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Joe’s Jeans Does $5.5 M Licensing Deal with Burano LLC to brand some Ballet Flats, Boots, and Casual Feminine Footwear to Compliment the Jeans…

We’ve seen this before. A primarily fashion forward Jeans-focused company decides to try its luck in shirts, then jewelery, then maybe footwear to gain a more sustainable competitive advantage. Take a look at Guess or Lucky. Both started with Jeans and now they do it all- no one really thinks of [...]

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How Shoe-Lovers can Benefit From Social-Shopping Sites and Why JustBought.It is Turning Twitter Users into Shopaholics

There are tons of “Social Shopping” sites out there that let users discuss their experiences, desires and purchases for just about anything from fashion to camping gear.  From a shoe-lover’s perspective, I can greatly appreciate these sites because of the user reviews.  Think about it.  When your trying on an adorable pair of [...]

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The 6 Strangest Shoes I’ve Seen So Far

These guys made it on my list. Check ‘em out.  Strangest shoes I have ever seen and trust me, I’ve seen a lot of strange shoes.

1.  Elephant Poop Platforms.  MizzTissa posted about these shoes about a week ago- read the post here she has an awesome footwear blog.

2.  Starfish Shoes…so hot right now.

3.  Fishy [...]

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Footwear Company Founder Receives Innovator of the Year Award for The Creation of Breathable Shoe Technology

Congratulations to Geox founder and Chairman Mario Polegato for being named Innovator of the Year this Wednesday at the CNBC European Business Leaders Awards.  Judges cited him for having “broken new ground in developing a ‘fashionable brand with new technology. ‘”

Geox offers men’s, women’s and children’s footwear lines with a focus on breathable materialization.   Polegato [...]

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3D Printed Footwear is the Future

Imagine one day having the idea for a unique style pair of high-heels or imagine that you buy this really adorable handbag but you can’t seem to find the right pair of shoes to match anywhere. Now imagine that instead of searching all over the internet or in the [...]

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Lucchesse Cowgirl Boots

Lucchesse is known for being an inconic wester bootmaker and this Spring he’ll be focusing on cowgirls with a limited edition collection called Diva.

Although the boots are made in the US., each style cowgirl boot is named after an italian woman, such as Agostina, for a 13-inch stonewashed boot, etc.  Lucchesse [...]

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Madden Closes Madonna Deal with Macy's

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Steven Madden Ltd. is about to tie up another celebrity deal.

Multiple sources told Footwear News last week the company is teaming up with Iconix Brand Group Inc. and Macy’s Inc. to produce the shoes for Madonna’s new Material Girl juniors’ line, set to launch exclusively at Macy’s in August.

Last week, the [...]

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Taupe! Tan! Naked Accessories for Spring.

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Spring 2010 trend that I’m into? Tan, almost naked accessories. Like these…

Check them out.

tan for spring ‘10 by tallshortgirl on Polyvore.com

tan for spring ‘10 by tallshortgirl on Polyvore.com

Ray-Ban Shades

Nine West Shoesnoop Sandal

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Footwear with a masculine/feminine balance for Fall ‘10

One of my favorite designers, Diane von Furstenberg’s (DVF), fall look is a bit more masculine that her usual style- especially for footwear. Think oxfords with some feminine touches.

I’m liking the lace up touch in pink! Very DVF.

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Nice Package

For the past couple years footwear companies have been taking an initiative to reduce the impact on the environment and one of the simplest ways is the packaging. For instance, in 2006 Timberland proposed a completely new plan to not only reduce their environmental impact but inspire others to do the same. Some of their [...]

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