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11 Bridal Shoes You’ll Actually Wear Again

With wedding season fast approaching, many brides-to-be are thinking about the perfect pumps they’ll wear on their special day. Some may go for a classic white or off-white heel, while others might opt for a little bit of sparkle and/or shine. After all, it is a big day, so embellishments and adornments …

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Ccilu Footwear to Sponsor World of Dance U.S. Tour

Japanese footwear brand Ccilu is partnering with World of Dance (WOD) as the presenting sponsor of the organization’s Winner’s Circle U.S. tour. In a statement, the label’s CEO Wilson Hsu said he’s “excited” by the new venture. “Ccilu,” Hsu explained, “is Japanese for self-liberation. WOD connects people across societies and …

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Rising Streetwear Brand Hood by Air Is Going On Hiatus

In tough luxury times, being the cool kid isn’t enough to stay afloat. Today, the rising streetwear brand Hood by Air announced it will be taking a hiatus, effective immediately. The news comes as a surprise to the industry, as the brand seemed to finally be getting its footing, garnering …

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Why Josh Schulman Is A Strong Fit for the Coach Brand

Joshua Schulman’s deep brand-building prowess and retail expertise will be valuable for the 75-year-old Coach brand as it enters the next phase of its transformation  — and makes a major play for the shoe market. The executive — who was named president and CEO of Coach today after spending five years at the …

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What Makes a Solid CrossFit Shoe

CrossFit-ready sneakers aren’t built the same, but the brands designing them agree on one thing: Making a great shoe for the sport isn’t easy. “CrossFit shoes have been the most challenging to build,” Tal Short, Reebok’s senior product manager for CrossFit Footwear, told Footwear News. “With the versatility of CrossFit, …

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7 Men’s Barefoot Looks to Take You Through Summer

Don’t like to bare your feet in summer? No problem. There are lots of sockless footwear options that allow you to stay cool, comfortable and fashionable. So, if sandals just aren’t your thing, consider a pair of lightweight fabric styles that offer plenty of coverage, while letting your feet breathe. The …

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