, Footwear Design

  • Dec
    14
    2016

    Trendwatch: The Future of Sneakers

    Does tying your shoes tire you out? How about figuring out your size for each brand? Problem solved. Sneaker giants Adidas and Nike are bringing to market tech sneakers that look a lot like Back to the Future. Adidas' Futurecraft sneakers (now available to the public) use 3D printing to mold a sole to the wearer based on data recorded by a treadmill; Nike's self-lacing HyperAdapt technology creates shoes that not only tie themselves, they mold to the wearer's foot thanks to special Flywire technology. The future is here people—especially if you live in special markets like New York where the latest sneaks are already in store.

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  • Jun
    09
    2016

    Sisters and Business Management Students Find Success With Their Footwear Brand

    Dallas-based sisters Roberta and Daniela Nuñez, who are both online Business Management Students at FIDM, are behind the shoe brands, David Isaac and David by David Isaac. They were recently profiled by NBC News Latino and a pair of their shoes have been fea … Read More

  • Mar
    08
    2016

    An Interview With Celebrity Footwear Designer and FIDM Student Devlin Braswell

    FIDM Merchandise Product Development Student Devlin Braswell, who we told you about last month, is a successful custom sneaker designer with a celebrity following. He'll be a student guest speaker at FIDM San Francisco's Open House on Saturday, April 23, 201 … Read More

  • Feb
    01
    2016

    Industrywatch: Kate Spade Founders Launch New Brand

    Frances Valentine, the new accessories brand started by Kate and Andy Spade (of Kate Spade New York fame) launches this month with shoes and handbags at Bloomingdale's and Nordstrom. The creative couple who met at Arizona State over 30 years ago sold the nam … Read More

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