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For 70 years, Arsutoria has been a leader in information and training for footwear and leather goods. From the desire to make our readers' training experience more complete, we decided to merge our business-to-business content and renew our proposal. Articles, news, industry interviews, sustainability, safety, trendsRead the newest content
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Design is nothing if you can’t produce and market it
Why does Arsutoria, the workshop school, offer an educational experience different from many other design schools? Because it trains professionals capable of using their creativity to develop designs that come to life and turn into prototypes and real collections.Read
Alessandra Colombo: that bit of courage that changes your life
Italian, after a work experience in finance, she landed at Arsutoria School to pursue her dream and test herself by taking the one-year master's degree in Bags. Today, a year later, while already working at one of the most prestigious fashion brands, she thinks her dream has a solid foundation to turn into reality.Read
To learn about the product and processes in a short time
Increasing every year the Arsutoria courses offer for companies or professionals who can attend part-time.Read
3D design of shoes and bags
After the pandemic, 3D Design skills are increasingly in demand by companies.Read
When industry and education join forces
Arsutoria's network of relationships is a valuable resource for students.Read
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Sustainable soles: that’s the new obsession for Summer 2024
Yes, agreed, next Spring Summer 2024 will still see many footwear proposals that will feature soles with very important volumes, quite taxed and aggressive in look. A rule that will also apply to sandals and slippers. For sure we will have an overabundance of colors, even very bright, tending to fluorescent.
MICAM: Here are the A/W 23-24 shoes.
Winter is the season of boots, and the coming cold season is no exception: fashion is pointing to chelsea boots, as well as amphibians and combat boots, often customized with metallic accessories or fur inserts.
Not too far away is the sound of revolver shots announcing the return of Texans, featuring metallic and jeweled accessories, animal leathers and metallic inserts.
Expo Riva Schuh: A/W 23-24 is made of boots, sneakers and moccasins
As always, Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags got things going for the coming winter, presenting new collections from international manufacturers and brands. A varied landscape, in which ankle boot models were again the winners. Those who thought that we would go for a longer style proved to be mistaken, as the preference remains for a style that goes just above the ankle.
Pitti Uomo: diverse masculine future for A/W 23-24
Masculine Future is the name of one of the areas that Pitti Uomo dedicated to men’s fashion during the last event. A future that is not easy to intercept, as it crosses many areas of taste, creativity and style.
On the one hand, aesthetic research is more than ever linked to craftsmanship processes, with textural textures, functional details and multifaceted materials. On the other hand, the re-established contact with nature inspires light and resistant accessories and footwear, which indulges movement in day-to-day comfort. Attention to the environmental impact associated with innovative designs is intensified, even on eco-materials.
Arsutoria School: the right place for you
Shoe enthusiasts, more creative designers, aspiring entrepreneurs or production technicians ask themselves all the time: what will be the right place to acquire the skills that can help me enter or grow in such a fascinating but very complex industry as fashion accessories? In the next few pages they will find the point of view of someone who has been training shoe fanatics for over seventy years.
Soles and heels: there is no getting away from sustainability
By now it is clear and obvious, the world of footwear structures can no longer ignore the issues of sustainability, the constant and incremental search for new materials, whether they are of organic or recycled origin. Almost all of the innovative designs proposed for the upcoming fall winter 2023/24 have emphasized environmental friendliness.
If we look at the aesthetic themes emphasized, thick and important bottoms designed specially to accompany the new wave of boots that will undoubtedly invade future winter storefronts jump out at us.
But the theme of the height of the bottoms and their solid and massive appearance remains well anchored even in the low models, whether sneakers or loafers. Colors and graphics, a theme usually unaccustomed for the cold months, are instead making their way into the 2023s.
Beware the graphics are also going to invade the territories of elegance, which is unlikely to be expressed in minimalist tones.
Simac Tanning Tech: Innovations and research are the development directions seen at the September 2022 edition
In this issue of Arsutoria we have tried to measure the type of technological innovations, for the footwear and leather goods worlds, proposed and introduced by industry players during Simac Tanning Tech 2022, the most important international event dedicated to the topic.
Colour, the Seventies and thick design: it’s the next S/S 2023 seen at Micam Milano
Gathered under the hashtag #finallytogether, the trade fairs returned – literally – to colour Rho Fieramilano. Amidst 70s atmospheres, pronounced soles and a return to elegant models, colour was indeed the real protagonist of the footwear collections presented at Micam Milano.
The outdoor industry records positive data and focuses on sustainable innovation
The outdoor world has recorded positive growth during 2021, especially in apparel and footwear sectors, and for next Spring Summer 2023 is focusing on materials, technologies and models characterised by a functional and sustainable approach.
Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags: the Spring/Summer 2023 collections as seen in Riva del Garda
Attention to detail seems to characterise most of the proposals seen at Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags for next spring summer 2023.
Pitti Uomo and the return to normality: summer 2023 will be colourful and technical-performance and fashion will go hand in hand
The Pitti Uomo summer edition has the taste of a return to normality. The trends for spring-summer 2023 seen among the stands speak of freedom and desire for fun, of rediscovered classic proposals and a lot of innovation!
Simac Tanning Tech and technological innovation
Simac Tanning Tech has always been committed to innovation and is a leader in technological innovation for the sector, not only with its usual trade fair but also, and above all, through the many initiatives it has undertaken.
Sneakers: the never ending story and the trends for the coming winter season
Whether the reign of the sneakers is eternal or not we can not know. What is certain is that these shoes are living a golden age. Comfortable and versatile, they are loved by children and young people and not only! But what will they look like for next autumn/winter 2022/23?
Footwear and leather goods sector: the importance of handing down the know-how to future generations
What role do schools play in training professional figures for the world of footwear and leather goods? Why hand down the know-how to future generations is so important? We discuss these themes in the special issue dedicated to the world of education, with a focus on Arsutoria School.
Report Micam: a winter 2022/23 made of warm and soft footwear, and ankle boots as armor
Among ‘protective looks’, warm and soft materials and a barely visible elegance, the Autumn-Winter 2022/23 collections presented at Micam Milano also confirm the ankle boot as the real winner of the season.
[Report] Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags: shoe trends for autumn/winter 2022/23
There is definitely no story, the proposals admired at the January appointment in Riva del Garda speak of high shoes to cover the ankle, aggressive-looking soles and, of course, still many, many sneakers.
[Report] Pitti Uomo. Autumn Winter 2022/23 for men’s looks with a tough soul
It is a strong, at times aggressive fashion, proposed for men’s footwear for the next cold season, consisting of many ankle boots and above all of structures with very large and showy volumes.