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Sourcing is complicated business. At a recent FDRA Summit Payless ShoeSource Global Sourcing SVP Mike McBreen talked strategies on how to deal with challenges in the sourcing business. “Sourcing trends today are all about the definition of source country and market country, and those definitions...

Will you be attending Coterie New York this fall? Held during the show September 18-20, UMB Fashion Group has announced a new arm to the exhibition, Sourcing@Coterie. The section will feature a curated selection of under 100 factories including apparel, accessory and footwear manufacturers....

High fashion and sneakers now go hand in hand. Take, for example, this Off-White x Umbro “Coach” collaboration, which just debuted at Paris fashion week. The renowned soccer brand teamed up with Off-White designer Virgil Abloh for a Spring/Summer 2017 capsule, first seen today on...

We are living in the age of choice, and slide versus flip flop is just one of the many decisions today’s fashion consumer makes every day. Tomorrow, Boston-based footwear brand ISlide is asking customers to eschew flip-flops in favor of slip-on sandals, declaring June 28...

With Independence Day just around the corner—and the Rio Olympics set to follow—Brooks Running is feeling extra patriotic with the release of their latest themed collection. The Brooks Victory collection for both men and women features the popular Launch 3, Glycerin 14 and Ghost 9,...

Children’s footwear next spring is a wearable “Choose Your Own Adventure” with trends spanning fairytale delights to tropical adventures. MAGIC described the top four trends for kids in their Spring ’17 children’s trend report. Here’s a look at the season’s highlights....

With MAGIC and FN Platform just seven weeks away, the Las Vegas-based trade show has released their top five trend stories in women’s footwear for Spring ’17. With inspiration being culled from menswear, girls’, Western and athletic, here’s a look at the new direction the...