The Week in Footwear: Under Armour CEO Among Execs Leaving Trump’s Manufacturing Council

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Bearpaw’s parent company announces new private label business

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Romeo & Juliette Inc., the parent company of Bearpaw, announced Monday that it is introducing a new sector of business for private label and first cost wholesalers. (Read More)

Cole Haan launches special edition shoe with staple design

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Cole Haan celebrates the 20th anniversary of streetwear brand Staple Design with a limited edition version of the the 2.Zerogrand. (Read More)

Under Armour CEO among execs leaving Trump’s manufacturing council

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Under Armour CEO, Kevin Plank, is one of three CEOs set to leave Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative amid backlash from what some saw as a weak response from the president to this weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Read More)

Western boot brand Twisted X turns plastic bottles into shoes

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Hot on the heels of Adidas’ range of sneakers made with marine plastic debris, Twisted X is launching a collection of lifestyle footwear made with uppers containing recycled plastic water bottles called EcoTwx. (Read More)

Sketcher’s new celebrity ambassador resonates with Gen Z

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Skechers kicks off the Fall ’17 season with a new celebrity brand ambassador, multi-platinum, chart-topping recording artist Camila Cabello. (Read More)

Saks Fifth Avenue’s shoe salon turns 10 in style

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Saks Fifth Avenue is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its famous Shoe Salon with help from its designer partners. (Read More)

Ugg x Jeremy Scott heats up Fall fashion

Jeremy Scott’s collaboration with Ugg might surprise you. The limited-edition fall capsule collection designed by the quirky designer are surprisingly wearable. (Read More)


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