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Womens Nike React
Both Puma and Skechers sent shots at Nike when college hoops star Zion Williamson's shoe split open on the court last month. But is the baller now trolling the Swoosh?While streaming on Instagram Live on March 6 via his personal account Cheap Adidas NMD Womens , Williamson was wearing apparel from Adidas, arguably Nike's biggest competitor worldwide. A screenshot of the livestream was shared on Twitter via The Action Network sports business reporter and senior executive producer Darren Rovell."What do you call Zion Williamson Instagramming live in an outfit with 12 adidas logos? Negotiations," Rovell wrote in the tweet with the screenshot.While Williamson has to wear Nike on the court while lacing up for the Duke Blue Devils, a school backed by the Swoosh, he does not have a deal with the brand. And just like everything else in life, debates are taking place on social media on what brand he will sign with once he decides to leave school.When the Blue Devils hosted the North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 20, Williamson's Nike PG 2.5 sneaker split open less than a minute into the game. The star baller left the game with a knee injury and did not return.After the incident Cheap Adidas Ultraboost kids , Rovell tweeted a statement provided by Nike about the shoe: “We are obviously concerned and want to wish Zion a speedy recovery. The quality and performance of our products are of utmost importance. While this is an isolated occurrence, we are working to identify the issue.”Six days later, an Adidas shoe suffered a similar fate on a college court. The Adidas Harden Vol. 3 worn by Indiana Hoosiers player forward Justin Smith split during the Hoosiers’ 75-73 win over the Wisconsin Badgers.In an email to FN about the shoe, Adidas stated, “We have reached out to Indiana University to learn about the specific circumstances and will work with the school and Justin to make sure everything we provide him and his teammates meets our highest standards.”/twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/1103431581019111424 Six years after his debuting his namesake shoe collection, Paul Andrew is putting the business on hold to focus on his expanded role as Salvatore Ferragamo's creative director.The move, which was first reported by The New York Times Cheap Adidas Continental 80 kids , illustrates the difficult choice many young designers face as they juggle high-profile gigs with their own passion projects.Andrew, who was promoted at Ferragamo last month, is charged with modernizing the storied family brand, maintaining its rich Italian heritage — and most importantly, propelling the business forward at a critical time. It won't be easy, and that is likely why Andrew made the decision to concentrate solely on Ferragamo.Andrew struck out with his own collection in 2013 after working for Donna Karan for more than a decade and holding posts at Narciso Rodriguez and Calvin Klein. Already firmly rooted in the industry, he quickly landed in Barneys New York Cheap Adidas NMD kids , Saks Fifth Avenue and Shopbop.com with the made-in-Italy line — all featuring exclusive materials, richly developed fabrications and handmade heels. Retail prices range from $595 to $3,000. His signatures include the Zenadia pump with scalloped topline and the architectural Chrysler heel.“When I launched my brand, everything was about heavy platforms,” said Andrew, who won FN's designer of the year award in 2016. “There were no single-sole shoes on the market anywhere, so I took a major risk and went for it. Thankfully cheap yeezy kids , it resonated.”Andrew, who is one of the hardest working and most connected designers in the business, caught the attention of Ferragamo as he was building his own venture. He was first appointed footwear design director in 2016, before being named the creative director for womenswear and shoes in 2017. His most recent promotion to creative director came during Milan Fashion Week.Andrew demonstrated his formula of reworking footwear from the archives while doubling down on leather-based ready-to-wear. “I think that we should own leather clothing,” Andrew told FN backstage after the show. “Ready-to-wear is a huge opportunity for the brand. Now doing the shows, which I hope people like, we are seeing great response in the stores Womens Nike React , and the hope is really to increase the business there.”According to the Times, Andrew's '19 collection will be the final one shipped to stores, at least for now.