World Footwear

Portugal

Portuguese footwear exports grow by 25%

May 20, 2022 / Portugal
In the first quarter of 2022, Portugal exported 21 million pairs of shoes, worth 493 million euros. Footwear exports increased especially in extra-community markets

RE:GROUND: the sneaker made with recycled coffee grounds

May 16, 2022 / Portugal
In partnership with Nespresso, Zèta created a sneaker that uses recycled coffee grounds, inspired by the principles of zero-waste, eco-design and French style. The sneakers are made in Portugal

Fly London steps into the metaverse

May 9, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand has taken its first steps into the metaverse with four mini-games and a shop on the Roblox platform, which will be accessible from the 31st of May

Ambitious launches first 100% ecological model

May 2, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand has unveiled CAP, an entirely ecological model whose components are either recycled or present an eco-friendly approach

Vapesol opens industrial unit dedicated to EVA soles

Apr 22, 2022 / Portugal
The investment, which amounted to around 2 million euros, will enable the Portuguese soles manufacturer to answer the increasing demand of customers for this type of sole

New Generation: meet Cláudia Faria

Apr 15, 2022 / Portugal
Cláudia Faria created the footwear brand Sarah Maier inspired by two of her biggest passions: shoes and her grandmother. Cláudia bets on a strong design, with an unusual triangular high heel and the application of Swarovski crystals

Portuguese DiVERGE launches first collection of NFTs

Apr 8, 2022 / Portugal
The brand of fully customizable sports shoes has just launched the first collection of NFTs. Whoever buys one, gets to receive a pair of sneakers designed by the artist Frederico Ramires

Olkin: the Portuguese home shoe

Apr 4, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand was born during the COVID-19 pandemic by the cousins José Simões and João Macedo to bring together comfort and design

NOKOMENTS: the footwear brand for the Generation Z

Mar 28, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese company Costa, Costa & Oliveira has just launched its new insignia, supported by a global eco-friendly vision. The company also owns the woman’s footwear brand Pinto di Blu

Portuguese footwear honours the national culture

Mar 18, 2022 / Portugal
The latest campaign promoted by APICCAPS pays homage to the works and main artists of the Portuguese scene, reinforcing the premise that the footwear industry is an ally of art

ToWorkFor expands business to the apparel sector

Mar 14, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand of safety footwear has launched a creative campaign that uses big international Hollywood names to promote its expansion into the apparel sector

Reve de Flo produces women’s shoes until size 46

Mar 7, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based footwear company, focused on the women’s segment, has surprised once more. It now produces large shoe sizes by consumer demand

New Generation: meet Sara Nunes

Feb 27, 2022 / Portugal
Sara Nunes is the new face of 3DCork. She has been working for the company since its foundation in 2006, but, this year, she took over the leadership of the family business dedicated to the production of cork components for the footwear industry. The company also produces items for the home

Tríbio: the newest Portuguese sustainable brand in the market

Feb 18, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand wants to take care of the Planet first. It stands out for being truly biodegradable and compostable and having every component certified

Bolflex promotes a circular economy

Feb 11, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese company of footwear components has announced to have recycled 1 200 tons of raw material in 2020, doubling the quantity as compared to the previous year
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