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.
Attracting young qualified workers who can be inserted on the production line, in answer to the generational turnover occurring in […]
From the anti-hiccup rubber teat to the bumble bee mobile, from the first line of children’s footwear to the collapsible […]
Luxury footwear will experience 7% growth in 2018: this is what emerges from the Fondazione Altagamma’s Personal Luxury Goods Study elaborated in collaboration with Bain & Company.
Adidas revamps and updates the Samba, the iconic sneaker first launched in the 50’s for indoor soccer.
Representatives from various national footwear associations together with chambers of commerce from five continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair footwear trade during the third International Footwear Forum held in Porto, Portugal, on May 16.
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.
For the upcoming release of “Solo: a Star Wars Story” on 25 May, UGG launches its fourth project of collaboration with Star Wars.
The Italian ARSUTORIA school will make available to US brands its many years of experience in teaching style and product engineering.
Strong from the successes achieved in just five years of activity, Atlantic Star cements a deal with the investor Alcedo SGR in order to put the pedal to the metal on internationalisation.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Confindustria Moda headquarters took place yesterday, 15 May, in Milan with Vincenzo Boccia and Claudio Marenzi in attendance: the building that was previously the home-laboratory to Nicky Chini brings together under one roof all of the sector’s associations ((Aimpes, Aip, Anfao, Assocalzaturifici and Federorafi, with the only exception being Unic), the respective service providers and connected fairs, as well as the offices of the Federation itself.
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.