The Cocktail Espadrille Is Officially a Thing, Says Giambattista Valli

Giambattista Valli showed his spring 2017 haute couture collection on Monday in Paris’ Musée des Archives Nationales. Shifts of silk and duchess satin came printed with lily of the valley florals, as did tailored pajama suits. More frothy organza concoctions had ostrich feather trims, minidresses trailed puffs of silk tulle …

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Exclusive: Mache Talks Super Bowl LI and NBA All-Star Game Customs

Custom sneakers were once limited to those looking to add a unique, one-off look to their collection. Now, thanks to stars of the gridiron and the hardwood, custom culture has permeated pro sports. Dan “Mache” Gamache, a pioneer in the customization game, has benefitted both financially and in popularity by the artistic takes on …

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The Coolest Kids’ Shoes on the Pitti Bimbo Fall 2017 Runways

Buyers from around the world descended on Florence, Italy, last week for the latest edition of Pitti Bimbo. The biannual children’s fashion fair, which wrapped up on Saturday, showcased the fall ’17 collections from the market’s top designers and brands. Not surprisingly, the runways were filled with fresh footwear looks. …

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Jack Erwin Fans Can Now Shop the Handcrafted Shoes in Nordstrom Stores

Handcrafted shoe brand Jack Erwin is getting even closer to its loyal following. The men’s label released a curated collection on Jan. 16 available at Nordstrom stores across the country. It’s Jack Erwin’s first and only wholesale partner since launching direct-to-consumer in 2013. Jack Erwin shoes now available at Nordstrom …

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Lanvin Sent ‘Nothing’ Down the Runway With Sneakers

The Lanvin fall 2017 men’s show took place today at Paris Fashion Week. Artistic director Lucas Ossendrijver explained in his show notes that he “wanted to concentrate on the essence of the design, the construction and proportions,” and the opening look, featuring a scarf emblazoned with the word “nothing” underlined …

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