The cost of counterfeiting

Popular trainer brands lose out to fakes as copies of popular brands of clothes and shoes dominate the worldwide counterfeit trade.

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DIY Louboutins

Cash-strapped women are painting their shoe soles red to get the Louboutin look for less.

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Winners of the 2012 Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards

Last night the winners of the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2012 were announced at the Grosvenor Hotel, London. Click on the article to see the full list of winners.

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International Footwear Foundation to be based in Northamptonshire

Funding has been secured for the establishment of an International Footwear Foundation to be based in Northamptonshire.

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Animal footprint shoes, including Bigfoot, leave 'mystery' tracks in snow

CANADIAN sculptor Maskull Lasserre has designed a range of shoes that literally stop people in their tracks. From bears to Bigfoot, his quirky designs leave the prints of predatory creatures behind when he is walking around the snowy streets of his native Montreal.

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Footwear Industry Awards 2012 Winners

The first Footwear Industry Awards on 19th February 2012 was highlighted as a fantastic evening, which was thoroughly enjoyed by the whole industry.

So who won each of the 19 categories? Click to find out...

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How To Get The Perfect Pins

To get great legs takes commitment to exercise and good nutrition – but the great news is, just wearing your favourite footwear can help tone up your pins.

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Milly J - The Shoe Artist

We were recently contacted at Footwear & Accessories Recruitment by a young shoemaker offering to make us a bespoke display shoe for our office. Further investigations led us to discover more examples of her work which were far from being mere shoes but could be more accurately described as works of art. We think they're quirkily unique and rather charming, and we'd like to share them with you here...

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2012 Drapers Footwear Awards to include accessories categories

Nominations for the 2012 Drapers Footwear Awards which, for the first time, will now include categories for accessories, are now being taken.

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Drop-A-Dress Size Shoes

Debenhams has announced its formula for how to drop a dress size in seconds. According to the retailer, if chosen carefully, a mere pair of shoes can have a dramatic slimming effect on the wearer - creating the illusion of having dropped a dress size.

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