World Footwear

Portugal

Luís Onofre appointed CEC's President

Feb 13, 2019 / CEC
APICCAPS President was appointed President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). Entrepreneur and designer Luís Onofre will succeed the Italian Cleto Sagripanti and will take office by the end of May in Porto

New Portuguese Shoes campaign

Feb 11, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) presented the new Portuguese Shoes campaign for 2019

Portugal creates hundreds of new footwear brands

Feb 1, 2019 / Portugal
The creation of own brands is one of the main focus of the Portuguese footwear industry. According to the Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre and its Office for the Promotion of Industrial Property (GAPI) 238 footwear brands were created since 2010

FAMEST: a new generation of products

Jan 29, 2019 / Portugal
On the 9th of January, the FAMEST project partners met at the headquarters of the CTCP in São João da Madeira to present a new generation of products in key areas of the Footwear and Fashion Cluster

Portuguese footwear strengthens digital focus

Jan 23, 2019 / Portugal
The CTCP, Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre, promoted an event to present new technologies for the local footwear cluster, developed through projects integrated in its digital strategy

Lemon Jelly: Winter is Coming

Jan 16, 2019 / Portugal
Lemon Jelly has always been fascinated by the free spirit of the artists, their creativity and their capacity for social intervention. Project Winter is Coming is the result of a new partnership of the brand with Circus Network to personalise their boots

Youzme and let's play

Jan 15, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a Portuguese-based brand of kids footwear, headquartered in the north of the country where the local footwear industry has its deep roots. Youzme was born within Liago, a company with roughly 3 decades of experience in this industry

Rufel, the power to be bold

Jan 8, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a company specialised in manufacturing bags and accessories for men and women. Rufel is based in S. João da Madeira, in the north of Portugal, and has been around for more than 4 decades

ICC invests 2 million euros to double production

Dec 28, 2018 / Portugal
Portuguese footwear company ICC, specialized in the production of professional footwear, is investing two million euros in its facilities with the goal of doubling production

New Generation: Meet Tiago Correia

Dec 20, 2018 / Portugal
Tiago Correira has a background in Management and has been working in And I Wonder for five years

Elisabeth Moments are special moments

Dec 18, 2018 / Portugal
This could be the motto of a Portuguese footwear brand based in the north of the country, where the national footwear industry has its historic routes

New Generation: Meet Inês Lebre

Dec 11, 2018 / Portugal
Inês has a degree in International Business Administration by Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. In 2017, she created the footwear brand INLU

European footwear focused on increasing sustainability

Dec 10, 2018 / CEC
The kick-off meeting of the project LIFE GreenShoes4All, gathering several key European stakeholders, took place in Porto last week

New Generation: Meet Catarina Pedroso

Oct 31, 2018 / Portugal
Get to know Catarina Pedroso, the mind behind Ballūta Shoes: a brand that aims to revolutionize the market

Netos: the shoe business runs in the family

Oct 24, 2018 / Portugal
With more than 60 years in the footwear business, Fábrica de Calçado Netos is driven by tradition, family values and commitment
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