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Patricia Nash Talks Tooling, Travel and Her Expanding Lifestyle Brand

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In just seven years, Knoxville, Tennessee-based brand Patricia Nash Designs has become a major department store accessories label, most recently taking its signature tooled and vintage-style leather handbags into footwear, scarves and travel accessories. Accessories caught up with CEO and President Patricia Nash to discuss her path into her own …

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Collaboration: Charlotte Simone x Superga Sneakers

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Pom poms, fur, sneakers and pink are four of today’s hottest trends, so why not combine them into a fluffy, cozy mash-up? A new fashion/sneaker collaboration comes from London-based contemporary accessory designer Charlotte Simone, who has teamed up with sneaker giant, Superga. The accessory power house designer, who counts the likes …

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VIA SPIGA Appoints New Creative Director for Fall Relaunch

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VIA SPIGA is getting an overhaul for the upcoming Fall season. Thanks to new Creative Director Carla De Freitas, the American footwear label (named after the main boulevard of Milan’s famed shopping district) builds upon its legacy of craftsmanship while incorporating new, cutting-edge design innovations and production techniques. De Freitas’ …

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Bucketfeet Relaunches Shoes With On-Demand, Zero-Waste Model

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Today, Chicago-based brand Bucketfeet (originally launched in 2011), returns with its mission to support creatives globally. The unisex artist-designed sneaker line is relaunching with an on-demand, direct-to-consumer model that boasts zero waste. When consumers order a style, it will be made-to-order and delivered within 10 days. Continuing with its mission …

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ADIDAS HOSTS ‘BOOST THE NATION’ CUSTOM SNEAKER AUCTION FOR WOMEN BY WOMEN

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Adidas and Refinery29 are teaming up with celebrated female artists to create one-of-a-kind pairs of UltraBOOST X representing all 50 states. Launching tomorrow by auction, the limited-edition BOOST the Nation collection was created for women by women to unite creativity through sport and reflect the nation’s individuality, donnating 100% of …

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AAFA HONORS INDUSTRY LEADERS AT 2017 AMERICAN IMAGE AWARDS

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It was a star-studded industry evening as The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed executives and personalities from fashion and retail for its 39th AAFA American Image Awards held at the historic 583 Park Avenue. Emceed by award winning actor Alan Cumming, the event celebrated the industry’s finest while benefiting the …

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NPD: FOOTWEAR AND ACCESSORIES SHIFTS SENDING WARNING SIGNALS TO RETAILERS

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The three key components of the $334 billion retail fashion segment–apparel, footwear and fashion accessories–are each in different positions when it comes to the business, according to leading global information company The NPD Group. The apparel industry, which represents 65% of total U.S. retail fashion dollar sales and spans everything …