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Jordan Brand’s Latest Sponsored Basketball Star Doesn’t Play in the NBA

Jordan Brand’s stable of sponsored basketball stars just got a little bigger. But the label’s latest addition to its athlete roster isn’t a product of the NBA. Multiple reports state that the namesake outfit of NBA legend Michael Jordan has signed Guo Ailun, a 23-year-old baller who plays in the Chinese Basketball Association. Reports say Guo, …

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Pippa Middleton’s Wedding: Shoes She Could Wear on Her Big Day

Pippa Middleton, younger sister of Kate Middleton — you know, the Duchess of Cambridge — is set to marry James Matthews on May 20. There’s been no confirmation of what Middleton will wear, but according to The Telegraph, designer Giles Deacon is rumored to be the designer, after he was spotted leaving …

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7 Shoe Companies Feeling the Impact of Retail Bankruptcies

A wave of Chapter 11 filings has brought new challenges and opportunities for key industry players. Here, Footwear News highlights seven firms being impacted by recent retail bankruptcies. Steve Madden As a maker of private-label footwear for Payless ShoeSource, Steve Madden has been feeling some heat from the retailer’s bankruptcy, …

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The Adidas Ultra Boost Is Rumored to Get a Makeover This Winter

Adidas introduced its Ultra Boost 3.0 pattern last winter, and it looks like the next generation of the sneaker could be arriving around the same time this year. According to @theyeezymafia, the Ultra Boost 4.0 is set to release in December. Previewed in a fan-favorite “Triple White” colorway, this iteration’s …

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8 Best Travel Shoes to Quickly Get You Through Airport Security

The busy travel season has arrived. While there’s no guarantee you won’t get bumped off your flight, you can feel confident you’ll make your way through airport security hassle-free in the right pair of shoes. Although overseas travelers are not always required to take off their shoes, here at home it …

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