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Tyga Puts Edgy Spin On Sophisticated Style With Two-Tone Pants & Ruffled High-Top Sneakers for Rick Owens’ Paris Fashion Week Show

Tyga took an edgy approach to sophisticated style while attending the Rick Owens spring 2023 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week on Sept. 29. The event brought out a slew of A-list stars including Erykah Badu, Cher and Machine Gun Kelly who all held court front row. The eponymous label returned to the Palais du Tokyo to present its latest womenswear line. Tyga sported a full Rick Owens ensemble at the high-fashion affair. The “Sunshine” rapper wore an oversized black blazer jacket. The piece had slightly pointed shoulders and sleek lapels. He complemented the overcoat with a white button-down shirt, which...
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The 11 Best adidas Walking Shoes for 2022

If there is anything particular that adidas sneakers are born to do, it’s to take hold of wardrobes as some of the best walking shoes. That’s because much of the brand’s energy and resources go into innovation for fabrics and structures — designed to disperse running impact — which makes them perhaps overqualified for your standard walking journey. Since 1949, adidas has pioneered shoes for all physical activities, from casual walking to full-on professional athletics. The brand has made some of the best walking shoes for women and the best walking shoes for men, including the uber-popular Ultraboost 22s. adidas’ shoes...
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Soirée Scene: Manolo Blahnik Celebrates Madison Avenue’s Men’s Style Month + More

Sept. 30, 2022: Manolo Blahnik toasted to Madison Avenue’s Men’s Style month with a cocktail party at its flagship boutique hosted by Brendan Monaghan and Mark Herman on Thursday night. Notable guests in attendance included Andrew Gough, Andrew Kwon, Christian Bendek, Igee Okafor, Jake Deutsch, Mark Langan, Michelle Campbell, Michelle Smallmon, Mila Filatova, Moti Ankari, Nathan Orsman, Steven Beltrani, Tom Jarrold, Zach Weiss, and more. Sept. 15, 2022: Adidas Terrex, the athletic giant’s outdoor arm, hosted its “United by Summits” art installation and pop-up yesterday at Chelsea Triangle in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The art installation and pop-up, which was created...
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Kith and BMW Are Auctioning 7 Electric Cars via Sotheby’s — and There Will Be an Apparel and Accessory Release

Kith and BMW have partnered once again, and this time the two are bringing in Sotheby’s. For the second partnership, the two are working with Sotheby’s to auction the new 2022 BMW i4 M50 by Kith, which was designed by the retailer and apparel brand’s founder, Ronnie Fieg. Kith confirmed that just seven of these cars will be produced for the public, and is only vehicle within this collaboration that is being auction to a global public audience. The auction, according to Kith, will open via Sothebys.com/KithforBMW on Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. ET with a starting bid of $1, and will...
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Hermès Opens Massive New Flagship Store, Shuts Down NYC Streets to Celebrate

Hermès is betting big on New York City. The luxury French fashion house has opened its new flagship, just one block north of the house’s former flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York. The 20,250-square-foot outpost has been eight years in the making, according to the company, and on Thursday night on the Upper East Side, they celebrated with a bang. Hermès closed down the 63rd Street block with guests touring the store, enjoying food trucks, drinks, a live musical performance as well as a DJ and dancing. Attendees included Nina Garcia, Brian Atwood, Chloe Fineman, Nicky Hilton, Jenna Lyons, Martha...
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Rebel Wilson Pops in Hot Pink Midi Dress & Chic Pumps at the BFI London Film Festival

Rebel Wilson was pretty in pink at the BFI London Film Festival Luminous Gala last night. Wilson wore a sophisticated satin Barbiecore-inspired ensemble, the entire dress was in hot pink. The wrap midi dress is designed by designer Rhea Costa. The actress accessorized minimally with sparkling small earrings and a silver ring.  She carried a medium-sized sparkly handbag to complete the look. As for footwear, Wilson paired the outfit with nude pumps with block heels elevating her outfit. The actress wore her hair in a low ponytail with her hair curled and had side bangs to frame her face. For makeup, Wilson had...
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Judge Dismisses Peloton’s Lawsuit Against Lululemon Regarding Apparel Infringement

Peloton’s lawsuit against Lululemon, which sought a judgment ruling that Peloton’s apparel did not infringe on Lululemon’s design patents, has been dismissed. A judge in the Southern District of New York on Thursday granted Lululemon’s request to dismiss Peloton’s complaint, which means litigation is likely to continue between the two parties in accordance with Lululemon’s complaints. According to a statement from a Lululemon spokesperson on behalf of both companies, “Peloton has agreed to phase out certain designs identified in the complaint by Lululemon” to resolve the dispute. In a Nov. 24, 2021 filing, Peloton asked the court to reject Lululemon’s “baseless” copyright...
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The adidas 4DFWD 2 Will Keep You Moving With Style to Spare

An object in motion stays in motion. Or so claims Newton’s first law. Unfortunately for runners, this isn’t actually the case. Every time your foot hits the ground, braking forces grip your sole and interrupt forward motion with a series of, often imperceptible, start-stop motions. As a result, our movements are inherently inefficient, and that’s a real… drag. This is exactly the problem that adidas set out to solve in 2021 with the ground-breaking 3D printed midsole they developed for the first iteration of the 4DFWD. 3D printing is a term you seem to hear referenced everywhere these days. But for neophytes —...
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Industry Moves: Zappos Hires Its First Chief Marketing Officer + More News

Click here to read the full article. Who’s in, who’s out, who’s been promoted and hired — FN covers all the industry changes in one place. Know of an executive on the move? Tell us at web@footwearnews.com. April 22, 2022: Zappos.com has named its first chief marketing officer in the company’s 23-year history. Ginny McCormick joined the e-commerce giant this week and brings extensive marketing experience in the toy industry. According to her LinkedIn profile, she most recently was marketing director of Worldwide Access Point at Amazon, but previously held leadership positions at Hasbro and Mattel. In her new role, Zappos...
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Queen Rania Completes Her Effortless Style in Pumps by This Luxury Footwear Brand

While Queen Rania of Jordan travels the world advocating for public health and education, she is creating standout fashion moments for herself. King Abdullah II’s wife is known for her modern sense of style, typically mixing bold colors with classic silhouettes. She also has a go-to choice when it comes to shoes. Last week, Rania wore Jennifer Chamandi pumps three times for public engagements. At the Clinton Global Initiative meeting on Sept. 20 in New York, she dressed in a red floral-print Erdem skirt and blouse and paired it with navy blue Jennifer Chamandi pumps. On the same day, Rania wore the...

Dua Lipa Goes Glamorously Vintage in Versace Dress With Gilded Medusa Buttons & Pointy Pumps at the Albie Awards

Dressed in vintage Versace, Dua Lipa graced the red carpet at the Clooney Foundation For Justice Inaugural Albie Awards at the New York City Public Library in New York yesterday. Lipa brought life to the archival piece from Versace’s Fall-Winter 1994, adding her own charm and sense of style to the garment with expressive accessories.
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Why Some Analysts Are Bullish on Nike — Despite Inventory Problems

Despite Nike’s inventory headwinds in North America — Swoosh shares are down more than 10% this morning — some analysts are bullish on the stock in the long-term. “Overall, Nike is on a solid trajectory,” said managing director of GlobalData Neil Saunders in a comment following the company’s earnings report on Thursday evening. “While not immune to economic challenges, the company is proving it can successfully navigate shifts in demand.” The Beaverton, Ore.-based company reported Q1 revenue of $12.7 billion, up 4% compared to the prior year. EPS was $0.93 and net income was $1.5 billion, down 22% from last year. Gross margin,...
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Men’s Shoe Brand Marc Nolan Readies First Flagship in Chicago’s West Loop Neighborhood

Nearly five years after launching direct-to-consumer men’s footwear brand Marc Nolan, founder Sebastian Malczewski is preparing to open the company’s first flagship next month in its hometown of Chicago. Located at 169 N Sangamon Street in the West Loop neighborhood, the new 1,300 square foot space showcases the brand’s range of casual-meets-dress shoe styles across loafers, boots and sneakers. According to Malczewski, he chose the West Loop area for his first permanent store following a recent pop-up he opened in Oakbrook Center mall in the suburbs of Chicago. “I realized being in a mall was too limiting for what I wanted to...
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As the Met Reveals Karl Lagerfeld Exhibition, We’re Looking Back at Some of the Legend’s Best Chanel Shoes

Karl Lagerfeld’s iconic work will be the focus of the Costume Institute’s 2023 exhibition, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today at a special press conference during Paris Fashion Week. The exhibition, “Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty,” will go inside the late legend’s stylistic vocabulary as expressed through lines — spanning from his 1950s designs to his last collection in 2019. (The German-born designer died in February 2019.) About 150 pieces will be on display — spanning the designer’s career as the creative director of Chloé, Fendi, Chanel, and his eponymous label, Karl Lagerfeld, as well as his time at Balmain...

Roger Vivier’s Gherardo Felloni on Archival Heels, New Muses and the Power of Women’s Freedom

It has been four years since Gherardo Felloni took the helm as creative director of Roger Vivier, ushering in a new era for the luxury heritage footwear brand that has centered on  “Hotel Vivier,” an immersive (and traveling) installation designed to highlight the statement-making shoes and handbags of each season, with over-the-top tableaux that has included everything from opera singers, furry boudoirs and ASMR sessions to the red velvet curtains of “Twin Peaks” and even a group of Catherine Deneauve döppelgangers from “Belle du Jour.” But for its spring summer ’23 presentation (always a highly anticipated Paris Fashion Week event), Felloni...

Gwen Stefani Revamps Western Glamour in Cargo Pants & White-Hot Boots

Gwen Stefani brought her own take to Western-style on social media — with slick boots to match. The Grammy Award-winning singer took to Instagram to share her latest mirror selfie, wearing dark olive green cargo pants with zipper accents and a matching webbing belt. Giving the set a further utilitarian element was a cropped jacket, complete with a pointed metal-tipped collar. Finishing Stefani’s ensemble were gold and crystal nameplate necklaces for a dash of personalized glamour — plus, naturally, a bold red lip from her beauty line, GXVE (pronounced “Give”). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gwen Stefani...
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Kathryn Hahn Wears a Chocolate Brown Emilia Wickstead Dress & Black Glossy Heels to Variety’s Power of Women Event

Kathryn Hahn attended Variety’s Power of Women decked out in a chocolate brown dress. The actress took to the red carpet in a brown sleeveless dress with a long train cape attached by Emilia Wickstead, bringing just the right amount of drama for the occasion. She accessorized with a pair of cascading floral design chandelier earrings from Irene Neuwirth and a black crocodile embossed handbag by Alexis Bittar with a large silver double hoop top handle. She finished off the look with a pair of black spool heels from By Far, giving a lesson in how to wear black and brown...
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Timberland Steps Into Sustainability with New Sky Boots

Timberland is giving its signature work boots a height boost for fall. The 70-year-old VF Corp-owned brand has revamped its women’s signature boot silhouette with a brand new style. Deemed Sky, the $160 style features a lace-up silhouette modeled after Timberland’s staple 6-inch boot, featuring leather uppers with its signature gold hardware eyelets, woven laces and quad-row stitching. The shoe is notably sustainable, featuring leather in hues of black, gray, and white with a Silver rating by the Leather Working Group. It also features the brand’s staple “wheat unbuckle” tan, as well as ReBOTL fabric linings made from 50% recycled plastic. Giving...