World Footwear

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VF Corp opens design collective and regional office in Tokyo

Feb 1, 2023 / Japan
The owner of brands such as Timberland and Vans, among others, has announced the launch of the Tokyo Design Collective alongside an office in the city's Harajuku district to boost its creative reach

Luxury's US growth may slow down

Feb 1, 2023 / United States
Several analysts believe that the looming recession and rising lay-offs are darkening luxury's outlook in the country for the coming months, following a period of strong sales

Brazilian Arezzo buys footwear brand Vicenza

Jan 31, 2023 / Brazil
The Brazilian 'house of brands' has announced the acquisition of Vicenza by 103.8 million Brazilian reais (20.3 million USD), as part of its expansion strategy in the fashion and retail businesses

Sabato De Sarno is Gucci's new Creative Director

Jan 30, 2023 / France
The French-based Kering has announced that Sabato De Sarno, currently the fashion director of men's and women's ready-to-wear at Valentino, will assume the role of Creative Director of Gucci

Dr. Martens posts third quarter results below expectations

Jan 23, 2023 / United Kingdom
The British label reported a third quarter revenue below expectations due to "slower than anticipated" DTC growth in America and major operational issues at the LA distribution centre

International Accord arrives in Pakistan

Jan 20, 2023 / Pakistan
The Pakistan Accord, expected to go into action in the upcoming spring, will address working conditions and safety within the textile and garment supply chains of brands sourcing in Pakistan

American Exchange Group acquires White Mountain Footwear

Jan 19, 2023 / United States
The US-based designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of footwear and accessories has announced the purchase of the women's footwear label for an undisclosed sum

Aerosoles launches footwear line for children

Jan 18, 2023 / United States
The US-based brand announced that it will expand into the kids' footwear segment. This launch reflects Aerosoles' efforts to prove itself as a global brand, whose offering ranges beyond women's shoes

Dune London expands retail footprint worldwide

Jan 6, 2023 / United Kingdom
With international sales representing 26% of its total revenue, the British footwear and accessories brand is planning to expand its presence across the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas

Maria Eugenia Errobidarte: greenwashing will slowly start to disappear

Premium ContentDec 27, 2022 / United Kingdom
Get to know Maria Eugenia Errobidarte, Director of Insight @ HYPEBEAST (platform for contemporary culture and lifestyle), who has been working on projects focusing on luxury fashion

Koi footwear launches Teletubbies-inspired collection

Dec 23, 2022 / United Kingdom
The Manchester-based vegan and gender-neutral footwear brand released its first collab with the nostalgic 90s TV show, the Teletubbies, loyal to Koi's "intrinsically weird and wacky energy"

JD Sports sells 15 non-core fashion brands to Frasers Group

Dec 21, 2022 / United Kingdom
The deal, worth 47.5 million British pounds (around 57.6 million USD), will enable the UK-based retailer to focus on the international and digital expansion of its core platforms

Prada appoints new brand CEO

Dec 15, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group has announced that Gianfranco D'Attis will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Prada brand from the 2nd of January 2023

Portuguese Belcinto is a champion of sustainability

Dec 12, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather goods company was distinguished by its sustainability practices with the European Sustainability Award for small and medium enterprises (SME EnterPRIZE award)

Jimmy Choo and Timberland team up on NYC-inspired collection

Dec 9, 2022 / United States
Two years after their first partnership, the two brands have returned with a capsule collection inspired by NYC, created with the collaboration of the Bronx-born designer/artist Shanel Campbell
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