Sole Commerce Buzz is your exclusive preview to this year’s fair. Check the Daily every week for the brands we’re most excited about! Sole Commerce runs February 25 to 27.
Sole Commerce is the leading footwear and accessories event in the United States. Merchandised within Coterie, the show highlights some of the most interesting brands available now. Here are some editor’s picks to introduce you to who is showing:
This New York legend is returning to Sole Commerce with his trademark sophisticated kicks. From day to night, weekday to weekend, Cole has you covered.
Gabor has a long history — the brand was originally founded in Germany in 1949 by Joachim and Bernhard Gabor — and remains a family business, run by Joachim’s son Achim. Today the brand makes a variety of shoes, as well as handbags.
Who knew leather could be so aesthetically versatile? CoFi founder Steffi McTigue did. Though considering her father, Clive, has been in the leather industry for 45 years, it’s safe to say she has the inside scoop on the textile.
“I like to design shoes that envelop the feet giving the pleasant sensation of walking barefoot,” Rabotin has said of his work. His Italian-made shoes have been doing that for over three decades.