fathers day shoes

Well now, how perfectly timed was this release? Akid recently debuted their new father and son shoe collection, just in time for Father’s Day. If your significant other is a dapper dad, this stylish gift idea may be right up his alley. The Akid Father’s Day Collection features a limited edition Birdie style in both men and child sizes. Thanks to the unisex style of the children’s shoe, it could work for both boys and girls. Akid was founded by Matthew George and his wife, Ashleigh Dempster. They recently spoke to WWD and said: “We always try to keep our […] Continue reading →

Native Shoes

Take a peek at Native shoes, the injection molded EVA footwear for men, women and kids. Launched in 2009, in Vancouver, Canada these extremely comfy and lightweight shoes were originally inspired after three classic silhouettes, Converse, Clark Wallabee, and Vans and are produced in an extensive variety of […] Continue reading →

UGG Australia has launched their limited-edition kids’ Classic Boot as part of the 10th anniversary of their Annual Art & Sole charitable program. The adorable puzzle design was inspired by Buket Pamuk, who won the contest last season. Artwork for the contest was submitted via social media and UGG’s Vice President and Creative Director, Leah Larson, picked the winner from over 900 submission. The boots (available in red and navy) went on sale last week at Uggaustralia.com/artandsole. They will also will be available at Ugg stores in the U.S. from Dec. 15 through Jan. 6, 2013. Ten dollars from each […] Continue reading →

Three years ago Skechers USA launched their Twinkle Toes kids’ line of sparkly embellished shoes and after selling over 10 million pairs of these shoes, the shoe company is building an entire licensing program that will include clothing, home decor, toys, accessories, stationary and most recently – a movie. Footwear News interviewed Paul Flett, Skechers’ SVP of global licensing about the line and this is what he had to say: “The Twinkle Toes character has really taken off, so much so that we’ve had girls coming into Skechers stores asking to meet her.” In fact, in a recent Q Score […] Continue reading →

Naartjie, a South African children’s clothing brand, which first launched footwear last fall, has decided to start wholesaling their shoe collection for Spring ’13 after a soft launch this Fall exclusively at Bloomingdales. WWD has reported that this colourful collection features casual styles for boys and girls, including printed canvas sneakers, skate shoes, ballerinas and embellished sandals. I’m loving the embellishments on these shoes! Glitter, lace and buttons are just some of the adorable details that add a touch of personality to the footwear. The shoes are priced from $16 to $40 and will be available at Bloomingdale’s, select specialty […] Continue reading →

There are cool shoes and there are shoes that go beyond. Etnies are those stratospheric kicks. What sets Etnies apart from other surf and skate styled footwear is the company’s commitment to quality. Etnies sneakers are put through paces in the test lab that would make ordinary athletic shoes fall to pieces. Literally. The founders of the company started the brand as a response to the lack of quality shoes for skaters. They wanted a shoe that would hold up to Ollies and Toe Flips and what not. Here’s the thing. I am not a skater and neither is my […] Continue reading →

Every time Livie & Luca unveil their next collection, I always say “this is the best one yet” and here I am again stating that yes, I believe this is the best collection yet. For Spring Summer 2012, Livie & Luca are drawing inspiration from the celestial skies and have come up with the most adorable new designs in addition to some revamped favourites. The cloud-accented blue Dawn is too cute for words with the strappy straps and cloud tab closure. The starry Nova, with its cheeky rainbow comes in white and red. The Flutter sandal is one of our […] Continue reading →