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Apple, Facebook, Nike And Others Are Backing The Equality Act

The Equality Act, a piece of proposed legislation that would provide employment, housing, education, and financial protections for LGBT Americans, has found some very powerful friends in the form of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 28, 2015 - 5:15 pm

This Woman Uses Nike+ To Draw Penises, Inspires Me To Start Running

I hate running with a fiery passion. But thanks to one genius woman who has turned her exercise misery into something inappropriate, I am now inspired to lace up my…

Katie Oldenburg | August 6, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Must Haves: 10 Awesome Everyday Hoodies

Heading to the gym? Throw on a hoodie and leggings. Heading to a hungover brunch with friends? Throw on a hoodie and cuffed jeans. Heading to your couch for a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 16, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Nike Debuts Rainbow Pride Shoes And We’re Obsessed

Check out these awesome sneakers Nike just rolled out as part of its 2012 BE TRUE campaign in support of the LGBT community. The high-tops feature iridescent rainbow soles and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 25, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Must Haves: Fly Kicks For Everyone!

The hottest shoe of the summer isn’t a strappy sandal or stiletto heel: it’s a sneaker. Yep, sporty, colorful, strangely glamorous and totally comfortable high tops are everywhere right now,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Would You Wait In Line For A Pair Of Shoes?

The other morning, as I was walking to work, I passed a long line of guys passed out in camping chairs on the sidewalk. They’d been there all night, presumably,…

Julie Gerstein | June 8, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Just Knit It: Nike Debuts Seamlessly Knitted Running Shoe

Knitting used to be the realm of grannies in rocking chairs, then it was adopted by hip young people looking for a creative outlet, and now it’s about to make…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 23, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Nike Factory Forced To Pay Workers $1 Million In Unpaid Overtime Wages

In a workers’ rights victory, a factory manufacturing Nike products in Indonesia has been ordered to pay its workers more than $1 million in back wages for unpaid overtime. The 4,500…

Julie Gerstein | January 13, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Great Scott! You Can Buy “Back To The Future” Shoes Now!

You know those grey, light-up, self-lacing high tops Michael J. Fox wears in “Back to the Future 2″? Yeah, well, now you can actually purchase them — if you’ve…

Julie Gerstein | September 11, 2011 - 10:00 am

There’s No Place Like Nike, There’s No Place …

What you see before you are clearly not your average Nike sneakers. When Nike asked designer Lauren Tennenbaum to imagine a pair as she wished, she went “Wizard of Oz”-style…

Leonora Epstein | December 26, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Do Not Want: Nike High Heels

What’s worse? When sneakers look like high heels, or when high heels look like sneakers? We can’t answer that, but we can say that the sneaker pump is rarely a…

Leonora Epstein | December 16, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Do Not Want: The LeBron 8 “South Beach” Sneaker

The LeBron 8 is the latest sneaker collaboration between Nike and LeBron James. Now that LeBron is a player for the Miami Heat, Nike has taken a South Beach approach

Annika Harris | October 19, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Industry Report: Alexander Wang And Nike Collab A No-Go

That Alexander Wang/Nike rumor? Not so true. They were in talks, but the deal never happened. Bummer. Guess if you still want Alex Wang sweats, you’re going to have to…

Leonora Epstein | October 16, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Collab Bag: Alexander Wang And Nike?

The latest in the designer collab rumor mill? Alexander Wang may be doing a collaboration with Nike. The only details out about it is that a “very credible source” says…

Leonora Epstein | October 13, 2010 - 11:20 am

First Female Designs For Nike Air Jordan

Vashtie Kola, a video director, artist, and style maven, had to keep a huge secret for a long time, but now the cat’s out of the bag: Kola, a …

Annika Harris | September 27, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Heavy Metal Nikes

Artist Gabriel Dishaw creates Nikes out of circuit boards. We’d take 5-inch stilettos any day over these. [TrendLand] …

Leonora Epstein | August 10, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Nike Confirms “My Butt Is Big” Ad Is A Fake

You called it, Jezebel. The “My butt is big” Nike ad the blogosphere has been buzzing about all week is actually a fake. Jezebel and AdAge.com, an advertising industry blog,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Nike Likes Big Butts And It Cannot Lie

What’s the best way to sell running shoes to women? Nike goes with big butts. (Well, “big” by print advertising standards. You’re not going to see Gabby Sidibe’s ass in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2010 - 11:40 am

Nike’s Running In The Rain, Just Running In The Rain

Nike has released these candy-colored wellington-like rain boots … to keep you dry while you’re running that 5k? What do you think—cute or not? [Fashion Indie] …

Leonora Epstein | July 13, 2010 - 8:45 pm

The End Of Boat Shoe Syndrome

There’s this problem with a lot of high-tops that keeps them from being more prevalent in our wardrobes. It’s called Boat Shoe Syndrome (because we named it that) and it…

Lily Q | July 8, 2010 - 1:50 pm
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