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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 […]

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, […]

DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH: FOOTWEAR RESEARCH CENTRES TO ESTABLISH A EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY NETWORK

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 […]

PREVIEW: EXPO RIVA SCHUH AND GARDABAGS – AN INCREASINGLY GLOBAL BENCHMARK FOR BUYERS

Services, total look styling, international vocation: from 11th to 14th January 2020. Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to the only business hub whose volume footwear and accessories offer is integrated. The Riva del Garda exhibition centre is going to host both events in a single location. There has […]

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 […]

TAMARIS ON COURSE FOR SUCCESS IN FRANCE

TAMARIS ON COURSE FOR SUCCESS IN FRANCE

Tamaris is performing well and achieving steady growth both on the domestic and international market. The well-known shoe brand now has 300 international stores, 46 of which are in France. To promote their ongoing successful collaboration, Tamaris invited its French system partners to join a two-day workshop in Detmold, where it updated them on the […]

Lancashire Day celebrations at Hotter as it marches past its £120k

Lancashire Day celebrations at Hotter as it marches past its £120k

Marie Curie target This Lancashire Day (Nov 27th) Hotter is celebrating marching past the £120k target it pledged to raise for terminal illness charity Marie Curie – with Lancashire brews and biscuits. The Skelmersdale footwear retailer and shoemaker passed its original fundraising target two months  earlier than expected – and has revealed it will continue […]

MICAM AS INTERNATIONAL FOOTWEAR AMBASSADOR BRINGING ITALIAN KNOW-HOW TO CHINA

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, […]

SKECHERS PREMIUM HERITAGE LIMITED-EDITION COLLECTION RETURNS

SKECHERS PREMIUM HERITAGE LIMITED-EDITION COLLECTION RETURNS

WITH NEW CAPSULE OF STYLES IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY LONDON, UK. – November 14, 2019 – The Skechers Premium Heritage Limited Edition Holiday Collection is set to drop worldwide tomorrow, November 15. The five-pack offering, designed with luxurious materials on the Company’s most iconic outsoles, follows on the heels of the successful launch of the […]