Exciting opportunity to revitalise Brantano, one of the nation’s best known and most loved shoe retail brands

As one of the UK’s largest shoe retailers, Brantano is a household name throughout the UK, and is likely to attract loyalty and recognition from consumers. The well-known and respected brand and related intellectual property (IP) assets are being brought to market by Metis Partners, the award-winning commercial intellectual property consulting firm, on behalf of […]

Graduate Fashion Week – Clarks Footwear Award

Graduate Fashion Week – Clarks Footwear Award

The Clarks Footwear Award was awarded to Megan Davies of University of South Wales for her multi-level sustainability elements and her wearable and current design. Judges for the award included Rosie McKissock (Pictured) and Helen Richards-Rees of Clarks, and Hannah Rochell of the Evening Standard and EnBrogue. Megan Davies was presented the award by Rosie […]

GRADUATE FASHION WEEK PRESENTS THE SHORTLIST FOR THIS YEAR’S GALA AWARDS SHOW

Today, on the final day of Graduate Fashion Week 2017, press, industry experts, friends and families alike will wait and watch in anticipation as the top 25 student’s collections hit the runway one more time, hoping to impress this year’s judges and win one of the prestigious Gala Awards. Now in its 26th year, Graduate […]

New CFO at the Wortmann Group

New CFO at the Wortmann Group

Dr Tobias Seng succeeding Dr Wolfgang Illers Detmold, 31 May 2017 – On the 31st of May, at the end of the 2016/17 fiscal year, Dr Wolfgang Illers, the long-standing CEO of the Wortmann Group, will be retiring after more than 26 years. Dr Tobias Seng (44) will be the new Chief Financial Officer of […]

Introducing the Ravel and V&A AW17 Collection ‘New Opulence’

Introducing the Ravel and V&A AW17 Collection ‘New Opulence’

Ravel continues to be inspired by the world-leading collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum to bring you a second exclusive collection, created for AW17. The sensational AW17 range features four styles including a patterned boot, high heeled court, gold trimmed sandal and decorative slipper. The new collection takes inspiration from the V&A’s incredible Theatre […]

Mephisto is expanding its handbag collection

Mephisto is expanding its handbag collection

In addition to the expansion of its sandal collection, the French shoe manufacturer is also expanding its handbag collection. · The finest leather quality goes hand-in-hand with sophisticated functionality · Feminine elegance, from sporty to classical to glamorous Sarrebourg: This fascinating collection features an innovative mix of sporty and feminine elegance, emphasizing the individuality of […]

CAPRICE achieve record results

CAPRICE achieve record results

Shoe manufacturer uses virtual means to bring production to the head office at Pirmasens – With a view to concluding the fiscal year with record figures in sales and marketing at the end of May, the CAPRICE shoe factory realigns itself, thereby strengthening its position as an innovative shoe manufacturer. The head office in Pirmasens […]

Summer of Love

Summer of Love

It was 1967, the summer of love – an unrepeatable period of time that captured a certain innocence and freedom that was to be unleashed throughout every aspect of life. As the world of fashion seemed to change with every intake of breath, a considerable number of small shoe-making businesses were beginning to spring up […]

The search is on for the country’s tiniest model!

The search is on for the country’s tiniest model!

THEY may be tiny shoes to fill but family footwear retailer Charles Clinkard is looking for the UK’s next top model to showcase its range of first shoes. It may be baby steps to a full time career on the catwalk but new parents are invited to put their children’s terrific tootsies forward to feature […]

EARLY SIGNINGS BOOST MODA’S S/S 18 LINE UP

EARLY SIGNINGS BOOST MODA’S S/S 18 LINE UP

National trade exhibition confirms host of early signings   New Body/Active area will launch for s/s 18   Last season’s debutantes return after successful autumn edition   National trade fashion exhibition Moda has confirmed that a significant percentage of last season’s exhibitors have already committed to the s/s 18 edition. The show has revealed a […]