Young, wild and light – BASF presents new designer shoes in Milan

Young, wild and light – BASF presents new designer shoes in Milan

With light soles – new PU slipper system from BASF Sneakers that tell stories Footwear expertise at the touch of a button – BASF’s new footwear app BASF presents its latest developments regarding Elastopan® (PU systems) and Elastollan® (TPU) with an international expert team at SIMAC, the international machinery and technology trade fair for footwear in Milan. […]

Moda will return to the NEC on 18-20 February this year.

Moda will return to the NEC on 18-20 February this year.

New arrivals including Gant, Katy Perry Footwear and Fiorelli Footwear & Accessories are amongst the latest signings at Moda this season.  With less than three weeks to go, the brand list for Moda has gathered pace with new arrivals including Blend, Casual Friday and Gant amongst the latest signings. The UK’s biggest trade fashion event […]

Chatham presents new collection for winter 2018 at MODA  18 – 20 February 2018, Stand I10

Chatham presents new collection for winter 2018 at MODA 18 – 20 February 2018, Stand I10

Quintessentially British footwear brand, Chatham, unveils its new collection for winter 2018 at this year’s MODA, held at the NEC in Birmingham, from 18 – 20 February 2018. Following the success of Chatham’s Summer 2018 “Made in Britain – BYU” collection, the brand will unveil its extended “BYU” range, with updated winter colourways at MODA. This […]

Heidi Darlow, Head of Design for Norwich based Florida Group Ltd (TFG) has won The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers Young Manager Award 2018.

Heidi Darlow, Head of Design for Norwich based Florida Group Ltd (TFG) has won The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers Young Manager Award 2018.

Heidi was chosen from a strong field of footwear candidates following a judging process overseen by a panel of industry experts. Nominated by Claire Farmer, Product Director at TFG, Heidi said: “ I was thrilled to be nominated for this award but to win is something else. Working for Florida and to lead design for […]

Caprice presents styles for Autumn/Winter 2018/19

Caprice presents styles for Autumn/Winter 2018/19

TRADITION – PASSION – INNOVATION Right from the start, CAPRICE had the goal to develop shoes that, while  standing out thanks to their workmanship and fit, provide their customers with an added value. The patented onAIR technology is what made CAPRICE‘s shoes popular at an international level. Now the time has come for another step […]

LEGERO Autumn/Winter Collection 2018/19: With Urban Outdoor, Casual Comfort and Dress Casual, LEGERO once more meets a very basic human need: comfort!

LEGERO Autumn/Winter Collection 2018/19: With Urban Outdoor, Casual Comfort and Dress Casual, LEGERO once more meets a very basic human need: comfort!

Graz, December 2017 – For LEGERO, the motto of the voyage to the next winter season 2018/19 is “Go far on firm ground” – all combined with a peek into the future and, at the same time, a look back to history and tradition. Lightness, comfort, performance as well as craftsmanship and technology blend seamlessly […]

Gardiners appointed as official distributor for Hush Puppies

Global marketer of branded footwear, Wolverine Worldwide, have appointed leading UK footwear and workwear distributor, Gardiner Bros & Co (Leathers) Ltd (Gardiners) as the official distributor and licensed partner for Hush Puppies footwear for UK and Ireland. Alex Souter, Commercial Director at Gardiners says, “We’re ecstatic that our successful commercial relationship with Hush Puppies has […]

Footwear Consumer 2030

Footwear Consumer 2030

A new study reflecting on the main global consumer trends with special attention to the key changes for the footwear industry and the foreseeable impacts on companies, brands and consumers Study available here. In a society with an economy characterised by change and volatility, the World Footwear team engaged on a reflection based on the trends […]

Pinto di Blu, for all women

Pinto di Blu, for all women

Jan 5, 2018 / Portugal Pinto di Blu is a brand born within footwear company Costa, Costa & Oliveira, a business established in 1991, with headquarters in Santa Maria da Feira, one of the historic regions for footwear manufacturing in Portugal With more than 25 years of experience, Costa, Costa & Oliveira has been focusing its […]

Crocs increases fourth quarter guidance

Crocs increases fourth quarter guidance

Jan 8, 2018 / United States The US-based casual footwear company has updated its guidance for the fourth quarter and full year ended on the 31st of December. Crocs is more optimistic about its performance Crocs is increasing its previous fourth quarter revenue guidance from between 180 million US dollars and 190 million US dollars million to […]