World Footwear


The importance of design in sustainable footwear

Jun 14, 2019 / Portugal
An increasing number of companies are focusing on products based on recycled, recyclable, biodegradable, renewable materials and more durable products and the design element is key on the whole process

Perlato, tradition meets innovation

Jun 11, 2019 / Portugal
Lovely handmade could easily be the motto of this Portuguese-based footwear company

Sustainability by a vegetarian businesswoman

Jun 4, 2019 / Portugal
Ana Vasconcelos defines herself as self-made woman in a men’s world. She entered company Belcinto in 1975, after the death of its founder, her father. Since then she has been living and breathing leather goods while being proudly vegetarian

Vapesol promotes design competition

May 29, 2019 / Portugal
The soles manufacturer based in Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal and at the heart of the footwear industry Cluster, is giving design students an opportunity to develop a prototype which will be at exhibition at Lineapelle

New Generation: Meet Mara Ferreira

May 24, 2019 / Portugal
With a Bachelor degree in Business Management and a Post-Graduation in Human Resources, Mara Ferreira has been working at Bolflex for 8 years. This year, she launched the brand My Cute Pooch

Luís Onofre takes on the Presidency of the CEC

May 24, 2019 / CEC
The President of APICCAPS will take the lead of the European Footwear Industry. Luís Onofre will succeed the Italian Cleto Sagripanti in a ceremony taking place in Porto today

Christian Louboutin inspired by Portugal

May 20, 2019 / Portugal
Portugaba is a bag manufactured with Portuguese handcrafted techniques and aims to pay tribute to the country that welcomed the designer

Ricap Shoes, focused on comfort shoes

May 20, 2019 / Portugal
With more than 30 years of experience, the Portugal-based footwear brand is focused on comfort shoes and sells its products all over the world

New Generation: meet Bruno Queirós

May 13, 2019 / Portugal
Fashion is a long-time passion of Bruno Queirós, who has been a model and recently decided to launch a footwear brand. He is the face of The Baron’s Cage, a male footwear brand that promises to revolutionize the market

Bolflex's focus on recycled and vegan materials

May 10, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based company specialized in footwear components has just launched into the market new vegan and recycled products. Currently, the company's business model is based on three keywords: reduce, reuse and recycle

INLU, 100% Portuguese

May 7, 2019 / Portugal
INLU was first conceptualized in 2017 by a small creative team of women with backgrounds in business and fashion, sharing a common goal to create a new generation of bold and comfortable footwear easily fittting with unique styles

A'RCOPEDICO’s new store

Apr 29, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand inaugurated its first store in downtown Lisbon, which opened to the public on the 27th of April. The new store will also market the collections of Easy Walk Experience, Arcopedico's second brand

Josefinas launch new mules with a mission

Apr 26, 2019 / Portugal
Portuguese-based brand Josefinas continues to support women in many ways. Imagine is the first collaboration with Ibukun Jesusanmi, a British designer with Nigerian origins, whose illustrations, called Colorful Faces, give originality and amusement to footwear

This is Charlie, Belcinto's first travel bag

Apr 23, 2019 / Portugal
Charlie was Belcinto's first travel bag. Robust, durable and trustworthy are the words used by the company to describe a product which has been in use for decades

Brusque, expressing the passion for footwear

Apr 16, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a brand of footwear from Felgueiras, in the north of Portugal, a city with a long tradition in shoe making
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