Arsutoria Magazine

Arsutoria School: a window of opportunities on the footwear and handbag industry

For Arsutoria, the workshop School, openness and permeability with respect to the industrial world, and not only, of footwear and handbags has always been a given, as the next pages show: participation in international workshops, competitions, fashion shows, visits to important names in fashion, such as Hugo Boss, in-depth classroom seminars held by renowned brands. These are all opportunities for openness and growth for the students, who thus have the chance to add a set of experiences of incalculable value to their already rich course of study.

SIMAC TANNING TECH: Promote innovation in the supply chain

With Maria Vittoria Brustia, president of Assomac and the Simac Tanning Tech event, we assess the challenges facing the industry, sometimes with urgency. Also in this special, le il report technological innovations proposed by exhibiting companies at Simac Tanning Tech.

Elegance and color the keywords for the upcoming S/S 2024 shoes

The timeless elegance proposed by many major brands on the international catwalks is also reflected in many of the footwear collections presented for next spring summer 2024. An elegance capable of being refined, but also original, with touches of true and innovative design, in which the accessory, be it heel or decoration on the upper, takes center stage.
Much space is also given to natural materials that go to compose relaxed collections very much in line with a beach-chic taste. Also worth mentioning are the super-colorful sneakers, the desire for white and playfulness, denim models and ankle boots with clear Tex-Mex references.
The man travels like an indecisive pilgrim between the temple of elegance and the sacred places (these days) of the informal. Some solutions to ‘lighten’ the models of men’s tradition are truly original in design and sophistication.

Arsutoria School: Excellence in training for industry

Those in the footwear and leather goods sector know the challenges the industry has been facing for several years. Innovation, shortage of trained professionals and sustainability. These are the issues nagging the manufacturing world and the entire shoe and bag supply chain.

Good news for Outdoor footwear

As always we open our section dedicated to the Outdoor world by referring to the figures and statistics collected by the European Outdoor Group.

The EOG State of Trade report covers products sold by over 100 outdoor companies in Europe in the apparel, footwear and hard- ware markets, and also includes outdoor sell-in figures from multisport/lifestyle brands.

Pitti Uomo: the event for men’s fashion is back in a big way

It’s almost refreshing to have had to juggle between those rushing to perfect new purchases, those showing off new collections in the courtyard of Florence’s Castle and the many photographers who kept snapping nonstop.

After difficult years for everyone, finding Pitti Uomo in great shape allows us to hope for a real recovery not only of men’s fashion, but of the entire industry.

Simac Tanning Tech: Reinvigorating the Italian model

SIMAC TANNING TECH 2023 in September remains the internationally recognized fair as a unique opportunity where technology and innovation, especially Italian, play an important role in the manufacturing landscape of the footwear, leather goods, tannery, automotive and furniture sectors.
The 21st UITIC 2023 congress is the historically most important international event for the industry. Technical figures from the entire manufacturing system have an opportunity to grasp new solutions to be implemented in processes.

The sneaker is dead. Long live the sneaker.

Don’t be fooled by the title, which echoes the monarchical mood of coronations. Sneakers are far from abdicating their role as market dominators. If the contraction of consumption has curtailed its irrepressible expansion, it does not mean that the sneaker does not still have many edicts to offer its affectionate consumers.

Arsutoria School: Excellence in footwear and leather goods training

Arsutoria School has been in existence since 1947. It does not remember this as mere show-off, but rather uses its deep knowledge of the trade and the industry to train professionals who can approach the world of footwear and leather goods design and production with a very high, and now rare, level of expertise.