While feverish preparations are underway for the 86th edition of Micam, the platform of reference for mid to high-end and fashion footwear to be held in Milan from 16 to 19 September 2018, we met up with Annarita Pilotti, President of Assocalzaturifici, the association responsible for organising the event, for a preview of some of its new features and to see how things are going with one of the most important events on the worldwide calendar of footwear.
The Florentine brand (located in Gambassi Terme), which has always made 100% Made in Italy production its own personal trademark, invited the most beautiful woman in Italy, Alice Rachele Arlanch (Miss Italia 2017), to be its special guest at the last edition of Expo Riva Schuh in Riva del Garda.
Scheduled from 7 to 9 September at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, MOMAD Metrópolis, the international fair of fashion-apparel held in conjunction with the fair dedicated to footwear, MOMAD Shoes, promises to be an extremely successful edition, with more than 90 percent of its capacity already spoken for at three months from its start.
After Micam, Assocalzaturifici made a stopover in Munich from 25 to 27 March 2018, bringing the best of Italian footwear to Moda Made in Italy, which once again reconfirmed itself to be the fair of reference for Italian high-end footwear destined for the German market. The next edition is from 30 September to 2 October 2018.
From 10 to 13 September at Moscow’s Crocus Expo, the event represents an essential business and information platform for all operators working in the footwear, bags, accessories and leather industry, who have a special interest in the markets of Russia and Eastern Europe.
Now in its fifth edition, the fair based in Istanbul takes a look at the positives results achieved over the years and focuses on increasing the international scope of the event by also offering all-inclusive packages that are extremely advantageous for exhibitors.
Platform of reference for children’s fashions and lifestyles, the 87th edition of Pitti Bimbo will feature 557 brands, of which 347 hailing from abroad, with a forecasted turnout of more than 10 thousand visitors in Florence.
Ex-manager of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, Charo Izquierdo boasts of a long and prestigious career in the communication, fashion and beauty sectors.
The four days of mid to high-end footwear in Moscow recorded a slight drop in its numbers, but the overall outcome was satisfying and in line with predictions made on the eve of the event.
The prestigious event for celebrating Francal’s anniversary brought 400 guests together at the Unique Hotel in São Paulo this past 17 April, for a Preview rich in emotions and a premiere showing of the trends that will be presented as part of the fair held from 16 to 19 July at the Expo Center Norte.
She takes the baton from Jaime de la Figuera, who is now the trade fair institution’s International Expansion Manager.
More than 220 exhibitors and 10 thousand visitors for the Hong Kong Show dedicated to ‘head-to-foot’ fashion, which was held in conjunction with APLF – Asia Pacific Leather Fair – and the fair specialised in fine fibres, Cashmere World.
Expo Riva Schuh gets ready to cross the finish line of its 90th edition, paying homage to its history and roots, while also setting its sights on present and future challenges.
The second edition of Gallery Shoes, on show from 11 to 14 March at the Areal Bohler in Dusseldorf, did not fail to live up to expectations with its extremely positive results: a fresh event, of a manageable size and perfectly suited to the German market. Now the event gets ready for its next edition, from 2 to 4 September, when it will return with the presentation of the collections for Summer 2019.
Harris Firenze inaugurates a new store in Milan, in via Santa Maria alla Porta, on the corner with via Magenta.
Puma and MTV return to collaborate for a limited edition of RS-X, the sneaker that celebrates the complete reinvention of music culture.
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.
Vivienne Westwood reedits the iconic fetish sandals worn by Siouxsie.
The Marches brand founded in the Seventies and taken over by Elvio Silvagni’s Silver1 in 2015 announces the success of its children’s line launched with the SS 2019 and ends 2018 with a turnover of 19 million euros, which is one million euro more than what was forecasted.