World Footwear


Louboutin wins trademark battle in India

Dec 22, 2017 / India
The French luxury footwear and fashion designer was awarded a compensation of 156 078 US dollars in damages and a permanent injunction against two shoe dealers for the infringement of its red sole trademark

Portugal wins best footwear design

Dec 13, 2017 / Portugal
For three days, Porto was the host of the Fashion Design Competition, an initiative aimed at young footwear and clothing designers of some of the most important European fashion schools

Tony Miranda, the art of perfection

Sep 5, 2017 / Portugal
Tony Miranda is the first Portuguese designer of haute couture. Footwear is the new bet of the designer

Bangladesh’s new policy to boost exports

Jun 19, 2017 / Innovation
The local authorities seem to be focusing on new policies to reinforce the leather goods and footwear manufacturers capacity and in that way boost exports

Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

Get ready for a complete event for leather, materials and fashion

Feb 24, 2017 / Hong Kong
Now approaching its 33rd edition APLF will present a complete event integrating leather, components, materials as well as fashion accessories and the latest trends

Online sales will become more important than in brick and mortar shops

Dec 20, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

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

FFANY names winners of scholarship

Apr 28, 2016 / United States
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and Arsutoria School in Milan have announced the winners and finalists of the 2016 Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship

Singapore women spend more than 200 000 US dollars on shoes

Apr 27, 2016 / Singapore
A survey reveals women spend up to 204 000 US dollars on shoes in their lifetime, with 120 000 US dollars reserved for designer shoes

Nike pushes design innovation

Apr 19, 2016 / United States
The US-based sports giant debuted a number of brand new styles as part of their Nature of Motion exhibition at the 2016 edition of the Milano Design Week
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