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Topic: Shoes

Nike Just Made Back to the Future's Self-Lacing Shoes a Reality

HyperAdapt 1.0 coming this holiday season

The Nike Mag is finally coming. Well, sort of. A version of it, at least. The elusive shoe, from the fictional film Back to the Future II, has been something fans…

From Ridgemont High to 'Damn, Daniel,' Vans Is Still Kicking It at 50

The staying power of SoCal's classic skater shoe

One afternoon, a sun-tanned 21-year-old actor named Sean Penn sauntered into the Vans store in Santa Monica, Calif., in search of a pair of comfortable shoes. Penn, who had recently…

This Week’s Must-Haves: LG’s New Smartwatch Is Super Luxe

Plus, chic weather-proof kicks and a smart Halloween solution

This week, Adweek is showcasing an elegant smartwatch, a smart surveillance system, a high-tech way to keep your Halloween pumpkin flickering and more. Take a look!

Why Adidas's Samba Design Is Still Kicking It After 65 Years

The sneaker with three stripes and 35 million fans

Six years ago, a little-known U.K. film called Awaydays took a nostalgic walk back to the Thatcher-era world of "the casuals," a pack of working-class English adolescents who smoked, drank,…

Pharrell Anoints a New Generation (and Definition) of Superstars in Adidas Video

Pushing talent into the spotlight

Johannes Leonardo's new "Superstar" campaign for Adidas, which features Pharrell and is centered around the Supershell collection he designed, claims to both democratize the idea of superstardom and make it…

This Week's Must-Haves: Emoji-Inspired Footwear and Cyberthief-Blocking Jeans

Plus, a smart use for your old magazines

Here’s a roundup of must-have items picked by the Adweek staff. This week, we're highlighting velvet emoji-inspired shoes, jeans that protect wearers from identity theft, and a magazine organizer that…

Ad of the Day: Everything's Great, Then Awful, Then Maybe OK in John Wall's Foot Locker Ad

NBA standout sees his future in this fun, free-wheeling spot

John Wall's new Adidas shoe just dropped at Foot Locker. And according to this new ad, it might just be the beginning of something both great and terrible. "The Process" from…

Dr. Martens Stands for Nonconformity, but Mostly for Selling Lots of Shoes

New ad reeks of try-hard marketing cool

I can't stand it! As soon as you run around telling anyone who'll listen that you're hip, subversive and rebellious, you're not. Especially if you do it in a commercial…

Going Clubbing With Cole Haan

Why the 84-year-old fashion label decided to go digital and downtown

It’s a good thing that Cole Haan footwear comes with Nike’s comfy Air cushioning, because Ivan Wicksteed has been on his toes lately. Since taking over as CMO nearly a…

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