World Footwear

Portugal

Can the industry be an art form?

Jan 19, 2021 / Portugal
After a year of pandemic and isolation, it is time to stretch the legs, run, dance and leap into the air to gain perspective, as a new era is upon us. That is the how APICCAPS has presented its new Portuguese Shoes campaign

Portugal: retail closes, manufacturing is functioning as usual

Jan 18, 2021 / Portugal
The country is living in another State of Emergency, at least until the 30th of January. Industry, distribution and schools remain open and functioning as usual. Non-essential retail is once again closed

DiVERGE shoes in new Clooney movie

Jan 12, 2021 / Portugal
In the new film starred by George Clooney another character is shining: the Portuguese brand DiVERGE and its shoes

Portuguese Shoes: Keep on Dreaming

Jan 5, 2021 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Association has launched a new promotional video presenting the competitive arguments of the Portuguese footwear industry. Check it out here

Ara Portugal celebrates 46 years

Dec 22, 2020 / Portugal
This December, Ara Shoes Portugal is celebrating 46 years. Established in the country in 1974, the German group, was one of the first multinationals in the footwear sector to invest in Portugal

Guide to Survive the Pandemic ... with Portuguese Shoes

Dec 17, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, has launched the publication Guide to Survive the Pandemic ... with Portuguese Shoes. Check it all here

Jovan receives double certification

Dec 15, 2020 / Portugal
Portuguese company Jovan has just been double certified by the SGQA - Quality and Environment Management system (ISO 9001 and ISO 14001). Quality and the environment are top priority in this company dedicated to manufacturing footwear for adults and children

New Generation: Meet The Boot Institute

Dec 8, 2020 / Portugal
Two friends, one day at the beach. That is how the project The Boot Institute was born. Sandra has a background in Marketing and Dina has 12 years of experience in the footwear sector

By the Book: more than a backpack, a concept

Nov 27, 2020 / Portugal
An idea materialized in a piece and one clear goal: to make a difference by giving meaning to an object. And in this way, By the Book was born, a new brand of accessories that promises to make a difference in the market

Zouri produces shoes with apple waste

Nov 18, 2020 / Portugal
The brand of sneakers known for using plastic trash collected from the ocean in its productive process is now using apple waste in its products

The second life of Mariano

Nov 17, 2020 / Portugal
Not even the pandemic was an obstacle for Mariano Shoes. With 75 years of existence, the Portuguese-based footwear company wants to internationalize the brand through the online channel and with a focus on the women's segment

Lemon Jelly: Closing the Loop

Nov 5, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand has a new project based on the idea that nothing is destroyed, and everything is transformed. It is called: Closing the Loop. The brand has recently won the Best Carbon Footprint Initiative award at the Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020

A week dedicated to the Portuguese Leather Goods Industry

Nov 4, 2020 / Portugal
CTCP and APICCAPS promoted, from the 19th to the 23rd of October, a week dedicated to the leather goods sector. This week had a wide program of online initiatives, such as webinars about production, brands, technologies, luxury and fashion trends

The countdown for the Safety Footwear Revolution Week is on

Nov 3, 2020 / Portugal
From the 23rd to the 26th of November 2020 a fully digital and virtual conference is being organised by AMF SAFETY SHOES, TOWORKFOR, and ALOFT with an aim to discuss and reflect on 4 main revolutions impacting the Footwear Manufacturing sector

YFF debuts in Milan

Oct 29, 2020 / Portugal
Portuguese-based brand YFF - Young Fashion Footwear - presented itself to the world in Milan, during the last edition of Micam, for the first time
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