World Footwear


Pope Francis receives a pair of Portuguese shoes

Jul 15, 2024 / Portugal
As part of its 40th-anniversary celebrations, the Portuguese company RICAP Shoes, represented by its administrator and founder, hand-delivered a pair of sandals to His Holiness at the Vatican

Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli dies at 83

Apr 17, 2024 / Italy
Roberto Cavalli has died aged 83, his company has announced. One of the biggest names in fashion, the Italian designer was known for his excess, particularly his animal-print designs

The Cryptide named Footwear Brand of the Year in 2023

Jan 3, 2024 / World
The luxury lifestyle sneaker brand The Cryptide has been named Footwear Brand of the Year 2023 at the fourth edition of the Global Footwear Awards (GFA)

Sam and Libby Edelman presented with the Footwear News Lifetime Achievement Award

Dec 14, 2023 / United States
The founders of the Caleres-owned footwear brand Sam Edelman were honoured at the last edition of the Footwear News Achievement Awards (FNAAs) with the Lifetime Achievement Award

Lana Del Rey indulges in Portuguese footwear

Sep 4, 2023 / Portugal
The international artist was seen wearing a pair of Lemon Jelly shoes at the wedding of actress Margaret Qualley and singer and producer Jack Antonoff

Repair Rebels: making repairing the new normal for every fashion consumer

Premium ContentApr 24, 2023 / Germany
We spoke with the founder of the German start-up Repair Rebels, Monika Hauck, who seeks to revolutionize the entire mindset of the fashion industry by reminding us that pieces worth wearing are always worth repairing

Gigi Hadid surrenders to Portuguese footwear

Feb 7, 2023 / Portugal
The international top model Gigi Hadid has recently picked Portuguese footwear. She was spotted wearing a pair of boots from the Portuguese brand Alameda Turquesa

Paco Rabanne dies aged 88

Feb 6, 2023 / Spain
The Spanish fashion designer, renowned for his futuristic vision and use of unconventional materials, as well as signature range of fragrances, has died aged 88 at his home in France

Savana launches Braille & Sustainability project

Jan 30, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese company specialized in the production of children's footwear won the competition Metal Show with the development of a boot for blind children made from sustainable materials

Rosana Perán Bazán (Fice & Pikolinos): price is a short-term advantage but added value is forever

Premium ContentJan 3, 2023 / Spain
Watch the interview with Rosana Perán Bazán, FICE President & Grupo Pikolinos Vice-President. We had a nice conversation with Rosana to understand the state of the footwear industry in Spain, and discuss some of the pressing issues of the footwear industry

Capri Holdings supports creation of the Versace Foundation

Jun 7, 2022 / United Kingdom
The company has guaranteed 10 million US dollars for the new foundation. The aim of the initiative is to support equality, wellness and safety for the LGBTQIA+ community

VF Corporation named one of the 100 best Corporate Citizens

May 24, 2022 / United States
The global player in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has been recognized by 3BL Media in its 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking for the company’s work across people and planet, including employees, climate change, the environment and human rights, among other categories. VF ranked first in the Consumer Durables & Apparel Industry and 14th overall

Caleres to dedicate 1 million USD to Soles4Souls

May 9, 2022 / United States
The grant is expected to be paid over two years through Charitable Trust Donation, round up campaign and product donation to support 4EveryKid Program. The aim is to help provide shoes for homeless children

Burberry included in Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index

Feb 4, 2021 / United Kingdom
The ethical character of the British fashion brand Burberry was first recognized by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) - Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index

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 how APICCAPS has presented its new Portuguese Shoes campaign
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