Couture Council to honor Louboutin and his red-soled shoes

Business 05/29/19, 19:04

From a tiny bottle of nail polish, a luxury fashion empire was born. Designer Christian Louboutin says he was experimenting in his factory one day when he suddenly seized his assistant's bottle of red polish to blot out the usual black soles and try some bright color. The experiment stuck, obviously. And ...

Rihanna to launch new fashion label with LVMH

Entertainment 05/10/19, 09:40

Rihanna is partnering with LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton to launch a new fashion label.The pop star, born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, announced Friday that a new line called Fenty will debut this spring and will be based in Paris.Fenty "is centered on Rihanna, developed by her, and takes shape with ...

Hitting NFL draft’s red carpet means dressing up for moment

Sports 04/26/19, 02:04

Brian Burns simply had to have the right pair of Spider-Man socks, so the pass rusher from Florida State had a pair overnighted to him in time for the red carpet at the NFL draft. The perfect touch to the purple suit and sunglasses making him the best-dressed.At least in ...

Stephen Curry surprises girl who helped with shoe design

Sports 03/08/19, 18:00

Stephen Curry dropped in on a television interview to surprise a 9-year-old girl who helped design the inside of the latest version of the Golden State Warriors star's signature shoe.Riley Morrison of Napa, California, was doing an interview Friday on CBS about the shoes and Curry when he walked in. ...

Shoes pulled from Katy Perry line after blackface criticism

Business 02/12/19, 11:10

Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface.The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colors. They included protruding eyes, nose and red lips.In a statement released Tuesday by the singer and ...

Future is now: Nike’s next self-lacing shoe hitting shelves

Sports 02/11/19, 16:08

Nike's latest performance basketball shoe, from concept to reality, took about three years to put together.Or 30 years, depending on how you count.The Nike Adapt BB — a self-lacing smart shoe that can be controlled by a smartphone — gets released to the public on Sunday, a date that just ...

NBA Fashion: All-Stars break out specialty shoes for weekend

Basketball 02/11/19, 12:11

NBA players once again will be sharing personal stories this weekend during All-Star festivities — and using basketball shoes as a platform to get their message out.When Kevin Durant takes the floor on Sunday he'll be wearing pink Nike KD 11 Aunt Pearls shoes bearing the names of 59 cancer ...

Payless pranks VIPs, sells discount shoes at luxury prices

U.S. 11/30/18, 08:27

Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street shoes at Madison Avenue prices.Payless ShoeSource held a launch party in Los Angeles for the bogus label Palessi and invited the fashionistas to sample the merchandise. Payless posted a video of what happened ...

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

Entertainment 09/23/18, 00:28

The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin's public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention.Billed as a "tribute to the Queen of Soul," ...

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