Shoes

Johnny Lopez
November 16, 2019 - 11:00 am
Nike didn’t have long-distance runners or basketball players in mind for their latest shoe. The brand’s new Nike Air Zoom Pulse was developed for “everyday heroes” in the medical industry who log long hours on their feet, reported USA Today . Designed for on-the-ground athletes such as nurses and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2019, file photo Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins (33) wears a pair of Nike Hyperdunks in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Nike is ending a sales partnership with Amazon less than a month after the athletic gear company named e-commerce veteran John Donahoe as its new CEO. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 13, 2019 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike will stop selling its sneakers and athletic gear directly to Amazon, ending a two-year relationship with the world’s largest online retailer. The announcement was a setback for Amazon, which has been trying to lure big brands to its site. But shoppers may not notice a...
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Johnny Lopez
October 14, 2019 - 9:32 am
If you want to walk on water it’s going to cost you a pretty penny. Sneaker worshippers have gotten fanatical about repurposed Nike Air Max ‘97s which have been injected with water from the River Jordan that was blessed by a priest, reported the New York Post . The so-called “Jesus Shoes” by...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, pedestrians make their way in front of the Metropolitan Opera house at New York's Lincoln Center. On Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, the Metropolitan Opera began regular Sunday afternoon staged performances for the first time in its 136-year-history with Puccini's `Turandot,’ an effort to boost ticket sales and revenue. As part of new union contracts, the Met can present up to 17 Sunday matinees this season. The company thinks Sunday afternoons will sell better than Monday nights. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some in the audience wore tuxedos and evening gowns, others wore jeans and sneakers. There was even a man wearing a black sleeveless shirt and blue suede cowboy boots. The Metropolitan Opera began regular Sunday-afternoon staged performances for the first time in its 136-year...
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September 24, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — The drizzly weather in the French capital didn't rain on Dior's parade as the powerhouse staged the first major show of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. On the contrary, rain was a fitting accessory for a forest-themed show at the Longchamp Racecourse that celebrated nature and ecology...
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Johnny Lopez
July 31, 2019 - 10:48 am
If you have half a million dollars, you just do it! That’s exactly what Canadian entrepreneur Miles Nadal did by plucking down $437,500 for a pair of Nike sneakers at a Sotheby’s auction this week, according to the New York Post. The rare kicks , known as “Moon Shoes,” were designed by Nike co-...
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Johnny Lopez
July 31, 2019 - 10:48 am
See the sneakers that this man paid almost half a million dollars for.
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This image released by Mattel shows a Ziggy Stardust Barbie, honoring the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s iconic “Space Oddity." The $50, limited edition Barbie Bowie doll was created in collaboration with The David Bowie Archive. (Mattel via AP)
July 15, 2019 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie's iconic "Space Oddity," Barbie overseers at Mattel released a collectible version of the doll dressed as Ziggy Stardust, one of his...
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This image taken from video shows a pair of Nike Mags ,inspired by "Back to the Future," on display in New York on Friday, July 12, 2019. The sneaker is among 100 pairs of rare sneakers up for auction at Sotheby's in New York. Bidding runs through July 23. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
July 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby's in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren't just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around, including the Nike handmade "Moon Shoe" designed by Nike co-...
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A model wears a creation for the Thom Browne mens Spring-Summer 2020 fashion collection presented in Paris, Saturday, June 22 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 22, 2019 - 5:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of VIP guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday. Here are highlights from Browne and other designers for spring-summer 2020 menswear, including the many houses...
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