5 Things To Know About Shoes This Week

NCAA Final Matchups Set

It all comes down to this: The University of North Carolina Tar Heels and the Villanova Wildcats will face off tonight for the NCAA men’s championship game in Houston. On the women’s side, Syracuse University will match up with the dominant University of Connecticut team on Tuesday. Nike (and its own Jordan label) is the big winner of the tournament, though, with all the finals teams outfitted in the brand’s gear.

NCAA North Carolina Air Jordan Sneakers
The North Carolina Tar Heels played in Air Jordans in its NCAA Final Four game against Syracuse.
CREDIT: AP Images.

Jeffrey Fashion Cares Lands In NYC

Retail icon Jeffrey Kalinsky hosts friends and fashion insiders in New York on at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum for the annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares. The fundraiser brings in big dollars for HIV/AIDS research and LGBTQ support programs and advocacy.

Saks Teams Up With Outlander

Saks Fifth Avenue is bringing the spirit of hit Starz show “Outlander” to its windows this week. The New York 5th Avenue flagship will unveil windows inspired by the show and its elaborate period costumes on Thursday. Stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe will be on hand, along with costume designer Terry Dresbach. 

Jordan Retro Release Scheduled

The Air Jordan 17+ Retro Copper is landing in stores this Saturday. Washington Wizards star John Wall wore the special edition shoe on the court last week.

Air Jordan 17+ 'Copper'
Air Jordan 17+ ‘Copper’

MTV Movie Awards

Expect the unexpected when it comes to the MTV Movie Awards. The stars will align on the red carpet April 10 for the annual event, and fashion can anticipate standout shoe moments from hosts Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson and performer Ariana Grande.

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