Posts Tagged ‘shoes’

  • shoes, status signals and property rights

    Innovation: More (or Fewer?) Sole Rights

    Sep 8, 12 • 712 Views • No Comments

    A book that you write is your intellectual property. But what if you design the sole of a shoe? As econlife described last year: “The trademark of designer Christian Louboutin, his red soles are supposed to represent glamour, luxury and hidden status....  [read more]

  • shoes, status signals and property rights

    What Do Your Shoes Say About You?

    Sep 4, 12 • 393 Views • 1 Comment

    During a panel discussion, my students were told by a business woman not to wear sandals or even open-toed shoes for a job interview. But, does a shoe really send that much of message? Focusing on the accuracy of the first impression a shoe creates,...  [read more]