World Footwear


Yum Gum, for young hearts

Sep 12, 2018 / Portugal
A young brand of flat shoes for women and girls, produced in the north of Portugal and with a twist

Pregis, premium shoes created with precision

Sep 11, 2018 / Portugal
Launched in 2017 in Portugal, Pregis is a brainchild of three footwear specialists: a shoe manufacturer, a brand consultant and a creative

Consumer confidence improved consumption dynamics

Aug 7, 2018 / World Footwear Yearbook
The conclusion is from the 2018 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook, now published by the Portuguese Footwear Association

New Generation: Meet João Monteiro

Aug 6, 2018 / Portugal
With a background in Political Science and International Relations João Monteiro has been working in the Kyaia Group since 2012

Attenta, enjoy a comfortable life

Jul 20, 2018 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand, focused on comfort, was born within Almol - Indústria de Calçado, Lda, a footwear company based in the north of the country

New Generation: Meet Rafic Daud

Jul 17, 2018 / Portugal
A project created to break the established norm, Undandy is an online based footwear business focused on customized shoes. Get to know Rafic Daud, who was behind the concept

McNamara teams up with ASPORTUGUESAS

Jul 9, 2018 / Portugal
The Hawaiian surfer is the new ambassador of ASPORTUGUESAS. McNamara teamed up with the Portuguese flip-flops' brand and has already booked two collections per year, entitled “Everything is possible”

Portugal: What’s new in the training field?

Jun 29, 2018 / Portugal
Over the past eight years, the Portuguese footwear sector has hired over 10 000 new workers. A reality that may be further strengthened with the new training initiatives being developed by the Cluster

Atlanta, specialists working with the footwear industry

Jun 25, 2018 / Portugal
Based in the city of Lixa, in the north of Portugal, Atlanta, manufacturer of components for the footwear industry, works together with their clients to ensure they are actively contributing for their ultimate success

Sónia Patrício, fashion leader

Jun 15, 2018 / Portugal
The brand was born within company António de Almeida Lda., originally founded in the seventies in the north of Portugal

New Generation: Meet Marta Lopes & Cristiano Lopes

Jun 7, 2018 / Portugal
They are brother and sister and work side by side at the family business, Jovan. Meet Marta and Cristiano Lopes

Belcinto, the unique legacy of craftmanship

Jun 4, 2018 / Portugal
The leather goods company based in São João da Madeira, in the north of Portugal, aims to distinguish itself by making products with a soul

Gino-B, evolution 2 revolution

May 29, 2018 / Portugal
In 2009, Portugal-based brand Gino-B was founded and since then has grown to become an international brand with three main concepts or main collections

Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 24, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the protectionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

20th UITIC Congress surpasses expectations

May 22, 2018 / UITIC
It ended last Friday, with an extremely positive balance, the largest International Technical Footwear Congress. For one week, over 540 footwear professionals, coming from 33 countries, gathered in Porto
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