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On April the 2nd, at the Hospital of Cesena, a dean of the Italian and international footwear sector passed away.
“Marche et Démarche. Une histoire de la chaussure”: the exhibition, on show at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris, look at the essential role played by this accessory in daily life passing through different eras, cultures, and social groups.
It’s Moon Star Shoes that are the most expensive shoes in the world and they were created by an Italian designer, Antonio Vietri.
An award for job dedication, but also a great celebration for workers in the industry: the 39th edition of the “Devotion to Work – Celebrating Mankind” Awards, organized by the Saint Crispino and Crispiniano Consortium in Vigevano saw the passing of the baton from Mario Martinoli to Giovanni Torielli.
At the Museum of Costume and Fashion, for the very first time, an exhibition explores the history, symbolic role and economic value of footwear, from classical times to the modern era.
Spanish footwear gets ready to leave behind a lasting impression also at Micam in September, with the participation of 215 brands and a quality offering capable of satisfying the expectations and desires of a diversified public of professional visitors.
At the Luxury Summit organised by 24Ore Business School in Milan this past June, the speeches revolved around the impact of technological development on purchasing behaviour and new brand strategies, with a place of importance also reserved for the theme of sustainability, which is increasingly understood as a concept that regards the entire supply chain, and not just the company itself. 360° sustainability, which sees inclusivity (and especially disability) as an opportunity for growth in terms of public approval and economic return.
It is with a feeling of great expectation that Italian footwear manufacturers look to the up-and-coming trade fairs in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Russia, with La moda italiana in Almaty, La moda italiana in Kiev and Obuv mir Koži in Moscow, all areas that continue to be characterised by negative sales trends.
MICAM returns to Fieramilano from 15 to 18 September, with the main squares reconfirmed and the addition of a new important area: the launching of the Players District.
A fair enhanced and extended to a total of three days with the intent of intercepting the new opportunities made possible by the signing of the Mercosur-EU free trade agreement: with these contents, Couromoda gets ready for its next edition from 13 to 15 January 2020 in São Paulo, Brazil.
Increasingly the platform of reference for German and international footwear operators, the Dusseldorf fair celebrates its fifth edition from 1 to 3 September 2019 with all spaces fully booked and the debut of a new location for Kids, along with the live fashion shows of ‘Gallery Shoes Selected Show’.
The preliminary results of the Florentine trade fair for children’s fashion point toward an estimated 10 thousand visitors: 5,100 buyers of which 2,400 were international and coming from 80 foreign countries, with decisive markets for kidswear like the United Kingdom, the United States and France all on the rise.
Dante’s allegorical journey, which first began three years ago, comes full circle and MICAM, from 15 to 18 September at FieraMilano, accompanies us to the final “celestial gates of paradise, where Beauty reigns supreme”.
At the next edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence, U.S. Polo Assn. presents its new summer proposals characterised by a unique style with close connections to the sportswear world. The brand’s exhibition space at the fair, inspired by a Polo Club Lounge Bar, will host a DJ set with social VIP Catherine Poulain and the artistic customisations of Ennio Sinna.