2 Harvard grads launched this popular shoe startup right out of college – here’s how its signature ballet flats fit

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Flats may be every working girl’s best friend, but our new favorite pair to wear to the office were actually created by women who decided to take a non-traditional professional path after graduation. After graduating from Harvard in 2014, Alexa Buckley and Sarah Pierson decided to turn down their offers in […]

A shoe story: Flora, fauna, travel and more themes that are making Fizzy Goblet a fashion favourite

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Fizzy Goblet, founded in 2014 by a spunky young designer Laksheeta Govil, is fast becoming a name synonymous with cool and quirky Indian footwear. From juttis to brogues to loafers and more, Fizzy Goblet has given a new meaning to traditional footwear that ladies across ages can sport. There’s a […]

Dozens of shoe retailers, including Nike and Adidas, sign letter to Trump urging a halt to tariffs

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More than 170 shoe retailers, including Nike, Under Armour, Adidas, Foot Locker, Ugg and Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, have penned a letter to the White House asking President Donald Trump to consider a halt in raising tariffs on footwear imported from China. It comes after the White House last week released a fresh list of about $300 billion […]

How science and art meet in shoe retail

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The most uplifting aspect about good design—especially of everyday items such as footwear—is that it can animate even a conventional workspace in a bland office building in Mumbai’s Kurla neighbourhood. I am in the office of Farah Malik Bhanji, 42, managing director and CEO of Metro Brands, and it is […]