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2014-07-17 04:34:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Forty-five years after Neil Armstrong’s footwear first left an indelible mark on the lunar surface, those moon boots are being repurposed as sneakers by the company that helped develop the material that they were made from. According to Laura Locke of USA Today, General Electric has announced that the boots worn by Armstrong on July 20, 1969 will be converted into high-top sneakers known as The Missions. The sneakers feature...

2014-05-05 23:02:19

Exhibit Engages Children to Reimagine How They View Sneakers and Art Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Art for your Feet.” This exhibit showcases some of the Sneaker Museum’s collection of Air Jordan sneakers along with artwork inspired by sneakers. The Art for Your Feet exhibit is all about finding artistic inspiration in sneakers. The exhibition will showcase an array of sneakers and sneaker brands including Converse, Air...

2014-02-27 23:21:30

Brooklyn Workshop releases a longer lasting vulcanized shoe. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 People spend a lot of money on vulcanized shoes that wear out way too fast. Brooklyn Workshop has teamed up with a veteran Nike / Jordan / Converse lead designer to tackle the problem. Knowing that if a vulcanized shoe can take the abuses of longboarding it would be something special for everyone. So Brooklyn Workshop proudly introduces The Elby, with abrasion resistance that is more than double of...

2014-02-19 12:26:41

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Sport Products Co., Limited ("Peak" or the "Company" and its subsidiaries, together called the "Group", Stock Code: 1968.HK) is pleased to announce the launch of two Tony Parker All-Star TP9 series sneakers which were worn by the athlete during the All-Star Game in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 16. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/CN67720 ) Celebrating Tony Parker's 6(th) All-Star Game appearance, Peak designed...

2013-11-18 23:24:08

Recycle Shoes, Find a SoleMate, Help Raise Awareness for Homelessness and Hunger Fairless Hills, PA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Today, Back On My Feet (BoMF) Philadelphia is pleased to announce a significant collaboration with Community Recycling and their innovative shoe reuse program called ShoeBox Recycling for this years’ Sneaker Week Campaign. Corporations participating citywide have signed up to recycle shoes via ShoeBox Recycling and have all the funds earned go directly in support...

2010-02-24 13:03:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry where shoes on the Internet go through NASDAQ-style price swings, collectors will be eagerly awaiting the latest entrant into the footwear parade. Nike and Aston Martin have combined efforts in the design and production of a shoe themed behind the infamous Kobe Bryant commercial which debuted in 2008. In the commercial, Kobe Bryant effortlessly jumps over an Aston Martin DB9 and touts his audience with a pair of Nike Hyperdunks. The...

2009-03-11 04:07:00

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Who cares if the groundhog saw his shadow... you know spring is on the way when your kids trade in the video games for a one-on-one with the jungle gym and the swing-set. Another sure-fire sign is the resurgence of the springtime staple -- the canvas sneaker. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090311/NYFNSN02 ) Converse has set up shop at Kids Foot Locker this spring with bright colors and new treatments for the classic Chuck Taylor. Since...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.