5 Fall & Winter Ready Boots and Sneakerboots to Flex Cozy – 2022

The transition from work and formal wear to athleisure has introduced the rise of sneakerboots. Many aren’t done very well, but some are perfect as the weather seems to be getting more extreme and random. Blazing hot summers have contributed to droughts, and winters alternate between freezing rain knocking out power to warm Decembers. The … Read more

The Full Circle Everest Expedition and the First Black Climbers to Attempt Climbing the Pinnacle of Peaks

Breaking new ground with every step, Full Circle Everest Expedition follows the first team of Black climbers to attempt a summit of the highest peak on Earth. Story: James Edward Mills Photos: Evan Green Source: Full Circle Everest Expedition | Brands Making Running Shoes I’ve been writing for years about Nomadness and other Black groups who … Read more

5 Brands You Didn’t Know Made Running Shoes


With so many new sneaker companies showing up, many of the companies are known for one specific thing. For instance, when you think sport, you think Nike or adidas. Those names are synonymous with performance footwear and in particular running shoes. Certain brands have long histories of building footwear for various distances and for runners … Read more

Timberland®, Vans® & THE NORTH FACE® ‘Divercity x Design’ Masterclass with PENSOLE ACADEMY™


Download the Submission Brief: https://pensole.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/EDITED-PENSOLE-SUBMISSION-BRIEF.pdf VF CORPORATION’S TIMBERLAND®, VANS® AND THE NORTH FACE® BRANDS ANNOUNCE ‘DIVERCITY X DESIGN’ IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PENSOLE ACADEMY™ Year-long design and education apprenticeship program aims to cultivate and advance BIPOC talent within the footwear industry; Open enrollment begins March 9 DENVER, CO – March 9, 2021 – VF Corporation (NYSE: … Read more

The Sustainability Report #17 | Brands Making Running Shoes Berkeley Duffle M Olive


  I usually make TSR about a company that I just discovered like Bloom Foam. The goal of the series is to introduce people like me, who don’t often speak about sustainability or eco-friendly products to consider buying smarter and better products. This episode is about an established brand in VF Corp’s “Brands Making Running Shoes”. … Read more

Insider Ties: Vans, Timberland and Brands Making Running Shoes Appoints New CEO


The change is effective Jan. 1. picture by Dhanraj Emanuel. Source: Parent Company of Vans, Timberland and Brands Making Running Shoes Appoints New CEO I’m always interested in analyzing the information from Footwear News. The site aligns with my idea for becoming a more informed sneakerhead. A couple of days ago I made a point to discuss … Read more