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D.A.T.E. growth and distribution plans

D.A.T.E. flies high, and after having put a positive 2018 with growing sales figures and international distribution behind it, its wraps up the FW19 season with an incredible +24%.

Jarrett a new business model with Re-Generation

Jarrett focuses on sustainability and presents the first capsule collection made from discarded materials recovered from its warehouse at Pitti Bimbo.

Fratelli Rossetti re-edits the cult classics Brera and Yacht

Fratelli Rossetti launches “Brera cult”, the project that revamps the maison’s iconic loafer with highly colourful ethnic fabrics. In Florence, the new Yacht series inspired by seaside destinations is presented.

Fragiacomo Work of Art

Fragiacomo debuts at Milano Moda Uomo with the Work of Art collection presented as part of a concept that highlights the world of men’s fashion and the Italian art of know-how.

Another two years for Brazilian Footwear

The Brazilian Footwear programme was renewed for another two years: for the promotion and internationalisation of Brazilian footwear, 30.8 million reals have been set aside for the programme.

Melania: contemporary romantic

At Pitti Bimbo, Melania presents a SS 2020 collection with the allure of romanticism and a contemporary mood.

Mexico 66 unites Onitsuka Tiger and Givency

With its first-ever participation in Pitti Uomo, Givency announces its new collaboration with Onitsuka Tiger: Mexico 66 Gdx.

a.testoni between urban and pop

Artisanal manufacturing and a drive towards innovation characterise the a.testoni proposal and are renewed in the summer 2020 collection with an urban and pop matrix.

Moon Boot, life on Mars

Fifty years ago, in the wake of the excitement surrounding the first moon landing, Moon Boot was born. Today, with preparations being made for the mission to Mars, the brand of the iconic snow boot looks to the sand of the red planet for its inspiration and launches its first summer collection.

Lumberjack, back to Seventies

The maple leaf brand presents its new vintage line at Pitti Uomo, which reedits the iconic Jimmy sneaker.

Baldinini: moccasin masterpiece

The SS 2020 Baldinini men’s collection tells a story of artisanal workmanship and exquisite leathers, combined with a timeless style, where the moccasin is the leading protagonist.

A boom in exports to the USA for Brazilian footwear

When two parties fight, the third takes off with the prize: the trade war between the USA and China in fact has a clear winner, Brazil. As seen in the data released by Abicalçados, Brazilian footwear in May alone increased its exports to the USA by +63.7% in volume and by +80% in value.

Grisport launches Free Time

The leading Veneto company in the segment of outdoor shoes, which recently extended its lines to also include the urban sector, will presents its new Free Time line at Expo Riva Schuh.

The new “A Talent for Shoes” winner is Italian

After two years of being won by over ocean students, the title for the best shoe talent returns to Italy: Edoardo Bertelli from Gubbio is the winner of the 19th edition of the contest for the best work based on the theme of “Urban Chic: the pump invades the street style”.

Sugi takes over Franklin&Marshall

Sugi International has signed a two-year, worldwide license agreement with Franklin&Marshall, committing to take over the brand by 2022.

Gioseppo mounted and ready to ride

Gioseppo Kids shoes will be the protagonists of Cubho Bike Performance at Pitti Bimbo.

Superga opens in Paris

In the fashionable neighbourhood of Marais in the heart of Paris, the first French store of Superga will open in July.

Doucal’s sets itself a 20-million-euro target

Strong from its double-digit growth, Doucal’s aims to arrive at a turnover of 20 million euros by 2020 through the reinforcement of its position on foreign markets and the strengthening of its retail strategy.

Deichmann is once again declared the leader in shoes

Modaes has drawn up the new classification of leading footwear distributors worldwide. What has changed? This year the American company Payless (at fifth place last year) exits from the ranks, while the Danish company Ecco enters them.

Shoes From Spain: Spain as a leading protagonist at Expo Riva Schuh

FICE – the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries is in charge of coordinating the participation of 53 companies representing 75 brands at the next edition of the Riva del Garda fair, which represents a fundamental occasion for presenting the quality and design of ‘Made in Spain’, while also allowing productive partnerships to be started up with international brands.

Bikkembergs looks to Elisabet for its kids’ shoes

The new SS 2020 Bikkembergs Kids’ collection, produced and distributed by the Marches footwear manufacturer, will be presented in a preview at Pitti Bimbo in Florence from 20 to 22 June.

Hugh Jackman is named as the new celebrity endorser for RM Williams boots

Hugh Jackman, actor and upstanding citizen, loves to wear boots both on the set and in everyday life. This is why the Australian brand RM Williams chose him for its “Undeniable Character” ad campaign.

Manufacturing, talents ‘missing in action’

The skilled workforce we are envied for around the world could be at risk of endangerment: from a study done by Altagamma, it emerged that by 2023, Made in Italy will need 236 thousand qualified individuals, with 46,400 required in the fashion industry alone.

Wallabee bandana

Clarks forges a partnership with the Supreme streetwear brand, which sees the iconic Wallabee covered in paisley bandana motifs.

Vapesol awards creativity

The Portuguese company, Vapesol, will bring the winners of the “Free your mind” footwear design contest to the next edition of Lineapelle.

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Mexico 66 unites Onitsuka Tiger and Givency

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a.testoni between urban and pop

Artisanal manufacturing and a drive towards innovation characterise the a.testoni proposal and are renewed in the summer 2020 collection with an urban and pop matrix.