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.
Historic Region of Canada’s Ontario
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.
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.
D’Wayne Edwards’ Master Plan
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.
Much Ado about Reebok
For years the sneaker industry has been trying to hold on to an iconic brand (Reebok) whose success ran into the late 70’s flew into the 80’s with the Freestyle line
Clark Originals seeks fresh perspective on Wallabee ads
Clarks Taps Oneschool & Young Black Creatives to Compete to Create the Next Wallabee Ad Campaign
A travel article
Have you been peering out your window wondering what the outside world is like? Or has traveling reduced itself to a needle poke appointment? Or has traveling been on your mind, but you are not sure how to do the one thing you saved all year long for? Most of us have already jumped that hurdle and are getting to their destinations by plane, train and automobile – and even in a spaceship. So if you have not done any of those fun things yet – this article is for you.
The traverse of the cowrie
Cowrie (Cypraeidae) shells have been recognized as many things for thousands of years. Adornment, currency, powdered for beauty and used widely today as a divination tool. Modern fashion has often welcomed this treasured mollusk as an accent piece and constant reminder
WE CHALLENGE YOU TO DESIGN BETTER!
Enter the sustainable footwear design challenge for a chance to have your winning design custom made.
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.
Liberty Fairs x CMC is OPEN!
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.
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.