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footwear Archives

“Work hard, take risks”: 5 minutes with Billini founder Susannah Khouzame

Glamorous shoe label Billini founder and creative director Susannah Khouzame is a self-taught success story.

Step it up: Singaporean cult label Charles & Keith embraces sustainability

As the on-trend Singaporean fashion and accessories brand launches new stores and a new focus on being eco-friendly, fou...

VIDEO: How Wittner is celebrating First Nations design and culture

Australian footwear brand Wittner has collaborated with young First Nations artist Alkina Edwards to unveil its latest s...

Converse steps up customisation with Renew Labs concept

Footwear brand Converse introduces a new store concept in Melbourne’s Fitzroy aimed at helping customers upcycle their s...

Everyhuman launches Australia’s first different-sized shoe program

Unpaired makes it possible to buy different-sized shoes and single shoes, a breakthrough for people with only one foot a...

VIDEO: How Skechers is hitting its stride

Combining style and function, iconic footwear brand Skechers first launched 30 years ago, but thanks to the recent rise ...

Watch out sneakerheads, Kyx World is here

Limited-edition sneakers are no longer out of customers’ reach with the launch of LA-based subscription retailer, Kyx Wo...

VIDEO: Behind the evolution of Wittner

Iconic Australian footwear brand Wittner may be more than 100 years old, but they’re currently on a path of innovation a...
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How Skechers is stepping up the fun factor

Skechers Southeast Asia has introduced a string of creative collaborations to keep consumers engaged with the sports and...

Video: How Reebok is breaking down barriers for women

Reebok’s brand director for Asia-Pacific Arnna Johnstone chats about how the footwear giant continues to empower women.
Multicoloured Havaianas thongs

VIDEO: How Havaianas reimagined the humble thong

Before the Brazilian brand launched in 1962, thongs were cheap products that consumers barely considered.

Best foot forward: Why Havaianas is expanding in Asia

Over the last two years, the Brazilian brand has opened 100 new stores in the region, and more are in the works.

Footwear company Rockport rescued from Chapter 11

Struggling footwear retailer Rockport will be bought by private equity company.

Keeping the best of the old, creating the ‘now’

Brian Walker on a classic brand that is innovating and reinventing itself.

From the source: Luke Longo, CEO, Aquila

We chat with the heritage menswear firm's chief executive.

Diana Ferrari to close all stores

Footwear chain looks to clicks over bricks.

Tony Bianco steps up online

A focus on digital operations has fuelled global expansion plans for the Aussie fashion footwear retailer.

Munro Footwear seals takeover of Fusion Retail

Acquisition of Australia’s oldest footwear brands creates major retail group.

JD Sports continues Aussie expansion

British sports brand's next location to complete major shopping centre's redevelopment.