The footwear business is familiar territory for Jesse Edelman, son of Sam and Libby Edelman. “I was a kid in the Sam & Libby ads with my brothers and sisters,” the executive said. Now he is co-running the show (alongside his father) as the national sales manager for the Circus by Sam Edelman line, owned by Brown Shoe Co. One perk of the job: traveling the world to scout out the next big look. “We started this year in Europe looking for our trends, and we identified that the sports trend is even stronger for next year,” Edelman said. Here, he shares the scoop on Circus for spring ’15.