Presenting The World's Most Expensive Trainers

Over in New York City, what's alleged to be the world's most expensive pair of trainers has just been unveiled. A collaboration between New York lifestyle label Bicion and trainer designer Dan Gamache of Mache Custom Kicks, this new model - a custom riff on a Li-Ning Way of Wade 4 silhouette - has been dubbed "The Fire Monkey" in celebration of Chinese New Year.

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Church built to look like a high-heeled shoe

Bless my sole - a church in Taiwan has been built to look like a high-heeled shoe. 'Cinderella Church' in Budai is set to open next month.

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Wife: It's Me Or The 150 Pairs Of Trainers

A trainer-mad dad who has put his heart and sole into his sneaker collection is facing a tricky decision after his wife told him: “It’s them or me.”

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New 'Footwear And Fitting' Course

A new 'Footwear and Fitting' qualification course from the Society of Shoefitters will be launched on August 1st 2015. It will educate health professionals and retail staff about the footwear industry, product and how to fit footwear to a professional standard.

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New Footwear Workshop for the University of Northampton

Footwear students at the University of Northampton benefit from new high quality workshop.

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US judge accepts trainers as bond

A man in the US state of Massachusetts has avoided jail for failing to pay court fees by leaving a pair of $85 (£55.94) Nike trainers as a bail bond.

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Shoe Aid

A Nottingham-based charity who believe that walking barefoot should be a choice, not a hardship.

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Footwear Recycling Gets a Kick-Start

A newly developed recycling process could make landfill sites filled with old shoes a thing of the past.

The world’s first comprehensive system for separating and recovering useful materials from old footwear has been successfully trialled.

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The World’s Oldest Handbag?

A 14th Century woman's accessory from Northern Iraq, the centrepiece of a new exhibition at London's Courtauld Gallery, may be the earliest surviving handbag in the world.

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From Fighting to Footwear - A US Army Veteran's Afghan Footwear Factory Plan

After three tours of duty in Afghanistan, former US special operations soldier Matthew Griffin now wants to help the country by opening a factory there instead of going on combat missions.

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