Nike’s Adapt Huaraches will let you ask Siri to unlace your shoes

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Nike has announced the new Adapt Huaraches, a modern redesign of its Huarache line featuring a self-lacing motor that can be controlled through Siri. Users (wearers?) can say, “Siri, release my shoes” on their Apple Watch or iPhone through the Nike Adapt app to unlace their shoes. The Adapt Huaraches feature the […]

Manolo Blahnik Made the Shoes for This Designer’s Brand Debut at Couture Week

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Manolo Blahnik provide the footwear for the Dress by Julie de Libran show. CREDIT: STEPHANIE HIRSCHMILLER Former Sonia Rykiel artistic director Julie de Libran chose the first day of Paris Couture Week to unveil the debut collection from her new eponymous label, Dress by Julie de Libran. And it was quite the entrance. She […]

Mom Starts Store for Tween Girls With Larger Feet After Her Daughter Couldn’t Find Shoes in Her Size

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When shoe shopping with her then-11-year-old daughter, R. Colette Glover-Hannah noticed something missing. On the cusp of teenagehood, Glover-Hannah’s daughter Eloise wore a size 11 shoe. The problem? Few, if any, children’s shoe stores have footwear that big. And what they do have tends to be more functional rather than fun. “I […]

IIT Madras puts students in MS Dhoni’s shoes, asks what to do if CSK win toss

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NEW DELHI: Pitch, opposition’s strength, team’s strength, many variables are taken into account before deciding what should a team do after winning the toss in a cricket match. One of those variables is dew, which usually affects the second half of the day-night limited over matches and proposes a challenge to […]

Walking in Jane Jacobs’ shoes

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Roughly a decade ago, I would end cab rides back home at a kulfi stall opposite the 10-storey building I lived in. It saved me a long U-turn under a deserted, foul-smelling flyover. There were always people at the kulfi stall—mothers and children, teenagers, and men with their bikes. They would linger for long […]

Sanjiv Puri steps into Deveshwar’s shoes at ITC

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NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: ITC Ltd, India’s largest cigarette maker, on Monday named managing director Sanjiv Puri, 56, as its chairman. He will take over the legacy of Y.C. Deveshwar, the company’s longest serving chairman who died on 11 May. Puri was set to take over the role by 2021-22, and was being mentored […]