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Italy

Gucci is going seasonless

May 27, 2020 / Italy
The announcement was made by Alessandro Michele, the brand’s Creative Director, using Gucci’s Instagram page

Tod's with 29.4% drop in sales

May 25, 2020 / Italy
The Italian-based luxury group had a strong start of the year, until the outbreak of the pandemic. Group sales totaled 152.8 million euros in quarter one, down by 29.4% in the first quarter of 2019

Italy enters phase 2

May 20, 2020 / Italy
On Monday 18th of May stores re-opened in Italy, and some of the restrictive measures of the last weeks started to be alleviated in one of the most impacted countries by the Covid-19 pandemic

Micam prepares September edition

May 14, 2020 / Italy
The Milano-held trade fair announced the coming edition to be held at the Rho trade-fair centre from the 20th to the 23rd September as an opportunity for the industry to get restarted after Covid-19

Italian footwear industry with 38% drop in sales

May 13, 2020 / Italy
In the first quarter of 2020 Italian footwear companies had an average drop in sales of -38.4%. In the same period orders declined by 46.2%, according to Assocalzaturifici

Footwear back in business in Europe

Premium ContentMay 12, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
As European countries face the different stages of the sanitary crisis, they are also working on the re-opening of the economies. Today we bring you updates from Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, France and Poland

First Milano Digital Fashion Week

May 6, 2020 / Italy
Camera della Moda (the Fashion Chamber in Italy) is launching its first Milano Digital Fashion Week, to run from the 14th to the 17th of July, and showcasing Spring/Summer 2021 collections

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

Italy: entire footwear supply chain in lockdown

Premium ContentApr 15, 2020 / Italy
The spread of Covid-19 has been particularly severe in Italy, where the sanitary crisis is now paired with a lockdown of most productive activities. The footwear industry is no exception

Giorgio Armani's open letter

Apr 10, 2020 / Italy
Reacting to an article published by WWD, the Italian designer wrote an open letter underlining that luxury shouldn’t imitate fast fashion

Gabriella Marchioni Bocca from Assomac: entrepreneurs have to be sustainable

Apr 7, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac to hear her views about the current state of the industry

Sergio Rossi dies at 84

Apr 3, 2020 / Italy
Unanimously named a footwear legend Italian Sergio Rossi has built a successful luxury footwear brand and has inspired generations of designers

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags won’t have summer edition

Apr 1, 2020 / Italy
Given the health emergency now impacting many countries, the Riva del Garda Fierecongressi Board of Directors concluded there are no conditions to hold the forthcoming edition of the events

Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

Assocalzaturifici talks about Covid-19 impact in Italy

Premium ContentMar 24, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
Italy has been the first country in Europe to take the hit of the Covid-19 epidemic, and it has been strongly impacted so far. We talked with Assocalzaturificci about the state of the footwear industry
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