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Several reports surfaced today that World Athletics may potentially ban Nike’s Vaporfly shoes, which are equipped with a controversial carbon-fiber plate technology that marathoners are shattering records in. If the ban goes through, industry insiders believe it could adversely impact performance running brands that are experimenting with similar innovations. The tech used in the Nike...
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Melania Trump arrived back at the White House yesterday following a trip to London. The first lady sported a classic-chic ensemble for her return. She layered a black-and-white houndstooth Alexander McQueen coat over a black dress. President Donald Trump and wife Melania touch down in Maryland Dec. 4 following a trip to London. CREDIT: Kevin...
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Nov. 25, 2019: This past weekend marked a pair of firsts for APL. The sneaker company opened its debut flagship store at The Grove in Los Angeles, which features a robust assortment of shoes — including its holiday ’19 lineup. In a nod to its ties to both the fashion and sports worlds, the 3,000-sq.-ft. space...
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Nov 10, 2019 9:19PM PT Gwen Stefani arrived at the 2019 People’s Choice Awards tonight in Santa Monica, Calif., and reminded us why she is a fashion icon — literally. “The Voice” judge wore a white strapless gown from Vera Wang with a high-low hem; the train of the dress was topped off with an...
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Saucony is lacing up for a strong year ahead. On its earnings call Thursday, parent company Wolverine World Wide Inc. said it expects to see the running shoe brand pick up momentum for a “breakout year” going into 2020. For the third quarter, it delivered sales growth in the mid-teens, driving up the average growth...
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Today in Paris, 15 years after its launch, pioneering sustainable sneaker label Veja has made its brick-and-mortar debut in the Marais, one of the city’s coolest neighborhoods. As you’d expect, it’s the most eco-friendly shop on the block. The minimalist, double-facade boutique spanning 80 square meters is situated on the corner of Rue Debelleyme and...
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Under Armour’s stock has taken a hit amid a federal probe into its accounting practices and its downgraded sales forecast. Shares for the athletic apparel firm plunged more than 18% on Monday — a day after a spokesperson confirmed that it had been working with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice...
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Shoe designer Amina Muaddi will receive the Designer of the Year award at the 2019 . The win comes just a year after the 33-year-old, Paris-based designer won the 2018 FNAA award for Launch of the Year for her namesake brand. During that time, Muaddi has captivated the fashion world with her martini glass-shaped heels...
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Oct. 30, 2019: Burberry Group has named Sam Fischer to the board as a non-executive director and member of the remuneration and nomination committees, with effect from Nov. 1. He is currently president Greater China and Asia Pacific at Diageo plc, and is also a member of its global executive committee. He joined Diageo in...
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There is no department store quite like Barneys New York. The luxury retailer, which started out in 1923 as a men’s discount clothing store in downtown Manhattan, eventually would go on to be one of the most recognizable names in fashion. With a free spirit and eye for the avant-garde, Barneys became a leading force...
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