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

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

Created by Footwear Designer, Tanita Gray – Last-Report was established  as a footwear industry-driven magazine that has a unique lifestyle spin, which our readers can appreciate. Our approach is reporting with stylized journalism, op-eds with an industry insider view. Take a flip through our archived original limited edition tradeshow mini-magazines HERE.

Our Mission

The Last-Report is the building block for any organization entering the footwear industry. Dedicated to bringing the latest in the footwear business development, marketing, trend forecast, consumer culture, finance, travel, retail, style, as well as, health & wellness. Last-Report was developed as a resource and voice of the 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 identifies the shoe business professionals as 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 journalist, Editor and Publisher for Last-Report.

Contact her: tanita@last-report.com