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Frau: a new site and new goals for international expansion

In conjunction with the launching of the new Spring-Summer 2018 collection, Frau presents its new online site, frau.it.

Melissa with Vivienne Westwood, renews Anglomania

The collaboration between Melissa and Vivienne Westwood is reinforced by a new exciting project that has led to the creation of the first VW+Melissa unisex sneaker.

“Manolo” shoes also in Singapore

Manolo Blahnik’s plans for expansion in Asia continue with a new opening in Singapore.

Gumshoes clean up Amsterdam

Walking the streets of Amsterdam you will never again have to suffer the indignity of chewing gum adhering to the bottom of your shoes: the Dutch Explicit Wear brand has scraped up all the gum littering the streets of the city and has created a limited edition sneaker destined to create a sensation.

Puma: biodesign for performance

Puma has chosen Milan Design Week 2018 to launch its latest biodesign discoveries developed with MIT- the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, which are destined to improve the performance of athletes.

The factory of beauty

Gucci opens ArtLab in Scandicci, as a temple of beauty and Made in Italy craft workmanship, where the brand’s footwear and bags will be developed.

Minblower mania

Fifty collaborations for Mindblower: Fila celebrates the return of its iconic 1995 model, by launching a collection destined to create […]

Four brothers for a sneaker capsule collection

“Mexico”, three sneakers decorated with American symbolic themes

Nine West files for bankruptcy

In the end, Nine West filed for bankruptcy. Last week it filed for Chapter 11 protection with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, putting an end to rumours that had been circulating for the last few months.

A sneaker for the new Clergerie Paris website

An innovative and striking design, a handwoven two-tone raffia upper, with a high performance sole and dynamic shape, in both a low-cut and hi-cut version: extremely attractive, Clergerie unisex sneakers are exclusively sold on the new online website of the French luxury footwear brand.

Bloomingdale’s inaugurates the new “shoe floor”

Not just a simple new layout dedicated to luxury footwear, but a bona fide design temple for shoes where it is possible to find a little bit of everything: from luxury to contemporary footwear, and from established to emerging designers. The renovation of the new Bloomingdale’s shoe department follows the example set by Saks Fifth Avenue and Selfridges.

The Ebarrito sneaker-manifesto

Ebarrito, the Made in Italy brand of accessories that made recycled leathers and an exclusive spirit its very own trademark, proposes a new sneakers collection that is a bona fide manifesto of its philosophy “re-thinking fashion”.

Expo Riva Schuh: celebrates the past and constructs the future

Expo Riva Schuh gets ready to cross the finish line of its 90th edition, paying homage to its history and roots, while also setting its sights on present and future challenges.

Espadrilles: a store in Cagliari

This past April Espadrilles inaugurated a new shop-in-shop at the Elmas airport in Cagliari.

Arkyn: the sneaker for nonconformists

Five nonconformist and creative women are the protagonists of the new Adidas ad campaign for the launching of the new Arkyn sneaker.

Boxer Mia Kang as the celebrity spokeswoman for Clarks

Boxer Mia Kang is the new face of the Clarks ad campaign filmed in the city of Hong Kong.

Moreschi, a trip to Antarctica

The destination of legendary expeditions, which has been the stuff of dreams for travellers from every epic, sees the colours and atmospheres of Antarctica inspire the Moreschi Men’s Fall/Winter 2018-19 collection. For women, a style that is a contamination of masculine-inspired influences and feminine allure.

L’Arianna: when the “California construction method” is applied to high heels

The keen entrepreneurial spirit and meticulous attention to the needs of modern women allows the L’Arianna footwear company to create an innovative shoe with the same comfort as a slipper, thanks to the use of state-of-the-art California construction methods.

Alberto Guardiani: the new site is now up and running

The new Alberto Guardiani site brings e-commerce together with the corporate area in a sole platform, in order to offer an exceptional experience when navigating among its contents.

Grisport, another “green” production facility

Founded in 1977 and specialised in the production of trekking shoes, Grisport celebrates its 40th anniversary by inaugurating a new important productive platform in Castelcucco, which is designed in accordance with eco-sustainable architectural guidelines and a spirit of innovation.

Fragiacomo between héritage and a contemporary spirit

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. 

Valerio Cavalca, mister Alexander Nicolette, has left us.

Alexander Nicolette, a company that has first enjoyed great success in Italy over the years, and subsequently also abroad, has lost their founder, who died recently.

Andrea Montelpare, a new collaboration with Elisabetta Franchi

The Big of children footwear will produce and distribute the new line “La Mia Bambina”

Tuc Tuc: “Op” vs. Punk

The kidswear brand presents two amazing contemporary style

Il Gufo lands in Moscow

… and opens a second store in Kiev

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Jul 05, 2018

India, a pathway of expansion

On the occasion of the 90th edition of Expo Riva Schuh (Riva del Garda 16-19 June 2018), CLE – Council for Leather Exports, which participated with a large number of Indian companies, presented the event’s guests with the extremely positive indicators of the Indian leather and footwear industry.

Jul 05, 2018

Trio, masculine elegance

The Polish brand with a solid reputation focuses on product quality in order to conquer European markets and attract productive partnerships.

Jul 05, 2018

Alpina: 70 years of inspiration

The story of Alpina is based on a passion for footwear, their style and comfort. But also on an ambitious vision that has supported its constant growth over time.

Jul 04, 2018

Italian footwear experiences an abrupt halt

After having ended 2017 with moderately positive indicators, pointing towards a much hoped for trend reversal, the National Footwear Assembly faces the disappointing abrupt halt of 2018’s first quarter, with an eye to generational turnover in companies.

Jul 03, 2018

Asadi: double density style and comfort

Brand new from the SS 2019 collection of Asadi, the Malaysian brand owned by Jooi Brothers, is the double density slipper presented in great style at the last edition of Expo Riva Schuh in Riva del Garda this past June.