Puma Releases New Mobium Elite Glow

July 26, 2013
Hardly a day goes by without a new release in the competitive athletic shoe space. Today it is the turn of Puma to provide an interesting new addition to a congested space. Coming out after its existing Mobium Elite, the Glow has been produced for night running, providing extra visibility.

As before, the Mobium Elite Glow adjusts with the shape of your feet as you run, the so called 'adaptive running" approach that is gaining favour and many supporters. This new creation is geared towards long distance runners and those comfortable with minimalist shoes. I will personally stay with shorter distances and heavier shoes, but what do you think?
 

Giuseppe Zanotti Provides That Something Extra Special

December 19, 2012
Ok, ok, we all have shoes and boots in our closets. Some more, some less. Some of us see footwear as functional, others see it as fashion. Well, this entry is for the latter, and, further, the hard core among footwear fashion fundis.

Here is something to feast your eyes on - the Giuseppe Zabotti I27114.



Sure, its not that cheap, coming in just below $3,000 (no typo). But for that, you get something that stands out in the crowd. Made in and imported from Italy, the gold tone spikes finish off a ...
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BCBGMAXAZRIA Launches Stunning New Finite Pumps

December 19, 2012
It will come as no surprise to loyal fans - classic shoe manufacturer BCBGMAZAZRIA has launched a new, elegant and stylish pump, the Finite.



The brand new releases are glorious pumps with a leather upper and stunning color block design. The picture does all the talking with this luxury release with all the thrills and frills you expect from a high end shoe.

Looking for something special for the festive season? This could just be it! 


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Ugg Classic Short Stays on Top

December 19, 2012
Love them or hate the, Ugg boots remain in great demand! They may look a bit strange to the uninformed and critical eye, but make no mistake they are super hot sellers.

In particular, the Ugg Classic Short remains the undisputed king of the Ugg kingdom. With a cold winter approaching in the Northern hemisphere, these Australian wonders will keep your precious feet warm and cozy. Even if you choose not to wear any socks! If your favorite new pair of winter boots is going to get a lot of rain ex...
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Dr. Scholls Launches New Active Series

December 18, 2012
We all know the legendary Dr. Scholls brand of health related shoes, targeting pain avoidance for those of us unfortunate enough to have foot and sole issues. Caring for feet is obviously very important, but did you know that Dr. Scholls also provides a range of products aimed at top athletes?

If you didn't, look no further than Dr. Scholl's new Active Series line. This is their new range of insoles providing assistance for the entire foot - the ball, arch and heel -in order to optimise athlet...
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Michael Kors Shares Insights on Shoes

December 5, 2012
It is always valuable to get fashion guidance from leading shoe designers. So, when the renowned Michael Kors shared some thoughts on shoes and more at a recent charity event in Naples, Florida, shoe lovers should sit up and take notice.

According to Michael Kors, shoes are the most critical fashion item as they have the ability to make or break an entire outfit. However, to achieve the perfect shoe component, Michael Kors does not think that one needs an Imelda Marcos size shoe collection. A ...
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Cole Haan Sold by Nike

December 1, 2012
Some interesting merger and acquisition activity among some of the top shoe brands. We wrote earlier that Nike was looking to exit its Cole Haan brand. We can now confirm that Nike has indeed found a buyer, a private equity firm, for an impressive $570m. No small change!

Why did Nike decide to sell such an attractive brand? The answer, according to Nike CEO Mark Parker, is the desire by Nike to restrict their focus to the fastest growing footwear brands. This is the reason that Nike sold Umbro...
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Salvatore Ferragamo Heads to China

October 15, 2012
The earliest connections between Italy and China were established by the intrepid explorer Marco Polo many centuries ago. Things have progressed somewhat since then, and today we can witness another milestone in relationships between these two ancient countries. Venerable shoe maker Salvatore Ferragamo has announced that it will launch its first online store in china in October this year. Salvatore Ferragamo will be partnering with a local Chinese retail expert that specializes in high end gl...
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Guess Shoes Go Wild with Parshalay Booties

October 9, 2012
Guess shoes have always been a firm favorite for many discerning shoe lovers. Guess never fails to deliver a steady stream of varied, innovative and sometimes daring new creations that provide ongoing excitement and interest to the Guess shoe fan.

Looking at the latest Guess shoe releases, it is clear that the trend has been maintained, with the usual style and class. In particular, the new Parshalay Booties catch the eye. Leopard skin print and mesh come together stylishly to capture the zeit...
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New Balance Also Fail to Deliver and Pay a Price

September 21, 2012
Once again there was disappointing news recently for this who hoped that certain New Balance shoes would help the wearer tone lower body muscles. It turns out that the New Balance TrueBalance and Rock&Tone shoes did not deliver as promised. A class action suit was filed and new balance was forced to cough up $2.3 million in respect of misleading advertising claims.

The New Balance debacle is unfortunately part of a larger unraveling of the toning shoes industry over the past few years. Believe...
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