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 GRADUATE FASHION WEEK & CLARKS ANNOUNCE NEW ACTIVITIES AND SPONSORSHIP FOR 2018

Graduate Fashion Week are very pleased to announce that renowned British footwear brand Clarks are partnering with the charity for the second year in a row, sponsoring: The Clarks Footwear Award. With over 190 years of expertise, Clarks understand the importance of innovation and are true industry pioneers, having shaped the casual footwear industry since […]

Luxury shoe range for bunion sufferers secures British Design Fund’s first wave of investment

Luxury shoe range for bunion sufferers secures British Design Fund’s first wave of investment

An online retailer of fashion footwear designed to ease the pain of bunion sufferers has secured backing in the British Design Fund’s first ever wave of investments.  Calla Shoes, designed for the 10 million women in the UK suffering from bunions, is one of just two UK brands to receive part of a £500k product-focused […]

20th UITIC Congress: Programme Announced

The UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP announced the complete programme of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th to the 18th May and focused on the theme From Fashion to factory: A New Technological Age. * (attached). Luís Onofre, APICCAPS President commented: “The programme of the 20th […]

Hotter launches Royal Wedding  inspired shoe collection

Hotter launches Royal Wedding inspired shoe collection

Hotter is celebrating the Royal Wedding with a collection of limited edition shoes that are the ultimate marriage of style and fit. “As the UK’s biggest shoemaker we wanted to show our patriotic side, celebrating one of the most anticipated Royal events of the year by doing what we do best,” said Sara Prowse, Hotter […]

Call for Papers is a great success 20th UITIC Congress, Porto, 16th-18th May 2018

Ninety-five abstracts received during the Call for Papers reveal the increasing interest of the footwear industry for the UITIC Congress. The 20th edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress will take place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May. Nineteen countries, representing the main worldwide footwear players, have presented their ideas for […]

AMF (To Work For) presents shoes made without stitching Deloitte’s Centre for the Edge joins the UITIC Congress, Porto, May 16th – 18th 2018

In a joint press conference held today in Hong Kong, during APLF, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP, announced the first speakers of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th – 18th May.   The 20th edition of the UITIC Congress is the first major footwear conference […]

Shoe retailer gives model pupils time to shine

Shoe retailer gives model pupils time to shine

Everyone wants to put their best foot forward on their first day of school – and a shiny new pair of school shoes is the perfect way to do just that.   Award-winning family footwear retailer Charles Clinkard is launching a nationwide search to find a budding model to star in a brand new campaign, […]

London College of Fashion presents Footnotes: Intimate Stories of Shoes at Sutton House    Opening on Wednesday 9 May 2018  Sutton House, 2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, London E9 6JQ

London College of Fashion presents Footnotes: Intimate Stories of Shoes at Sutton House Opening on Wednesday 9 May 2018 Sutton House, 2 and 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, London E9 6JQ

On May 9th , as part of London Craft Week, London College of Fashion, UAL, will be presenting Footnotes, an exhibition of artist responses to the College’s historic shoe archive hosted at the National Trust’s Sutton House in Hackney. The exhibition will, for the first time, reveal objects from London College of Fashion, UAL’s eclectic […]

Footwear Industry Award for Portishead shoe shop

Footwear Industry Award for Portishead shoe shop

A Bristol retailer is celebrating winning a top industry award after joining the very best from across the footwear sector at a prestigious ceremony. SoleLution, the family footwear retailer with shops in Portishead High Street and Boyce’s Avenue, Clifton, was named Shop Front of the Year at the 2018 Footwear Industry Awards, held at the National […]

Giving SoleLutions – An award winning Bristol retailer has returned from Africa after helping to fit shoes for 300 under privileged children in Kenya in just two days.

Giving SoleLutions – An award winning Bristol retailer has returned from Africa after helping to fit shoes for 300 under privileged children in Kenya in just two days.

In 2017 SoleLution shoe shops in Portishead High Street and Boyce’s Avenue, Clifton, collected hundreds of donations of unwanted but wearable pairs of school shoes. The shoes were split between Educate the Kids which runs the Jolaurabi school near Mombasa, Kenya and the Za Foundation, a locally based charity that runs an after school facility […]