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

294 posts  |  Last entry Apr 24, 2017

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 …

Dior cozies up to Spring ’15

Christian Dior knitted boot shaft uppers create the illusion of socks pulled over heels. The palette and finish reference cozy winter sweaters delivering an …


Rochas show they have spirit with varsity heel-less varsity socks and festive toe fringe referencing cheerleader pom poms. Not too mention, a jock-strap inspired …

‘Glamiators’ by DSquared2

Dsquared2 generates buzz with show-stopping ‘Glamiators’ on Milan catwalks. Gold metallic hardware decorates thigh-high gladiator sandals creating the ultimate glam look.

No. 21 with a ‘Ribbon on Top’ – Spring/Summer 2015

No. 21 brings elegant flare to Milan catwalks with peep-toe heels finished with luxe satin ties that cross over the vamp, creating a voluminous …