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Portuguese Shoes

Overcube triples turnover in 2019

May 22, 2020 / Portugal
The online platform, part of the Kyaia group, was launched in 2018. Two years later, the Kyaia group's online sales platform already has 40 000 customers and turnover almost tripled in 2019, reaching 3.250 million

New Generation: meet Pedro and Daniel from Wayz

May 19, 2020 / Portugal
Pedro has studied Business Management and Daniel Product Design. They met at a Footwear Design course and quickly realized they’re equally passionate about sneakers and have created Wayz

Wock's solidarity initiative

May 8, 2020 / Portugal
Under the motto We are for you (Somos por ti in Portuguese), professional footwear company Wock has joined the efforts to fight the Covid-19 impacts and will donate 3000 pairs of shoes to healthcare professionals

Ambitious launches clothing collection

Apr 27, 2020 / Portugal
Irreverent design, versatile pieces. These are some of the adjectives characterizing Ambitious products. And if before we only talked about footwear, now clothing joins the family

Portuguese footwear companies move production to masks

Mar 27, 2020 / Portugal
Several footwear companies from the north of Portugal are temporarily replacing the production of footwear with the manufacture of technical equipment

New Generation: meet Catarina Neves

Mar 26, 2020 / Portugal
With a background in architecture, Catarina has always designed pieces for herself. When requests from friends and family started to increase, she decided to create Pallas

Portuguese Footwear Industry promotes Immersive Factory Visits

Mar 17, 2020 / Portugal
Join the "Sexiest industry in Europe” and get involved with different shoe manufacturing techniques. All delivered during a week spent in one of the must visit cities in Europe: Porto

Why Portugal?

Mar 2, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, launched the “Why Portugal?” campaign. Watch the video here

Four architects, one stroke, two shoes

Feb 12, 2020 / Portugal
The project was laid by Marta de Pinho, but brings together four architects, two of them Pritzker Prize winners, the ultimate Architecture Prize. Álvaro Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto Moura each designed a pair of shoes

New Generation: meet Patrícia Henriques

Feb 7, 2020 / Portugal
Brand Patrícia Henriques was born out of Patrícia's dream. After being a mother, she felt it was time to move forward with the project of creating comfortable footwear that was both elegant and sophisticated

Get to know Portugal's plan for sustainability

Jan 30, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association has presented the new Action Plan of the Footwear Cluster for Sustainability

New Generation: meet Filipa Couto

Jan 24, 2020 / Portugal
With a Bachelor Degree in Clinic Psychology and a Master in Business Management Filipa has choosen the challenge to take on her family business. An invitation from her father has made her the second generation working at Trofal

Portuguese Shoes with new campaign

Jan 17, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) presented the new Portuguese Shoes campaign for 2020

DiVERGE, made to order

Jan 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand was founded by a group of friends that got frustrated at how difficult it is to find special sneakers that perfectly match each ones style. DiVERGE sneakers are made to order

Portuguese footwear industry with new sustainability plan

Jan 3, 2020 / Portugal
Back in December the Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) has presented a new Action Plan focused on Sustainability
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