footwear

Only comfortable footwear for Emma Watson


September 10th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson won't wear uncomfortable shoes because it's very important to feel relaxed in an outfit."Concentrate on comfort - even if that means wearing the ... Read more...

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Katrina to endorse footwear brand


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Aug 22 (IANS) Katrina Kaif's endorsement spree continues. The actress has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Flite flip flops of footwear brand Relaxo."Katrina's vibrant and ... Read more...

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Anahi makes US debut as shoe designer


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress and singer Anahi is making her US debut as a designer and businesswoman with her own line of shoes oriented toward Latino ... Read more...

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Agyness Deyn launches grunge fashion line


August 8th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Agyness Deyn has launched a new range of grunge clothing and shoe line.Deyn says she took inspiration from Winona Ryder and Courtney Love to create ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan


July 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Cole looks at man’s shoes before dating


July 6th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole looks at a man's footwear when deciding if she wants to date them."When I meet a guy I check out his smile, ... Read more...

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Christian Louboutin recreates Cinderella’s slipper


July 6th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Fashion designer Christian Louboutin has recreated Cinderella's iconic glass slippers with his signature red sole.The footwear designer was invited by Disney to re-imagine the fairytale character's ... Read more...

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Woodland forays into kids segment


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After catering to men and women, footwear and apparel brand Woodland has ventured into a product line for kids."Kids segment is one of the fastest ... Read more...

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West’s trainers a hit, fans offering $89,100 for a pair


June 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Singer Kanye West's self-designed trainers are so much of a hit among his fans that they are ready to pay as much as $89,100 for ... Read more...

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Singer Blige to design footwear, clothes


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Singer Mary J. Blige is planning to venture into the world of fashion and plans to first launch a shoes and boots range.The "I'm Goin' Down" ... Read more...

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Bata to focus on women and kids segment


May 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Footwear maker and retailer Bata India Wednesday said it would focus on the women and kids segments for business growth and invest about Rs.450 million over ... Read more...

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Australia’s retail turnover falls


May 30th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Australian retail turnover fell 0.2 percent in April following a rise of 1.1 percent in March, figures released Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) ... Read more...

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Kravitz turns designer


May 30th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Singer Lenny Kravitz has put his design instincts together to create a range of shoes for footwear brand TOMS.The "Hunger Games" actor was pushed by ... Read more...

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Sexiness first for Christian Louboutin


May 27th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Fashion designer Christian Louboutin insists he doesn't set out to create painful footwear but admits beauty and sexiness are his main considerations in his work."People say ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa pilloried for publicity blitzkreig


May 16th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was Wednesday pilloried by her political rivals after she carpet-bombed Delhi and Chennai with four full-page advertisements in ... Read more...

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Christian Louboutin to launch beauty line


May 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, famous for making shoes with red-lacquered soles, is now expanding his brand into a beauty line.Louboutin will work in partnership with ... Read more...

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P. Diddy’s house rule - wear slippers!


May 5th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Rapper-turned-fashion designer P. Diddy makes sure his party guests wear slippers so that their high-heeled shoes don't ruin the floors in his home.The rapper ... Read more...

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An ‘untouchable’ sarpanch, she touches many lives (Feature)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) She was born into a community once considered untouchable in the Indian caste hierarchy and was married off at the age of nine. But 55-year-old Babai ... Read more...

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New Zealand ‘determined’ to conclude FTA with India


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) New Zealand is "determined" to conclude negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India by next year, an official said Tuesday."The significance of India is ... Read more...

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Berry keeps shoes for daughter


April 21st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry takes special care of her shoes as she wants to hand them over to her daughter.The 45-year-old says she still owns ... Read more...

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Heels are pleasure with pain: Louboutin


April 18th, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) French footwear designer Christian Louboutin says high heels are like "pleasure with pain" and women should not wear them if they can't walk in them.The 49-year-old ... Read more...

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Australian manufacturing activity contracts


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) The Australian manufacturing sector moved into negative territory in March as softer demand dampened activity in the sector, a survey released Monday by the Australian Industry ... Read more...

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Australian consumer prices go up


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices rose in March due to price rise in holiday travel and accommodation, alcohol and fuel, according to a survey released Monday.The survey was ... Read more...

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Black shoes sell less in India: Christian Louboutin


March 24th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Black is not the hot favourite colour among shoe lovers in India, says iconic French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, who has recently set up his first ... Read more...

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Australian manufacturing expansion continues in February


March 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Australian manufacturing activity continued to expand in February, a survey showed Thursday.The survey was released by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).The Australian Industry Group/PriceWaterhouseCoopers ... Read more...

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Swedish inflation eases in December 2011


January 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Jan 13 (IANS) Inflation eased in Sweden to 2.3 percent in December 2011 from 2.8 percent in the previous month, the Swedish Central Statistics Bureau (SCB) said Thursday.In a ... Read more...

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Bata switching on to large format stores


January 11th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Footwear major Bata India Wednesday said it was completely switching on to large format stores for the purpose of economic viability.It added that it would ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan president’s kin attacked in Tamil Nadu


January 10th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's relative Thirukumuran Nadesan was Tuesday attacked by MDMK activists with sticks and footwear when he was coming out of a house ... Read more...

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Denise Richards designs shoes for charity


December 30th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards has become the latest star to turn shoe designer - she is designing a pair of shoes to raise money for charity.The ... Read more...

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Shoes designed by Cheryl Cole faulty?


December 25th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Footwear from singer Cheryl Cole's latest shoe range are faulty, according to customers.The Girls Aloud star recently launched her first footwear collection through the website stylistpick. ... Read more...

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Don’t use animals in campaigning, says Maharashtra poll panel


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) Friday frowned on the use of animals by candidates for canvassing during civic body elections and warned of action against ... Read more...

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A year since Karunakaran’s death


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) It has been a year since four-time Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran passed away but everything is as it was at his home Kalyani.A year later, ... Read more...

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Celine Dion owns 3,000 pairs of shoes


December 16th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion says that she is a shoe addict and owns "about 3,000" pairs of different footwear.The 43-year-old admits she can't resist adding more pairs ... Read more...

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Telangana supporter throws sandal at Chandrababu Naidu


December 15th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) A pro-Telangana activist Thursday threw a sandal towards Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu during a public meeting in Nizamabad district of Telangana ... Read more...

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