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Serafini, sustainable mission

In reply to a fashion industry that is increasingly on the lookout for sustainable materials, Serafini, the leader in the sector of sustainable materials and adhesive tapes for footwear, leather goods, and leather apparel from Civitanova Marche, presents Wax Coat and Agavina.

Let’s Upcycle

25 years old and from Boston, she works for Reebok not as a designer, but as a graphic artist. In her free time, she fuels her passion for shoes and upcycling by creating products that are bona fide works of art.

Clarks, about to celebrate the Desert Boot’s 70th anniversary

Star of the heritage collection and soon-to-be protagonist at Pitti Uomo, the Desert Boot by Clarks is about to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

Hogan: choose your favourite “H”

Hogan renews the ‘Hogan By You’ personalised project.

Zanotti launches Blabber

Giuseppe Zanotti presents Blabber, the new sneaker capsule collection created from the collaboration with the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd.

Pretty Ballerinas, timeless chic

Olympia di Grecia, after having lent her face and name to a Pretty Ballerinas collection, today becomes a stylist and designs two bon-ton models.

JD Stores grow in Italy

The multinational British group JD Sports continues with its plans for expansion in Italy with the inauguration on 11 May of a new store in Nola (NA) at the Vulcano Buono shopping mall.

Possession: all ways equal

For its fortieth anniversary, Melissa revamps Melissa Possession with new colours, entrusting its promotion to young talents in NY, through an ad campaign rife with the atmosphere of the Nineties.

X-Swift, the future of athleisure

BASF, Longterm Concept, and Gu Guoyi collaborated to create X-Swift, an athleisure shoe for the mass market that features four innovative and advanced BASF materials with the latest automation technology for footwear.

Me.Land, Meaker P. for the new e-store

Me.Land announces the launching of its e-store and on the occasion proposes a limited-edition collection personalised by the artist P.

Docksides are covered in Sunrise fabric

The directly owned brand of Basic Net, Sebago, and the Sease lifestyle brand founded by Franco and Giacomo Loro Piana, inaugurate a new partnership with Docksides as the protagonist.

The Flexx purchases NR Rapisardi

The Pistoia-based company signed an agreement to acquire a 90% share in the Florentine brand of high-end women’s footwear.

Crocs rocks Kiss

A limited edition capsule collection arises from the partnership with the most explosive rock band of all times, Kiss.

Birkenstock, the sweet nothing

The Birkenstock x Il Pellicano capsule collection celebrates the completely Italian art of enjoying your free time in relaxation and contemplation.

China-USA, with new import tariffs, 7 billion dollars in extra costs

According to the FDRA – Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America association, the trade war between the USA and China could cost American households 7 billion dollars.

Wolverine Worldwide, first quarter with negative results and the decision to invest in Italy

A negative start for Wolverine Worldwide with profits and sales down, but the forecasts for 2019 are positive.

Luigino Rossi, a Courageous Captain

Symbolic entrepreneurial local figure and man whose life has served as an example to younger generations, Luigino Rossi was honoured with the “I nostri Capitani Coraggiosi” [Our Courageous Capitans] award by the City of Fiesso d’Artico.

Luisaviaroma, agreement with Secoo

Luisaviaroma and Secoo signed an agreement that starting in June will bring the brands of the Florentine concept store to the e-commerce site of the leading Chinese luxury platform.

Geox, first quarter at a complete halt

Geox slows down during the first quarter, recording a -1.3% drop in revenue, with sales amounting to 260.9 million euros.

Learning about technology with Gioseppo

The Gioseppo charity branch known as the Esperanza Pertusa Foundation has set into motion a project dedicated to the technical education of underprivileged girls in Kenya, Girl4Tech, which allows them access to 21st century professional jobs.

Ecco receives the Danish Design Award

Adopting a circular production, while also creating an excellent product in terms of design at the same time.

Sergio Rossi, new store in NY

Sergio Rossi continues with its plans for retail expansion in North America and, after Las Vegas, opens a new store in New York at 680 Madison Avenue.

Tod’s, down -4.3% this past quarter, while retail follows an uptrend

Tod’s: presents the new quarter statement and announces a -4.3% drop in sales revenue caused by the wholesale channel. Roger Vivier is the only brand of the group to experience growth.

Puma new collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld

Puma presented the images of the new collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld, the Roma and Roma Armour sneakers.

May the force be with Toms

The California-based brand creates a capsule collection dedicated to the cult Star Wars epic space-opera, in conjunction with the launching of the latest episode “The rise of Skywalker”, which is scheduled for release in December.

Upcoming events
Gallery Düsseldorf
Jul 20 - Jul 22, 2019
Jul 21 - Jul 23, 2019
Moda Footwear
Aug 04 - Aug 06, 2019
The Materials Show
Aug 06 - Aug 07, 2019
Jul 11, 2019

When cashmere makes the sneaker

In keeping with the increasingly widespread phenomenon of sneakers, the Agnona 2.28 shoe made from exquisite cashmere makes its debut.

Jul 08, 2019

Primigi presents PMG #Black Lab

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.

Jul 08, 2019

Free trade with Vietnam

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.

Jul 05, 2019

Asadi, walking in colour and good health

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.

Jul 05, 2019

Saydo, a new concept of comfort

Saydo redefines the concept of comfort, presenting collections that combine well-being with a fresh and youthful style.