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August 28, 2018

The History of Sneakers

Sneakers go back a long way. In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but they were pretty crude—for one thing, there […]
August 23, 2018

The Sneaker Taking Over Your Instagram Feed

Imagine you’re a sneaker historian, examining a cross-section of athletic footwear worn around the world in 1996. You’d find everything from my parents’ gym shoes (my […]
August 20, 2018

Black-Tie Basketball Shoes? Another Nike Sneaker Its Stamp of Approval

The most powerful four letters in our offices? AWOK. (Pronunciation: aay-wok. Definition: Anna Wintour’s felt-tipped scribble denoting her OK for a story. Antonym: the dreaded “See […]
August 14, 2018

Jennifer Lopez Just Put Every White Swimsuit We’ve Ever Packed to Shame

Jennifer Lopez has been enjoying a romantic vacation in Italy with A-Rod, and her outfits — from a workout bikini to a lingerie-like lace dress — […]