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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.

WFC: digitalization and sustainability in footwear

A public strongly characterised by the presence of footwear manufacturers: this is the promise of the 6th WFC – World Footwear Congress, which will be held on 4 and 5 April 2019 in Naples.

No. 22 by Pepe Jeans: being trendy by combatting pollution!

Pepe Jeans London presents an innovative collection of sneakers, which thanks to a special TiO2 film, helps to eliminate pollution by simply coming into contact with sunlight, while protecting the feet at the same time.

Diadora celebrates its 70th anniversary with… speed

Speed is the leitmotif of the exhibition that celebrates Diadora’s 70th anniversary, just as it is of the sports practiced using its sneakers.

Men’s fashion according to Lyst

Sartorial workmanship, comfort, and 90’s revival: Lyst fashion search engines analyse the online tastes of men for 2018 and presents its forecasts for 2019.

Moon Boot, Florentine moon landing

50 years have passed since the landing on the moon, a special anniversary shared by the Moon Boot brand which, at Pitti Uomo, celebrates at the Stazione Leopolda in Florence among boots and giant flying astronauts.

Moreschi on the road

The brand of luxury shoes from Vigevano connects with the bikers’ universe and introduces a new FW 2019/20 collection with an “on the road” mood.

Lumberjack celebrates 40 years and introduces Hype

The brand with the double golden maple leaf logo, which is owned by the Turkish group Zylan, celebrates its 40 years of activity by launching the Hype collection at Pitti Uomo.

D.A.T.E.: introduces FUGA customised by SOTF

The chunky sneaker FUGA by D.A.T.E. is proposed in pink, grey and black, the iconic colours of the Store Of The Future, the Florentine concept store, where a special capsule collection protagonist at Pitti Uomo takes shape: FUGA for SOTF.

Il Centimetro: from bracelets to sneakers

The brand known for its bracelets inspired by the design of the measuring tape used by tailors launched its new collection of sneakers branded Il Centimetro at this edition of Pitti Uomo.

Bally: destination China and Italy

After having ended 2018 with single-digit growth and double-digit profits, the Swiss brand Bally now looks to the Chinese and Italian markets for further growth.

Rossignol X Philippe Model: a capsule collection with a mountain-chic touch

When a brand of high-end technical shoes and the worldwide leader of mountain lifestyle meet up, the result is the very best kind of collaboration.

Fasciani launches the sneaker-non-sneaker

The sneaker conquers all: the latest is the celebrated footwear brand Alberto Fasciani, which makes its “sneaker-non-sneaker” version the star of its new collection.

Nike Epic React Flyknit: greater springiness, higher performance

Nike Epic React Flyknit, the running shoe with special reactive foam, returns with a whole new look and bold spirit.

Yuool, the sneaker on a cloud

Lightweight with the unique features of wool: the Yuool sneaker promises that it will let you walk like you’ve never walked before in your entire life.

Micam: 67% extremely loyal, 11% new entries

The statistics of the Micam survey dedicated to exhibitors

Optima Molliter presents the YDA sneaker

Optima Molliter, the brand of orthopaedic footwear run by the Salvatelli family, with experience in the production of classic men’s and women’s comfort footwear, debuts in fashion with its YDA branded line of sneakers.

Melania, back to street

The new FW 2019/20 Collection by Melania has its roots sunk in street culture: a spirited and contemporary appeal turns Melania’s footwear into the real protagonist of the outfit.

Salar Milano includes footwear in its offer

Everybody knows the sophisticated and trendy accessories of Salar Milano – the brand created in 2010 by Francesca Monaco and Salar Bircheranloo – which were made famous by influencers and it-girl mania on social media during the Coachella festival.

Officine Creative, rapid growth and new projects

After a year characterized by marked growth, the Marches brand, Officine Creative, is ready to set new goals.

Ecco with DryTan, the shoes of Ecco increasingly green

The Danish company of footwear and accessories presented through its Leather division the revolutionary DryTan technology, which drastically reduces the use of water during the tanning process.

With Salerno, Aldo arrives at 37 stores in Italy

After Oriocenter in Bergamo, Catania, Palermo, Cagliari, Arezzo, Vicolungo, Rome, Trapani, and Palermo, the latest 2018 opening was in Salerno, bringing the total number of stores opened by the Canadian brand of footwear and accessories in the Italian peninsula to 37.

Sector economic trends: quantities down, values up

A “less than shining” economic picture with the Italian markets still in crisis, and foreign markets continuing to serve as a driving force.

Georgia, opportunity for Made in Italy

The success of Made in Italy at the two promotional days organised in November by the Italian Embassy in Tbilisi and ICE Agency, with the participation of CNA Federmoda, opens up a number of interesting possibilities for the footwear manufacturing industry.

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Jan 18, 2019

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.

Jan 18, 2019

Moda Made in Italy gets ready for its new edition in March 2019

Held in Munich from 30 September to 2 October 2018, the edition dedicated to presenting the summer collections is now at an end, and the event promoted by Assocalzaturifici gets ready to present its next edition to members of the trade, and especially German operators, from 24 to 26 March 2019. Once again, Italian quality shoes will star as the protagonists.

Jan 18, 2019

Expo Riva Schuh: the uniqueness of being a ‘widespread fair’

From 12 to 15 January 2019, the Riva del Garda fair returns to inaugurate the footwear fashion season, offering sector operators a different and unique way to do business that will involve the entire territory, while presenting an offering that is even more comprehensive and complete today thanks to its conjunction with Gardabags.

Jan 18, 2019

Shopper-First Retailing Salesforce’s research on the world of retailing

The American company analysed the responses of over 6,000 consumers and 1.4 billion visits to the main e-commerce portals.

Jan 18, 2019

Made in’ and state support for the sector: taking stock of the situation

With an eye to the European Parliament elections in May 2019 – the first after Brexit – and strong from the results of the Fashion Table held in Rome this past October, we take stock of the situation regarding the government’s support of the fashion industry and the protection of ‘Made in’ with the President of Assocalzaturifici, Annarita Pilotti.