4 Things To Know About Shoes This Week

Serena Williams, Wimbledon
Serena Williams competes at Wimbledon in the NikeCourt Flare sneakers, developed especially for her. She won the women's singles tournament in 2015.
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Nike Earnings 

Athletic giant Nike is set to report its fiscal 2016 and fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market closes. Analysts are looking to see if Nike can buck the lackluster sales and traffic numbers that have weighed on other brands. The brand’s share price is also feeling the pressure from general macro and Brexit-influenced market jitters.

Wimbledon Starts Monday

Venus Williams, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer take the court today at the kick off the Wimbledon tennis tournament in London. The tournament runs through July 10. Last year Serena Williams and Djokovic took home the titles for the singles tournament.

All Eyes on Rio

We’re a little over a month away from the Rio de Janeiro Olympic opening ceremonies, and attention is turning to the qualifying events. Sunday marked the first day of the U.S. trials for the swimming team, while track and field qualifying events kick off on Friday. The U.S. women’s gymnastics trials will be held in early July.

Happy Holiday Weekend

For those stateside readers of FN, Monday is a day of cookouts and fireworks in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday.

Rihanna Faux Fur Slides On Friday

It seems Puma found a winning style in the faux fur slides released this spring. The standout style from the Fenty collaboration with Rihanna is being restocked this week on Friday after the sandals sold out within minutes of its first release. 

Rihanna Puma Fur Slides Release Puma by Rihanna faux fur slides in shell. Courtesy of brand.