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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.

Riva del Garda Fierecongressi reconfirms Roberto Pellegrini

The shareholders’ meeting of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, which for the first time sees the addition of two new shareholders from the world of financing, approves the financial statement, nominating the new Board of Directors, and reconfirming Roberto Pellegrini as the President.

Since 2011, 3,300 footwear stores have closed

The halt in consumption recorded since 2011, above all in the clothing and footwear industries, has led to a loss of 13,000 and 3,300 stores respectively. This is what emerged in the Confesercenti 2011-2020 consumer and business report.

sr Addiction is kicked off with Marta Ferri

Milan-based designer Marta Ferri is the first to collaborate on the sr Addiction project of Sergio Rossi, a unique container that will see important collaborations cement creativity with the heritage of the brand.

Rayne Shoes puts shoes on the feet of Queen Elizabeth

When a brand obtains a royal warrant – an honour making it an official supplier of the crown, it immediately brings to mind a kind of luxury that is more than exclusive. Receiving this honour is the English brand Rayne Shoes, which starting today will officially produce the shoes of Queen Elizabeth…. in Italy.

Mizuno on Mars

The capsule collection “Step on Mars” was presented in a preview at Bibione, on the occasion of the Beach Volley Marathon, the international sports event now in its 23rd edition sponsored by Mizuno.

Deckers flies high with Hoka

Owner of the brands Hoka, Ugg, Teva and Sanuk, Deckers ends 2019 with a revenue of 2.02 billion dollars, up +6.2% compared to 2017

Fabi, across-the-board menswear

With Pitti Uomo just around the corner, Fabi presents a preview of its new collection that will be a protagonist in Florence, featuring natural colours and a mix of innovation and heritage.

Adidas, the Home of Classics

From the first of June, on the Adidas website and in select shops, the Home of the Classic collection reunites the legendary archive items and contemporary cult classics under the banner of the brand’s identity.

Vivobarefoot launches the revolutionary Primus Lite II Bio

The English company, always at the forefront of footwear experimentations, introduces its new high performance shoe designed with an over 30% use of renewable plant-based materials, making it free of the petrochemical derivatives that are harmful to the environment. It will be sold online in a limited edition as of May 20th.

Well-being on the feet of children

With a style that looks to the most affectionate and playful side of children with special attention to comfort, Woopy children’s shoes put well-being on the feet of children.

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Free trade with Vietnam

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Jul 05, 2019

Asadi, walking in colour and good health

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Saydo, a new concept of comfort

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