ABOUT LAST-REPORT | www.last-report.com

Last / noun /: The construction or foundation base used in shoe design.

Last-Report is a footwear industry-driven magazine that has a unique cultural/lifestyle spin, which our readers can appreciate. Our approach is reporting with stylized journalism, while our content caters to the savvy shoe lover.

Our Mission

The Last-Report is the building block for any organization entering the footwear industry. Our reporting approach is Stylized Journalism, dedicated to bringing the latest in business development, marketing, trend forecast, consumer culture, finance, travel, retail, style & more. For Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Students and All who Love the business of Shoes.

Our Motto

The first of its kind. Last-Report is the only footwear news magazine that connects the shoe business with shoe consumers. The only footwear news magazine that acknowledges western, equestrian and pet footwear as a category. Last-Report is the only footwear news magazine with constant coverage on footwear accessories, hosiery, socks & orthopedics – the only footwear news magazine that has a health segment and an education platform Footwear Design & Manufacturing.

Last-Report has tapped an area of the industry that has not been touched before. We are pioneering this concept and happy to be the first.

Connecting consumers and industry to create a relationship between savvy footwear business development and the savvy shoe shopper. This revolutionary experience gives the Footwear Industry direct insight to what consumers really want and allows the consumer and retail customers to interact with brands they love and discover new brands to follow.


With over 15 years in the vast dynamics of the fashion industry, Tanita S. Gray reports from ground zero experience and a passion for understanding design. Her background is rooted in Apparel Design, Accessory Design & Footwear Development and now, Education. The insatiable drive of always wanting to know MORE about the business behind shoes catapulted her career from Graphic Artist to Lead Designer to Creative Director. Finally becoming “Shoe-Master” her goal is to educate the industry and the savvy public about this booming business – ALL aspects of the business (yes, doggie shoes too). Thus sparked the development of Last-Report.

Currently, Tanita S. Gray lives in Southern California with her family of 7 and consults as Brand Manager and freelance Footwear Designer for emerging brands via TS Gray Consulting. She is an adjunct instructor for FIDM (Fashion Institute of Merchandising). And now – a reporting journalist, Editor and Publisher for Last-Report.

Contact her: tanita@last-report.com