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The First Official Look at Michael Jordan’s New Air Jordan 32 Sneakers

NBA icon Michael Jordan’s footwear legacy continues fall/winter ’17 with the latest Air Jordan signature sneaker installment. Picking up where 2016’s Air Jordan 1-inspired Air Jordan 31 left off, the Air Jordan 32 reportedly takes inspiration from another retro model, the Air Jordan 2. Unlike many modern performance basketball shoes, …

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Did NBA Champion Kevin Durant Just Fire Shots at Under Armour?

When basketball star Kevin Durant’s contract with Nike was up in 2014, Under Armour took a shot at signing him. Three years later, the Golden State Warriors forward is taking a different kind of shot at the Baltimore-based athletic brand. The NBA champion was a recent guest on “The Bill …

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How the Driving Moc Revolutionized Our Relationship With Cars

This month, FN is looking at the many close connections between footwear and cars. Earlier, we examined how designers take cues from automakers and also entered the world of high-intensity racing. Now, a look back at how it all started… One of the earliest examples of the relationship between automobiles …

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Striped Boots Emerge as Key Fall Shoe Trend

From white to pink to floral, boots and booties have made their mark throughout spring and summer. And naturally, with boot styles being the leading silhouettes for fall, the variations in design are only on the verge of ramping up. While a crisp white shoe may still be worth wearing …

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Why Hurricane Harvey Is a ‘Double Whammy’ for Texas Retail

With a heavy blast of devastating rain and flooding, Category 4 storm Hurricane Harvey pummeled through some of Texas’ most populous cities leaving in its wake destruction and chaos. While the safety of residents is inarguably a top priority in the near term, retail experts say that there could be …

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Bring the Sparkles From the MTV VMAs Red Carpet to Your Shoes

Sparkles and sequins were all over the place at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards. Stars stepped onto the red carpet in glimmering getups, made full with playful sequins or polished jewels. Some kept it subtle, like Demi Lovato in a Zuhair Murad jumpsuit, and others were less blasé, like …

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