After a delay in logistics and anything else that can push an online collection release these days, the Black Fives x PUMA Autumn/Winter 2023 collection just dropped in completion yesterday.
HANIFA F/W 2022 was all the way LIVE!
HANIFA delivered a little bit of everything we’ve been waiting for; some creativity now that we’re back outside! The F/W 2022 produced lovely and deep-colored edges, fuzzy knits, and oversized joggers complemented by crystalized mules and metallic tall ZOE boots.
Be Where Your Feet Are
For four consecutive days, over 500 Black footwear professionals from all over the country congregated in the city of Detroit, Michigan – sharing their experiences, paying it forward, and being seen among a sea of others that have the same goal. To be seen. And to be seen together.
An Athletic Brand With No Limits We’re going to put the work in needed. Our whole team is psychotically competitive, excuse my word use; we’re non-stop. Kente Mixon And Another One There are possibly more than 1300 athletic brands here in the USA, supporting the global activewear market that will be worth $380 billion by …
The UGLY shoe drop
Some even call them perfect or beautiful. Let’s take a quick look at a handful of the questionable shoes that also hit the market this month. WARNING: This post is 100% opinionated with videos and images resourced from the world wide web. Sometimes Last-Report does like to have a little fun and highlight things that make you go… hmmmm.
Hope For Flowers by Tracy Reese X Naturalizer
A closer look at Hope For Flowers by Tracy Reese X Naturalizer collection On April 13, a new collection dreamed up by sustainability designer, Tracy Reese was launched. The collection features very new and fresh silhouettes with the use of upcycled materials. On the Hope For Flowers site, Tracy gives an insight to the development …
COMUNITYmade is home to a collective of technical designers, artists and makers. Shannon and her husband Sean have created a space that is open to all who want to improve, encourage and promote domestic manufacturing.
In her shoes: Gabrielle Union Footwear Collection
Union’s five year tenue with New York & Company brings on a “natural progression” into shoes. Stepping into the spring with four new silhouettes and neutral tones, the Gabrielle Union footwear collection hit the internet on March 24th, 2022 followed by the release date of Union’s new movie and a site-wide sale.
White shoes for fall showed up all across fashion week. Take a look at the runway collections of RTW and Couture from Balmain to Rhude – white heels, boots, and some out-there kicks.
Virtual Shoe Museum – Preserving The World’s Most Interesting Shoes
Shoe designers and creatives alike have been injected into the fibers of the Virtual Shoe Museum. An online library preserving some of the world’s most interesting shoes.
Quick look at Serena Williams Design Crew
Williams is changing the game of what the athletic fashion will look like now, and in the future. Here is a glimpse into the process and designers and everyone involved in the creation of the SWDC.
WAT U IZ – Pyer Moss F/W 2022-21 & Black Inventors
ICYMI: Pyer Moss F/W2021-2022 highlights black inventors who changed the world. What you need to know about his WAT U IZ show.
Black Design Collective membership is OPEN!
Expand your community network with BDC About BDC Founded in 2018, the Black Design Collective is comprised of accomplished fashion industry professionals-of-color who seek to amplify the influence of and create opportunities for the community of Black apparel and accessory designers and costume designers within the US and abroad. The BDC mission is rooted in …
Its called the Standbox
It is called the Standbox and it reduces the carbon footprint right at the manufacturing stage because it lets the manufacturer and brands use a kind of shipping box to store, display and sell the shoes.
A conversation with Kerby Jean-Raymond
Kerby Jean-Raymond, Creative Director of Reebok and Pyer Moss, talks to TJ Walker of Cross Colors in an historical Black Design Collective event.