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June 28, 2016: Alexander Wang announced that he will add the roles of chairman and CEO to his title at his eponymous label, effective immediately. The roles of chairman and CEO were roles previously held by Wang’s mother, Ying Wang, and sister-in-law, Aimie Wang, respectively....

Travel guides have lots of different indexes categorizing the highlights of various destinations, such as beaches, restaurants and nightlife. But for reasons not understood by FN, they always fail to highlight what — to us at least — is of chief concern: the shoe-shopping situation....

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...