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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 (shoesfromspain.com/micam-milano).
The world of volume footwear once again met up in Riva del Garda, confirming the forecasts made on the eve of the event.
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.
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.
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.
In March, Luis Onofre took office as the new President of the CEC-European Confederation of the Footwear Industry.
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.
The Spanish company of Inditex allies itself with Havaianas by cementing a partnership with its two brands Pull&Bear and Stradivarius.