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Portuguese footwear invests in a new generation of products

Jan 23, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear cluster aims to be an international benchmark in the development of sustainable solutions. With that in mind, 50 new products "with a better ecological footprint" are in the pipeline for the next three years

Marcelino Sambé stars in the new Portuguese Shoes campaign

Jan 16, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese ballet dancer Marcelino Sambé, who is part of the Royal Ballet School in London ensemble of artists, is the new ambassador of the Portuguese footwear industry

Vapesol obtains a new environmental certification

Jan 9, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese sole manufacturer has obtained the RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certification for its soles and renewed the GRS (Global Recycled Standard) certification for several of its products

Portuguese Shoe Museum hosts exhibition on sustainability

Jan 2, 2023 / Portugal
The exhibition 'Trend or Future? Footwear and Sustainability' introduces the public to materials, products and innovative actions that point towards a more sustainable footwear production

Marita Moreno opens sustainable concept store

Dec 22, 2022 / Portugal
Downtown Porto is the new home of the sustainably-focused Portuguese brand. Located at the Village by BOA Hotel, at Bonjardim street, the space features an assortment of various brands curated by Marita Moreno

Zouri and humourist Nuno Markl team up on sustainable sneaker model

Dec 19, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand and the humourist and radio speaker Nuno Markl have launched a limited edition of a sneaker model (in black and white colours) that reuses marine litter

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)

Portuguese footwear industry to invest 600 million euros in the next 8 years

Dec 5, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) has unveiled the new Strategic Plan of the Footwear Cluster 2030, setting in motion another decade of growth

MLV Shoes opens its first store

Nov 28, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand opened its first space in Lisbon to showcase the entire catalogue. So far, the brand could only be found online and in multi-brand sales points across the country

New qualifications for designers of sustainable footwear

Nov 25, 2022 / World
The Erasmus+ SHOEDES training project aimed at promoting initiatives towards sustainable product designers is calling out footwear designers, industry technicians and students to take part of the project by filling out training needs questionnaire

Portuguese Ambitious launches hiking sneaker

Nov 21, 2022 / Portugal
The Rambler model is one of the highlights of the brand's FW22 collection Intersections, whose motto was the reinvention of artisanal manufacturing techniques to merge past and future

Sanjo launches sneaker inspired by the God of War Ragnarök game series

Nov 14, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand has launched a sneaker inspired by the God of War Ragnarök game series, marking the release of the new game on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on the 9th of November

Classic shoes manufacturer Ferreira Avelar celebrates 75 years

Nov 7, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese company Ferreira Avelar, owner of the brand Profession Bottier, celebrates 75 years of producing classic shoes of excellence, with the eyes set on the future

Alexandra Moura reinvents Wock models

Oct 31, 2022 / Portugal
Following the success of the first collaboration, the Portuguese designer teamed up again with the Portuguese-based footwear professional company Wock to reinvent one of its models

Fátima Lopes celebrates 30 years of career with Portuguese shoes

Oct 24, 2022 / Portugal
The renowned Portuguese fashion designer celebrated her 30-years-old career with a commemorative fashion runway in Lisbon in which the mannequins wore Reve de Flo shoes
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