World Footwear


FLY London opens first store in New York

Oct 20, 2014 / Portugal
Twenty years after its creation, the Portuguese fashion comfort brand continues to expand its distribution network and celebrates the anniversary with the opening of a new store in the US

Portuguese footwear industry represented at Modalisboa fashion show

Oct 10, 2014 / Portugal
While presenting several partnerships between footwear brands and Portuguese designers, the footwear industry will be at the most famous fashion show taking place in Lisbon

Get to know Armando Silva

Oct 6, 2014 / Portugal
Since the early days the company specialized its manufacture in men’s footwear using high quality leather

Get to know Carite

Sep 30, 2014 / Portugal
One of the largest Portuguese manufacturers for luxury brands, Carite exports 95% of its production

The key to success by Carlos Santos

Sep 22, 2014 / Portugal
Get to know the reasons explaining the success of one of the most remarkable footwear brand in Portugal and the man behind it

Portuguese footwear exports up by 11%

Sep 15, 2014 / Portugal
Since the beginning of the year and until the end of July, Portuguese footwear exports reached 1 134 million euros, continuing with the two digits growth

Young Portuguese entrepreneurs

Sep 9, 2014 / Portugal
Talented Portuguese designers become entrepreneurs as they recognize a market need, as they wish to make true childhood dreams or even as a result of an adolescence joke. Get to know them

To Work For wants to be market leader

Sep 2, 2014 / Portugal
To Work For is a brand from the AMF Group specialised in work boots and security footwear

Portuguese footwear industry creates more than one thousand new jobs

Aug 25, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS’ Studies Office 420 new jobs have been created in 2013. This year over 600 new jobs will add to that number and the investment is due to continue

2014 GAPI Awards announced

Aug 18, 2014 / Portugal
The winners were known during the last edition of the GDS trade fair in Düsseldorf

Portuguese footwear exports grow 12%

Aug 11, 2014 / Portugal
APICCAPS announced that during the first semester of the year, Portuguese footwear exports reached 885 million euros, revealing a two digits increase from similar period in 2013

Portuguese footwear exports grow 11%

Jul 28, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS, during the first five months of the year, Portuguese footwear exports reached 711.9 million euros, as a result of a solid growth from similar period last year

Cristiano Ronaldo announces footwear brand 100% Made in Portugal

Jul 17, 2014 / 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

Portuguese footwear designer Luís Onofre in interview

Jul 9, 2014 / Portugal
One of the most renowned Portuguese designers, with a considerable list of famous customers, Luís Onofre creates luxurious shoes that are currently sold in over 40 countries 

Project Be Nature focus on developing sustainable products and materials

Jul 4, 2014 / Portugal
The project aiming to develop biodegradable leather with minor impact to the environment was a success, with the objectives completely met, and with the resulting materials and products already commercialized in the international markets
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