Melania Trump Makes a Surprising Choice in Shoes to Plant Flags at Arlington National Cemetery - 12時間前  Footwear News

Melania Trump joined her husband, President Donald Trump, today in Arlington, Va., on a surprise visit to Arlington National Cemetery for its annual Flags In ceremony. Melania Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery during the Flags-In ceremony ahead of Memorial Day 2019. CREDIT: Shutterstock Detail of President Donald Trump’s shoes (L) and Melania Trump’s flats. CREDIT: Shutterstock The first lady coordinated her outfit thoughtfully for the somber occasion — planting flags at the graves of d...more
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What You Need to Know About Old Navy’s $1 Flip Flop Sale 2019 - 13時間前  Footwear News

The warm weather season brings with it high-value sales — from Memorial Day weekend to semiannual blowouts — but perhaps the holy grail of them all is Old Navy‘s $1 flip flop sale. Perfect for beach trips or completing off-duty outfits, the retailer’s solid-colored flip flops are slashed to just $1 for a limited time annually. While no dates have been confirmed yet, we have a feeling the promotion is days away based off last year’s sale. Here, we’ve covered everything you can expect from the 2019 sale before it starts, so you can quickly nab your favorite looks before t...more
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How Trump’s China Tariffs Would Impact What Sneakerheads Buy - 15時間前  Footwear News

Across the footwear industry, retailers and brands are bracing for a major impact if President Donald Trump’s latest proposed tariff hikes on all China imports goes into effect — and the sneaker industry is not immune to the potential fallout. After multiple rounds of duty increases over the past several months, on May 13, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a fourth list of Chinese imports that could receive a proposed 25% hike in duties, and footwear was on the list. The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America said that as a result, extra annual spending on shoes co...more
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Rihanna & the New Generation Labels Disrupting the Shoe Industry - 15時間前  Footwear News

She may be launching her new Fenty line this week with shoes galore, but earlier this month, Rihanna was snapped wearing Amina Muaddi’s Naima sandal. And Tom Van Dorpe’s styling of her Savage x Fenty event in New York last year featured Midnight 00’s signature ruched pumps. The latter also have a starring role at the Costume Institute Camp exhibition extravaganza. Tellingly, both labels are under two years old. So what’s going on? FN spoke to seven leading global fashion experts about the evolution of the shoe industry, the niche labels challenging the big brand hegemony and what it take...more
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Brands Like Greats and Tamara Mellon Use This Card for Its E-Commerce Rewards - 17時間前  Footwear News

When Brex, the B2B financial service, launched its e-commerce corporate card in February, it expected its offer of 60-day credit to attract mostly early-stage businesses. However, the interest-free credit limit also comes with advanced fraud protection and a suite of rewards tailored to e-commerce brands — and this has brought in a new market. “It’s actually some of these more established companies — that do somewhere between $100,000 and $1 million in sales a month — that are more interested,” said Michael Tannenbaum, CEO of Brex. “They’re at the stage where they can be a little b...more
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Dua Lipa Wears the Most Dramatic Valentino Dress With Soaring Sandals at amfAR Gala Cannes 2019 - 17時間前  Footwear News

The stars aligned in Cannes, France, today for amfAR’s 26th annual Cinema Against AIDS Gala — and the fashion was incredible. Amid the sea of chicly dressed celebrities, Dua Lipa stood out in an over-the-top, red-orange feathered gown from Valentino’s spring ’19 couture collection. The “Electricity” singer teamed the dramatic dress with strappy burgundy sandals on a slim stiletto heel. Dua Lipa in Valentino. CREDIT: David Fisher/Shutterstock Strappy sandals were a popular choice among attendees. Martha Hunt went for an ...more
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Queen Letizia of Spain Repeats This $70 Zara Jumpsuit — With the Same Heels - 17時間前  Footwear News

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Queen Letizia embodied the old adage in Madrid today, repeating a head-to-toe look she wore in January. The 46-year-old appeared at a debate titled “Exceptional Women, The Value of Opportunity,” wearing a jumpsuit she’d already worn — and from fast-fashion retailer Zara, no less. Queen Letizia in a Zara jumpsuit and Magrit heels in Madrid on March 23. CREDIT: Belen Diaz/Shutterstock A closer look at Queen Letizia’s heels. CREDIT: Shutterstock ...more
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Emily Ratajkowski’s Adorable Puppy Is the Perfect Accessory for Her All-White Outfit - 18時間前  Footwear News

Emily Ratajkowski took her puppy for a walk on the streets of New York yesterday — and her style was on point, too. The 27-year-old went with a monochromatic look in head-to-toe white. She sported a cropped ribbed tank top with high-waisted, straight-leg jeans. Emily Ratajkowski and her dog Colombo out for a walk in New York on May 22. CREDIT: Shutterstock On her feet, the “I Feel Pretty” actress went with all-white low-cut sneakers that featured a ridged outsole, a knit upper and toggle detailing at the laces. A cl...more
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Ugg Parent Sues Walmart and Other Retailers for Allegedly Copying Popular Boot Design - 18時間前  Footwear News

Deckers Outdoor Corp. is going to court over Ugg’s popular fleece-lined boots. The footwear maker and distributor filed two separate lawsuits on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California — one against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kmart Corp. and another versus Aeropostale Inc. Each complaint accused the defendants of patent infringement, trade dress infringement and unfair competition. It further alleged that the retailers used the California-founded brand’s sheepskin shoe design without permission.  In the complaints, Deckers Brands — also parent to Tev...more
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Shrinking Sales and Merchandise Misfires: Why Nordstrom, Kohl’s & JCPenney Had a Rocky Q1 - 19時間前  Footwear News

America’s department stores continue to face challenging times. Several of the nation’s major chains reported disappointing first-quarter earnings this week, as sales failed to measure up to expectations and shoppers continued to drift toward online and direct-to-consumer competitors. Issues with merchandise assortment, a cool and rainy start to the spring season and marketing misfires hurt results further, though many of the segment’s problems are more systemic than executives’ promises to course-correct in the coming months might suggest. On an call with investors and analysts on Tuesday, No...more
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Hoka One One Soars, Pushing Deckers’ Annual Revenues Past $2 Billion - 13時間前  Footwear News

Deckers Brands has another winner on its hands. The Goleta, Calif.-based company delivered another quarter of better-than-expected earnings on Thursday, reporting record annual revenues of $2.02 billion. But while its flagship brand, Ugg, still drove the bulk of its sales, it was rising star Hoka One One that propelled it past the finish line. The running shoe brand’s sales grew 33.2% to $67.1 million for three months ended Mar. 31, compared with $50.4 million for the same period last year. Its annual net sales hit $223.1 million, an increase of 45.4% year over year. Deckers sees more wh...more
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11 Unbeatable Shoe Deals From Nordstrom’s Half Yearly Sale — Up to 50% Off - 14時間前  Footwear News

Nordstrom’s half yearly sale is finally here, and you’re not going to want to miss it. Now through June 2, the retailer is offering up to 50% off hundreds of footwear styles — from summery espadrilles perfect to wear to a Memorial Day barbecue to comfy kicks that will keep your feet happy all season long. To save you time wading through seemingly endless options, we’ve rounded up our favorite women’s shoes on sale. We even spotted some designer looks that were nearly half off (we’re talking Tory Burch slides and Stuart Weitzman sandals). Shop the top deals below,...more
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VF Corp. Has Officially Split Into Two Companies — Here’s How Analysts Feel About It - 15時間前  Footwear News

VF Corp. has officially split into two entities. In August, the Greensboro, N.C.-based firm announced its separation into VF — centered on its more profitable active and outdoor businesses including Vans, Timberland and The North Face — and Kontoor Brands Inc., a new home for its heritage denim brands Wrangler and Lee, as well as the corporation’s outlet operations. With today’s completion of the move, Kontoor is now an independent, publicly traded company under the stock ticker “KTB.” VF said the split allows will allow it to expand into new categories but also fine-tu...more
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Rihanna & the New Generation Labels Disrupting the Shoe Industry - 15時間前  Footwear News

She may be launching her new Fenty line this week with shoes galore, but earlier this month, Rihanna was snapped wearing Amina Muaddi’s Naima sandal. And Tom Van Dorpe’s styling of her Savage x Fenty event in New York last year featured Midnight 00’s signature ruched pumps. The latter also have a starring role at the Costume Institute Camp exhibition extravaganza. Tellingly, both labels are under two years old. So what’s going on? FN spoke to seven leading global fashion experts about the evolution of the shoe industry, the niche labels challenging the big brand hegemony and what it take...more
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Brands Like Greats and Tamara Mellon Use This Card for Its E-Commerce Rewards - 17時間前  Footwear News

When Brex, the B2B financial service, launched its e-commerce corporate card in February, it expected its offer of 60-day credit to attract mostly early-stage businesses. However, the interest-free credit limit also comes with advanced fraud protection and a suite of rewards tailored to e-commerce brands — and this has brought in a new market. “It’s actually some of these more established companies — that do somewhere between $100,000 and $1 million in sales a month — that are more interested,” said Michael Tannenbaum, CEO of Brex. “They’re at the stage where they can be a little b...more
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Dua Lipa Wears the Most Dramatic Valentino Dress With Soaring Sandals at amfAR Gala Cannes 2019 - 17時間前  Footwear News

The stars aligned in Cannes, France, today for amfAR’s 26th annual Cinema Against AIDS Gala — and the fashion was incredible. Amid the sea of chicly dressed celebrities, Dua Lipa stood out in an over-the-top, red-orange feathered gown from Valentino’s spring ’19 couture collection. The “Electricity” singer teamed the dramatic dress with strappy burgundy sandals on a slim stiletto heel. Dua Lipa in Valentino. CREDIT: David Fisher/Shutterstock Strappy sandals were a popular choice among attendees. Martha Hunt went for an ...more
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Queen Letizia of Spain Repeats This $70 Zara Jumpsuit — With the Same Heels - 17時間前  Footwear News

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Queen Letizia embodied the old adage in Madrid today, repeating a head-to-toe look she wore in January. The 46-year-old appeared at a debate titled “Exceptional Women, The Value of Opportunity,” wearing a jumpsuit she’d already worn — and from fast-fashion retailer Zara, no less. Queen Letizia in a Zara jumpsuit and Magrit heels in Madrid on March 23. CREDIT: Belen Diaz/Shutterstock A closer look at Queen Letizia’s heels. CREDIT: Shutterstock ...more
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Emily Ratajkowski’s Adorable Puppy Is the Perfect Accessory for Her All-White Outfit - 18時間前  Footwear News

Emily Ratajkowski took her puppy for a walk on the streets of New York yesterday — and her style was on point, too. The 27-year-old went with a monochromatic look in head-to-toe white. She sported a cropped ribbed tank top with high-waisted, straight-leg jeans. Emily Ratajkowski and her dog Colombo out for a walk in New York on May 22. CREDIT: Shutterstock On her feet, the “I Feel Pretty” actress went with all-white, low-cut sneakers that featured a ridged outsole, a knit upper and toggle detailing at the laces. A c...more
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Ugg Parent Sues Walmart and Other Retailers for Allegedly Copying Popular Boot Design - 18時間前  Footwear News

Deckers Outdoor Corp. is going to court over Ugg’s popular fleece-lined boots. The footwear maker and distributor filed two separate lawsuits on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California — one against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kmart Corp. and another versus Aeropostale Inc. Each complaint accused the defendants of patent infringement, trade dress infringement and unfair competition. It further alleged that the retailers used the California-founded brand’s sheepskin shoe design without permission.  In the complaints, Deckers Brands — also parent to Tev...more
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Shrinking Sales and Merchandise Misfires: Why Nordstrom, Kohl’s & JCPenney Had a Rocky Q1 - 19時間前  Footwear News

America’s department stores continue to face challenging times. Several of the nation’s major chains reported disappointing first-quarter earnings this week, as sales failed to measure up to expectations and shoppers continued to drift toward online and direct-to-consumer competitors. Issues with merchandise assortment, a cool and rainy start to the spring season and marketing misfires hurt results further, though many of the segment’s problems are more systemic than executives’ promises to course-correct in the coming months might suggest. On an call with investors and analysts on Tuesday, No...more
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