World Footwear


New Footwear Museum opens in Portugal

Dec 2, 2016 / Portugal
The Footwear Museum, located in S. João da Madeira, one of the regions of historic significance for the footwear industry in Portugal, was inaugurated on the 5th of November

Coach announces new Craftsmanship Bar

Oct 31, 2016 / United States
The worldwide recognized luxury brand aims to expand its array of global services

Nike launches footwear design challenge

Oct 31, 2016 / United States
The sportswear giant announced the 50 000 US dollars Nike Ease Challenge, which invites designers, engineers, makers and innovators to advance and reinvent footwear design for athletes of all abilities

Chelsea and Nike sign new deal

Oct 14, 2016 / United Kingdom
The London-based football team has announced a new long-term partnership with sportswear giant Nike. Annual sponsorship to reach 60 million British pounds

Highlights from FFANY

Jun 16, 2016 / United States
The latest edition of the New York event, which took place between the 7th and the 9th of June, rolled out a number of new initiatives and services, while showing the trends and new lines for Spring 17

Dolly Parton shoes in auction

Jun 11, 2016 / United States
The American country singer autographed a pair of high heels that will be auctioned off on eBay and whose profits will benefit the charity Soles 4 Souls

The most expensive handbag

Jun 1, 2016 / Hong Kong
Diamond-encrusted Hermes Birkin was sold for over 300 thousand US dollars

UCLA and Under Armour announce agreement

May 24, 2016 / United States
The University of California, Los Angeles and the sportswear giant have set up a new 15-year performance footwear and apparel agreement

EasyJet tests new Sneakairs

May 20, 2016 / United Kingdom
The British low-cost airline has developed a prototype smart shoe designed to help tourists visiting their elected cities

Toms to donate 3 million pairs of shoes

May 13, 2016 / United States
The initiative occurs integrated in the partnership with Children International and is aimed to assist kids in need

Skechers is the official running shoe of the IRONMAN European Tour

Mar 14, 2016 / Europe
The global footwear brand continues to expand its Performance Footwear Division

APICCAPS launches new Portuguese Soul platform

Feb 10, 2016 / Portugal
Last December, APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association, launched the 10th edition of the Portuguese Soul magazine

M. Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports, live on World Footwear

Feb 1, 2016 / India
The Council for Leather Exports, based in India, will host the 19th Congress of the UITIC - International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians, taking place in Chennai from the 3rd to the 5th of February

Pitti Uomo with record-breaking edition

Jan 21, 2016 / Italy
The organization of the Florence-based trade fair has announced another record-breaking edition event. 1 219 brands attended Pitti Immagine Uomo

APICCAPS with bi-monthly TV program

Jan 14, 2016 / Portugal
TV program What´s Up - Olhar a Moda (What´s Up - Look Fashion) launched by the Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association (APICCAPS) in 2014 will be broadcasted every two weeks in several TV channels
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