BIG FASHION SHOW OVER THE ROOFTOPS OF BERLIN

BIG FASHION SHOW OVER THE ROOFTOPS OF BERLIN

As part of the Berlin Fashion Week, the Marcel Ostertag X Tamaris show of the spring/ summer collection 2019 took place on the rooftop of the luxury hotel, Westin Grand“, on July 4, 2018. The new collection “Muse“ evokes the desire for summer with a colourful variety of fresh colours, while opulence and playful fringe […]

Assocalzaturifici announces new dates in 2019 for Moda Made in Italy in Munich

The 2019 editions of Moda Made in Italy, Germany’s biggest footwear trade fair, will be held on March 24 through 26 and October 6 through 8 at MOC – Munich Order Center.

Caprice Collection Report 2019

Caprice Collection Report 2019

PROGRESS MEANS BREAKING RULES Stagnation equals regression. This idea has motivated CAPRICE right from the start. The Pirmasens based shoe company has set itself the goal to redefi ne the way we walk. The decision between fashion and comfort becomes obsolete. CAPRICE combines both dimensions to unique shoe creations. With 200 models for the 2019 […]

Rockport appoint Cocoon partners as agents for England, Scotland and Wales and  C J Agencies for Ireland

Rockport have appointed Cocoon partners as agents for England, Scotland and Wales and  C J Agencies for Ireland,  focusing on the Independents and some key accounts. Rob Sewell of Cocoon Partners said that we are extremely pleased to be working with Rockport which has fantastic heritage and a vision for the future. The new womens […]

Specialist Footwear Entrepreneur Wins Inspiring Women Award

Founder of Calla Shoes, Jennifer Bailey has recently been recognised as part of the Inspiring Women Awards, as 2018’s inspirational entrepreneur. Jennifer, who launched Calla Shoes, a range of beautiful shoes specifically for women with bunions, less than three years ago, scooped the award at the ceremony held in Manchester, attended by hundreds of the region’s […]

NEW HEAD OF MARKETING AT START-RITE SHOES

NEW HEAD OF MARKETING AT START-RITE SHOES

Start-Rite Shoes has appointed Jonathan Hudson as Head of Marketing. Jonathan will have responsibility for the planning and implementation of the brand’s marketing strategies. Jonathan brings a wealth of experience in the family market and a deep specialism in digital marketing within consumer goods environments.  Prior to working for Start-Rite, Jonathan was Head of Marketing […]

British Footwear Industry launches new Nationally Accredited Footwear Manufacturing Apprenticeship

British Footwear Industry launches new Nationally Accredited Footwear Manufacturing Apprenticeship

2pm, 21st June 2018 Northampton College, Booth Lane NN3. The board of the BFA today visited manufacturing colleagues in Northamptonshire and  Northampton college staff to celebrate the launch of the new nationally accredited apprenticeship standard which will be available for firms and new entrants from Autumn 2018. This is a vital development for the British […]

British Footwear Industry launches new Nationally Accredited Footwear Manufacturing Apprenticeship

British Footwear Industry launches new Nationally Accredited Footwear Manufacturing Apprenticeship

2pm, 21st June 2018 Northampton College, Booth Lane NN3. The board of the BFA today visited manufacturing colleagues in Northamptonshire and  Northampton college staff to celebrate the launch of the new nationally accredited apprenticeship standard which will be available for firms and new entrants from Autumn 2018. This is a vital development for the British […]

HOTTER SUPPORTS SOLES4SOULS

HOTTER SUPPORTS SOLES4SOULS

Hotter opened its factory last month to the international non-profit Soles4Souls, donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to help create opportunities for people in need across the globe. Eleven student volunteers with the organization visited the UK’s biggest shoemaker to see the high-tech footwear production in action before picking and packing 1,000 pairs of Hotter shoes, which will be distributed to Soles4Souls’ micro-enterprise […]

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers celebrates the National Footwear Student of the Year Awards 2018.

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers celebrates the National Footwear Student of the Year Awards 2018.

The Cordwainers Footwear Student of the Year Awards ceremony was held at the Clothworkers’ Hall, London on Thursday 7th June, when over 200 guests including footwear students, industry influencers and Cordwainer members came together to celebrate the best upcoming shoe designers in the UK. The prestigious evening included an inspirational keynote speech from top international […]