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Topic: Footwear

Virgin America's Snazzy New Sneaker Has All the Amenities of Its First-Class Cabins

What, no wingtips?

Virgin America's First Class Shoe isn't just some plain old sneaker. Hand crafted in Milan, Italy, this snazzy high-top was assembled to reflect the amenities of Virgin's first-class cabins. White leather.…

Timberland Really Wants You to Stop Lying About Seeing This Weird Motorcycle Guy at Work

Start taking responsibility already

Timberland wants to give liars the boot—a comfy boot, that is, and shoes too, with anti-fatigue technology, so folks won't have to invent ridiculous excuses when their tired, aching feet…

Jeff Bridges Sings to a Sleeping Tom Brady in This Comically Slothful Ugg Campaign

But Julian Edelman just isn't playing ball

There's a better way to do nothing, according to a new star-studded campaign from boot and shoe company Ugg. Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady…

Here’s How Christian Louboutin, Inspired by Showgirls, Proved Trampy Can Be Chic

And got people to spend $1,500 on a pair of heels

On July 27, 2012, agents from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection swooped down on the Port of Los Angeles, commandeering five containers packed with contraband. Estimated street value: $18…

Brisk Ice Tea Is Latest Brand to Get Its Own Sneaker, and It's Pineapple Passionfruit

These kicks are loud and refreshing

Ever since Lipton's Brisk Iced Tea abandoned its inescapable '90s "That's Brisk, Baby!" ad campaigns from J. Walter Thompson that featured Claymation celebrities, its marketing has focused almost entirely on…

If You Run Fast Enough Past This Reebok Ad, It Unlocks a Free Pair of Sneakers

Animal's human speed test

Sneaker brands are fond of running challenges, and they can make for some cool ad stunts. Asics has done this for years, running outdoor ads that challenged people to race against…

Asics Just Built the World's Biggest Selfie Stick, and It's 90 Feet Tall

Brand unveils its latest NYC marathon stunt

It's time for the New York City Marathon again, which means another cool stunt from Asics. The running shoe brand and its agency, Vitro—whose prior marathon campaigns have included a treadmill…

After a Decade Away, Columbia Sportswear's 'One Tough Mother' Makes Her Comeback

Gert Boyle stars in new ads from North

This week, Gert Boyle, the 91-year-old chairman of Columbia Sportswear, returns to the company's commercials after a decade. "It was time for us to insert some sexiness back into our…

Converse Blows Up Chuck II to Show Off the New Sneaker's Snazzy Insides

But a culture-focused spot doesn't have the same impact

Converse's Chuck Taylor II All-Stars debut with a bang, literally, in the Nike brand's "Ready for More" campaign touting its highly anticipated line extension. Ad agency Anomaly and visual-effects firm Framestore…

Converse Unveils the Chuck Taylor II. Here's What It Looks Like, and How They'll Market It

Famous sneaker gets an upgrade, but it's optional

Converse gives its product line a fresh kick today, as the Nike brand unveils a new version of its iconic rubber-toed, canvas Chuck Taylor sneaker. Dubbed the Chuck Taylor All Star…

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