The Marches brand founded in the Seventies and taken over by Elvio Silvagni’s Silver1 in 2015 announces the success of its children’s line launched with the SS 2019 and ends 2018 with a turnover of 19 million euros, which is one million euro more than what was forecasted.
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.
Fifty years ago, in the wake of the excitement surrounding the first moon landing, Moon Boot was born. Today, with preparations being made for the mission to Mars, the brand of the iconic snow boot looks to the sand of the red planet for its inspiration and launches its first summer collection.
The capsule collection that is fruit of the collaboration between the Roy Roger’s brand of jeans and the American brand Sebago was presented at Pitti Uomo.
The maple leaf brand presents its new vintage line at Pitti Uomo, which reedits the iconic Jimmy sneaker.
At Pitti Uomo, the brand with its unmistakable yellow octagon logo presents a reedition of the historic Carrarmato design, representing the first sole ever conceived and produced by Vitale Bramani in 1937, which will now be re-proposed in a collection of sandals for leisure time and the beach.
With 8 million euros in sales recorded in 2018, the brand from Forlì debuts at Pitti Uomo in Florence with its own space in the Urban Panorama section.