Articles tagged with "Footwear"
Authority Magazine interviews Bentley Wederski about the creation of his brand, UTILITARIAN.
"Growing up as a gay man in rural Wyoming and surrounded by conservative beliefs, UTILITARIAN founder Bentley Wederski faced discrimination throughout much of his childhood for his identity. Bentley moved to New York City after high school graduation to attend university at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and study Fashion Business Management, eventually forging his fashion career at companies from The Row to Anthropologie. Upon returning to Wyoming in 2020 to start his fashion brand, Bentley vowed that his brand would be at the forefront of advocating for equal rights and social justice. Through that vision, UTILITARIAN, which connects modern construction with minimal design to offer a collection of timeless clothing and accessories embracing the intersection of gender inclusion and equity, was born."
You can shop the collection at UTILITARIAN and see their instagram page at @utilitarian_genderneutral
Original URL: https://medium.com/authority-magazine/young-change-makers-why-and-how-bentley-wederski-of-utilitarian-is-helping-to-change-our-world-be2567c820bc
Posted: 14 August 2022
W magazine explores footwear for larger sizes and while there are still some challenges to overcome, the outlook is getter better...
"Retailers still consider more inclusive sizing a financial gamble, especially when it comes to expensive-to-produce runway pieces"
"Fashion is and should always be for all"
“I find each time the heel re-emerges in fashion really very interesting,” says Semmelhack. “Often, when quote-unquote women’s heels have been worn by men, it is in ways that are lampooning of women. When I started to see some men wear what are coded female shoes in non-ironic ways, I find a great deal of hope in these moments.”
Original URL: https://www.wmagazine.com/fashion/genderless-high-heels-in-larger-sizes
Posted: 23 March 2022
Dapper Confidential (@dapperconfidential) looks at the current trend for Men’s heels, contrasting against previous times when heels for men were popular and offers some great tips for what and how to wear higher heels today.
Original URL: https://www.dapperconfidential.com/feelin-high-mens-heels-are-back/
Posted: 31 January 2022
Pink News highlights the partnership between ASOS and designer Taller Than Your Average London (@ttyalondon), bringing larger sized shoes to ASOS. This is great news for those that struggle to find shoes in larger sizes and once again @ASOS demonstrating great support for inclusivity in fashion.
Original URL: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/10/11/asos-ttya-london-collection-footwear-size-inclusive-price/
Posted: 20 December 2021
Footwear News reports on how the fashion world a is now starting accept that men's heels are actually a thing (though for many they have never not been a thing!). Led by the major fashion houses of Paris and Milan other designers will in course follow suit.
Original URL: https://footwearnews.com/2020/fashion/designers/mens-heels-fashion-weeks-fall-2020-jimmy-choo-louboutin-1202903728/
Posted: 6 November 2021
MyBest ranks the top 10 best heels for men in the UK in 2021. Written in March of this year we can now look back and ask whether higher heels for men have been delivered. The trend is definitely moving in the right direction, and with many styles selling out fast, we can say they have delivered for sure. For some potential buyers though heel heights have still to reach the heights they desire to achieve the fashion aesthetic they desire. Independent shoe creators are still crucial in this area, but the higher heels go in the mainstream, the marginal styles will be sure to follow.
Original URL: https://mybest-gb.uk/10651
Posted: 2 November 2021
This brief article from Genderjelly introduces UK Footwear brand Roker and how they are satisfying demand for gender-neutral footwear styles.
Original URL: https://www.genderjelly.com/innovationdatabase/2019/07/08/uk-based-footwear-brand-roker-designs-non-binary-shoes-for-all
Posted: 14 July 2021
This article from @FootwearNews honours what would have been David Bowie's 74th birthday by taking a look back at some of his wildest onstage show looks. Bowie was known for his gender bending style and his footwear was no exception.
Original URL: https://footwearnews.com/2021/fashion/celebrity-style/david-bowie-birthday-crazy-onstage-shoes-1202727815/
Posted: 5 July 2021