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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In keeping with the increasingly widespread phenomenon of sneakers, the Agnona 2.28 shoe made from exquisite cashmere makes its debut.
After the debut of the PMG #Black Lab line of apparel for teenagers, on the occasion of Expo Riva Schuh, Primigi completed the Total Look of the new proposal with a footwear collection specially dedicated to it.
In the wake of the free trade agreement signed with Mercosur, on 30 June, the EU signed another important free trade agreement with Vietnam that calls for the almost complete elimination (99%) of all duties between the two regions.
Jooi Brothers, the Malaysian leader in the production of single and dual-density PVC slip-ons with its brand Asadi, debuted at the 92nd edition of Expo Riva Schuh with a new range of slip-ons made from an innovative antibacterial and antifungal material that ensures maximum hygiene when walking.
Saydo redefines the concept of comfort, presenting collections that combine well-being with a fresh and youthful style.