It is February 2021 and the sneaker industry pulls out all the stops for 28 (or 29) days celebrating Black History Month. Sneaker collectors are stacking up their boxes and reveling in the mound of inspiration and forward thinking.
The State of Fashion 2021
The pandemic will accelerate trends that were in motion prior to the crisis, as shopping shifts to digital and consumers continue to champion fairness and social justice. BOF Well, it’s 2021. Is anyone excited yet? The capital was stormed this week and we may have a presidential voting conflict like many other countries around the …
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.
Fall 2020 top shoe picks: levelshoes.com
Top shoe picks for fall 2020 collection as seen on levelshoes.com for the luxury shoe curious.
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
What is The Fashion Industry Doing to Help People Dealing With the Health Crisis?
Whether you’re an independent designer who has had their orders halted, or a freelance stylist unable to call in looks for an upcoming shoot – there’s an overwhelming question of what happens next? How do we move on from this?
What Are Little Girls Made Of?
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.
Shoe Waste & Sustainability
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.
Shoes From New York Fashion Week with Sneaker Essentials
Thursday, September 19 @ 8pm EST and listen in to learn about the Editor, Tanita S. Gray. Hear her story on entering the footwear industry and take a peek at her picks from the runways of New York Fashion Week.
Heroes, Unicorn Hybrids & Rock Stars
Kids footwear and accessory style is not only a necessity but an impulse buy for the parents who cannot resist the adorable offerings from the brands today.
Must Have – The Dad Sandal
The ‘Dad’ trends keep on coming. First, chunky trainers, fanny packs and anoraks and even golf polo shirts are slipping in there, but now the practical sandal is flying high as the must have ‘dad’ item to own.
2019 Summer Trends In Athletic Footwear
Herein are the trends that dominate the Summer 2019 lineup. Is your line on trend? Is your sneaker game up to par? Let’s find out!
TOP 5 Social Media #Shoegram Accounts
Social media is a huge part of inspirational imagery or #inspo. Since we started our social media platforms, we cannot help but be inspired by all the nuances out there.
What Is Going On With Retail?
In the past 5 years, we have seen a significant shift, or shall I say – decline – in the retail market with major retailers withdrawing out of the industry.
Complex & Sneaker Essentials Launch Online Course With SUNY’s FIT
Sneaker Culture is seeing a revolutionary resurgence in a major way and the whole industry is capitalizing on it!