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Retail Overview – Resort 2012

Bold colors and updated materials have emerged across Junior and Luxury markets during the transitional months.  Here's a deeper look at the top trends for the month of January. Denim - An easy trans-seasonal material, designers have experimented with washes and indigo hues on wedges, platform pumps and classic peep toes. Images from top left: Chloé, Giuseppe Zanotti, Charlotte Olympia, Rupert Sanderson Cork ...
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Yves Saint Laurent Resort 2012 Printed patent wedge with ankle strap.
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Acne S/S 12 Island platform mule with gold midsole in shantung.
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Giorgio Armani Men's S/S 12 Laceless perforated suede oxford with contrast foam sole
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Dr. Martens Preview -

Dr. Martens unveiled their S/S 12 collection and campaign last night at Frontrunner Gallery in Downtown.  First and Forever is a message that began with their F/W 11 collection and will continue through the upcoming season, playing on the note that your first pair of Dr. Martens is an important expression of personal style and identity. The collection focuses on their ...
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Karl x NET-A-PORTER

The much anticipated collection by Karl Lagerfeld for e-tailer Net-a-Porter launched yesterday morning, preceded by a mass marketing phenomenon which included installations in Paris, one-on-one interviews with Karl by Karl on the site, and mock newscasts regarding the launch – just to name a few. The collection features lots of leather, black, white and silver, Karl's signature design elements, and the ...
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Best of Milan – Men’s Fashion Week

Men's Fashion Week in Milan concluded on the highest of notes. From opulent and regal to rugged and chic, below are our picks for the best of Men's Footwear from Milan Fashion Week. Bottega Veneta - Sartorial Future Classic shapes are reinvented with update patterns mixed materials. A traditional slip-on loafer, although sleek and minimal, is anything but, with bright purple python and ...
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Pedro García -

Pedro García's S/S 12 collection pushes through the brand's identity of experimental luxury.  Spanning over three generations, the García family retain themselves true "zapateros" or cobblers, and this dedication to craftsmanship is clearly perceived in the comfort of their shoes. Their spring selection consists of their molded cork footbeds on almost all silhouettes, from thong sandals to ankle booties.  Their signature ...
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Tsubo -

Tsubo is known for their dedication to creating comfortable, fashion-forward footwear.  Their Spring S/S 12 collection brings forth their design philosophy and dual-density PU footbeds in an array of revisited classics with a modern twist. The Prospero, a slip-on crepe sole loafer, stands out with subtle yet rich details such as  welted stitching and a waxy suede upper.  Open-lacing and decorative ...
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Royal Elastics -

Royal Elastics are not newbies in the footwear game.  Having been established in 1996 by two Australian teens, they have since gone through an acquisition and dissolution, and through this hardship have evolved considerably.  The brand has been given new life and their core aesthetic and philosophy is seen clearly in their latest collections, branching out into a more fashionable, ...
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Sigerson Morrison -

Pre-Fall 2012 presentations are in full swing, and thanks to the lovely ladies at Moda Operandi we can pre-order Sigerson Morrison's collection immediately. As usual Morrison delivered edgy yet understated shoes designed for the "chic and put-together woman."  The brand updates the single sole pump silhouette with a sculpted heel, rich suede uppers and a simple buckle strap in contrast croc.  ...
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Interview – Brian Atwood

Check out this very personal and candid interview with one of our favorite designers, Brian Atwood.  The clip is from October 2011, when the designer stopped by the Hudson Bay Company's The Room Vancouver to celebrate the launch of his selection at store. The designer discusses his passion and point of view regarding his creations and his relationship with his celebrity ...
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adidas Unveils adiZero 5-Star Mid

adidas unveiled the lightest mid cut cleat in football today, the adiZero 5-Star Mid. Released following the excitement of the NFL's Wild Card Weekend, the Mid cleat follows the adiZero F50 Soccer cleat as adidas continues to lead minimal trends in performance footwear. Weighing in at 7.9 ounces, stay tuned to see it on Broncos linebacker, Von Miller, as he advances in ...
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Under the Sea

Designers have sought their inspiration from a slew of sources for next season, and one of them was mother nature herself.  Under the Sea inspired footwear has been seen on the runways since the Resort shows, and the trend has followed through to S/S 12.  Sandals sit atop coral-shaped heels, and laser-cut seahorses adorn insteps of crystal clear wedges.  Though ...
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Vans x Hermés (sort of)

With the recent slew of high fashion x active collabs, this is probably one of the most enticing ones.  Don't get too excited however, as these bespoke pieces were not made for resale, nor was it an official collaboration between the brands. Vans teamed up with American TV personality and fashionisto Robert Verdi to create these one of a kind pieces ...
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