Nearly everyone owns a pair of white sneakers. But what are the different materials required to make a sneaker?
Iconic Stan Smiths can be styled with almost anything, but most white sneakers are costly to the environment. Lucky for us, there are many sustainable alternatives that are just as cool.
The footwear retailer, once a staple of the UK high street, is being forced by falling sales to consider its options.
A floral wreath made from vegan leather designed by Sofia Moreno-Marcos and York Hon John Liang in 2014.
Conventional leather is fraught with ethical and environmental issues. But leather grown from fermented kombucha tea offers consumers a glimpse of a DIY, sustainable future.
Many runners opt for expensive footwear - but are they worth it?
Since avoiding injuries is a priority for runners, many end up buying expensive footwear for their purported safety features. But do the promises made by global footwear companies stack up?
Evening shoe, beaded silk and leather, Roger Vivier (1907–98) for Christian Dior. 1958-60.
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
A walk through some of the more extreme examples of historical shoes.
Goody two shoes.
Studies have shown that your shoe choice may say a lot about you. What better time to test this out than fashion week?