …

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