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Moda Italia and Shoes from Italy are off the starting blocks in Tokyo

Following the success of the previous editions, the 51st Moda Italia and the 61st Shoes from Italy are taking place from the 4th to the 6th of July.

Confindustria Moda makes its debut: the “ironclad” of Made in Italy

“Confindustria Moda”, the big federation which unites the entire Italian fashion system, will be fully operational starting in January 2018. It represents more than 67 thousand businesses with 581 thousand employees, and a turnover of more than 88 billion euro of which 54 billion is generated by exports.

IGF: A spotlight on retail and growth in the Italian market

Besides prioritizing quality, one of IGF’s greatest strengths is its ability to manufacture almost 80 percent of its products in-house

Where will the Italian shoe be headed in 2022?

The United States are destined to become the first market for “Made in Italy” footwear

Bordese: restyling in Milan

After a profound restyling of its flagship store and Milan headquarters, the Bruno Bordese brand reopens.

Tecnica-Dolomite purchases Nordica

Tecnica-Dolomite achieves a position of leadership on a global level by purchasing the historic Nordica brand from Benetton Sportsystem

New headquarters for NeroGiardini

Enrico Bracalente, founder and CEO of NeroGiardini, has invested 40 million euro in purchasing the area formerly occupied by the ex-sugar refinery Sadam in the district of Campiglione in Fermo.

Reebok cultivates shoes

Not just popcorn: corn can also be used to make shoes!

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

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Apr 19, 2019

Pitti Bimbo baptizes “The Kid’s Lab”

Despite a scenario that is not exactly favourable for kidswear, Pitti Bimbo gets ready for its 89th edition with a wide array of new names, including Emporio Armani, along with important re-entries and projects aimed at exalting children’s lifestyle and research.

Apr 18, 2019

Voile Blanche arrives in Paris

For its debut in Paris, Voile Blanche chooses the neighbourhood of Saint Germain-des-Prés at rue du Dragon no. 9.

Apr 16, 2019

Puma debuts in augmented reality

The new LQD Cell Origin Air sneaker promises an extraordinary experience thanks to its innovative technology.

Apr 16, 2019

Zeis Excelsa sets its sights on 50 million euros

After ending 2018 with a turnover of 30 million euros (70% of which was generated in Italy), the Marches group specialised in the production of footwear sets itself the ambitious goal of increasing its turnover to 50 million euros.

Apr 16, 2019

Scarpa aims at a new record of 150 million euros

After experiencing a growth trend of +10% for six consecutive years, along with a +17% rise in the profitability index over the last three years, Scarpa ends 2018 with 100 million euros in consolidated revenue and aims to arrive at an annual revenue of 150 million euros over the next five years.