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A sole-searching blog that uncovers the most directional movements afoot in the footwear industry. These boots were made for more than walking.

298 posts  |  Last entry Sep 15, 2017

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Sneaker Cleaning: How Fresh Are Your Kicks!?

For the consumer active footwear is on the rise & shoe care is very important. So it's no wonder cleaning products for sneakers have increased dramatically

Going to Space Camp with Tom Sachs and NikeCraft

The launch of the new NikeCraft Mars Yard 2.0 sneaker is here. WGSN goes to "space" to get the scoop on the most coveted shoe this summer.

Even your favourite sneakers cannot escape Millennial Pink fever

For young womenswear retailers, Millennial Pink mixed with streetwear influences has never been so important as a commercial trend. WGSN's Marian Park reports

Coach and jimmy choo buyer talks

Coach pulls ahead in bid to buy Jimmy Choo say reports

Coach and Jimmy Choo? Luxury fashion house Coach has emerged as the front runner in the buyer bid for footwear brand Jimmy Choo. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Jimmy Choo up for sale

Footwear brand Jimmy Choo looks for buyer in strategic review

Is Jimmy Choo up for sale? The popular footwear line with a market value of around £700m is currently looking for a buyer. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports.

Nike Air VaporMax

Nike Air VaporMax: Why sneakers are having an air bubble moment

It's time to walk on air, the air bubble sole is back with a bang. WGSN Footwear editor Dan Bisson reports on the return of this comfort sneaker.

The 5 footwear trade shows you can’t miss in 2017

Want to know the latest shoe styles, the freshest new colourways and designs? Then check out our mini footwear trade show round up.

fitness innovation: the sneakers of tomorrow

High-Tech Sneakers: The Top 5 Fitness Innovators

Give your active lifestyle a boost by slipping on these futuristic sneakers for extra support, tracking and sensor innovation. WGSN's Dan Bisson reports

WATCH: WGSN Trend Minute – The High Ankle Boot

The new video series, WGSN Trend Minute features concise analysis of what’s currently on our editor’s radar. In this episode, senior footwear and accessories …

LONDON: Paul Andrew Pop-Up at DKNY

Paul Andrew footwear has officially set up shop at Donna Karan New York on Conduit Street, Mayfair.

Mary Kantrantzou x Adidas Originals- in stores Nov. 15th

Mary Kantrantzou teams up with Adidas to reinvent iconic archival trainer sneakers worn by medal winners in the ’70s and ’80s. The vibrant collection …

Youth Boot of the Season: Timberland

Timberland boots have been a wardrobe staple since 90s hip-hop royalty starting adapting this classic workwear boot for their streetwear-inspired looks; a look that …