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    Compostable sneakers are inching closer to the mass market

    By Alessio Perrone

    In late April, Puma announced that it would make a commercial version of its Re:Suede 2.0 compostable sneaker. The brand had created 500 pairs of its Re:Suede sneaker in 2021 as an experimental project, then asked volunteers to wear them for half a year to test comfort and durability. Now, ...

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    How Belledonne is achieving sneaker success by revisiting retro styles

    By Roberta Kedzierski

    With a claim as bold as “We do sneakers. We do them well”, Antonin Chabanne and Mikael Leo, who established Belledonne Paris in 2018, were setting their sights high.

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    How Gerli is relaunching Camel Active

    By Philip Webster

    After HC Footwear, a unit of Hamm Market Solutions which held the Camel Active license for footwear and handbags, filed for bankruptcy in May 2022, the license was taken over for seven years by the German footwear company Schuh-Import und Export Gerli in November of the same year.