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MICAM: a new focus on the kids’ area

With the 85th edition of MICAM, children’s footwear ascends to a new level of importance, passing from the back to […]

The CIS confirms its love for Made in Italy

With Shoes from Italy, Assocalzaturifici supported Italian businesses in two of the most promising markets belonging to the CIS: the Ukraine and Kazakhstan

The future of Imac: an evolving brand

Forty years of experience speak for themselves: the Imac brand is one of the most well-known and beloved brands in Italy and abroad for its “beautiful and comfortable” men’s women’s, and children’s footwear, because they are conceived for the well-being of the foot.

Fabi, naturalness and colour

Focus on natural shades for the Fabi Natural Color Shoes collection, which will be the protagonist at Pitti Uomo, with a collection that ties the present into the artistic legacy of the past through colours.

Chaussea, plans for development in Italy

Chaussea, the French network of stores dedicated to trendy, stylish, and comfortable shoes, arrives in Italy with an ambitious project for expansion that will see the opening of 100 stores over the next five years.

Vicco: inspiring the world of children

The Turkish company, Vicco, conquers international markets through the strength of its products

The shoe: the bloggers’ point of view

Mothers and bloggers, with the desire to present the world of children through the filter of fashion, and that’s not […]

To each his own shoes

Here are the winners of the 22nd edition of the Scarpetta d’Oro contest: the illustrations, winning story, show, and comments of leading sector figures

What will children’s footwear for the coming summer be like?

The leading brands in children’s footwear present the SS 2018 collections: a journey to discover the inspirations, trends, and designs for the coming summer season of shoes

Preview Couromoda: a more than optimistic start

Couromoda Preview: previews from the São Paulo fair, the digital congress, and European Shoe Case with Georgia Turri, trend forecaster from the ARSUTORA School

Obuv: a recovery in volume, with attention to prices

A recovery was reconfirmed with greater attention to prices: this is what emerged at the 48th edition of Obuv mir […]

Aymod, lower numbers, higher quality

The figures and contents from the recently concluded October edition.

A good work ethic and Plato’s chariot

The 37th edition of the Devotion to Work Award promoted by the Saint Crispino and Crispiniano Consortium: the winners, the celebrations, and future initiatives

Baldinini focuses on e-commerce with baldininitrend.it

The historic brand of luxury footwear from San Mauro Pascoli (FC) decided to increase its e-commerce efforts by launching a direct sales platform dedicated to its Trend line, which is managed in-house, alongside the pre-existing Baldinini portal.

WORTH Partnership Project: for those who have an idea on the back burner

December 31, 2017 will be the end of the first call for the Worth Partnership Project, the European project with which the European Union, funded by COSME, aims to support collaborations between SMEs and start-ups of designers, art & craft, and creative people, with similar technology firms and manufacturers to create innovative and disruptive products and ideas.

Take it easy with Ouigal!

The name of the brand is a buzzword created from the French ‘oui’ and the American slang ‘gal’: Made in Italy footwear made with natural materials, which inspire Bohemian and relaxed atmospheres.

Special Castaner – Manolo Blahnik capsule collection

Both of Spanish origin, for the 90th anniversary of Castañer, the Spanish brand and Manolo Blahnik presented a limited edition collection together, where the naturalness of Castañer’s acclaimed jute espadrilles is paired with the sensuality of Manolo’s stiletto heels.

Fifty shades of blue

The True Indigo capsule by Ecco captures the nuances of denim

The new Kapriol LeMans shoe launched in collaboration with Michelin

A high performance work sneaker fitted with a Michelin sole, inspired by the brand’s Alpin 5 winter tire, was presented in a preview at the last edition of A+A

Louboutin and Sabyasachi design a capsule collection of shoes

For the two designers, it is the third collaboration.

Gena: the all-daylong shoe with extendable heel

An all-daylong shoe? Oh yesss: today it is possible thanks to the brilliant invention of the young stylist from Singapore, Cherre Hermogena Eng.

Giuseppe Zanotti: expansion in Asia and Italy

New store openings and a focus on Russia

Matteo Renzi meets with Fermano’s businesses

Among the issues discussed, the Footwear crisis, the Made in Labelling and the tax wedge

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Jul 05, 2018

Alpina: 70 years of inspiration

The story of Alpina is based on a passion for footwear, their style and comfort. But also on an ambitious vision that has supported its constant growth over time.

Jul 04, 2018

Italian footwear experiences an abrupt halt

After having ended 2017 with moderately positive indicators, pointing towards a much hoped for trend reversal, the National Footwear Assembly faces the disappointing abrupt halt of 2018’s first quarter, with an eye to generational turnover in companies.

Jul 03, 2018

Asadi: double density style and comfort

Brand new from the SS 2019 collection of Asadi, the Malaysian brand owned by Jooi Brothers, is the double density slipper presented in great style at the last edition of Expo Riva Schuh in Riva del Garda this past June.

Zodiaco and Miss Italia: Italian pride

The Florentine brand (located in Gambassi Terme), which has always made 100% Made in Italy production its own personal trademark, invited the most beautiful woman in Italy, Alice Rachele Arlanch (Miss Italia 2017), to be its special guest at the last edition of Expo Riva Schuh in Riva del Garda.

Jun 25, 2018

MOMAD Metrópolis/MOMAD Shoes begins under the best of omens

Scheduled from 7 to 9 September at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, MOMAD Metrópolis, the international fair of fashion-apparel held in conjunction with the fair dedicated to footwear, MOMAD Shoes, promises to be an extremely successful edition, with more than 90 percent of its capacity already spoken for at three months from its start.