| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Sep 6, 2014
Forget the expensive airfare and 11-hour flight to France when all things French can soon be found at Laurent Vrignaud's Moulin Bistro. The epicerie and cafe is expected to open Sept.18 in Plaza Newport.
"Everything I miss in France I will bring to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:05 PM
As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Evansville-based Shoe Carnival has opened its 24th Chicago area store at Lake View Plaza at 159th Street and LaGrange Road in Orland Park.
"We are excited to open a new Shoe Carnival location in the Orland Park area," Todd Beurman, senior vice president...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Since 2010, American sneaker company Converse and Italian fashion label Missoni have been teaming up to put the latter's famous stripes on the former's iconic footwear in limited edition, capsule collections.
The next collaboration is coming soon....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In today's fashion landscape, it rings true that opposites attract.
As much as designers try to send matching shorts and shirts down the runways, the order of the day is contrast: mismatched prints, a jolt of color in an otherwise neutral outfit, or a...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:00 PM
After 10 days of fashion shows, it's hard to imagine there's a boundary left to push, a color that's gone unused or a silhouette that hasn't been relaxed. While the collections were all over the map (and in some cases, the maps were all over the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Converse and "The Simpsons" have collaborated on a collection of Chuck Taylor All Stars that hit retail on June 15.
It seems completely appropriate that the longest-running scripted prime-time series in the history of American television would team up...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Although Cypress, Calif.-based Vans originally rolled to fame as a skate shoe brand, the VF Corp.-owned action sports label is set go big in its debut as the title sponsor of the U.S Open of Surfing when the event returns to Huntington Beach on July 20-...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:45 AM
At the December 2012 wedding of Leslie Lipinski and Devin Phillips, there were purple dresses for the bridesmaids. Purple Converse sneakers for the groomsmen. Purple-and-black decor. The 234 guests, many of them wearing Ravens jerseys, were invited to...
| Sep 7, 2013
Liz Derubertis browsed stores at Arundel Mills mall Wednesday in search of a dress to wear to a wedding. The 26-year-old bartender and University of Maryland, Baltimore County student never shops for clothes online.
"I'm too particular about the fit,...