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Pitti Bimbo baptizes “The Kid’s Lab”

Despite a scenario that is not exactly favourable for kidswear, Pitti Bimbo gets ready for its 89th edition with a wide array of new names, including Emporio Armani, along with important re-entries and projects aimed at exalting children’s lifestyle and research.

SUPER will open one day earlier

The show organised by Pitti Immagine and dedicated to prêt-à-porter and accessories for women announced two important changes for its next edition: the duration has been extended to 4 days, starting on Thursday, and will run from 19 to 22 September 2019 at the Visconti Pavilion in via Tortona, Milan.

Mosshoes, a formula for success

The Moscow fair ends with a +3.75% rise in visitors coming from every part of Russia and the neighbouring CSI region, who came to browse the selection of around 700 brands.

The Made in Italy total look arrives in Russia and its surrounding territory

Made in Italy met up with greater difficulty at Almaty than in Kiev, which is currently on the road to recovery. This is how the La Moda Italiana@Almaty and La Moda Italiana@Kiev fairs did in these two markets.

Obuv at a standstill

The latest edition of Obuv comes to an end with unexciting results for Made in Italy footwear in the Russian markets, thus reconfirming the negative forecasts made on the eve of the event.

Gallery Shoes: an established and fundamental rendezvous

This past 12 March, Gallery Shoes ended with the participation of 9,800 professional visitors and 550 brands on show, for the fourth edition of the event dedicated to footwear, which is organised by the Igedo Company in Dusseldorf. The next edition will be held from 1 to 3 September 2019, with the unveiling of the summer 2020 collections.

The best of Made in Italy on show at Obuv’ Mir Koži

In a market that has always been strategic for Italian exports, Assocalzaturifici accompanies 130 brands to the Moscow Exhibition that showcases the very best in Italian footwear and leather goods from 19 to 22 March.

Waiting for a new Super edition

Rendezvous with the 14th edition of Super, the Pitti Immagine fair dedicated to experimental and quality accessories and prêt-à-porter for women, will be at the Visconti Pavilion in via Tortona, Milan from 19 to 22 September 2019, with more than 5,700 professional visitors expected to attend.

Great debut for ShoesRoom by Momad

The new event organised by IFEMA in collaboration with FICE this past 1 to 3 March, attracted more than 2,700 industry professionals, who were given the opportunity to learn more about Spanish and international quality footwear in the striking ex-industrial complex of La Nave in Madrid.

White Milano ends with a +4.8% rise in visitor numbers

Sustainability, new areas, and an attentive brand mix resulted in a turnout of 25,256 visitors, with foreign buyers on the rise by +6.8% and Italians up +1.4% over the February 2018 edition.

Emerging Designers at MICAM

An innovative concept welcomed 12 young designers to Micam, who were selected by a jury of experts headed by stylist Ernesto Esposito, with the intention of offering an overview of emerging talents on the international panorama and a look at new trends in the world of fashion footwear.

A single location for Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags

The Riva del Garda volume footwear fair announces an important change for the next edition to be held from 15 to 18 June 2019: a single location for Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags, to the full benefit of Italian and international buyers, who will find the combined offering of footwear and leathers goods in a unique and complete location.

Fashion Access: the gateway to the Orient for fashion

Fashion Access returns to enliven the Hong Kong Exhibition Center in conjunction with APLF, from 13 to 15 March 2019, while highlighting the very best in fashion accessories and the world of cashmere.

Gallery Shoes, fully booked

For the fourth time in a row, Gallery Shoes gets ready to kick off its spring edition, from 10 to 12 March 2019 at the Areal Böler in Düsseldorf, with all spaces fully booked and a greater number of Italian brands.

The debut of ShoesRoom by Momad completely “sold out”

From 1 to 3 March 2019, the exhibition complex in the striking post-industrial area of La Nave will host 80 or so footwear companies, including a number of prestigious Made in Spain brands.

MICAM, a turnout of over 43 thousand visitors

An increase in Italian visitors and decrease in foreign numbers: the 87th edition of MICAM ends with over 43 thousands visitors, for results in line with the February 2018 edition.

I’m Not Cinderella, I Just Love Shoes

T Fondaco dei Tedeschi, Venice (Event Pavillion, 4th Floor). Up to 13 March 2019

New inspirations and business opportunities at Gallery Shoes

By now presenting itself as an established event on the international calendar, the fourth edition of the Dusseldorf Show will be held from 10 to 12 March 2019 in the post-industrial area of Areal Bohler. Almost 10 thousand professional operators for over 500 brands of footwear will participate.

Report Expo Riva Schuh 91°

At the 91th Expo Riva Schuh more than 1,400 exhibitors presented their new collections for AW 2019-2020 and ready-to-wear SS 2019.
The full report of Expo Riva Schuh edition of January 2019 it’s now available

Couromoda 2019: renewed optimism

The 46th edition of Couromoda was held from 14 to 17 January in São Paulo’s Expo Center Norte trade fair […]

Shoes from Spain: more than 210 brands present at Micam

At the next edition of Micam in February, Spanish footwear brands will once again be among the leading protagonists of the Show, with a strong, quality representation of brands and collections for the Fall/Winter 2019-20 that are sure to capture the interest of international buyers (

FRANCAL: the edition of change

Scheduled one month earlier on the calendar than in past years, the new dates are from 3 to 5 June for the 51st edition of FRANCAL, the Brazilian event that proposes the very best collections for spring-summer to the world.

Pitti Bimbo, confirmations arrive from abroad

Despite the climate of uncertainty surrounding children’s fashion, Pitti Bimbo ends with the positive feedback of buyers, while holding steady with its results.

Expo Riva Schuh, the worldwide platform of volume footwear

The world of volume footwear once again met up in Riva del Garda, confirming the forecasts made on the eve of the event.

MosShoes: projects and successes

From 10 to 13 September, in the “Crocus Expo” International Exhibition Centre in Moscow, the appointment was renewed with Mos Shoes, the most important event for the Russian leather and footwear industry for the last 20-plus years. The next edition will be held from 12 to 15 March 2019.

Upcoming events
May 01 - May 01, 2019
The Materials Show
May 01 - May 02, 2019
Le Show Moscow
May 14 - May 16, 2019
May 20 - May 22, 2019
Leather & Shoes
May 28 - May 31, 2019
Apr 16, 2019

Scarpa aims at a new record of 150 million euros

After experiencing a growth trend of +10% for six consecutive years, along with a +17% rise in the profitability index over the last three years, Scarpa ends 2018 with 100 million euros in consolidated revenue and aims to arrive at an annual revenue of 150 million euros over the next five years.

Apr 16, 2019

Pony: from Brera to Europe

Conquering Europe from Milan, the brand of stars and stripes gym shoes, Pony, which is an acronym for Product of New York, opens a store in the historic Brera neighbourhood in via Ponte Vetero 15.

Apr 16, 2019

Luis Onofre is the new CEC President

In March, Luis Onofre took office as the new President of the CEC-European Confederation of the Footwear Industry.

Apr 16, 2019

Febos, 30-million-euro target

Febos, the company from Asolo specialised in the production and distribution of footwear, ended 2018 with a 20-million-euro turnover and aims to arrive at 30 million euros by the end of 2021.

Apr 12, 2019

Havaianas partners with Inditex

The Spanish company of Inditex allies itself with Havaianas by cementing a partnership with its two brands Pull&Bear and Stradivarius.