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Voile Blanche, style and research

It is in the DNA of the brand to match a contemporary style with technological research for leisure time wear, a characteristic that is renewed in the FW19-20 collection with two sneakers destined to become icons.

Hide & Jack for Amici 18

The luxury sneakers of Hide&Jack, the Italian brand founded in 2014 by brother and sister Alberto and Nicola Franceschi, are the new companions to young talents from the hotbed of Amici 18.

Clarks Originals, between past and future

An eye to the past while looking ahead to the future: Clarks Originals presents the FW19-20 season with new models inspired by iconic classics from its archive.

Gallucci, an urban-trendy collection

Urban that embraces the coolest trends of the moment.

Farfetch acquires Stadium Goods and focuses on sneakers and streetwear

The English luxury retail platform Farfetch acquired the Stadium Goods marketplace specialized in athletic footwear and apparel.

Melissa /Hello Kitty

Melissa and Hello Kitty together to the joy of children everywhere.

Mytheresa enters the universe of kids

The luxury e-commerce site owned by Neiman Marcus expands its offering by focusing on apparel and accessories for children with Mytheresa Kids to be launched in January 2019. The debut will accordingly feature 35 top-end brands and collections aimed at girls and boys aged 2 to 12 years old, and babies and toddlers aged 0 to 36 months.

WOOPY, happiness at your feet

Well-being starts at an early age, with special attention paid to the feet of children, in order to guarantee comfort and the correct development and health of the feet.

Bimba y Lola continues to grow in the Italian market

The well-known Spanish brand founded in 2006 by the two sisters María and Uxía Domíngueze continues to experience growth in the Italian market, and after its flagship store in Rome, it now inaugurates a Pop-Up Store in Bologna.

Salar Milano: not only bags, but now also shoes

The brand created by Salar Bicheranloo and Francesca Monaco in 2010, which is known for its designer bags created using atypical materials and productive processes for leather goods, has decided to extend its offering to include also footwear.

The debut of 8 by Yoox, the first brand launched by the fashion and accessories e-shop

‘8 by Yoox’: this is the name of the first line of apparel and accessories created by the online fashion giant founded in 1999 and headed by Federico Marchetti, CEO of Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP).

NR Rapisardi presents Stretch your life

The historic Florentine brand of footwear presents the youthful Stretch Your Life SS 2019 line, New Age, for a style that is both ironic and fun.

Fly Flot: going towards an annual revenue of 18 million euros

The merger, a youthful management team, and a focus on sports fashion.

Mario Valentino between fashion, design, and art

From his first steps in the footwear industry to his success as a market leader in the luxury segment: both a personal and entrepreneurial story, featuring exceptional partnerships and iconic models. The novel that reconstructs the intense adventure of Mario Valentino.

High Frequency processes for the Safety Industry

Constant innovation and attention to quality and the customer have allowed New and Best to become partner to the main protagonists in the worldwide sector of fashion. Specialised in the design and production of materials and accessories for footwear, leather goods, and apparel, New and Best has also made the experience and know-how of its thirty-plus years available to the safety industry, while applying its innovative technologies for the development of specific product lines to it.

The fashion table reopens

On Tuesday 9 October, at MISE [the Ministry of Economic Development], the first round table of the Italian Committee of Fashion and Accessories was held and presided over by Minister Luigi Di Maio.

Superhouse Group. For women who work, the Super Lady Collection

Among the leading producers and exporters of safety footwear in India, at Expo Protection, Superhouse Group presents the exclusive Super Lady Collection.

Industry 4.0: ideal for the safety shoe

With an increasing number of mandatory regulations for occupational safety coming into force, in recent years, protective footwear has undergone […]

Jolly Scarpe. Safety, with style and attention to the environment

In Montebelluna, in the heart of the district renowned for its technical and quality footwear, for the last 30 years, Jolly Scarpe Spa has been operating in the world of professional footwear.

Footwear and the market of PPE: what changes

Standardisation has arrived late in the footwear industry, at the end of 2000, but today it is no longer possible to avoid the harmonization of procedures. Without this restricting the creativity of designers or new techniques and new materials, standardisation allows for the creation of assessment procedures and the exchange of tools essential for the global market.

The German Design Award goes to Stretchfit Slip on S1P

Specialised in the sector of workwear and safety shoes, the Stretchfit Slip on S1P shoe by the Würth Modyf Group was granted the prestigious German Design Award, which awards the most innovative projects on the German and international design panorama.

Crocs closes its production facilities

Crocs, the US brand of multicolor eva clogs, has announced the closure of its last two factories owned in Mexico and Italy. The aim is to rationalize production activities in order to increase profitability and focus on online activities.

Calmoda, equilibrium between quality, price, and design

A family-run business launched 40 years ago in Elche, Spain, Calmoda is specialised in the production of women’s footwear with an exclusively Made in Spain product.

A change in management for PittaRosso

After seven years at the head of PittaRosso, Andrea Cipolloni passes the baton to Marcello Pace, a prestigious manager with a long career at Bata Shoe Organization, which ended with his nomination as President of Bata Europe.

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Jan 18, 2019

Italian Artisan: let’s rock Made in Italy

“I like to define Italian Artisan not only as a B2B platform but also as an artisanal ecosystem, a community that works with the aim of bringing the most important manufacturing tradition worldwide – that of Made in Italy – into the future of commerce”.

Jan 18, 2019

MosShoes: projects and successes

From 10 to 13 September, in the “Crocus Expo” International Exhibition Centre in Moscow, the appointment was renewed with Mos Shoes, the most important event for the Russian leather and footwear industry for the last 20-plus years. The next edition will be held from 12 to 15 March 2019.

Jan 18, 2019

Moda Made in Italy gets ready for its new edition in March 2019

Held in Munich from 30 September to 2 October 2018, the edition dedicated to presenting the summer collections is now at an end, and the event promoted by Assocalzaturifici gets ready to present its next edition to members of the trade, and especially German operators, from 24 to 26 March 2019. Once again, Italian quality shoes will star as the protagonists.

Jan 18, 2019

Expo Riva Schuh: the uniqueness of being a ‘widespread fair’

From 12 to 15 January 2019, the Riva del Garda fair returns to inaugurate the footwear fashion season, offering sector operators a different and unique way to do business that will involve the entire territory, while presenting an offering that is even more comprehensive and complete today thanks to its conjunction with Gardabags.

Jan 18, 2019

Shopper-First Retailing Salesforce’s research on the world of retailing

The American company analysed the responses of over 6,000 consumers and 1.4 billion visits to the main e-commerce portals.