World Footwear

Portugal

New Generation: meet Bernardo and Otília

Dec 30, 2021 / Portugal
The creation of 8000kicks resembles a film plot: it all began when Bernardo thought about creating a shoe from cannabis leaves. The idea, however, only took shape when he shared it with his grandmother, Otília, who has more than 50 years of experience in the textile sector

Mind launches innovative software for shoe designers

Dec 27, 2021 / Portugal
Mind ShoeDesign is an innovative software developed under the Portuguese FOOT4U R&D Project, which enables the visualization and editing of shoes’ models in both 2D and 3D, assisting shoe designers throughout their creative process

Portuguese footwear brand gives new life to fire-fighting hoses

Dec 17, 2021 / Portugal
Reusing damaged fire-fighting hoses to make shoes is the motto of the footwear brand J-UNK. Each person can contribute to its development in the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo

Ownever: the new Portuguese brand of luxury handbags

Dec 10, 2021 / Portugal
Born in March 2021, Ownever intends to ensure classic and timeless designs that can last a lifetime. To that effect, it has launched a unique edition with 136 years of warranty

New Generation: meet Pedro Pereira

Dec 2, 2021 / Portugal
Pedro Pereira represents the second generation of the Portuguese company of woman's footwear Reve de Flo. Having grown up in the world of footwear, he opted to join the company after finishing his studies, where he explored in-depth the industry and its strategic goals

Lemon Jelly teams up with Ocean Alive

Nov 26, 2021 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand has rallied up behind the women-led Ocean Alive’s mission of protecting and preserving the ocean by inviting its customers to positively contribute

Ambitious boosts its digital presence

Nov 22, 2021 / Portugal
The Portuguese company has decided to expand and update its online platform to improve the shopping experience of its customers while allowing them to access more information about the brand

CTCP provides international experience to European students

Nov 15, 2021 / Portugal
As part of the Erasmus+ European project SciLed, the Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre received 11 young students from Spain, Italy, Greece and Romania for an intensive training initiative (Training Learning Experience)

APICCAPS with new TV programme

Nov 3, 2021 / Portugal
Portuguese Soul is the name of the new TV programme, made in partnership with TV station RTP2. It is hosted by Portuguese fado singer Gisela João and is broadcasted on Saturdays

Lemon Jelly launches special edition for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Nov 2, 2021 / Portugal
October is globally celebrated as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many brands get associated with this cause through the launch of solidary collections and lines. Lemon Jelly launched its Pink Ribbon edition

New Generation: meet João Azevedo

Oct 25, 2021 / Portugal
João Azevedo grew up in Sintra, near the sea. After studying and working in the United States, he returned to Portugal with the idea of creating an environmentally friendly slippers brand. In 2015, Cima Sandals was born

New Generation: meet Isabel Henriques da Silva and José Maria Reffois

Oct 18, 2021 / Portugal
Isabel and José are the faces behind JAK Shoes. Founders of the OFFICINA Lisboa project, in 2014 the duo created a unisex and sustainable brand. After Porto, a new store was now opened in Lisbon

The Journey: get to know Portuguese Leather Goods

Oct 12, 2021 / Portugal
APICCAPS has just launched a new campaign for the leather goods sector. It is called The Journey. Watch the video here

Ambitious launches new ladies' line

Oct 4, 2021 / Portugal
The company from Guimarães, in the north of Portugal, guarantees that the brand's focus continues to be on male models. However, the brand is experimenting in other fields and now has launched a women's line at Micam

Felmini takes sustainable steps

Sep 28, 2021 / Portugal
The Felgueiras-based footwear company has adjusted its productive process and invested in more environmentally friendly materials to reduce the ecological footprint of its footwear
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