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Portuguese Leather Goods

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

New Generation: meet Stéfanie Branco from Asa Leather Work

Aug 5, 2022 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, she attended the Specialist Technician Course in Footwear Design at CFPIC in 2017 and 2018. She also did several training courses that contributed to the launch of her sustainable leather goods brand Asa Leather Work (ASA)

Maria Maleta launches line with ELLEONOR

Jun 17, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather bags brand teamed up with the artist Leonor Cunha to launch a colourful and irreverent collection that celebrates the female friendship

New Generation: meet André and Teodolinda

Jun 3, 2022 / Portugal
André Rosário and Teodolinda Semedo are the two mentors of PickPocket, a Portuguese brand that reuses materials that are no longer circulating in the leather goods market to make bags, backpacks and wallets

Portugal regulates leather authenticity

Feb 3, 2022 / Portugal
The law defines the term “leather” and regulates its use, recognizing the need to protect the sector from deceptive business practices. The term can no longer identify materials that are not of animal origin

Portuguese footwear closes 2021 on positive note

Jan 17, 2022 / Portugal
In the first ten months of 2021, Portugal exported 58 million pairs of shoes, worth 1.41 million euros, which reflects an increase of 9% on a comparable basis to the previous year

Belcinto launches Leathergoods brand

Jul 30, 2021 / Portugal
It is one of the most important Portuguese companies specialised in the production and development of leather goods. Belcinto launched the new brand Leathergoods

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
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