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A look at Birdies, the popular slipper shoe startup that just raised $8 million more from investors
TechCrunch

Bianca Gates is a first-generation American, her parents having immigrated to the U.S. from Latin America. As such, she says, after waitressing her way through college at UC Irvine, she was expected to get a safe job with a 401(k) plan and to live with her pa… more…

Nike’s auto-laced future
TechCrunch

Why does the world need a self-lacing shoe? Haven’t you heard of Velcro? How will you tie your shoes when the Wi-Fi is down? That’s the gist of the instant response I got when I mentioned the new Adapt BB, a shoe from Nike with, yes, powered laces that tighte… more…

Nike’s big bet on the future of connected shoes
Fastcompany.com

Nike’s new $350 Adapt BB shoe doesn’t just collect data about your training. It adapts itself to fit your foot at a moment’s notice. For the past three years, a team inside Nike has been working on a shoe that could change the trajectory of the company. It’s … more…

Nike’s big bet on the future of connected shoes
Fastcompany.com

Nike’s new $350 Adapt BB shoe doesn’t just collect data about your training. It adapts itself to fit your foot at a moment’s notice. For the past three years, a team inside Nike has been working on a shoe that could change the trajectory of the company. It’s … more…

See All of Virgil Abloh's Fall 2019 Sneakers and Accessories for Louis Vuitton
Fashionista.com

Virgil Abloh debuted his second runway collection for Louis Vuitton men's on Thursday in Paris. An homage to Michael Jackson, the elaborate set — a replica of the New York corner of Ludlow and Rivington (from a bygone era), the music and the clothes all inclu… more…

A Closer Look at the KITH x mastermind WORLD x Vans Footwear Collection
Hypebeast.com

Yesterday we shared an official look at KITH's tripartite collaboration with mastermind WORLD and Vans, and now today we take a closer look at the offering's selection of footwear, comprised of the Sk8-Hi Zip LX, Old Skool LX and OG Classic Slip-On. Marking K… more…

EXCLUSIVE: KITH Shares Its Swarovski-Infused mastermind Collab
Highsnobiety.com

KITH will be launching its three-way collaboration with Japanese brand mastermind and Vans on Friday, January 18. Ahead of the collection’s release, Highsnobiety can exclusively share campaign imagery for the project. The three-way collab is split into two pa… more…

Take a First Full Look at the KITH x mastermind x Vans Footwear Lineup
Highsnobiety.com

Brand: KITH x mastermind x Vans Model: Sk8-Hi Zip LX, Old Skool LX, OG Classic Slip-On Key Features: The Sk8-Hi Zip LX comes in both black and brown. The black colorway features a canvas and nubuck upper with silver hardware, while the brown model has a leath… more…

Here’s the Price List for Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton SS19 Collection
Highsnobiety.com

Thanks to a recent Instagram post by Supreme Leaks News, we now have a comprehensive breakdown of the pricing for Virgil Abloh‘s first Louis Vuitton collection. Currently on sale at the brand’s NYC pop-up, which runs until January 17, the collection features … more…

OAMC Debuts ’90s-Inspired Modern Minimalist FW19 Collection
Highsnobiety.com

All eyes are on Paris as Fashion Week takes over the French capital. Head to our Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2019 hub to find all the latest news from the industry’s best houses, brands, and designers. Brand: OAMC Season: FW19 Key Pieces: The entire line i… more…

C.J. McCollum Talks His “Rose City” Signature Shoe Ahead of Its US Debut
Highsnobiety.com

The Portland Trailblazers’ C.J. McCollum played in Nike sneakers his entire college and NBA career until he signed with Li-Ning in 2017. Now in his second season with the Chinese brand, McCollum has his own signature shoe, the YuShuai 12. Previously only avai… more…

This Reebok Designer Makes Insane Customs Using Your Favorite Brands
Highsnobiety.com

Even if you don’t follow her yourself, it’s likely you’ll have stumbled upon one of Nicole McLaughlin’s creations via the Instagram explore page or a friend who shared one of her images. That’s because when looking at McLaughlin’s insane work, you can’t help … more…

Why VF Corp. Stock Popped Today
Fool.com

The apparel and footwear leader delivered a strong beat-and-raise performance. Here's what investors need to know. more…

Why Schlumberger, VF Corporation, and Bank OZK Jumped Today
Fool.com

The stock market continued its 2019 rebound. more…

VF Corp (VFC) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fool.com

VFC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

Gillette's Ad With a #MeToo Edge Gets Mixed Reactions
The Wall Street Journal

Gillette’s new ad campaign invoking the #MeToo movement is the latest test of how big consumer brands can navigate social movements to appeal to millennials without turning off customers who don’t agree with their message. more…

Nike’s new $350 smart sneaker will require regular recharging
Indianexpress.com

Nike Adapt's self-tightens to an athlete’s preference -- there are no laces -- and is adjustable via an app. more…

EBay Roundup
Putthison.com

There’s a lot of great menswear on eBay, but to find the good stuff, you have to search for hours.... The post EBay Roundup appeared first on Put This On. more…

How A Family-Owned Italian Outdoor Group Tackles Sustainability
Forbes.com

Outdoor recreation product manufacturers are struggling with issues of sustainability and are taking huge strides forward in integrating good practice across the whole supply chain. Whilst stated commitments generally exceed execution, some brands are leading… more…

Mike Amiri Set Up To Compete And Succeed At The Luxury Streetwear Level In Paris.
Forbes.com

Fashion historians may disagree on the impulses that produce style but one important factor is surely the desire to break-free the common characteristics and allow your brand to display a fresh take on what was once the norm. more…