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Vans becomes a broadcaster for local communities

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Vans becomes a broadcaster for local communities

The footwear brand has launched Channel 66, a digital live-stream designed to engage with its consumers through community-first broadcasting.
Media : Shoes : Fashion
A post-ownership running shoe service

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A post-ownership running shoe service

Swiss running brand On is launching a circular retail concept for its new zero waste running shoe, Cyclon.
Fashion : Shoes : Sustainability
Nike’s latest sneaker is for ‘doing nothing’

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Nike’s latest sneaker is for ‘doing nothing’

The Nike Offline mule subverts the brand’s iconic ‘Just Do It’ slogan in favour of active deceleration.
Shoes : Trainers : Advertising
This campaign invites people to meet their shoes

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This campaign invites people to meet their shoes

A campaign by material innovation brand Allbirds honours its classic line of shoes, which are created from natural materials such as wool and eucal...
Fashion : Sustainability : Advertising
Pollution Apparel

Micro Trends

Pollution Apparel

Leading creatives are using water pollution as a resource to highlight unsustainable production practices in the fashion industry and offer alterna...
Fashion : Apparel : Sustainability
Future footwear

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Future footwear

US – Reebok has developed new software and robotics to create footwear three-dimensionally without the need for moulds.
Material Futures : Reebok : Automation
Browsing for fun

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Browsing for fun

Global – Spanish footwear brand Camper’s online store harnesses the power of the elements for the launch of its autumn/winter 2015 range.
Camper : E-commerce : Browsing
Remaking an icon

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Remaking an icon

Boston – Converse’s iconic trainer, the Chuck Taylor All Star, has undergone its first redesign in almost a century.
Converse : Nike : Chuck II
CES 2015: Fuel3D makes great strides in personalised scanning

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CES 2015: Fuel3D makes great strides in personalised scanning

At the 2015 International CES, 3D imaging company Fuel3D announced the US launch of Scanify, a hand-held, point-and-shoot 3D scanner.
Fuel3D : 3D Scanning : Technology Futures
Feet on the ground: 3.1 Phillip Lim explores the foot behind the shoe

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Feet on the ground: 3.1 Phillip Lim explores the foot behind the shoe

Amsterdam – The latest online shoe campaign for 3.1 Phillip Lim focuses not on the product, but on the foot inside the shoe. 
3.1 Phillip Lim : Lernet & Sanders : Shoes
Craftwork: New luxury flagship footwear store opens in London

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Craftwork: New luxury flagship footwear store opens in London

London – Jermyn Street, the iconic traditional menswear destination, has a new resident in Joseph Cheaney & Sons, a luxury men’s footwear brand.
Joseph Cheaney & Sons : London : Home-tail
Mobile app for life’s awkward moments

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Mobile app for life’s awkward moments

Dorothy is a new product for use in awkward social situations allowing users to call an Uber, text their friends or trigger a fake phone call simpl...
Dorothy : IStrategyLab : Everyday Re-Enchantment
If the shoe fits: Bally opens New Bond Street flagship store

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If the shoe fits: Bally opens New Bond Street flagship store

London – British architect David Chipperfield has created Bally’s first flagship for 20 years in London’s luxury destination, New Bond S...
Bally : David Chipperfield : Packaged Interiors
High-tech, commemorative moon landing boots are an instant hit

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High-tech, commemorative moon landing boots are an instant hit

GE’s limited-edition Missions sold out in minutes.
General Electric : Moonboots : Trainers
A step forward: Instagram footwear campaign raises awareness of rainforest

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A step forward: Instagram footwear campaign raises awareness of rainforest

A sophisticated Instagram campaign by SapientNitro brings eco-themed trainers to the fashion-conscious.
Sky Rainforest Rescue : Instagram : SapientNitro
Blake Mycoskie: One for One retail

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Blake Mycoskie: One for One retail

The founder and chief shoe giver of Toms on selling with soul.
One-For-One Commerce : TOMS : SXSW
Toms Austin

Design Directions

Toms Austin

Toms shoes and glasses can be found at thousands of stores in the US and overseas, but until recently the brand had only one dedicated store, in ...
TOMS : Community : Coffee
Question of style: Mayor boosts London’s menswear

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Question of style: Mayor boosts London’s menswear

London – The Mayor of London has launched a campaign celebrating the city’s pioneering menswear designers.
Mayor : London : Menswear
Luxury sneaker temple blends online and offline retail

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Luxury sneaker temple blends online and offline retail

Melbourne shop Sneakerboy offers innovative luxury
Trainers : Phy-gital : V-Wallet
Eruptia

Design Directions

Eruptia

Designers are relinquishing control over the final look of their work by adopting experimental production processes that result in a broken, cracke...
Cracked : James Shaw : Still Life
Retail analysis: Opening Ceremony's pop-up retail village at New York Fashion Week

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Retail analysis: Opening Ceremony's pop-up retail village at New York Fashion Week

Opening Ceremony hosts a pop-up in shipping containers
New York Fashion Week : Asian : Korean
Signature style: Camper store interior's a shoe-in

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Signature style: Camper store interior's a shoe-in

New York – When decorating the new Camper store in New York, Nendo founder Oki Sato covered the interior walls with more than 1,000 white plastic s...
Shoes : Retail Interior : Flexible Interior
Paper towel: Print publication for a rainy day

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Paper towel: Print publication for a rainy day

London – Cycling brand Vulpine and printing company Newspaper Club have created a promotional paper that doubles as a shoe-drying kit.
Shoes : Newspaper Club : Vulpine
Shoe-gazing: Graduate shows sustainably tanned brogues

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Shoe-gazing: Graduate shows sustainably tanned brogues

UK – Product design graduate Emily Harrison has re-invented the classic British brogue using innovative production techniques motivated by sustaina...
Shoes : Graduate Design : Edinburgh College Of Art
Space craft: Houston, we have a new Nike shoe

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Space craft: Houston, we have a new Nike shoe

Texas – Nike sportswear has continued its extraterrestrial design direction with its new Nike Basketball collection.
Shoes : Nike Space Craft : Design
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