4 Things to Know About Shoes This Week

Chanel Spring 2016 Couture
The set for Chanel's spring '16 couture show.
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Here are the top news stories to know in shoes this week.

Wimbledon Continues

Now that the Nike Nightie joke has subsided, on-court competition is heating up. The London tournament wraps on Sunday with semifinals kicking off Thursday and the final matches happening on Saturday (women’s singles) and Sunday (men’s singles).

Serena Williams Serena Williams competes on Day 2 of Wimbledon 2016. REX Shutterstock.

Olympic Trials

Team USA is taking shape ahead of the Rio Games in just a few weeks. The U.S. Gymnastics Team trials are hosted on Friday and Sunday in San Jose, Calif. Track and field events continue this week, with qualifiers for a variety of events including the 200m race, high jump, pole vault and more.

Paris Haute Couture

Couture week kicked off over the weekend, but the fashion drama continues. Dior shows on Monday, Chanel’s latest show is Tuesday, and Wednesday highlights include Marigela and Valentino.

Notable Sneaker Releases

Nike’s special Olympic edition of the Air Pegasus hits stores this week on Thursday as Rio buzz and releases continue to get hotter.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus ’92 The red, white, blue and gold Nike Air Zoom Pegasus ’92. Courtesy of Nike