Focus on Materials and components
To hear shoe manufacturers’ point of view we went to the Parabiago district to meet two of the most important companies at a national level that produce Made in Italy footwear. The first one is Roveda: producers of elegant women’s shoes for various luxury brands and emerging designers.Learn more about this topic …
To hear shoe manufacturers’ point of view we went to the Parabiago district to meet two of the most important companies at a national level that produce Made in Italy footwear. Fratelli Rossetti, is a multinational family business, boasts an extraordinary heritage in the elegant men’s shoe.Learn more about this topic …
We have tried to understand what the most pressing issues were on the table of those who work in the footwear lining sector. Certifications, naturalness, sustainability and speed are the most debated topicsLearn more about this topic …
The return of leather into the luxury segment will further encourage the growth of the market’s quality linings, of which Mesi is one of the reference pointsLearn more about this topic …
We talk about the challenges and opportunities of the sector with the Lombardy-based tannery that has been operating for over half a century, one of the very few Italian companies specialised in luxury liningsLearn more about this topic …
Materials and components news from our blog
In the year of the centenary of its birth, the Florentine Maison of luxury launches a new sustainable material with luxurious finishes, which it makes available to the entire fashion industry.
The American industry leader in solutions for high performance and comfort footwear presents two innovative technologies with a formulation characterised by a high eco-sustainable content: OrthoLite® HybridPlus-Bio™ and HybridPlus-Recycled™
Thanks to innovative Michelin soles, they are high performance and dynamic on all kinds of terrain, for experiencing the mountains in complete safety and with less fatigue
The women’s made-to-measure clothing e-commerce site extends its winning business model to include footwear, inspiring the creativity of its users in the personalisation of their desired shoes, which are then handcrafted by European artisans with 100% Made in Italy materials
The capsule collection developed in collaboration with Eames Offices celebrates the two influential designers of the Twentieth century with four models inspired by their works
An exceptional collaboration to celebrate the extremely popular card game of Mattel, which sees Nike and NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo as its protagonists
The company specialising in the design and production of sustainable footwear and products under the acronym of Anything Can Be Changed launches the first heel produced with bio-based materials, a green technology as an alternative to traditional plastic
Directa Plus S.p.A and Norda are launching the first shoe with a membrane that ensures thermal efficiency, lightness and antibacterial effects.
Reuse, regeneration and innovation: with the new brand, the company based in Castelfranco di Sotto, leader in the production of made in Italy suede for the fashion sectors, offers a type of suede that fully respects the environment and the principles of the circular economy
The Vigevano-based company has been putting its experience at the service of accessories for the footwear and fashion world and technical components for the sport and safety sector since 1980
We talk about it with Guido Cami, president and CEO of Industrie Chimiche Forestali S.p.A., evaluating aspects such as the economic situation, acquisitions and sustainability.
Fruit of the meeting between French style and Italian craftsmanship, the sneakers of the brand named after its Syrian designer, are characterised by a minimal allure, sophisticated techniques of overlapping materials, and the unique possibility of customisation for a luxury style
Inspiration arrives from pop art for the new summer 22 collection of the Made in Italy brand: aimed at both men and women, the focus is on the chromatic combination of white and black with strong and bright colours, pastel and metallic tones
New venue and new format for the presentation of the FW22-23 collection of the Santa Croce sull’Arno based tannery which also includes the new line of 100% biodegradable and compostable metal-free leathers and the footwear capsule