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Topic: Footwear

Ringo Starr Couldn't Be More Chill in His First Campaign for Skechers

Or more disdainful of amped-up drummers

"Rock out in comfort" is a headline that will horrify rock 'n' roll purists—but Ringo Starr doesn't care. The Beatles drummer is relaxation personified in his first campaign for Skechers,…

Reebok Is Quietly Emerging as a Challenger Brand to Contend With

Athletic company is leveraging 'tough fitness' movement to boost sales

For Reebok, the race to distill the soul of its brand—and ignite sales to reverse its market-share decline—has been more of a marathon than a sprint. But with its "Be…

Pete Rose Enters a Hall, Just Not THE Hall, in Skechers' Super Bowl Commercial

Brand's fifth appearance after a year away

After a year away, Skechers will return to the Super Bowl on Sunday with a 15-second spot starring Pete Rose, who good-naturedly pokes fun at his continuing exclusion from baseball's…

Adidas Poland Launches Instagram Game to Promote Cleats

Users can win free shoes by liking pics

Putting a unique spin on the "beautiful game," Adidas Poland has found a novel way to get users to like its Adidas Predator soccer cleats. The company claims it has…

Vans Celebrates Its Fans and Their Lifestyles With Incredible Documentary Series

'Living Off the Wall'

Vans has released an ambitious new documentary project titled "Living Off the Wall" with a gorgeous scrolling website and so much great content that no one in their right mind…

Running Shoe's Magazine Ad With Dead Dog Just Makes People Really Sad

And the brand really sorry

Running-shoe brand Pearl Izumi recently learned, as we all must, that "Run until you kill your dog" isn't a message the public is ready to accept. This print ad, which…

Crocs 'Very Concerned' About Fake Ad Showing Its Wearers Kissing

OK, it's also a bad spot

You may have seen an uncharacteristically bawdy ad for Crocs on the Internet this week. Well, it turns out it was fake (it was apparently a spec spot from London…

Converse Has More Springfield in Its Step With New Simpsons Sneakers

For kids and sorta-grownups

Let's say it like Comic Book Guy: Best. Collaboration. Ever. Fox's dysfunctional yet loving animated family, The Simpsons, have joined with Converse for a line of screen-printed Chuck Taylor sneakers.…

It's Man vs. Cheetah in Super Bowl Ad Teaser for Skechers

Mr. Quiggly's company switches species

A dog lover last year with its generally well-received "Mr. Quiggly" spot, Skechers is suddenly into cats for this year's Super Bowl. The spot, scheduled to air during the two-minute warning…

Diesel Relaunches 1993 Shoe With 'Pre-Internet' Campaign

A return to the good old days

The pre-Internet world—just before the boom, circa 1993—hella sucked. I am, of course, too young to remember that dark and disturbing era, since I'm only 9 years old. But if…

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