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.
For over 25 years, Filtes International has been state-of-the-art in the production of technical yarns for the personal safety sector.
The company from Fermo extends its portfolio of brands, which alongside the directly owned brands of ASSO and Balducci, also includes the license for Laura Biagiotti Dolls and those recently acquired for Gaëlle Paris and Caénoir Kids.
The most important trade fair for safety, security and health at work, A+A 2019, is getting ready to embark on a new adventure with its next edition scheduled from 5 to 8 November 2019 in Düsseldorf, hosting a selection of more than 2,000 exhibitors.
Giuseppe Zanotti presents Blabber, the new sneaker capsule collection created from the collaboration with the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd.
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.
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.
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.
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.