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Gallery Shoes, fully booked

For the fourth time in a row, Gallery Shoes gets ready to kick off its spring edition, from 10 to 12 March 2019 at the Areal Böler in Düsseldorf, with all spaces fully booked and a greater number of Italian brands.

Voile Blanche, a hallmark collection

With the fall/winter 2019-20, Voile Blanche celebrates its first 15 years, proposing a collection that highlights its sports-chic DNA .

Chie Mihara: new heights

The Spanish stylist known for her footwear with soft shapes, which echo the pin-up shoe styles of the Forties, designs a collection completely dedicated to heights.

Pretty Ballerinas: flat all day long

Whoever said “flat” is not exciting, is obviously not familiar with the collections by Pretty Ballerinas, the Spanish brand that revolutionised the style of flats and all-day long wearability.

Stonefly, when the style embraces comfort technology

Stonefly once again presents a striking collection with an urban look at MICAM, proposing a line of models that renews the successful duo of style and comfort.

Giovanni Fabiani on the move!

“Feeling the movement” is the dictate set down by Giovanni Fabiani for women in the coming FW19-20 season. For a woman who is always on the move, a style that embraces sportswear, street philosophy, and active daywear with mountain contaminations.

XTI: love at first sight!

The Spanish brand of youthful footwear presents its new proposals for winter.

Elvio Zanon, when the shape becomes fashionable

New silhouettes, new geometries, for a new femininity: this is what the Elvio Zanon winter collection proposes

Beyond: a style that is out of the ordinary

Sophisticated design and mixes of materials for the FW19-20 collection by Beyond, which takes its inspiration from chunky fashion.

CLE has a new President, Aqeel Panaruna

Aqeel Panaruna is the new President of CLE, the Council of Leather Exports, the body responsible for promoting Indian leather and accessory (footwear, leather goods, leather items) exports, with support provided by the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The nomination, which took place this past January 2019, sees Aqeel Panaruna take over from former President Rafeeq Ahmed.

Luis Onofre is the new CEC President

Cleto Sagripanti stands down as President and is succeeded by Luis Onofre. Already the President of Appicaps (since May 2017), Luis Onofre will take over at the head of the CEC-European Confederation of the Footwear Industry, with his term officially commencing in March in Porto.

MICAM, a turnout of over 43 thousand visitors

An increase in Italian visitors and decrease in foreign numbers: the 87th edition of MICAM ends with over 43 thousands visitors, for results in line with the February 2018 edition.

Primato, the evolution of the work shoe

Dike, the workwear brand of shoes and apparel that designs, develops, and produces entirely in Italy, presents PRIMATO, its new line of work footwear characterised by the innovative DTRS® (Dike Total Resilience System).

Sneakers: 100% PLUG-Mi

In 2017, in Italy, sneaker sales – equal to 26.9 million pairs for a total value of 1.245,4 billion euros – are what motivated the leading Milanese producer and organiser of major events, Campus Fandango Club, to create “PLUG-Mi The Sneakers Culture Experience”.

Italian footwear, more in Hell than in Paradise

On the occasion of the Micam videoconference press event, Assocalzaturifici Director Tommaso Cancellara presented a preliminary sector report on the less than thrilling results for 2018 based on a survey conducted by the Confindustria Moda Research Centre for Assocalzaturifici. In keeping in line with the metaphor of the Divine Comedy – the theme of the fair’s advertising campaign – you could say that more than Paradise, we’re starting backslide towards Hell.

Birkenstock, 1-billion-euro goal

This is the figure that CEO Oliver Reichert confirmed he is intent on achieving with the sales of the brand in his interview with the Sole 24 Ore newspaper.

Ellesse, the relaunching

For the fifth year in a row, Nice Footwear confirms the license of the Ellesse brand and intends to relaunch it with the development of a footwear collection destined for the top retailers of apparel and footwear.

Kammi goes to Sanremo

Brand endorsers for Kammi at Sanremo are DJ Paoletta and the winners of the “Kamminando verso Sanremo” contest.

Gigi Hadid stylist for Reebok

The model Gigi Hadid has designed a new line of apparel and footwear for Reebok, with a Nineties look and the use of colour block themes.

Tu & Io by Naturino will dress children and their mothers

Brand extension for the Tu & Io label launched for SS 2019 with a project of customisable sneakers on a neutral base for mothers and their children.

The shoe flies online in the USA

The American NPD group presents the shoe as the leader in e-commerce sales: accounting for 50% of online sales in the USA.

Dior at the VAM: The New Look, the influence and a love for the UK

To Christian Dior “The Stylist of Dreams”, the V&A Museum (VAM) in London dedicates an exhibition that retraces the history and impact of one of the most important courtiers of the 20th century from 1947 to present-day times, while also underlining his close ties with the UK, his second home.

Milan and Rome celebrate the Year of the Pig

The Montenapoleone District celebrates Chinese New Year with a series of events, an exhibition, and a forum that gets ready to intercept China’s ‘shopping addicted’, alongside a repeat of the event in Rome.

KS-Safety Shoes: will make you feel safe

The mission of the Serbian company is that of safety and guaranteeing international clientele a product to wear for on-the-job protection, with a focus not only on PPE but also on the health and comfort of the worker.

Cauchos Arnedo, safety and colour

Founded in 1981 in La Rioja, Spain, Cauchos Arnedo soon earned itself an international reputation as a producer of multicolour rubber soles for the fashion and safety industries.

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Mar 20, 2019

Scarpa, 150 million-euro target

Scarpa, leading brand of mountaineering footwear, sets itself the goal of achieving 150 million euros in annual sales over the next five years.

Mar 19, 2019

Waiting for a new Super edition

Rendezvous with the 14th edition of Super, the Pitti Immagine fair dedicated to experimental and quality accessories and prêt-à-porter for women, will be at the Visconti Pavilion in via Tortona, Milan from 20 to 23 September 2019, with more than 5,700 professional visitors expected to attend.

Mar 14, 2019

Great debut for ShoesRoom by Momad

The new event organised by IFEMA in collaboration with FICE this past 1 to 3 March, attracted more than 2,700 industry professionals, who were given the opportunity to learn more about Spanish and international quality footwear in the striking ex-industrial complex of La Nave in Madrid.

Mar 11, 2019

A new collaboration between Timberland and Supreme

The boat shoe becomes street fashion.

Mar 11, 2019

Riviera del Brenta: goal of internationalisation

The visit of 14 buyers from Russia and the CIS area to the Venetian district of Rivieria, organised by ACRIB, with the support of the Venezia-Rovigo Chamber of Commerce and in collaboration with the Nuovo Centro Estero for the Veneto Region, ended on a successful note.