World Footwear

Italy

Lineapelle and London College of Fashion launch contest in collaboration

Jan 15, 2021 / Italy
Approximately 50 students are taking part in the competition aiming to promote leather as a sustainable material to future generations of stylists and fashion designers

Prada’s December retail sales return to 2019 levels

Jan 13, 2021 / Italy
Progressive volume recovery in all geographical areas, with marked revenue growth in Asia Pacific was underlined by the luxury group brand

Italian footwear exports fall by 20%

Jan 4, 2021 / Italy
In the first nine months of 2020 the Italian footwear industry saw a drop in production (-29.4%) and in sales (-33.1%). According to Assocalzaturifici Chair Siro Badon the timid return to normality was impacted by the second wave of the pandemic in the country

Gucci, Burberry, Prada, Dior and Moncler win the Altagamma Digital Awards 2020

Dec 7, 2020 / Italy
The fourth edition of Altagamma Digital Awards revealed the winners. The distinction is given to Personal Luxury brands that standout for their digital leadership. The 2020 edition was organised in partnership with the National Chamber of Italian Fashion

Expo Riva Schuh: digital edition in January

Dec 4, 2020 / Italy
From the 16th to 19th of January 2021 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags will be back with a one-off edition taking advantage of the new dynamics and new digital possibilities. This is the solution found to overcome the difficulty of organising physical events

Pitti gathers its events and moves them to February

Dec 4, 2020 / Italy
Uomo, Bimbo and Filati to take place at the same dates in Florence. The Pitti events are now on the agenda to take place between the 21st and the 23rd February 2021

Next edition of Micam announced for March 2021

Nov 25, 2020 / Italy
The footwear trade show will be, once again, part of the #strongertogether project. The 5 trade fairs from the fashion system will once again be held on the same dates at single location, the Fieramilano Rho. Micam will be a 3 days event this time

Ferragamo: sales down by 18.9% in the third quarter

Nov 11, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury group announced third quarter results with sales down by 18.9%. The accumulated decline in 2020 reached 38.5%. The Asia Pacific area is confirmed as the group's top market, reaching over 42% of total revenue

Next Riva live talk is focusing on the 2022 fashion market

Nov 5, 2020 / Italy
“The 2022 fashion market, shifts & strategies”: a reflection on the fashion market for the last of the #playfashion live talks

Ferragamo launches 3D made-to-order service

Oct 26, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury brand is teaming up with Microsoft and its technological partner Hevolus for launching an innovative service to its customers. Hevolus's Augmented Store at Home platform is based on Microsoft's Cloud Computing and Mixed Reality technologies

Ennio Fontana takes on the leadership of Roberto Cavalli

Oct 21, 2020 / Italy
The Italy-based company confirmed the appointment of Ennio Fontana as their new General Manager. Ennio Fontana, who worked for twenty years alongside Philipp Plein, is now taking over the reins of Roberto Cavalli

Pitti Uomo returns to physical format in January

Oct 16, 2020 / Italy
After cancelling all physical events throughout 2020 given the COVID-19 pandemic, Pitti Immagine announced the next edition will return to physical format

Expo Riva's General Manager: COVID-19 has forced the trade fairs to accelerate its evolution process

Oct 13, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Alessandra Albarelli, General Manager of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, to learn her views on the impact of COVID-19 in the trade fairs arena and to hear about what we can expect from the next edition of the fair

Winter edition of Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags returns to its original dates

Oct 12, 2020 / Italy
The international trade fair for the volume footwear sector and the showroom for bags, leather goods and accessories will take place in January 2021, moving back to its traditional dates, after the announced shift caused by COVID-19

Strongertogether initiative gathered Micam and 4 other fairs

Sep 28, 2020 / Italy
According to the organisers, over 16 000 buyers showed up at Fieramilano Rho during the 5 days of the initiative #Strongertogether. On this occasion Micam, Mipel, A New Point of View, TheOneMilano and Homi got together to show the new collections
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