Shoe Stars to Watch

The luxury footwear category seems to be exploding on a monthly basis. From emerging new designers to well-shod consumers around the world vying to wear the most prescient in the…

From Bags to Shoes and Back Again

Accessories are the biggest retail drivers of global luxury brands. Items like shoes, bags and perfumes present an opportunity to cement brand positioning in the marketplace as well as capitalize…

Shoe Obsession: FIT’s Valerie Steele Talks Shoes

    Shoe Obsession, an exhibit currently up at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum in New York, features more than 150 pairs of extraordinary shoe styles of the 21st century,…

ResultWear Revamps Shapewear

Shapewear has steadily revolutionized the intimates market since SPANX came onto the scene in 1999. And yet, although the category has vastly evolved from mid-century underpinnings like corsetry, wires and…

Austrian Accessories Artists

With most fashion world focus directed toward neighboring European countries, Austria has remained a relatively under-the-radar hotbed of stylish talent. Despite its low-profile reputation, this affluent Central European nation actually…

Italian Footwear’s American Renaissance

After a period of increased focus on emerging countries like Russia, Brazil, China and Dubai, Italian footwear brands are looking back to the US as a market worth revisiting or…

Gio Diev’s Nuts ‘N Bolts

Shoe designer Gio Metodiev stumbled into a job at one of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses almost by accident. After friends and fans encouraged him to pursue a career…

Footwear Hits the Stage in Dance Musical SHOES

The global obsession with footwear hasn’t taken so much as a pause despite the retail downturn of the last two years. In fact, it has grown even stronger across all…

Michael Lewis Storms the Shoe Scene

Michael Lewis is the man responsible for some of Louis Vuitton’s most iconic shoe silhouettes of the last decade. After making his mark as Marc Jacobs’ right hand man with…

Style On The Go With Fashion Wheelies

Fashion is suddenly going mobile from Portland to Atlanta, and although there’s an easy comparison to be made with the rising popularity of food trucks, this aesthetic trend seems to…