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MOMAD and Shoes Room by MOMAD come together under a single roof from 6 to 8 February 2020

Madrid, December 2019 -. On 6 to 8 February, IFEMA’s fashion and footwear fairs, MOMAD and Shoes Room by MOMAD, will be held at a single event under the MOMAD umbrella. IFEMA will thus be presenting the biggest professional event in the sector, and a cornerstone for understanding all the next season’s latest trends. The decision to merge […]

Hotter reveals SS20 partnership with RHS

Hotter reveals SS20 partnership with RHS

Underlining its quintessential British heritage, and in its 60th birthday month, Hotter has revealed a unique footwear collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society. The brand has created two exclusive floral patterns, using a selection of the RHS’s extensive library of 25,000 horticultural images. The team has used the two designs as beautiful accents on three […]

MICAM “X” SPOTLIGHTS FOOTWEAR INNOVATION

MICAM “X” SPOTLIGHTS FOOTWEAR INNOVATION

From February 2020, a new event dedicated to sustainability, materials and trends, the future of retail makes its debut at MICAM. Milan, 16th December 2019 – A new format aimed at exploring the transformation taking place in the shoemaking industry, from avant-garde materials to the most revolutionary consumer trends and from sustainability to new retailing […]

THE WHITE SNEAKERS PHENOMENON

THE WHITE SNEAKERS PHENOMENON

White sneakers market evaluated in over 100 billion dollars A long time ago, in the era of classical and conservative fashion, it would be difficult to imagine white sneakers as a simple, subtle and essential accessory. However, times have changed and when the Swedish brand Axel Arigato launched its models, in 2014, the fashion world […]

Update from The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC): Success Road: a new away of addressing succession

Update from The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC): Success Road: a new away of addressing succession

Success Road: a new away of addressing succession Dec 9, 2019 The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC) and its project partners from Greece, Spain, Lithuania and Poland have officially launched the project The Interreg Europe Project Success Road stems from a hard-hitting reality: 30% of SMEs do not survive the transition to the second […]

Cristiano Ronaldo announces footwear brand 100% Made in Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo announces footwear brand 100% Made in Portugal

The winner of the FIFA Ballon D’Or for the best footballer in 2013 has just announced through social media he is launching a new footwear brand under his name Famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo revealed on his official Facebook page he will be launching a new range of products, CR7 Cristiano Ronaldo Footwear. Based on the footballer’s […]

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 http://leather.lanxess.com/leather-service-center/downloads/. 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 […]

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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, […]

SATRA history celebrated in China

5th December 2019 SATRA was established in 1919 and the organisation formally recognised its centenary earlier in the year in May when His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester visited SATRA in Kettering to unveil a specially commissioned external sculpture designed to represent 100 years of research and testing. To recognise the important technical relationships […]