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Kenneth Cole

Redesigning Education

Kenneth Cole | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Cole

I wanted to help inspire young people at this pivotal time in their lives, before they start to put up walls and say "why" vs. "why not." I wanted to help them see that they could "make a difference" while making money to pay the rent.

NY Governor, Top State Legislators Head To Israel

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top state legislators are heading to Israel this week for a two-day visit as a "demonstration of ...

How to Make the Sandals and Flip Flops You Love to Wear This Summer More Comfortable

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 09.24.2014 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Designing a shoe product with an arch support is not the first thing on the designer's minds when they are launching their summer collection.

Celebrities Show Heart for amfAR's Inspiration Gala (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

The Normal Heart may have educated us on how events unfolded when the virus first became known but, as one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations, amfAR celebrates its success in funding more than 3,300 grants to researchers around the world working to find a cure.

The Faithful Shopper: Graduation Gifts

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.29.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when we congratulate our favorite college and post-degree graduates and cheerfully send them off into the working world!...

Kenneth Cole: The Art of Social Consciousness

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
One World with Deepak Chopra

In today's fashion industry, there are few names as well-known as Kenneth Cole. The New York based designer has been a household designing shoes, clot...

Elle's Editor-In-Chief Takes Us Behind The Scenes At Fashion Week

Robbie Myers | Posted 04.13.2014 | Style
Robbie Myers

As buyers, editors, bloggers, stylists and celebrities descend upon New York City from all over the world, it is a clear reminder of the energy and excitement that fashion creates on both the runway and the street.

Kenneth Cole Needs a History Lesson

Sean Strub | Posted 02.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Sean Strub

Kenneth Cole was on Chelsea Lately and rewrote history by erasing the role of the LGBT community in the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The problem was that too few others were listening -- not that we weren't speaking up.

Stars of David: From Book to Off-Broadway

Lisa Alcalay Klug | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Lisa Alcalay Klug

When author Abigail Pogrebin was 16, she landed a role in the original cast of a Stephen Sondheim Broadway show, "Merrily We Roll Along," which she de...

Cyber Monday Means Let Your Fingers Do the Walking, Not Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 02.01.2014 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

No matter what type of foot problem you may have, when you place arch supports in your sandals, high heels or running shoes your foot will automatically become more supported, comfortable and improve the wear pattern of your shoes.

Who Cares About Esther Desir and Raphael Louigene?

Wynn Walent | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Wynn Walent

Esther Desire and Raphael Louigene had worked at St. Luke's for 12 hours that day, as they had nearly every day for many months: Raphael as the manager of the cholera camp, and Esther one of the technicians providing basic patient care.

Kenneth Cole Praises Ralph Lauren, Talks New Book and Miami Visit

Tara Solomon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Tara Solomon

We were able to steal a few moments with Cole, the man responsible for our platform wedge loafer phase.

Kenneth Cole's 10 Keys to Success

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

Is it true that baby boomers are getting kicked out of the market by younger, spryer, energetic twenty-somethings who can work 38 hours a day on Red Bull? Not to Kenneth Cole.

PHOTOS: Now This Is How You Decorate With Antiques

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

You might not agree with anything that comes out of Kenneth Cole's mouth (or Twitter feed). But there's no denying that he and his wife Maria Cuomo ha...

Kenneth Cole Explains That Controversial Tweet

The Huffington Post | Marcos Saldivar | Posted 09.10.2013 | Style

Last Thursday, on the first day of Fashion Week, Kenneth Cole tweeted a message with a phrase that's been used in the Congressional debate over whethe...

Kenneth Cole Has An 'Awearness' Problem

Lauren Duca | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Lauren Duca

"Awearness" is not just another comment on Kenneth Cole's confusing use of puns, politics and womenswear, but also the title of his book and volunteer...

Kim Bhasin

Kenneth Cole Explains His Twitter Strategy And It's RIDICULOUS

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

Kenneth Cole faced a torrent of criticism Thursday after he made light of the ongoing conflict in Syria on Twitter. Cole referenced the phrase "boots ...

Jason Linkins

Kenneth Cole: Tweet Was To 'Provoke A Dialogue' About Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

Thursday afternoon, the Twitter account of designer-shoe pimp Kenneth Cole tweeted out an inane message reminding followers to buy Kenneth Cole shoes ...

Kenneth Cole's Offensive Syria Tweet

The Huffington Post | Kim Bhasin | Posted 09.05.2013 | Business

Kenneth Cole is at it again on Twitter, and once more, he's getting thrashed. In a tweet sent Thursday, the fashion designer weighed in on possible...

Secrets That Women Need to Know When Buying Shoes

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 05.26.2013 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

What's the biggest secret woman need to know about making their shoes comfortable for 2013? Buying shoes with proper arch support is the most important thing that women should do.

PHOTOS: 11 Companies Not Afraid To Proudly Support Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business

So maybe millions of Americans and quite a few politicians remain confused by or firmly against the idea of gay marriage. At least these 10 companies ...

Kenneth Cole Returns To Fashion Week On His Terms

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 04.08.2013 | Style

NEW YORK — The buck – probably nubuck, in this case – again stops with Kenneth Cole. Cole returns to New York Fashion Week on Thurs...

Why CEOs Oppose HIV Travel Bans: They’re Bad for Business

Chip Bergh | Posted 01.28.2013 | Impact
Chip Bergh

More than 30 million people could be denied entry, detained or deported from 45 countries worldwide. They are neither terrorists, criminals nor drug dealers. The reason? They live with HIV.

Marketing at Your Peril

Peter Veash | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
Peter Veash

Things are looking up for residents of the nine states under threat from Sandy, as according to an email blast on the eve of the storm last week, they could receive 20 percent off at American Apparel -- just by entering the special code SANDYSALE upon checkout.

Kenneth Cole's Surprising Business Move

AP | Posted 02.24.2012 | Style

NEW YORK -- Fashion designer Kenneth Cole is offering to pay about $148.5 million to buy the rest of Kenneth Cole Productions Inc., saying it would co...