FN Platform, the shoe show due to be held at the Magic fashion fair in Las Vegas reports an increase of more than 25 percent in buyers' pre-registration for its Aug. 22-24 session. The organizers point to several new highlights at the show including a “Black Diamond” area for luxury designer brands such as Jerome Rousseau, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Missoni and Pollini. The British Footwear Association will organize an “English Shoe Garden,” introducing British footwear brands and designers in a garden setting. Skechers will present its testimonial, Brooke Burke. Other events will be sponsored by the Spanish shoe industry association (Fice) and the United Shoe Retailers Association of the U.S. (USRA).