Fashion Footwear

Puma accused of defacing Indian heritage for shoe commercial

  Global sportswear giant Puma was accused Tuesday of irreversibly damaging 17th-century architecture in Delhi’s historic quarter as part of an advertising stunt to promote a new line of shoes. The facades of several buildings in Old Delhi have been spray painted with large colourful murals for the shoe campaign that Puma said “captures the grit of Indian streets” on its website. But the stunt — dubbed “Suede Gully” after the shoe material and the Hindi word for Read more…

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Footwear Industry

‘Footwear export to reach 4,219 million USD in 2019-2020’

Kanpur: Market and product diversification are the two areas where Indian Footwear industry is now giving more emphasis, said Mukhtarul Amin, chairman, Council for Leather Export (CLE) while discussing the status of Indian Footwear Industry and the areas of Cooperation and growth at the 36th international footwear conference held at Dhaka (Bangla Desh) on Wednesday. He said as part of market diversification efforts, the industry is targeting the markets in Russia, Eastern Europe, Latin and Central Read more…

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Fashion Footwear

Oxford shoe

Oxford shoe An Oxford shoe is characterized by shoelace eyelets tabs that are attached under the vamp,[1] a feature termed “closed lacing”.[2] This contrasts with Derbys, or Blüchers, which have shoelace eyelets attached to the top of the vamp. Originally, Oxfords were plain, formal shoes, made of leather but they evolved into a range of styles suitable for both formal, uniform, and casual wear. Based on function and the dictates of fashion, Oxfords are now Read more…

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Jordan Brand Signs Uniform Partnership With French Basketball Federation

Jordan Brand will be designing the uniforms for France’s national basketball teams. As part of an agreement between Jordan Brand and the French Basketball Federation, Michael Jordan’s signature sportswear company will become the official uniform supplier for France’s national teams. In a deal that has been estimated to be worth more than $2 million by French sports daily L’Equipe, Jordan Brand will outfit the jerseys, basketball shorts and sneakers for the men’s, women’s and youth teams in the years that lead Read more…

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Business

Why Mr Jaitley needs to listen to Mr Gehlot

The government would have us believe that the goods and services tax regime is going to result in far-reaching tax reforms in the country. It couldn’t be farther from the truth, I’ve found, during the course of an informal survey on the impact of GST on artists, weavers and artisans across the country. Their experiences illustrate all that’s wrong with a system that neither distinguishes between handmade and machine-made products, nor between industrialists and rural Read more…

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Fashion Footwear

The 5 Best Sneaker Releases of the Week to Buy Now

The holiday shopping season is heating up fast, and many top athletic brands are getting the ball rolling early with several noteworthy sneaker releases. Pharrell Williams’ Adidas collaboration steals the spotlight this week, but there’s also major launches from Staple x Nike, Future x Reebok and more. Shop the week’s top drops below. 1. Pharrell x Adidas Human Race NMD TR   Pharrell’s fan-favorite Adidas Human Race NMD releases continue with four colorful new hiking-inspired looks. Read more…

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Fashion Footwear

Get a Better Look at the ‘Win Like ’96’ Air Jordan Retro Sneakers Releasing Next Month

Air Jordan 11 “Win Like ’96” heel detail. Nike The Air Jordan 11 has become something of a holiday season tradition for Jordan Brand, and the company will follow suit again for winter ’17 with a brand-new style in the fan-favorite sneaker. Known as the “Win Like ’96” Air Jordan 11, this style harkens back to the Chicago Bulls’ days of dominance during the mid-‘90s. The all-red colorway is a first for the model, which includes a shiny patterned Read more…

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Fashion Footwear

The 3 Best Limited-Edition Sneakers Released This Month

Kith x Nike Air Pippen 1 (from $250) Kith Fall’s sneaker releases are in full swing, and some of the top athletic brands brought out heavy hitters for limited-edition drops in October. The most noteworthy limited launches include Ronnie Fieg’s first-ever Nikecollaboration, the latest from Rihanna x Fenty Puma and one of the rarest Stephen Curry sneakers in recent memory. Shop October’s standout limited-edition releases below. 1. Kith x Nike Air Pippen 1   Kith founder Ronnie Fieg has numerous high-profile sneaker collaborations under his belt, but Read more…

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Fashion Footwear

Global Industrial Protective Footwear Market 2017 Covering USA, Europe, China, Japan, India, South East Asia

The report titled Global Industrial Protective Footwear Market 2017 provides the intrinsic research study based on qualitative and the quantitative aspect of the Industrial Protective Footwear industry along with a complete description of top market players which will provide the thorough understanding of the market on a global scale. The Global Industrial Protective Footwear Market 2017 delivers the current industry scenario of Industrial Protective Footwear market as well as the past and upcoming market trends which will Read more…

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This Iconic French Rainboot Brand Is Taking Its Product Direct to Consumers

Le Chameau Andalou equestrian style boot. Courtesy of brand Nearly a century ago, French entrepreneur Claude Chamot, an agricultural engineer, was determined to beat the elements by creating a waterproof boot that could withstand the harsh conditions of both land and sea. Today, as Le Chameau celebrates its 90th anniversary, it continues to produce handcrafted rubber boots for outdoor and lifestyle consumers, with a renewed focuson U.S. distribution. The brand has had an active retail presence in the States since Read more…

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