LANXESS presents leather fashion trends for the spring-summer season 2021

Cologne – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of leather chemicals, is unveiling leather trends for the spring-summer season 2021. With this forecast, the manufacturer is giving its customers a real competitive advantage. An overview with descriptions and the assigned colours is now available at In January 2020, LANXESS will present […]

Consortium urges action to save the High Street

A consortium including charities, academia and companies have today published an open letter urging Government, business and planners to work to ensure that our high streets better adapt to ageing. The consortium argue that. “As high street retail has declined, we have failed to create a viable new offer. A revitalised high street can help reduce […]

Update from Laura West, Secretary Society of Shoe Fitters. Re. SSF and  Healthy Footwear Group Seminar – September 14th 2020, starts at 10 am. Venue: Northampton Shoe Museum

The SSF and HFG seminar next year will be called:  Footwear and Footcare 2020.  There will be a variety of speakers from various aspects of both footwear and foot health related industries and will forward the days’ agenda when it has been firmed up.  It will include slots on Last Making, new materials, rocker soles, […]


Under the auspice of the European Footwear Confederation (CEC), nine Footwear technology centres from across Europe have agreed to join forces to push forward the footwear research agenda in Europe. Initiated at the occasion of CEC’s General Assembly on 25 November 2019 in Brussels, the platform’s ambition is to further footwear research and knowledge creation […]

High-Net-Worth-Individuals (HNWI) and Working Women Catalyzing Women’s Luxury Footwear Market Expansion: FMI Report

The recent past has observed an increased in number of HNWI population in 2018. Globally, HNWI population reached 22.4 million, and their total wealth accounted for US$ 61,275 Bn in 2018. Europe accounted for high growth rate of HNWI population, with almost 5.6 Mn HNWI population. This leads to high purchasing power of individuals. In […]


Official Sponsor of the MonteNapoleone Gala Dinner and organiser of a special meeting focusing on footwear trends, MICAM launches new initiatives targeting the vast Chinese market Milan, 20th November 2019 – Not just a chance to present Italian brands to Chinese buyers, but a unique opportunity offering the Chinese market a complete overview of the […]

HARROGATE FASHION WEEK. More great brands join Harrogate Fashion Week for January 2020

The latest new brands to sign up for next seasons show include Apanage, Via Appia, Beaumont, and Nissa, all from the new agency, Karen B Collections. Karen Brookes is also exhibiting knitwear brand Skovhuus. Other brands include Paola, Airfield, Eliza Calvaletti, and Redi. Regular supporters of the show include Latte, Personal Choice, Up Pants, Passioni, […]

Nike is ending its two-year deal with Amazon

Nov 14, 2019 United States The US-based athleticwear brand will end the partnership initiated in 2017 with Amazon and stop selling its products directly on Amazon’s website “As part of Nike’s focus on elevating consumer experiences through more direct, personal relationships, we have made the decision to complete our current pilot with Amazon Retail. We will continue to invest in strong, […]

International Recruitment Agency seeks Product Manager Woman Shoes m/f/d

Our Customer For our customer, an established US shoe manufacturer on a high price level, we are looking for the above mentioned candidate for a fix contract. The worldwide acting company with focus on fashionable high end women shoes is expanding. Permanent location in Europe is not possible or wanted. Travelling to HQ is several […]

Big brands back new footwear trade show

Big brands back new footwear trade show

Big brands back new footwear trade show As trading conditions continue to get tougher, increasingly more brands are looking for more efficient ways to showcase their ranges. New footwear trade show, Sole Fashion, answers the demand for a better return on investment and is attracting some of the industry’s biggest names. Cost-effective format Responding to […]