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British showbiz and sports stars turn Giving Tuesday into “Giving Shoesday”

British showbiz and sports stars turn Giving Tuesday into “Giving Shoesday”

Helen Mirren, Joanna Lumley and Dermot O’Leary join other top celebrities to donate their shoes for charity auction. COLCHESTER, ESSEX – A glittering cast of British screen and sports celebrities have put up their favourite footwear for a novel charity auction for one of the world’s leading leprosy charities, Lepra. The “Shoesday” auction begins on […]

CAPRICE starts production in Sri Lanka

CAPRICE starts production in Sri Lanka

The Pirmasens-based shoe manufacturer CAPRICE is strengthening its commitment in South Asia. In addition to Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, Sri Lanka, located south of India in the Indian Ocean, will become another production site for the Wortmann Group´s company. As early as April 2022, high-quality CAPRICE leather shoes for the coming autumn/winter season will be […]

Sustainable footwear sector to be revolutionised in new industrial partnership

The way that sustainable footwear is designed and manufactured could be changed thanks to a new partnership between Manchester Metropolitan University and footwear manufacturer Vivobarefoot. The project, which is the first of its kind in the UK, will see Vivobarefoot (Vivo) working with University experts to transform every aspect of the company’s supply chain including exploring the […]

MICAM Milano 93: The world’s leading footwear fair scheduled for 20 – 22 February 2022 at the Fiera Milano Rho prepares to present the second chapter in its ‘fairy-tale’ ad campaign

MICAM Milano 93: The world’s leading footwear fair scheduled for 20 – 22 February 2022 at the Fiera Milano Rho prepares to present the second chapter in its ‘fairy-tale’ ad campaign

MICAM Milano 93: FEATURING “GLAMOROUS MAGIC” Success for the Micam Milano Digital Show with 100 brands from all over the world showcasing more than 250 collections and 15,000 products. Milan, 22 November 2021 – a new chapter in the fabulous fairy-tale world of MICAM is about to be revealed: “Glamorous Magic”, the second episode in […]

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers launch new Podcast!

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers launch new Podcast!

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers are thrilled to announce the launch of their new  podcast ‘In Their Shoes’. Featuring the brightest and best in the footwear industry, the range of participants is vast from bespoke footwear and craft experts, to innovative entrepreneurs and influencers. Join their host Katie Greenyer, Cordwainer and Creative Director of Pentland […]

Leather UK Calls on COP26 to Reduce Reliance on Fossil-Fuels, Prioritise Natural Materials

LONDON, 28 October, 2021 – Leather UK, the trade body that represents, promotes and protects the interests of the UK leather industry, along with 30 other international leather industry organisations, is calling on the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) to prioritise natural materials as a means of directly mitigating climate impact. The “Leather Manifesto,” written […]

NEWS from the Society of Shoe Fitters and Children’s Foot Health Register

NEWS from the Society of Shoe Fitters and Children’s Foot Health Register

As a charity our helpline has been super busy since Covid hit. Young parents have been really worried about fitting their children, many of whom resorted to buying a gauge and footwear online, only to find that once the shoes are on their prince/princesses, they can see the shoes do not fit correctly and safely. […]

MICAM Milano: PREPARATIONS FOR THE 93RD EDITION GET UNDERWAY

Siro Badon, Chair of Assocalzaturifici and MICAM Milano: “We are already at work to provide all those operating in the footwear industry with a February edition that is even bigger and better in terms of product offering and training opportunities, to ensure we get back to pre-covid levels as soon as possible”. MICAM Milano: PREPARATIONS […]

Today’s issues for agency and distributor agreements – 10 November 2021

Today’s issues for agency and distributor agreements – 10 November 2021 On Wednesday, 10 November 2021 we shall be holding our annual agentlaw seminar which we are really happy to say, will be held in-person at our offices at 10 Finsbury Square.  In this year’s seminar we shall discuss: Failure to reach sales targets? How […]

BFA Appoints Three New Board Directors and Announces  Four Working Groups of Industry Leaders  Refreshed strategy and new personalities to continue driving the Association forward  as it gathers new Members and Partners.

BFA Appoints Three New Board Directors and Announces Four Working Groups of Industry Leaders Refreshed strategy and new personalities to continue driving the Association forward as it gathers new Members and Partners.

The British Footwear Association (BFA) is pleased to announce the formal appointment of three new Directors to its Non-Executive Board of Directors who will help to drive the Association’s strategy forward. Joining in October 2021 are Jane Wilson, Chief Executive of the William Lamb Group; Rink Bindra, Head of Omni Channel at Tower London, and […]

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