Fashion Industry & Fans React To Kanye’s Big Shoe Of The Year Win

Jon Wexler, Kanye West, Rachel Muscat,
Adidas' Jon Wexler, Rachel Muscat and Arthur Hoeld with Kanye West.
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It was a big night for Kanye West. The mogul took home the Footwear News Achievement Award for Shoe of the Year for his much buzzed about Yeezy Boost collaboration with Adidas Originals.  While Kanye was accepting his award, many in the shoe biz were celebrating alongside him after a whirlwind year for the designer.

Jon Wexler, Adidas’ global director of entertainment and influencer marketing, gave West a major shoutout on social media, especially after West gave a special nod to the Adidas team during his speech.


Adidas Originals executives also shared the big news on Instagram.


Kim Kardashian celebrated her husband’s big win on both Instagram and Twitter, sharing a shot from the stage and captioning her photos: “I see how hard you work and how meaningful this award is.”


Libby Edelman, who was inducted into the FN Hall of Fame with her husband and partner Sam Edelman, shared a shot on Instagram of her with Kanye.

#kanye and me hanging at the #fnaa #nyc #love #shoes

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Below are more reactions from friends of West, industry and fan sites:


Wow! #kanyewest was so charismatic. Feeling inspired after hearing about his trials and tribulations. #fnaa #ffany

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For all the red carpet action from the awards, click through the gallery below.

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