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Dune London & Rupert Sanderson Created Shoes Inspired by David Bowie

Dune London is calling on another London-based designer for its latest project: Rupert Sanderson. The contemporary brand partnered with Sanderson’s high-end label for a creative collaboration titled Dune Loves Rupert Sanderson. The collection includes six spring ’17 styles, all named after spring daffodils. The Fortunes Beauty, Gracehill and Princess styles all …

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12 Designers and Brands That Support Women’s Causes

Today is International Women’s Day, and to mark the occasion, Footwear News is highlighting 12 designers and brands that are committed to supporting women’s causes. So what exactly can we do on International Women’s Day? United Nations Secretary General António Guterres says it’s a day to “pledge to do everything we can …

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Here’s a Rare Look Inside a Fake Yeezy Factory

As the secondary sneaker market’s estimated value surges past $1.2 billion, fake shoes are becoming more prevalent than ever. And while there are no designs safe from receiving the counterfeit treatment, the most abundant replicas tend to be in-demand pairs such as Yeezys. To prove how dedicated fake manufacturers are to perfecting their …

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Big Sean Officially Joins Puma

There were rumors swirling that rapper Big Sean would be teaming up with Puma and today it became official. The athletic company confirmed the partnership on social media. “A new collaborator. A new voice. Welcome the Detroit Don @BigSean to the team. Spring 2018, we’re coming for you,” Puma posted …

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Here’s Why Crocs Is Closing 158 Stores

In retail’s latest case of “same script, different cast,” Crocs Inc. is the latest brand to announce plans to shutter doors amid tough retail times. After announcing last week revenue declines across multiple geographies as well as sluggish wholesale, retail and digital sales, the clog maker followed up with plans …

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These Custom Sneakers Used to Be a Gucci Bag

Would you cut up your favorite Gucci bag for the sake of a pair of handmade custom sneakers? That’s exactly what shoemaker Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Chambrone did for one of his private clients. Chambrone, who’s known for his luxury bespoke sneakers and catering to celebrities such as Justin Bieber, shared images of …

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