July 20, 2017

The Mad Scientist Behind Nike’s ‘Back to the Future’ Sneaker

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The only things missing were a white lab coat and an electrified hairdo as Tiffany Beers, 37, showed off an assortment of boots […]
June 6, 2017

What if Your Environmentally Correct Shoes Were Also Cute?

While waiting to board a flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco, Dr. Karli Cleary was approached by two 20-something women. They wanted to know, needed […]
May 4, 2016

Encounters: The Intellectual in Air Jordans

May 4, 2016 Encounters By STEVEN KURUTZ Mychal Denzel Smith isn’t operating a branch of Niketown from his tiny bedroom in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It only looks […]