Roadisodes: Shoe-In on the Road!

 

FN Platform

LAS VEGAS, AUGUST 2017

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Roadisode #19: Blackstone Shoes

Peter Cochran and Susana Ramlie, Owners, Blackstone Shoes

Jasmine grabs a mic and hits the FN Platform show floor to see what brands catch her eye. First stop, Blackstone Shoes where Peter and Susana give her a rundown on current trends and how quality and style set Blackstone Shoes apart from the competition in this, the brand's 25th anniversary year.

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Roadisode #20: Deer Stags Concepts

Jake Muskat, National Accounts Manager, Deer Stags Concepts

Jasmine grabs a mic and hits the FN Platform show floor to see what brands catch her eye. Next stop, Deer Stags Concepts where Jake Muskat provides insights into this third generation family owned company. A shoe industry lifer, Jake walks Jasmine through the brand's current offerings and what to expect this holiday season.

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FN Platform

LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 2017

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Roadisode #13: Breaking Bread with Blackstone Shoes

Susan Ramlie, Owner, Blackstone Shoes and Peter Cochran, Owner, Blackstone Shoes

Andy catches up with Susan and Peter from Blackstone Shoes as they dive into current style trends in the marketplace today and discuss how they've kept their emerging footwear brand fresh.

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Roadisode #14: Breaking Down Born's Continued Success with John Heron

John Heron, General Manager, Born Footwear

Andy and John discuss current fashion footwear trends driving changes at retail for footwear companies and their consumers.

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Roadisode #15: Catching up with Clarks

Steven Mahoney, Vice President, Independents, Clarks

Steven from Clarks walks Andy through upcoming fall 2017 footwear trends and ways in which this iconic brand engages and supports independent footwear retailers.

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Roadisode #16: Kickin' it with Keds

Christa O'Brien, Director of Sales, Keds and Nicole Julian, International Marketing Manager, Keds

Christa and Nicole from Keds discuss footwear marketing and branding in today's digital world, including the unveiling of Keds' new comfort features and their partnership with Kate Spade.

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Roadisode #17: The Latest and Greatest from Nine West

Noelle Frye, Vice President of Sales, Nine West

Andy and Noelle run through Nine West's new innovative features for women's fashion footwear, fall trends, and discuss what women want in a pair of fashionable shoes.

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Roadisode #18: Talking Boot Trends with Timberland

Tanner Rowe, Account Executive, Timberland

Tanner gives Andy a rundown on Timberland's new comfort features and upcoming products for Fall 2017. He also gives Andy insights into the sought-after brand's hottest sellers this season.

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FFANY New York Shoe Expo

November 2016

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Roadisode #1: Shoe-In at the Big Reveal

Talking Trends with Jenn Rogien at FFANY's 2017 Fashion Exhibit

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.

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Roadisode #2: Birkenstock

Scott Radcliffe, Vice President of Marketing

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.

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Roadisode #3: Crocs

Jen Spalding, 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 weari Crocs.

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Roadisode #4: Run, Jump, Plae

Olivia Billingsley, Regional Sales Manager, East, 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.

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Roadisode #5: Teva

Talking to Teva about Light-Weight Outdoor Shoes

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.

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Roadisode #6: Goby

Sefer Tunca, District Officer and Timur Sagir of Goby

Christie gets to know the artist behind Goby, the shoe line decorated with hand-drawn artwork.

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Roadisode #7: The School of Shoemaking

Marie Mamone, Director of Business Development, The Arsutoria School and Andrea Zampieri, International Marketing Manager, Ars Arpel Group Srl

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.

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Roadisode #8: Seeing Double with The Shoe-In

Emily Karal Kenison, Founder, The Shoe In LLC

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.

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Roadisode #9: Meeting Up with The Shoe Magnate

Brenda Garnica, Buyer, Shoe Magnate

Brenda fills Christie in about which trendy shoes Kim Kardashian would wear at The Shoe Magnate.

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Roadisode #10: Shower with Your Showaflops On

Evelyn Bernfeld, the President of Flop Operations, Showaflops

Christie speaks with Evelyn Bernfeld, the President of Flop Operations at Showaflops, a shoe designed to protect your feet in the shower.

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Roadisode #11: Speaking with the Swiss at Inuikii

Nicole Nordin, Business Developer of Inuikii

Christie speaks with with Nicole Nordin about the Swiss Footwear Brand, and their plan to break into the US market.

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Roadisode #12: Trend Forecasting with Vamp Footwear

Emily Goldman, Assistant Editor of Vamp Footwear

Christie speaks with Emily Goldman, Assistant Editor at Vamp Footwear, about the 70's inspired footwear at FFANY.

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