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February 15, 2017
Click here to subscribe & listen to the footwear industry’s new podcast – SHOE-IN!: Stay in the loop each week as a new show features hot topics with footwear executives, designers, and fashion icons giving their insights on current trends and sharing their stories. Brought to you by FDRA and hosted by Matt Priest, Andy Polk and Christie Horan, listeners will hear amazing personal stories, unique approaches to current challenges facing the industry, as well as best practices, trends and tips.
The latest episodes were taped at the FFANY show! Listen first hand to a behind the scenes look at what’s happening on the show floors during market week. Visit: SHOEINSHOW.COM!
ROADISODES: SHOE-IN ON THE ROAD AT THE FFANY NEW YORK SHOE EXPO
ROADISODE #1: SHOE-IN AT THE BIG REVEAL
Shoe-In Show travels to FFANY for this special show on the road, appropriately kicking off the show with the Footwear Fashion in Focus segment. Matt, Andy, and Christie meet with Jenn Rogien, curator of FFANY’s The Reveal, for her insight on deciding 2017’s newest trends and the stories behind the seven installations. Matt and Andy welcome Eric Harrison, Owner and President of J Renee Group, for an in depth look at current footwear trends selling this season and the upcoming trends of Fall and Spring 2017
ROADISODE #2: BIRKENSTOCK
Christie speaks with Scott Radcliffe, Vice President of Marketing of Birkenstock, about the classic Birkenstock sandal, and the expansion of the Birkenstock line into shoes and boots.
ROADISODE #3: CROCS
Christie speaks with Jen Spalding of Crocs about the colorful footwear including the classic clog, new styles and patterns, and finds out who is buying and wearing Crocs.
ROADISODE #4: RUN, JUMP, PLAE
Christie learns all about Plae’s children’s shoes with Olivia Billingsley, Plae’s regional sales manager– how to customize the shoes, the special fit for children’s feet, and the importance of velcro.
ROADISODE #5: TEVA
Christie talks with Julie at Teva Footwear about the lifestyle outdoor brand, and how the brand is evolving to fit and create experiences for their influencers, explorers, and loyalist consumers. We also learn colorful outdoor shoes are trending this upcoming season.
ROADISODE #6: GOBY
Christie gets to know Sefer Tunca and Timur Sagir, the artists behind Goby, the shoe line decorated with hand-drawn artwork.
ROADISODE #7: THE SCHOOL OF SHOEMAKING
The Arsutoria School is a prestigious shoemaking and design school based in Milan. Christie chats with Marie Mamone, Director of Business Development, about the Arsutoria program, and Andrea Zampieri, International Marketing Manager, about 2017’s trendiest materials and textiles.
ROADISODE #8: SEEING DOUBLE WITH THE SHOE-IN
Christie meets Emily Karal Kenison, a loyal listener of the Shoe-In Show and the Founder of The Shoe-In LLC, who created a brand new product just waiting to hit the market.
ROADISODE #9: MEETING UP WITH THE SHOE MAGNATE
Brenda Garnica fills Christie in about which trendy shoes Kim Kardashian would wear at The Shoe Magnate.
ROADISODE #10: SHOWER WITH YOUR SHOWAFLOPS ON
Christie speaks with Evelyn Bernfeld, the President of Flop Operations at Showaflops, a shoe designed to protect your feet in the shower.
ROADISODE #11: SPEAKING WITH THE SWISS AT INUIKII
Christie speaks with with Nicole Nordin, business developer of Inuikii, about the Swiss footwear brand, and their plan to break into the US market.
ROADISODE #12: TREND FORECASTING WITH VAMP FOOTWEAR
Christie speaks with Emily Goldman, Assistant Editor at Vamp Footwear, about the 70’s inspired footwear at FFANY.
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