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  • Yesterday's 'mismatched' outfit is today's chic look

    Yesterday's 'mismatched' outfit is today's chic look
    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...
  • New York Fashion Week: Optimism and eclecticism are in full bloom

    New York Fashion Week: Optimism and eclecticism are in full bloom
    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...
  • Sneakers are not just for casual wear anymore

    Sneakers are not just for casual wear anymore
    Lately, I've been seeing a lot more sneakers and tennis shoes around town as part of everyday outfits. Of course, sneakers have always been critical for activities like going to the gym or traipsing around the city where you're vacationing because you're...
  • Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout

    Under Armour hopes to hit its stride in footwear with ClutchFit rollout
    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. The Baltimore-based...
  • Shoe-hoo! Converse launches 'Simpsons' sneaker collection Saturday

    Shoe-hoo! Converse launches 'Simpsons' sneaker collection Saturday
    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...
  • As the U.S. Open of Surfing's new title sponsor, Vans has plans

    As the U.S. Open of Surfing's new title sponsor, Vans has plans
    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-...
  • Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials

    Baltimore sees wedded blitz with Ravens-themed nuptials
    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...
  • Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience

    Gen Y shoppers, raised on e-commerce, still prefer in-store experience
    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,...
  • Women's shoes for the college scene

    Women's shoes for the college scene
    Strappy sandals, sneakers and combat boots. The most popular women's shoes that college students are packing for school this fall are remarkably consistent across the country. "In California, you can wear sandals almost year round," says Robin Xu, who...
  • Elementary students slip on brand new shoes thanks to local charity

    Elementary students slip on brand new shoes thanks to local charity
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Monday was one of the most important days of the year at Weller Elementary.  That is why 357 of the school's 358 students were there.  Every student present received a brand new pair of socks and Converse sneakers. Kindergartners were...
  • Fake Shore Drive: A tastemaker of Chicago rap

    Fake Shore Drive: A tastemaker of Chicago rap
    Andrew Barber deals almost exclusively with young men who have come into money. Some are newly rich; some started poor and worked their way to comfortable; and others, arguably his bread and butter, are not wealthy yet but stand to make a chunk of change....