March 20, 2023 marked the ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place at the new JEMS by PENSOLE footwear factory located in Somersworth, New Hampshire. One of the first Black-Owned footwear factories in the United States.
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.
SPECIAL EVENT ON SHOE WASTE! Join our editor, Tanita Gray and Catalyst 2030’s Waste Stream group at Catalysing Change Week as she presents: Shoe Waste & The Future of Footwear (and Fashion) Friday 13th May, 18:00CET/9amPST/12pmEST Panel discussion with industry leaders and innovators, on how we can take steps to reduce shoe waste in landfills …
SPECIAL EVENT! Calling all social entrepreneurs & innovators! May 13, 2022 18:00CET/9amPST/12pmEST Join Shoe Waste LLC CEO and Last-Report EIC, Tanita Gray and a global panel of experts as they discuss the current state of shoes, waste management in fashion, ERP and more. Our mission as a footwear publication is to assist in achieving the …
Footwear is one of Canada’s oldest industrial categories. Consolidation has also marked the modern industry. In 1950 the 292 footwear factories in Canada produced 33.9 million pairs of shoes.
Liberty Fairs has come to Los Angeles! Joining forces with LA Men’s Market to create a new experience, making this show the ultimate and proper West Coast menswear destination.
Kerby Jean-Raymond, Creative Director of Reebok and Pyer Moss, talks to TJ Walker of Cross Colors in an historical Black Design Collective event.
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
Girls and kicks. On Feb 29, 2020 – the last day of what is called Black History Month – Angela Patton of the organization, Girls For A Change and her team of amazing women transformed the Angeles Golf Course into an afternoon of sisterhood, discovery and emotional realization.
Los Angeles Footwear Factory Tour hosted by Last-Report.com! Join us June October 14-16, 2020 and explore domestic manufacturing in Los Angeles, USA.
Sustainability, recycling, and green chemicals are on top of the priority list for the future of fashion disposal and preservation. During the 3-day event some of the topics we discussed were finding the right manufacturing that can help represent sustainable production.
The Sustainable Fashion Forum is a one-day conference focused on processes, practices and tangible ways in which fashion businesses can implement to become leaders in climate change, environmental sustainability, and ethical responsibility.
New York Creative Industry Camp Education has been a focus of the reinvention of Last-Report magazine. So when I traveled to New York City this past June, with a group of young ladies from Richmond, Virginia – I had a rare inside view on how social change and real-life touch-points will impact the future of …
The Lineapelle Fair New York is growing each year as the #1 destination for fashion accessory sourcing for designers and design firms.
Four times a year, the Fashion Footwear Association of New York organizes FFANY Market Week – a chance for the entire industry to come together and do business in the fashion capital of the world.