Foot Locker Has a New Loyalty Program With Plenty of Perks - 7時間前  Footwear News

Foot Locker has discussed the introduction of a new loyalty program for some time now, and today the retail giant revealed to media that the new platform — dubbed FLX — is a few weeks away from its debut. The most notable thing FLX offers that Foot Locker’s prior loyalty program didn’t is unity. With FLX, the athletic footwear retailer will abandon the banner-specific loyalty model driven by discounts that it once had and unify all of its stores including Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Eastbay and Champs. “We know that our best customers shop across [all of the ba...more
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Why VF Is ‘Not Pleased’ With Timberland — And What the Brand Needs to Do Now - 8時間前  Footwear News

VF Corp.’s stock was down nearly 10% at market close on Thursday after the company lowered its outlook for the fiscal year and posted mixed results for the third quarter. Although top-line improvement was driven by leading banners Vans and The North Face, the Denver-based firm noted that its performance was dragged down by outdoor boot brand Timberland. During the conference call following the release of its earnings report, VF president and CEO Steve Rendle said revenues for the label decreasde 5% in Q3, which included the all-important holiday shopping season. “We are not pleased...more
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LVMH Chief Bernard Arnault Ranks No. 2 on This List of the World’s Top Brand Leaders - 8時間前  Footwear News

Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH, was ranked No. 2 on Brand Finance’s 2020 Brand Guardianship Index. Arnault narrowly missed the No. 1 spot with a score of 72.1 out of 100, just 0.1 behind the top-ranking world brand leader, Lockheed Martin head Marillyn Hewson. The annual index, revealed on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, ranks the CEOs of the world’s largest companies from 0 to 100, measuring how they perform as leaders and ambassadors for their brands. Last year, Arnaunt held the No. 3 spot, with a 68.4 ranking. The fashion mogul’s imp...more
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Paris Couture Week Beyond the Runway: Prada, Parties & Public Invites - 10時間前  Footwear News

Prada Moda Prada took over legendary Belle Epoque restaurant Maxims for its exclusive two-day members club, Prada Moda, which featured an exhibition and corresponding talks by day and dinners and parties by night. The exhibition, entitled Making Faces, was all about data gathering, surveillance and facial recognition, telling the story of facial capture and analysis from the 19th century to the present day via photographs, pages from physiognomy textbooks, phrenological busts and measurement tools used to study faces and heads over the last two hundred years. There were also rather more conte...more
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Louis Vuitton Goes Novel for Pre-Fall 2020 With a Star-Studded Cast - 11時間前  Footwear News

Louis Vuitton’s pre-fall ’20 campaign is truly one for the books. Inspired by fictional pulps of the 20th century, Nicolas Ghesquière of Louis Vuitton decided to go retro for pre-fall ’20. The creative director of the French fashion house took to Instagram to debut the collection. View this post on Instagram I’m very happy to share with you the many tales of Pre-Fall 2020… Starring @leaseydoux_genuine , @sophiet , @angelicaross , @_stacymartin , @kelseyasbille , @doonabae , @chloegmoretz and #AliciaVikander photographed by @colliersc...more
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Kaia Gerber Wears the Original Dad Shoes With Her ’90s-Inspired Look at Paris Couture Week - 13時間前  Footwear News

Kaia Gerber is bringing the dad shoe trend into a new decade. The 18-year-old model stepped out during Paris Couture Week wearing an outfit with ’90s vibes. Gerber wore an oversize Sacai men’s blazer layered on top of a Brandy Melville hoodie and medium-wash jeans. On her feet, the catwalker wore New Balance sneakers that dads have been wearing for decades. Gerber chose the 990 v5, which has a suede and mesh upper, a blown rubber outsole and a dual density foam collar. The shoes retail on Newbalance.com for $175. She completed her look with Gucci’s Jackie nylon bag. Gerber is...more
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As Coronavirus Spreads, Here’s How the Global Stock Market Is Being Impacted - 14時間前  Footwear News

Global stocks continued to feel the effects of coronavirus on Thursday — with Asian markets faring the worst. The Shanghai Composite Index closed down 2.75% today, the worst single-day drop since President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on China eight months ago. Meanwhile, the Hang Seng Index was down by 1.52%, while Japen’s Nikkei 225 benchmark slid by 0.98%. First detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan this December, the coronavirus has so far infected over 570 people, with 17 dead, according to the latest report from authorities. The illness, which causes pneumonia-like s...more
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Industry Execs Sound Off on Deadly Virus in China and Its Impact on Business - 14時間前  Footwear News

Industry leaders who conduct business in China have expressed worries about the latest coronavirus, which has so far claimed 17 lives and infected more than 500 other people. Global markets have already witnessed a sharp decline in stocks as investors pondered the outbreak’s impact on businesses such as retail and travel — particularly ahead of the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday — as well as trade in and out of the country. This afternoon, the World Health Organization is expected to make an announcement on whether the illness should be classified a public health emergency of internat...more
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VF Cuts Forecast After Mixed Q3 Finish - 16時間前  Footwear News

Shares for VF Corp. are sliding in Thursday premarket trading after the Vans and The North Face parent lowered its outlook for the fiscal year and produced mixed results for the third quarter. The Denver-based firm saw its stock fall nearly 6% to $89 as of 8:30 a.m. ET. It said today that it expects full-year revenues of roughly $11.75 billion, compared with previous expectations of $11.8 billion, and anticipates adjusted earnings per share to be approximately $3.30, versus earlier forecasts in the range of $3.32 to $3.37. VF’s Q3 EPS was $1.13 on a reported basis, while adjusted EPS rose 14% ...more
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Zion Williamson Will Wear This Air Jordan Sneaker During His NBA Debut Tonight - 1日前  Footwear News

Zion Williamson, one of the most hyped rookies in NBA history, is making his pro debut with the New Orleans Pelicans tonight. And Jordan Brand is lacing him with a crazy Air Jordan 24 PE to launch his promising career.  When Williamson and the Pelicans face the San Antonio Spurs at home at 9:30 p.m., the baller will wear the “Bayou Boys” player edition Air Jordan 34. (The No. 1 overall selection in the 2019 NBA Draft helped Jordan Brand reveal the shoe in September.) The bold look is predominantly gold and bronze with hits of orange, and the words “Bayou Boys” are written across the heels. “Wh...more
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For Comfort Brand Allbirds, An Entry Into China Has Meant Being a Bit… Uncomfortable - 7時間前  Footwear News

Allbirds is trying something different — sort of. For the past nine months, the direct-to-consumer footwear brand whose sustainably-crafted wool sneakers have staked their claim as a tech-industry staple, has been working with Chinese e-tail behemoth Alibaba to chart its entry (and expansion) into the Chinese market. And, even for an inherently disruptive force like Allbirds, the process has meant stepping outside of its comfort zone. For one, the partnership with Alibaba’s Tmall marks the first time the brand — which has been unrelenting in its philosophy of staying close to consumers via a D...more
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Serena Williams’ Best Street Style Looks - 8時間前  Footwear News

Serena Williams may have made a name for herself through her tennis career, but she’s also passionate about fashion. In addition to collaborating with longtime outfitter Nike for her on-court wares, the star has a namesake clothing label that makes dresses, tops, pants and denim. Williams herself has modeled the Serena line on the streets. For an April 2019 visit to the Buzzfeed Headquarters in New York, she sported a blue shirtdress from her own label — which is currently marked down to just $40 on the brand’s site — teamed with metallic red heels from Giuseppe Zanotti. ...more
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11 Best Yeezy Sneakers That You Can Shop Now - 9時間前  Footwear News

It’s hard to argue that Kanye West’s Adidas Yeezy line isn’t the most popular line in the footwear industry right now. Even with the bevy of colorways that have already released for some of its trademark Adidas styles, most notably the Yeezy Boost 350 V2, it seems as though each latest release continues to sell out faster than the one that preceded it. Before West officially landed with Adidas in 2014, fans were also treated to a handful of sneaker releases with other brands including Nike’s Air Yeezy models as well as collaborations with brands including Bape, Reebok, and even the luxur...more
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The 7 Most Beautiful Shoes From Paris Couture Week Spring 2020 - 10時間前  Footwear News

From Maria Grazia Chiuri’s goddess sandals at Dior to a new sustainable see-now, buy-now collaboration from Viktor & Rolf and Amina Muaddi’s inspired new accessory for Alexandre Vauthier, we bring you the most beautiful shoes of Paris Couture Week spring ’20. Dior The wheat ear, an ancient symbol of female power and creativity, was beautifully fashioned onto delicate braided sandals. The motif also appeared on earrings, necklaces and belts. Dior haute couture, spring ’20, Paris Couture Week. CREDIT: Shutterstock ...more
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Human Made Gives the Adidas Stan Smith an Update With a Lot of Heart - 12時間前  Footwear News

Following up on the Human Made x Adidas Pharrell collaboration last year, the Japanese streetwear label is putting its spin on the Three Stripes’ classic Stan Smith sneaker, releasing this weekend. Previewed by the brand’s Instagram account, the classic tennis sneaker retains most of the details that fans are accustomed to seeing, including its low-cut white leather upper along with signature green accents found on the heel and at the tongue. What’s distinctive to this pair is Human Made’s heart branding, which comes embroidered on the lateral side along with Three Stri...more
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Crystal-Covered Gianvito Rossi Sandals Are the Ultimate Party Shoes - 14時間前  Footwear News

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wore a little black dress and the sparkliest sandals to the Hourglass launch party at the Connaught Hotel in London on Wednesday night. The model sported a glittery black Alexandre Vauthier dress with long sleeves and a high slit. The one-shouldered style can be purchased now at Saksfifthavenue.com sans sparkle for $1,775. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in an Alexandre Vauthier dress and Gianvito Rossi sandals on Jan. 22. CREDIT: Shutterstock But the real party was on Huntington-Whiteley’s feet. The “Mad Max: Fury Ro...more
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Can Fast Fashion Survive in the Era of Sustainability? - 14時間前  Footwear News

As the fashion industry enters a new decade, sustainability has already cemented itself as the issue that will define an era. Young Gen Z and millennial shoppers are becoming increasingly conscious about the impact of the products they’re buying. And with each off-the-rack or online purchase, they are voting with their wallets for advancements in supply chains and materials — and better working conditions for the laborers who make their garments. This newfound, value-driven approach to consumerism appears to be a direct reaction against the retail culture that largely dominated the early 2000s...more
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Sophie Turner Wears the Coziest Look With Super Chunky Sneakers for Lunch With Joe Jonas - 15時間前  Footwear News

Sophie Turner wore a look with cozy vibes for a lunch date with husband Joe Jonas yesterday in Los Angeles. The “Game of Thrones’ star wore a Shadow Hill Black Coral sweatsuit, including a $120 hoodie and $120 sweats. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner in Los Angeles, Jan. 22. CREDIT: Shutterstock A close-up look at Sophie Turner’s chunky sneakers. CREDIT: Shutterstock On her feet, the actress wore chunky sneakers from Naked Wolfe that recalled the styles popular on the ’90s club scene. T...more
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Khloé Kardashian Elevates Her Canadian Tuxedo With Rainbow Python-Print Louboutins - 16時間前  Footwear News

The Canadian tuxedo is notoriously difficult to pull off, but Khloé Kardashian proved that all it takes is a pair of statement stilettos. The reality star filmed an episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” in Los Angeles yesterday wearing triple-denim with eye-catching heels. Kardashian layered a collared coat over a corset top. On the bottom, she wore skinny jeans in the same colorway as her jacket for a coordinated look. Khloé Kardashian wears a Canadian tuxedo and Christian Louboutin pumps to film “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” Jan. 22. ...more
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The Best End-of-Season Sales You Can Shop Now - 1日前  Footwear News

Between recovering your finances from holiday shopping, making resolutions to spend less money and the seeming lack of sales at the start of the new year, these new few months may seem like the worst time to shop. But, there are actually huge savings on footwear and apparel you’ll want to get in on. Every year, tons of stores massively mark down cold weather gear to make way for new spring merchandise. While these end-of-winter sales tend to be most abundant come March (the last day of winter is March 19), the deals are now starting even earlier. We already spotted cozy Uggs and snow boo...more
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