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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Scarpa, leading brand of mountaineering footwear, sets itself the goal of achieving 150 million euros in annual sales over the next five years.
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.
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.
The boat shoe becomes street fashion.
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.