New Balance Makes The World’s First 3D-Printed Customizable Running Shoe


Top athletic shoemakers have been racing to develop 3D-printed shoes that are not too heavy or rigid, which have been the common problems in making them. In collaboration with South Carolina-based 3D Systems, New Balance manufactured the shoe using elastomeric powder, making it completely flexible and light enough. “This project represents an unprecedented technical collaboration […]

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Luxury Footwear Brand Grand Voyage To Partner With Barneys New York


Direct-to-consumer men’s luxury footwear label Grand Voyage is sailing off to a new destination. The brand, founded by former CEO of creative recreation Robert Nand, launched last year selling directly through its website. Now Grand Voyage will extend its reach to brick-and-mortar Barneys stores next season after a successful run on the retailer’s site. “We just […]

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Full-year figures show substantial drop in Pakistan’s leather exports

Full financial year figures for the 2015-2016 financial year show that Pakistan’s exports of finished leather fell substantially in volume and in value year on year. Between July 2015 and June 2016, tanners in Pakistan exported 16.1 million square-metres of finished leather. This material earned export revenues of $362.5 million. Compared to the 2014-2015 financial […]

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