World Footwear

Education & Training

Leather Naturally announces Management Board & Supervisory Council changes

Aug 3, 2022 / World
The not-for-profit industry members association, focused on the education and promotion of the benefits of leather, has voted changes to the Management Board and Supervisory Council

Complexity of a shoe must be considered for a successful green transition

Jul 12, 2022 / European Union
The European social partners of the textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear (TCLF) sectors adopted a joint statement calling for action to ensure a successful green and digital transition

Hermès to open two new leather goods workshops by 2026

Mar 22, 2022 / France
The two workshops, which will employ 500 people, will allow the French luxury house to increase its production capacity while remaining committed to its artisanal culture

Leather Naturally publishes Guide to Modern Leather Making

Feb 25, 2022 / World
The Guide to Modern Leather Making (MLMG) intends to constitute a comprehensive tool to anyone wanting to learn more about the production of modern leather

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

Launch of Pact of Skills for the European Fashion Industry

Dec 20, 2021 / European Union
The TCLF Pact of Skills is an initiative promoted by the European Commission to support the investment in upskilling and reskilling across the fashion industry

CTC teams up with Ars Tinctoria

Dec 9, 2021 / France
The French-based company of quality assurance and consulting services for the footwear and leather industries has announced a partnership with the Italian laboratory Ars Tinctoria

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)

LVMH plans to recruit 25 000 young people by the end of 2022

Sep 29, 2021 / France
The luxury group is launching several initiatives to provide access to training and employment for young people, under the age of 30, from all backgrounds

Hermès opens its 19th leather workshop

Sep 22, 2021 / France
The Maroquinerie de Guyenne, located in the village of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, in the French department of Gironde, will at length create 260 jobs. The new facility is part of Hermès strategy of strengthening its role as a socially responsible company

Hermès opens apprenticeship training centre

Sep 16, 2021 / France
The École Hermès des savoir-faire, now open within the leather workshop of Fitilieu, welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who aspire to develop their craftsmanship in leather work. The course is accredited by the French National Education authority

LVMH signs pact to promote and protect specialised skills

Aug 12, 2021 / France
The “WE for ME” pact for the Métiers d’Excellence reinforces the commitment of the 75 Maisons of the luxury group to craftsmanship and diversity, with special emphasis on passing on the savoir-faire to the next generations

Open Your Mind campaign: initiatives in Portugal

Jul 22, 2020 / Portugal
Promoted by the European Commission, through the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and DG GROW (Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs), the campaign is presenting itself to young people

We have to reconsider the exhibitions system, says Assomac head

Apr 28, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac. Today we bring you the second part of that conversation

LVMH cancels prize final and launches solidarity fund

Apr 17, 2020 / France
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the final of the 7th edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, originally scheduled on 5th June 2020 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has been cancelled
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