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Fimec: the Fashion and Business Forum debuts

Brand new to the 42nd edition of Fimec, the international fair, which in Novo Hamburgo reunites producers of leathers, chemical […]

Couromoda: 45 years of success

By Barbara Solini and Lorenzo Raggi Held from 15 to 18 January at São Paulo’s Expo Center Norte trade fair […]

Couromoda: the edition commemorating the 45th anniversary starts off on the right foot

The platform of reference for Latin American footwear, Couromoda, was kicked off yesterday, 15 January, at São Paulo’s Expo Center Norte with a selection of 2000 brands that represent 90% of Brazilian footwear and accessories production.

Expo Riva Schuh 89 – Guide Map Download

Download your copy of the Expo Riva Schuh visitor’s Guide

MICAM, in the spirit of vanity

Lots of glam and new proposals in store for the 85th edition to be held in February 2018

Mipel: the sensory bag

Some previews of the contents belonging to the February edition of the prestigious showcase of leather goods and fashion accessories

Ulrike Kähler becomes the second managing director to the Igedo Company

The trade fair organisational body, the Igedo Company – responsible for organising Gallery Shoes, Gallery and CPM Moscow – has nominated Ulrike Kähler as its second managing director next to Philipp Kronen.

María Valcarce, Director of Sicur, presents the next edition of the fair

From 20 to 23rd February 2018, Sicur in Madrid is a complete safety fair on all fronts, serving as a bridge between South America and Spain

Great expectations for Made in Italy in Obuv

The recovery of the Russian market and upswing in exports set the groundwork in kicking off an extremely positive 49th edition of Obuv for Italian footwear.

MOMAD Shoes: a privileged Made in Spain showcase

From 2 to 4 March, the fifth edition of the international fair for footwear and accessories organised by IFEMA will feature new collections and trends for the Fall/Winter 2018-19 season.

Gallery Shoes: a great second edition

From 11 to 13 March 2018, in Düsseldorf, the second edition of the International Trade Show for Shoes and Accessories, born from the ashes of the historic GDS fair, announces the creation of new exhibition spaces, in order to reply to the growing demand for international participation.

The show dates of Fashion Access, APLF and Cashmere World are moved forward

From 14 to 16 March 2018, Hong Kong hosts the three events of reference in Asia for fashion and sourcing.

‘White Street Market’ debuts and White becomes Business & Consumer

White, the Show sponsored by the City of Milan and realised in partnership with Confartigianato Imprese, renews its appointment with the edition dedicated to previews of fashion and accessories for F/W 2018-19 from 13 to 15 January in the Tortona district of Milan, while also announcing the launching of a new project starting from June 2018: White Street Market.

89th edition of Expo Riva Schuh between online and offline sales channels

The Riva event gets ready to start: among the segments of footwear, children’s is a leading protagonist of brands, licenses, and the world of cartoons.

MICAM, in the spirit of vanity

Vanity is the filter through which the next edition of the MICAM will be interpreted: here are a few previews of its contents and a small recap of the September 2017 edition.

Pitti Immagine Uomo 93: on the agenda, large-scale projects and big comebacks

From January 9th to 12th 2018 at the Fortezza da Basso, Florence

Italian excellence at Moda Made in Italy

With a total of 1,600 visitors this past October, the traditional event organised by Assocalzaturifici and dedicated to the mid-to-high end range of accessories for the Northern European market gets ready to celebrate its 50th edition from 25 to 27 March 2018, at the traditional venue of MOC in Munich.

The CIS confirms its love for Made in Italy

With Shoes from Italy, Assocalzaturifici supported Italian businesses in two of the most promising markets belonging to the CIS: the Ukraine and Kazakhstan

Pitti Bimbo no. 86: Action!

From 18 to 20 January 2018, the new trends for children’s fashion and accessories, at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence.

Preview Couromoda: a more than optimistic start

Couromoda Preview: previews from the São Paulo fair, the digital congress, and European Shoe Case with Georgia Turri, trend forecaster from the ARSUTORA School

Obuv: a recovery in volume, with attention to prices

A recovery was reconfirmed with greater attention to prices: this is what emerged at the 48th edition of Obuv mir […]

Aymod, lower numbers, higher quality

The figures and contents from the recently concluded October edition.

A+A: an essential fair for those specialized in safety

The German event once again confirms itself as the world’s leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work, with more than 67 thousand trade visitors present in the Messe Dusseldorf exhibition complex from 17 to 20 October 2017.

Momad Shoes ready to welcome 5 thousand visitors

From 2 to 4 March 2018 at IFEMA in Madrid

Great expectations on the Ukrainian market

Shoes from Italy Kiev will be held from 7th to 8th November 2017

Upcoming events
China Leather – All China Shoetech
Aug 24 - Aug 26, 2018
ACLE – All China Leather
Aug 29 - Aug 31, 2018
Gallery Shoes
Sep 02 - Sep 04, 2018
Who’s Next & Premiere Classe
Sep 07 - Sep 10, 2018

Sydney Brown: a sustainable, vegan, and luxury shoe

Ever since her eco-friendly label was launched, it has been increasingly successful. The basic and minimal design bring to mind the Japanese aesthetics the designer is quite familiar with and every detail is important, starting from each of the materials used.

At Venethica, shoes that walk but do not “trample on”

The start-up, specialised in sports footwear with low environmental impact, is enjoying great success in Italy as well as abroad, with hand-crafted products and the search for raw materials that respect the environment and people’s wellbeing.

Reef Escape, the biodegradable rubber sandal

With this 100% PVC-free model, a material known for its toxicity during the production, use and disposal phases, the Californian brand revolutionises the market of rubber flip-flops.

Allbird makes sneakers from plants

A new sustainable sneaker project by the New Zealand brand

Via Gioia Paris limits animal resources

With their minimalist shapes, their simple look and delicate details, the French flats of Via Gioia Paris limit the use of animal resources to the minimum.