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.
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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 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.
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.
Denver Bronco QB, Russell Wilson, and Grammy-Award winner (and wife), Ciara combined their passion for design and fashion with the retail acumen of mentor and friend, Christine Day of Lululemon, to create The House of LR&C in 2020.
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 …
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.
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Even if the opportunity arose to select a Black CEO, the legacy of these brands are undeniable. It is what Black creatives are motivated by – to be the next Channel, but do not possess the assets and collateral that awarded those triads of mega fashion: investment capital, supply chain resources and what we are calling generational wealth.
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.
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.
Our list of the top 10 brands toting Men’s shoes for 2023 is here. Some of the brands listed below will be hard to keep up with, but worth the discovery.
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Around 2008 – 2012’ish there was this Brazilian intervention in ready to wear fashion. Everything from swimsuits to high heels, flip flops and bikini wax toted the country destination of Beyoncé and Alicia Keys Carnival duet “Put It In A Love Song”. Do you remember? That all kind of went away for the most part as fashion trends always do.
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 …
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 …