On the occasion of the Conferedazione Moda conference in Milan, at the Università Bocconi, on 26 June, we met up with the President of Assocalzaturifici, Siro Badon. In the interview that follows, he presents an outline of his tenure and discusses themes like sustainability, training, internationalisation, ‘Made in’, and Micam.
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This is what emerged from the sample survey conducted by the Research Centre of Confindustria Moda for Assocalzaturifici on the first nine months of 2018. Months in which national production experienced a further drop of -2.4% in its volumes, while -5% was registered in the third quarter alone. From January to August 2018, ISTAT export […]
2017, a year without especially significant results for worldwide footwear, but with a few small surprises and a constant rebalancing between East and West. This is what emerges from the “World Footwear Yearbook 2018” report promoted by Portuguese Shoes.
The tale of Caterina Maestro, founder of the Milan showroom where it is possible to rent and share the fashion of your dreams.
The celebrations tying the past and future of the Vicentino tannery together continue with the new “2067” collection for Fall-Winter 2018/2019 that pays tribute to the creative project designed to celebrate the company’s fiftieth anniversary, while at the same time offering a recap of the brand’s DNA through the new The Core service.
The Indian company has developed a very efficient system to recover used and “throw-away” shoes to turn them into new models donated to those who still walk barefoot.
Fimma – Sincro
The Brianza-based company has purchased a hybrid car to replace two old company vehicles and has installed a charging station for electric cars in the carpark of its factory.
Finproject is growing, also thanks to acquisitions, and is preparing the landing on the stock market, but without forgetting the centrality of the sustainability theme.
At its first participation in an international trade fair, the Japanese company won the APLF Award for its beautiful indigo-coloured leather.
The original design of the Numero Uno collection aims at winning over the American public so it will have a success story to tell the Asian public.
CTCP – Centro Tecnológico do Calçado de Portugal
The global trends have impact in the fashion industry, including footwear, and have to be integrated in the development of new products. The market is changing as well as the preferences and behaviour of consumers. The consumer of today have access to much more information, is more demanding and looks for fashion, difference, comfort and sustainable consumer goods.
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.