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SPOTLIGHT – WRÅD

Matteo Ward (co-founder and CEO), Silvia Giovanardi (creative director) and Victor Santiago (art and talent director) are three young entrepreneurs and the creative minds behind WRÅD, which is not only an emerging brand, but a real movement that acts as a spokesperson for important issues aimed at triggering a sustainable revolution in the fashion world.

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018  “From words to action” is the theme of this year’s edition

The balance sheet on the progress made and a road map on the actions to be taken in order to change the fashion reference models were presented at the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. There is now an urgent need for companies to support and accelerate change

Reef Escape, the biodegradable rubber sandal

With this 100% PVC-free model, a material known for its toxicity during the production, use and disposal phases, the Californian brand revolutionises the market of rubber flip-flops

At Venethica, shoes that walk but do not “trample on”

The start-up, specialised in sports footwear with low environmental impact, is enjoying great success in Italy as well as abroad, with hand-crafted products and the search for raw materials that respect the environment and people’s wellbeing

Pollini and Mazda: Style icons

Mazda MX-5 Limited Edition in partnership with Pollini Heritage renew their patnership and unveil their second fascinating cooperation during the Fashion Week

a.testoni – Easy-chic luxury

Inspired by the beauty of the sea and by an atmosphere of freedom and nonconformity, the new a.testoni collection effortlessly interprets footwear luxury

Lumberjack strives for excellence

The maple-leaf brand continues its growth in the wake of an ambitious path that aims to enrich and expand its brand awareness and brand philosophy. The special guest at Pitti Uomo was Franco Morbidelli, top rider of the Estrella Galicia 0.0 Marc VDS team, where Lumberjack is the official sponsor

Scott: passion, standing side-by-side with athletes

Sixty years of innovation, technology and design at the service of bikes, motorbikes, the world of running and winter sports equipment: this is the story of Scott, a story filled with passion and constant innovation.

Michelin Soles: ad hoc solutions for the shoe

“From Tyres to soles” is the challenge that Michelin Technical Soles sets itself every day, with the intent of taking the special characteristics typical of its tyre world and transmitting them to the world of footwear.

ARSUTORIA and FDRA sign a memorandum of understanding for training courses in the USA

The Italian ARSUTORIA school will make available to US brands its many years of experience in teaching style and product engineering.

A school, a job: Lorenzo Ciminari, former student of ARSUTORIA school, at Tod’s.

The training path of Lorenzo Ciminari from the Marche region was a success. After attending the ARSUTORIA school, he completed his training at the pattern-making department of one of the most prestigious footwear brands in Italy.

Comelz multi-ply system for fabrics

Leader in cutting machines for the footwear and leathr goods industry, Comelz has developed an innovative system of multi-ply that optimizes the work phases.

Industrie Chimiche Forestali becomes ICF Group

The assets of Forestali – acquired 100% by a SPAC listed on the AIM Italia market – transforms the company into one of the few Italian chemical companies listed on the stock exchange. We focus on exports, new products and strategic aggregations.

Obuv, below forecasts

Four days of medium-fine and luxury footwear in Moscow did not completely satisfy the forecasts made on the eve of the event, with a drop-off in attendance numbers and great attentiveness to prices by buyers.

Simac Tanning Tech

Great achievements at Simac Tanning Tech: the three days from 20 to 22 February 2018 at FieraMilano ended with remarkable results, registering +18% in visitors, as well as a significant increase in foreign turnout (+19%).

A change in management for the Piccola Industria of Confindustria Piemonte: it’s Gabriella Marchioni Bocca’s turn

Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of ASSOMAC, last week also became president of Piccola Industria di Confindustria Piemonte.

AEC presents a preview of the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion trends

At a distance of one week from Futurmoda’s end, AEC returned to the Elche Exhibition and Congress Centre for the presentation of the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion trends.

Lineapelle, awards innovation and personality

Numbers, contents and trends confirm that Lineapelle maintains its leadership position as a leading international event for the global fashion and luxury industry, seeking innova- tive and stylistic stimuli in the field of leather and raw materials, accessories and components.

The students of the IFTS course to become a “Higher Technician for the Lombardy shoe sector” train in shoe factories

The company internships of the students who have finished the theoretical-practical training period, to which the ARSUTORIA school has contributed, have begun.

Elitron: innovation and automation in cutting systems

SIMAC 2018 confirms the growing trend for Elitron’s cutting solutions thanks to innovation and automation. Clear success for the 5 digital cutting solutions on display at Simac 2018. Workflow optimization for leather and roll materials cutting ranks at the top of industry bucket list for the upcoming future.

Fimec, the best edition yet of the last three years

Organisers, exhibiting companies, and visitors confirm that the 42nd edition of Fimec was the best edition yet of the last three years, perfectly adhering to the motto “The only one with it all”.

ISA TrimTec labels receive Leather Standard certification by OEKO-TEX

A prestigious certification of sustainability for ISA TrimTec’s products, as well as a safety guarantee for consumers.

ISA TanTec acquires Auburn Leather

ISA TanTec announces the acquisition of Auburn Leather: at the end of Q2 2018, the group will come into full possession of the brand, the activity, and the assets of the American manufacturer of leather laces.

Shoes and Leather Vietnam: more room for business

The 20th edition of the Vietnamese fair dedicated to footwear, leather goods, machinery, and technology expands its exhibiting area to 15 thousand square meters in order to host a greater number of exhibitors.

Riri expands and focuses on light

New acquisitions for the famous zipper and button firm with the aim to increase its production capacity. The next SS19 collection, instead, focuses everything on BRIGHTNESS.

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Jun 28, 2018

Arsutoria Trends Guide AW1920 – Arctic Explorer

The world of arctic explorers plays with unusual materials which are in contrast with the futuristic environments of the metropolis in a science fiction imaginary.

Kiefer Von Zoe: eco-friendly insoles for high heels, even without a shank

Cutting-edge in the production of high quality materials for assembly insoles in footwear with and without metallic midplates, the company presents its state-of-the-art eco-sustainable products: KPT and the ‘top of the range’ NPU GREEN.

iTen®, ergonomics and softness for the new soles line

Mondial Suole improves the comfort of footwear with its new brand iTen®. The new brand adopts the ENERLYTETM system by The Dow Chemical Company for more ergonomics and softness to the touch.

Jun 27, 2018

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.

Jun 26, 2018

Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018 “From words to action” is the theme of this year’s edition

The balance sheet on the progress made and a road map on the actions to be taken in order to change the fashion reference models were presented at the world’s leading business event on sustainability in fashion. There is now an urgent need for companies to support and accelerate change