July 1, 2015 Read More →

Ravel Appoints Spanish Distributor

As part of an international development strategy to grow the Ravel brand within new European territories, Ravel is pleased to announce the appointment of Albion 1879 SL as the official distributor of its footwear collection in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.   The recently signed agreement will see Ravel working with Albion 1879 SL from spring/summer […]

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June 1, 2015 Read More →

The science behind fashion: University of Northampton student comes up with a glowing design for Graduate Fashion Week

Combining fashion with chemistry is not something that most fashion students would consider, but Daniyal Khan, a third year Footwear and Accessories student at the University of Northampton, did just that and has created a ground-breaking technological glow in the dark leather solution. Having come from a scientific background, Daniyal was studying medicine before deciding […]

May 31, 2015 Read More →

D3O secures £13m in new funding from Beringea and Entrepreneurs Fund

 D3O, the UK-based company which provides impact protection solutions for leading global footwear brands Dr. Martens and Karrimor, has announced today that it has raised a total of £13 million in funding from its existing investor Entrepreneurs Fund and new investor Beringea, to support the further expansion of the company’s impact protection products and international […]

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May 31, 2015 Read More →

Chatham announces William Fox-Pitt as brand ambassador

British rider and eventing World No 1, William Fox-Pitt, signs as a brand ambassador for leading British footwear brand, Chatham. The official signing took  place in May at Badminton Horse Trials, on Chatham Stand 17. Bringing William Fox-Pitt on board further cements Chatham’s commitment to the country market, as it continues to sponsor the Badminton […]

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May 31, 2015 Read More →

The Society of Shoe Fitters Announces new President: Professor Wesley Vernon, O.B.E. Phd.

In my first address as the new President of the Society of Shoe Fitters I must give thanks to a number of people. Firstly to Ellie Dickins, our immediate Past President for providing such excellent leadership in her two years in office. Ellie has been an extremely ‘hands on’ President representing the organisation at many […]

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May 18, 2015 Read More →

SKECHERS TO DONATE MORE THAN 62,000 PAIRS OF BOBS SHOES FOR EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS IN NEPAL

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – May 14, 2015 – SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) today announced that through the Company’s charitable footwear donation program, BOBS from SKECHERS, it will give more than 62,000 pairs of new shoes to support children affected by the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. This much-needed donation will add to the Company’s 11 […]

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers is thrilled to announce they are a major supporter of the V&A exhibition Shoes: Pleasure and Pain.
May 18, 2015 Read More →

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers is thrilled to announce they are a major supporter of the V&A exhibition Shoes: Pleasure and Pain.

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers, one of the oldest London livery companies, is a major supporter of the upcoming Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) exhibition Shoes: Pleasure and Pain. The Cordwainers Company will also be hosting the second National Footwear Student of the Year Award ceremony in the wonderful surroundings of the V&A on 18 […]

Specialist Technician in Fashion (Footwear)
May 12, 2015 Read More →

Specialist Technician in Fashion (Footwear)

Technical Services   £10,002 – £10,857 (2 days per week, 34 weeks, term-time only)   The Royal College of Art is the world’s most influential institution of university status devoted to the study of art, design, humanities and communication and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, practice and research. The facilities and technical […]

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May 8, 2015 Read More →

University of Northampton students selected for Graduate Fashion Week with the help of top fashion designer

Prestigious fashion designer, Robert Cary-Williams, was part of the University of Northampton’s judging panel to decide which students will showcase their final year collection on the Catwalk at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week. A graduate of Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design in London and a contemporary of Alexander McQueen, Robert set up […]

New Camel Active “Roadside” retail concept
May 7, 2015 Read More →

New Camel Active “Roadside” retail concept

Berlin, May 2015 – With the “Roadside” retail concept, Camel Active wins people over at national and international points of sale with several openings. The highlights currently include the newly opened store in downtown Cologne, Germany. Great importance is placed on the use of authentic materials in all new stores and in the shop-in-shop areas: […]