World Footwear


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

Portuguese company reinterprets the cultural inheritance of the country with its leather products

Jun 30, 2014 / Portugal
Ideal & Co, Living Heritage is a brand created in 2012 and 100% Portuguese, aiming to “reinterpret, preserve and share the beauty of what is genuine and Made in Portugal”

Portuguese brands innovate while getting inspired by tradition

Jun 23, 2014 / Portugal
Cultural roots are the inspirational starting point for footwear brands in Portugal. Lazuli, Pelcor, rutz and Green Boots are examples of this recent trend

Portuguese leather goods with booming exports

Jun 16, 2014 / Portugal
During the last 4 months sales abroad increased significantly. Two digits growth was registered across all regions

Kyaia, owner of the Fly London brand, celebrates 30 years and announces 2024 targets

Jun 5, 2014 / Portugal
The largest Portuguese footwear group grew 8% last year and aims to double its turnover in the next 10 years

Portuguese footwear exports with two digits growth

May 30, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS, during the first quarter of the year Portuguese footwear exports reached 484.4 million euros, increasing 10.8% from similar period last year

Luís Onofre wins award for designer of the year

May 26, 2014 / Portugal
It is the first time that a designer working exclusively on shoes and accessories wins a designer award in Portugal

Green Boots: sustainability first

May 16, 2014 / Portugal
In an era of eco interests, a Portuguese brand re-invented tradition, allying innovation and environmental concerns to an historic model

Portuguese footwear brands partner with fashion designers

May 13, 2014 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear industry in association with national designers, allying know how with creativity, to seduce more customers

APICCAPS launches new fashion and lifestyle TV channel

May 6, 2014 / Portugal
The new platform is available at and is dedicated to the promotion of Portuguese footwear, covering the latest fashion news

Footwear brand Softwaves launched a new eco friendly collection

Apr 3, 2014 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear brand Softwaves launched a new eco friendly collection. Green Edition gathers the new line for next season, Spring/Summer 2014, and is totally focused on being environmentally friendly

Portuguese footwear exports grew 8% in 2013

Feb 20, 2014 / Portugal
In 2013 Portuguese footwear exports increased 8% and reached a total value over 1.700 million Euros, corresponding to 74 million pairs. This is the 3rd consecutive year with a recorded growth in exports and since 2010 the footwear sector increased 28%, despite the international economic slowdown.

Portuguese footwear grows over 7% in the first quarters of the year

Dec 20, 2013 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear exports continue to grow in 2013. In the first nine months of the year, Portugal exported 56 million pairs of shoes, worth a total of 1.336 billion euros, which represents an increase of 7.2% when compared to the same period of the previous year

Portuguese footwear industry represents Portugal

Oct 14, 2013 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear industry represents Portugal in European Enterprise Promotion Awards

Portuguese Brands: Coqueterra and Common

Oct 11, 2013 / Portugal
Two portuguese brands!
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