The Go-To brand for hot shoes & gear. Oh yeah, and their comfy!
Shane & Shawn Ward, twin designers from New York City, by way of Detroit, launched their shoe collection in the Fall of 2003 with the goal of making the most comfortable – hip – fashion shoes ever! With a history of designing shoes for companies such as Adidas, Converse, Fila, Puma, Rockport, Merrell, etc, the twins have taken their expertise in designing athletic and comfort shoes and combining it with their sense of style to create the ultimate fashion/comfort brand. Shane&Shawn launched men’s apparel for Summer 2011 and will launch women’s apparel Spring 2012.
The Shane&Shawn brand has been featured on Access Hollywood, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, The Tyra Banks Show, and The Wendy Williams Show, in addition to Oprah’s acclaimed ‘O’ Magazine. The twins were also named to People Magazine’s 2008 Hottest Bachelors and BE’s 2007 Most Powerful Players Under 40. Celebrity fans include Fergie, Green Day, David Beckham, John Legend, Good Charlotte, Jamie Foxx, Bijou Phillips and many more. Shane & Shawn have been honored with the following awards & nominations:
* New York Urban League Rebirth! Renaissance Award for Achievement in Fashion & Entrepreneurship (2010)* Farmani Group – International Design Award (2009) * NV Magazine Fashion Award (2009) * City & Beach Lifestyle Awards – Nomination (2009) * Univ. of Michigan Alumni Awards (2008) * Omega Psi Phi Fashion Award (2008) * Nomination of Crain’s NY Small Business of the Year (2007) * Footwear Plus Designer of the Year Nominee (2005, 2006)