The History of the Ugg Brand
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by Jennie Bell
10h ago
Fashion trends might come and go, but for decades, the Ugg brand has been a staple in America’s closets. In recent years, the shoe company has seen a new resurgence in popularity, thanks to fresh updates to its classic shearling boots and clogs — and nostalgia for the early 2000s, when Ugg first became a pop culture phenomenon. During that time, Ugg was a staple of many celebrities’ wardrobes, including Paris Hilton, Beyoncé and Kate Moss. Paired with Juicy Couture tracksuits and denim mini skirts, the boot made the wearer instantly cooler by proxy. Ugg’s story extends well beyond the ear ..read more
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Jessica Chastain, Colman Domingo and More Stars in Jimmy Choo Shoes at the 2024 Independent Spirit Awards
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by Jennifer Machin
11h ago
Jimmy Choo was trending at the 39th Annual Independent Spirit Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Many celebrities, such as Jessica Chastain, Colman Domingo, Quinta Brunson, Natalie Portman and Stephanie Hsu, complemented their stylish outfits with either a heel or loafer from the British luxury fashion house.  Jimmy Choo has always been a favorite among stars, especially this red carpet season. A few weeks ago, several celebs wore the brand to the Critics Choice Awards 2024. Meanwhile, Zendaya completed her latest “Dune: Part Two” look on Sunday in New York City with a gold Jimmy Choo sanda ..read more
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Emily Blunt in $59 Betsey Johnson Heels and More Affordable Shoes on the Red Carpet During Awards Season
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by Mikelle Street
12h ago
All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Footwear News may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. With the focus on celebrity style has come the proliferation of “look-for-less” and “high fashion dupe” content. Companies like FashionNova and Shein often replicate designs worn by red carpet stars that are financially inaccessible to wider viewing audiences. But occasionally, there’s no need for a knock-off; the original item is affordable to most. This we ..read more
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Police Arrest Nine Men In Connection With $50K Worth of Stolen Nike Products From Boxcar
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by Shoshy Ciment
13h ago
Police in Memphis, Tenn. have arrested nine men in connection with the large-scale theft of Nike products from a train boxcar. According to court documents viewed by FN, Memphis police on Friday obtained on anonymous tip that cases of Nike product stolen from a nearby rail yard were being held in a residence at 1436 Todds Creek Road. An officer that arrived at the residence witnessed several men carrying what looked like large Nike boxes from the residence to a car. Police arrested nine men in connection with the theft, and found about 35 cases of Nike shoes inside one of the cars and three st ..read more
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TikToker Was Duped Into Buying Fake Prada Shoes at Goodwill for $300
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by Allie Fasanella
13h ago
Maiya Mindoro, a Denver-based TikToker, unknowingly purchased a pair of counterfeit Prada loafers before realizing they were fake. Mindoro thought she was getting the deal of a lifetime, picking up the popular $1,200 shoes for just $300 at a Goodwill boutique. In her initial post, she wrote over a clip of herself showing off the shoes, “POV you walk into a Goodwill in Denver + immediately find patent leather Prada loafers that are in perfect condition in your size.” However, viewers of the video gave a closer look at the shoes and commented that they didn’t look like the real thing. Genuine pa ..read more
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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Leans Into the Adidas Superstar Sneaker’s ‘Shelltoe’ Nickname
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by Ian Servantes
16h ago
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” is collaborating with Adidas on a Superstar leaning into its “Shelltoe” nickname. The Superstar’s signature toe panel has been transformed to take on the texture of an actual turtle shell. But that isn’t where the resemblance to the characters ends, as the rest of the upper takes on a wrinkled green leather that looks just like a turtle’s skin. “Shelltoe” then appears in gold debossing to replace the usual “Superstar” mark, and another shell motif appears on the left tongue tag. “TMNT” detailing continues throughout, including a red mask forming the lace dubrae t ..read more
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes on Donald Trump’s Sneaker Line and Introduces ‘Air Bidens’ in New Sketch
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by Allie Fasanella
16h ago
“Saturday Night Live” and host of the week Shane Gillis took on former President Donald Trump’s new gold sneaker line with a faux movie trailer sketch dubbed “White Men Can Trump,” an obvious riff off the 1992 comedy “White Men Can’t Jump,” on the latest episode of the show, which aired on Feb. 24. The trailer depicts Gillis’ character failing at everything until he’s gifted a pair of magical kicks that turn his life around. The gold high-tops featuring a T stamped on the side and an American Flag on the collar essentially turn him into a version of Donald Trump. A shot from the “SNL” sketch a ..read more
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4 Shoe Trends That Ruled Milan’s Fall 2024 Runways
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by Renan Botelho
16h ago
If there’s a lesson the Milan Fashion Week imparted for fall 2024, it’s that shoes are no longer an accessory to an outfit, but an integral part of it. Here are four key trends that ruled the runways in Milan. Monochromatic Moment As monochromatic looks dominated the catwalks, footwear was tasked to add consistency and heighten the visual impact of garments. Cue the vibrant color therapy offered by Lucie and Luke Meier at Jil Sander and the subtler take Maximilian Davis paraded for the Ferragamo fall 2024 collection. Jil Sander Fall 2024 Ready-to-Wear Collection at Milan Fashion Week.The Boot ..read more
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Zendaya Delivers Goddess-Inspired Glamour in Gold Jimmy Choo Heels for ‘Dune: Part Two’ NYC Premiere
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by Mikelle Street
17h ago
Zendaya went gold for the New York City premiere of “Dune: Part Two” at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The style star slipped into a pair of Jimmy Choo “Max” 150 platforms, assisted by her long-time image architect Law Roach. Zendaya arrives at the premiere of “Dune: Part Two” on Feb. 25 in New York City. GC Images At 5.9 inches, the made-in-Italy heels took Zendaya to new heights. The gold shoes, crafted of liquid metal leather, featured a small ankle strap and an open-toe silhouette. Jimmy Choo’s “Max” platforms. Jimmy Choo Zendaya also wore a floor-grazing white column gown with gold embellishment ..read more
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Nike Made a Dunk Low Sneaker That Says ‘You Deserve Flowers’
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by Ian Servantes
17h ago
Nike is releasing a plush Dunk Low that says, “You deserve flowers.” The amorous sneaker will release in March, late for Valentine’s Day but perhaps still one of the most anticipated Dunk yet in 2024. A white, velvet-like material takes on a raised floral pattern for the Dunk’s overlays, while the Swoosh and underlays arrive in smooth white leather. There’s little to be found in color for the rest of the shoe, as the midsole and outsole are also white, but a rose pin comes affixed to the heel in red, green, and gold. Red branding also appears on the tongue tag, while the pink insole hosts the ..read more
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