4 Things to Know About Shoes This Week

Here’s what you need to know about shoes this week.

NBA Finals Start Thursday

With the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 on Monday night, the 2016 NBA Finals matchup is set. The rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Warriors begins Thursday. Expect plenty of star power and drama between LeBron James and Stephen Curry, and a major branding match for Nike and Under Armour, which sponsor the star athletes respectively.

Stephen Curry Warriors Western Conference Finals
Stephen Curry celebrates the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals.
CREDIT: AP Images.

Designer Resort Season Kicks Off

Dior will host its cruise collection show this week in England’s Blenheim Palace on Tuesday and will live stream the collection. Over the weekend, the house hosted several stars, including Kiernan Shipka and Kate Mara in London for a private party ahead of the show. The collections continue through June 10.

Countdown to FN Summit

There’s just one week to go until the Footwear News Summit in New York. Thought leaders from Brooks, Pierre Hardy and Marchesa will talk about getting ahead in a tough consumer environment. For more information click here.

Pierre Hardy
Pierre Hardy will take the stage at FN’s 2016 summit in NYC.
CREDIT: Courtesy of brand.

Nike Air Jordan Releases

Nike is set for a few big releases this week, including the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG Metallic Navy on Saturday and Air Jordan 17 Retro + Black and Red on Tuesday.

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