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.
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 …
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.
Dr. D’Wayne Edwards is the most prominent Black designer in the footwear industry. Edwards is building and growing a black owned manufacturing business in the United States.
Enter the sustainable footwear design challenge for a chance to have your winning design custom made.
Our black dollar spending power ends up in the hands of non-blacks. Period. There is no circulation. There is no ecosystem. And therefore we cannot hold on the movement for more than a moment.
The Impact Receipt is a brand’s marketing tool that aims to educate customers about the value and meaningfulness of each item they purchase.
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.
Kenneth Cole & Donna Karan have created a high-end artisan collection that shows off the work of Haitian shoe-makers using insoles from Cole’s, Gentle Souls line.
The Lineapelle Fair New York is growing each year as the #1 destination for fashion accessory sourcing for designers and design firms.
D’wayne Ewards and his team over at Pensole not only launched the first AAFF, but received a $2million injection from Footlocker. So I had some questions.