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.
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.
The Romanian climber has always loved the mountains and the Kayland products that “know how to be innovative, but always safe”.
In the discovery of an Italian luxury brand with a rich héritage and a future characterised by ongoing expansion: Federico Pozzi Chiesa, CEO of GC Holding, the brand’s owner, speaks to us of Fragiacomo’s values, future projects, and its FW 2018-19 collection.
Class and good taste without frills, and without sacrificing creativity and imagination. These are the key words of the designer from Bologna who plans to open new stores in Italy and abroad.
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
Since 1981, Pitillos has been dressing the feet of the most demanding women and men, combining style with attention to comfort, thanks to skilled craft workmanship and state-of-the-art technology. We interviewed Silvia Hernández in order to retrace with her the most important milestones in the company’s growth, while also considering its future goals.
The innovative Veneto start-up Trya has launched an application that promises to eliminate the problem of fitting associated with online shoe purchases: Snapfeet. Aimed at businesses, as well as consumers, it revolutionizes the e-tail industry, allowing shoes to virtually be tried on, thanks to the biometric scan (3D image) of the foot.
The Pitti Immagine shows, the role of accessories, markets of reference, and the role of digital technology: we speak of this and more in our interview with Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine.
Interview with Silvia Fidanza, Head of Marketing and Communication at Inblu
With Salina Ferretti from Assocalzaturifici and Maurizio Forte from the ICE Agency, we take an in-depth look at the American market
The next appointment with Gallery Shoes is from 11 to 13 March 2018.
Italian exports return to a trend of growth in Russia and the CIS area: we speak of it with Arturo Venanzi and Marino Fabiani
Interview with Birgit Horn, Director of A + A – Global Head Occupational Health
The Expo Riva Schuh opening talk with Daniel Agis Branchi as the protagonist
Carla Costa – Manager of the Fairs Unit of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi
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.
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.
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.
A new sustainable sneaker project by the New Zealand brand
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.