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Pitti Bimbo: an increasing focus on research and lifestyles

Platform of reference for children’s fashions and lifestyles, the 87th edition of Pitti Bimbo will feature 557 brands, of which 347 hailing from abroad, with a forecasted turnout of more than 10 thousand visitors in Florence.

Fabi presents “Lamaxi”

A women’s sneaker that goes back in time to the Nineties, for the brand new distribution strategies of the label.

Artioli opens a new showroom in Milan

A prestigious headquarters in the heart of the Milan Fashion District.

One Star, all-around glamour

Fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni revamps the Converse One Star in a glam key, with a cascade of glitter.

Asics: in the spirit of sunflowers

Asics Corporation celebrates the 100th birthday of its founder with a special collection inspired by the joy and colours of sunflowers: KO100.

Ugg, a limited edition for the launching of “Solo”

For the upcoming release of “Solo: a Star Wars Story” on 25 May, UGG launches its fourth project of collaboration with Star Wars.

ARSUTORIA and FDRA: a memorandum of understanding for training

The Italian ARSUTORIA school will make available to US brands its many years of experience in teaching style and product engineering.

The Alcedo private equity firm enters in Atlantic Star

Strong from the successes achieved in just five years of activity, Atlantic Star cements a deal with the investor Alcedo SGR in order to put the pedal to the metal on internationalisation.

Scooter sets its sights on Europe

The brand, a leader in Turkey for its production of boots and Watertight outdoor footwear, will be present at the next edition of Expo Riva Schuh, in Hall B5, Stand A30.

The new home of Confindustria Moda

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Confindustria Moda headquarters took place yesterday, 15 May, in Milan with Vincenzo Boccia and Claudio Marenzi in attendance: the building that was previously the home-laboratory to Nicky Chini brings together under one roof all of the sector’s associations ((Aimpes, Aip, Anfao, Assocalzaturifici and Federorafi, with the only exception being Unic), the respective service providers and connected fairs, as well as the offices of the Federation itself.

Papal shoes on show at the MET

Inaugurated with a dazzling event, where VIPs wore fantastical apparel inspired by Catholic iconography.

Adidas: more than 1 million sneakers made of recycled plastic

Adidas sneakers made from recycled ocean plastic have met up with resounding success worldwide, registering one million pairs sold, just one and a half years from the project’s launching in partnership with Parley.

Foot Locker: online sales lead to store closures

110 Foot Locker store closings in 2018.

Frau: a new site and new goals for international expansion

In conjunction with the launching of the new Spring-Summer 2018 collection, Frau presents its new online site, frau.it.

Melissa with Vivienne Westwood, renews Anglomania

The collaboration between Melissa and Vivienne Westwood is reinforced by a new exciting project that has led to the creation of the first VW+Melissa unisex sneaker.

“Manolo” shoes also in Singapore

Manolo Blahnik’s plans for expansion in Asia continue with a new opening in Singapore.

Gumshoes clean up Amsterdam

Walking the streets of Amsterdam you will never again have to suffer the indignity of chewing gum adhering to the bottom of your shoes: the Dutch Explicit Wear brand has scraped up all the gum littering the streets of the city and has created a limited edition sneaker destined to create a sensation.

Puma: biodesign for performance

Puma has chosen Milan Design Week 2018 to launch its latest biodesign discoveries developed with MIT- the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, which are destined to improve the performance of athletes.

The factory of beauty

Gucci opens ArtLab in Scandicci, as a temple of beauty and Made in Italy craft workmanship, where the brand’s footwear and bags will be developed.

Minblower mania

Fifty collaborations for Mindblower: Fila celebrates the return of its iconic 1995 model, by launching a collection destined to create […]

Four brothers for a sneaker capsule collection

“Mexico”, three sneakers decorated with American symbolic themes

Nine West files for bankruptcy

In the end, Nine West filed for bankruptcy. Last week it filed for Chapter 11 protection with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, putting an end to rumours that had been circulating for the last few months.

A sneaker for the new Clergerie Paris website

An innovative and striking design, a handwoven two-tone raffia upper, with a high performance sole and dynamic shape, in both a low-cut and hi-cut version: extremely attractive, Clergerie unisex sneakers are exclusively sold on the new online website of the French luxury footwear brand.

Bloomingdale’s inaugurates the new “shoe floor”

Not just a simple new layout dedicated to luxury footwear, but a bona fide design temple for shoes where it is possible to find a little bit of everything: from luxury to contemporary footwear, and from established to emerging designers. The renovation of the new Bloomingdale’s shoe department follows the example set by Saks Fifth Avenue and Selfridges.

The Ebarrito sneaker-manifesto

Ebarrito, the Made in Italy brand of accessories that made recycled leathers and an exclusive spirit its very own trademark, proposes a new sneakers collection that is a bona fide manifesto of its philosophy “re-thinking fashion”.

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Jan 17, 2019

WFC: digitalization and sustainability in footwear

A public strongly characterised by the presence of footwear manufacturers: this is the promise of the 6th WFC – World Footwear Congress, which will be held on 4 and 5 April 2019 in Naples.

Jan 17, 2019

No. 22 by Pepe Jeans: being trendy by combatting pollution!

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Jan 16, 2019

Micam: goes to Paradise between classic and brand new products

The world of footwear gets ready to kick off the 87th edition of MICAM, which opens under the claim “Be inspired by Art, ye who enter”.

Jan 16, 2019

CIMAC, your partner for innovation, monitoring, consultancy, and analyses

Across-the-board interview with engineer Giuseppe Bellotti, Technical Director of CIMAC, the Italian Centre for Footwear Application Materials

Jan 12, 2019

FotoShoe 30 01/19 – January 2019

The new issue of FotoShoe 30, January 2019, is now available | Presented at Expo Riva Schuh