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MICAM, a turnout of over 43 thousand visitors

An increase in Italian visitors and decrease in foreign numbers: the 87th edition of MICAM ends with over 43 thousands visitors, for results in line with the February 2018 edition.

Primato, the evolution of the work shoe

Dike, the workwear brand of shoes and apparel that designs, develops, and produces entirely in Italy, presents PRIMATO, its new line of work footwear characterised by the innovative DTRS® (Dike Total Resilience System).

Sneakers: 100% PLUG-Mi

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”.

Italian footwear, more in Hell than in Paradise

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.

Birkenstock, 1-billion-euro goal

This is the figure that CEO Oliver Reichert confirmed he is intent on achieving with the sales of the brand in his interview with the Sole 24 Ore newspaper.

Ellesse, the relaunching

For the fifth year in a row, Nice Footwear confirms the license of the Ellesse brand and intends to relaunch it with the development of a footwear collection destined for the top retailers of apparel and footwear.

Kammi goes to Sanremo

Brand endorsers for Kammi at Sanremo are DJ Paoletta and the winners of the “Kamminando verso Sanremo” contest.

Gigi Hadid stylist for Reebok

The model Gigi Hadid has designed a new line of apparel and footwear for Reebok, with a Nineties look and the use of colour block themes.

Tu & Io by Naturino will dress children and their mothers

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.

The shoe flies online in the USA

The American NPD group presents the shoe as the leader in e-commerce sales: accounting for 50% of online sales in the USA.

Dior at the VAM: The New Look, the influence and a love for the UK

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.

Milan and Rome celebrate the Year of the Pig

The Montenapoleone District celebrates Chinese New Year with a series of events, an exhibition, and a forum that gets ready to intercept China’s ‘shopping addicted’, alongside a repeat of the event in Rome.

KS-Safety Shoes: will make you feel safe

The mission of the Serbian company is that of safety and guaranteeing international clientele a product to wear for on-the-job protection, with a focus not only on PPE but also on the health and comfort of the worker.

Cauchos Arnedo, safety and colour

Founded in 1981 in La Rioja, Spain, Cauchos Arnedo soon earned itself an international reputation as a producer of multicolour rubber soles for the fashion and safety industries.

Defentex Cut Ultra Light 18GG – Safety and comfort at your fingertips

For over 25 years, Filtes International has been state-of-the-art in the production of technical yarns for the personal safety sector.

On the eve of the 87th edition of MICAM, Asso announces the acquisition of KEYS

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.

Dirk Bikkembergs, new development with Gbg

The Dirk Bikkembergs footwear license passes from Zeis Excelsa – historic owner of the brand – to Global Brand Group, a reality with its headquarters in Hong Kong, which is controlled by Levitas.

A+A expands in Hall 1, increasing its offering

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.

Trend and comfort vocation

A trendy and comfortable style are the keystones of the Spanish brand that has dressed three generations of women and, since 2003, has also defined the elegance of men. In the new collection, a wide array of proposals that renew the mission of style and well-being.

With Nitro S3, protection from rain and liquids

The collection of SPARCO® Teamworks safety products extends to include a new product, Nitro S.3, an innovative footwear model covered in waterproof microfiber.

The WAQ proposal arrives from the Golf

WAQ – an acronym of Worldwide Aspirations Qualitatively – represents not only the top brand of Al-Waquia Shoes Co LLc, but is also considered a leader in the Golf for the production and exports of safety, military, and occupational footwear.

Multicolor: all the colors of the world in a recyclable project

The world of fashion is always on the lookout for new creative sources of inspiration and new ideas. Cauchos Arnedo, which is specialized in the production of soles for the fashion, occupational, and safety industries, replies to this need with the Multicolor line.

Superhouse group: with Forester, workplace accidents involving cuts are a thing of the past

The new range of Forester boots protects the foot with each step taken, thanks to their complete cut-resistance. It is the answer to workers who come into contact with chainsaws or who work in environments that are at high risk to cuts.

Cofra: focus on sustainability with GREEN-FIT

GREEN FIT is a completely ecological project: the line of footwear developed by Cofra respects the environment by using innovative and eco-sustainable materials.

Atlantic Stars: a new distributive map and store in Milan

After the private equity firm Alcedo acquired a 60% stake in Atlantic Stars, the brand’s manager, Luigi Rebellato, will now focus on redesigning the distributive map of the brand.

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Aug 03, 2019

OXS: 90’s and mountain inspiration

For the coming summer, at Micam, the brand presents a vintage-styled sneaker renewed in its colours and materials, with clear inspirations coming from free climbing, as the theme of summer 2020.

Aug 03, 2019

Elvio Zanon, six words for a successful formula

Elvio Zanon, brand owned by the Bruel Spa shoe factory, celebrates twenty years of the company with a contemporary and innovative collection.

Aug 03, 2019

Docksteps presents Chunky and Virginia

At Micam, the brand presents a formal sneaker for Him and the Nineties-inspired running shoe for Her.

Aug 03, 2019

Fessura, when style is innovation

Fessura, the brand of innovative Band footwear, presents a SS2020 collection at Micam 88, which renews the identity that is a blend of athletic and urban, and functionality and aesthetics.

Aug 03, 2019

CULT: Summer 2020 is Young

The new SS 2020 collection of Cult on show at Micam confirms the rebel style of the brand with stud details characterised by an essential design, but also exquisite mesh, bright bows, feathers, and tone-on-tone metallic appliqués that enrich shoes, sneakers and sandals.