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Michael Romberg becomes Managing Partner at Jana

Michael Romberg becomes one of the limited partners at Jana Shoes GmbH & Co. KG, thereby also becoming the Managing Partner at the subsidiary of the Wortmann Group.

Geox: the spotlight on women, China, and the USA

After a period characterized by downtrends, Geox ends 2016 with a final sales revenue of 900.8 million euro (+3% over 2015), with gross earnings equal to 47.6 million euro, corresponding to 5.3% of the turnover. At the same time, the brand reorganizes its structure in order to accelerate its growth.

Travel lighter!

As of today you can with the new Lightweight Black Hole bag by Patagonia

It’s Great Out There

Outdoor industry giants join forces to launch a coalition aimed at encouraging the public to get more active.

A complete panorama of the sector and new exhibitive themes

965 exhibitors from 40 countries: OutDoor 2017 continues down a pathway lined with successes, giving a boost to new trends.

The “Believe in Dreams” short story wins the Scarpetta d’Oro Award

The contest promoted by Acrib – The Riviera del Brenta Association of Footwear Manufacturers, in collaboration with Assocalzaturifici, awards the stories written by students.

Shoes define culture

The Villa Foscarini Rossi Footwear Museum on the “We Wear Culture” platform, together with Salvatore Ferragamo and Manolo Blahnik

Three thousand years of fashion in just one click

“We wear culture”, the world’s biggest virtual exhibition of fashion.

LVMH launches 24Sèvres.com

The historic Le Bon Marché department store located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris has been the address of reference for luxury shopping in 24, rue de Sèvres for the last 160 years, with its striking window displays and prestigious brands, inspiring also the new LVMH e-commerce site with its extremely chic façade.

Solovière: French spirit, Italian form

Winner of a special mention at Who is on Next, the Solovière brand created by Alexia Aubert will presents its original collection of footwear for the coming Spring-Summer 2018 at the next edition of Pitti Uomo (13-16 June).

In Brussels, the “Italian Shoes, European Footprint” exhibition shines the spotlight on “Made in”

The exhibition is “Italian Shoes, European footprint”, the venue is the European Parliament, and the subtext is always the same: the central importance of manufacturing in the EU industrial policy, with Made in Italy as one of its key players, and the need to create legislation in favour of the compulsory “Made in” marking.

Converse “One Piece”, a comic to celebrate the brand’s one hundred years

For its one hundredth anniversary, Converse presents the All Star One Piece

Alberto Guardiani presents Onesoul

The new unisex sneaker project will be presented at Pitti Uomo with a dedicated installation

La Siesta debuts at Pitti Uomo

The new Spanish brand with a proposal that is completely characterized by espadrilles, presents its first collection at the Florentine show dedicated to men’s fashion.

a.testoni launches the new I29

Design and functionality are merged in the new I29, which will be launched at Pitti Uomo.

Gianni Gallucci Downtown, luxury equals free time

The brand born from the creativity of Gianni Gallucci, Downtown, presents the must-haves for the SS 2018 season at Pitti Uomo.

Elisabet is granted licensing rights to Tommy Hilfiger Kid

The Marches group Elisabet signs a licensing agreement with Tommy Hilfiger for the production and distribution of the brand’s collections of children’s footwear

Voile Blanche, the never-ending journey

Voile Blanche presents a few previews of its SS 2018 collection, which will be the protagonist of the next edition of Pitti Uomo.

Maritan G and Ferretti become increasingly “rock”

Known around the world for the extremely high quality of its shoes, sophisticated and understated style, meticulous care to detail, […]

Bensimon, increasingly “limited”

In the winter collection of the iconic brand of tennis shoes, many limited editions in the most innovative materials are proposed.

Valleverde, between roots and change

The historic brand of comfortable Italian footwear embraces a new pathway between tradition and innovation. Values that can once again be found in the new FW 2017-18 collection.

Moreschi, quality, tradition, and style

Between heritage highlights and technical innovations, Moreschi presents the winter proposal for men and women.

Manas: one woman, two spirits

Manas presents a FW 2017-18 collection with two spirits, urban and casual

Brimarts, shoes that put you at ease

Brimarts presents the new FW 2017-18 collection inspired by mountains and their challenges.

Runic turns 70

The company from the Riviera del Brenta celebrates 70 years of activity and remembers its founder Tonino Caccin, who started the adventure in 1947.

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Nov 21, 2018

Shoes From Italy: unmissable event for business in the CIS area

After Obuv’ Mir Koži in Moscow, Italian footwear and leather goods headed by Assocalzaturifici made a stopover in Ukraine and Kazakhstan, which to date are considered two of the most important markets in the CIS area.

Nov 21, 2018

87MICAM: it’s time to go to Paradise

The next edition of Micam will be held from 10 to 13 February 2019 at Fiera Milano Rho, where more than 45 thousand visitors are expected to attend: ‘Be inspired by Art, ye who enter’

Nov 21, 2018

Uniwork: a long road, in complete safety

The brand of the Over Teak Group positions itself among the leading realities in the safety industry with innovative and quality certified products.

Nov 20, 2018

At the feet of workers

Electricians, assemblers, healthcare workers, and farmers… tell us about the strengths and defects of the shoes they wear every day for work.

Nov 20, 2018

The White Mantles are granted to the winners of the 38th annual Devotion to Work Award

The traditional awards ceremony for the footwear industry’s Devotion to Work Awards was held in Vigevano by the national SS Crispin and Crispinian Consortium.