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ANPIC generates sales of more than $18 million

Positive numbers: 599 booths for 217 companies, a 22% increase in exhibition space occupied compared to the May 2022 edition.


The shoe and bag world met again at Expo Riva Schuh & Gardabags

Nearly 9,000 attendees (+12.5% compared to June 2022 – 80% from Europe) with a significant rise from Spain and Germany, as well as a strong return from Asia, for a total of 103 countries represented at the fair.


Federica De Pascale is the new president of the young entrepreneurs of Assocalzaturifici

She succeeds Elisa Lanciotti and will serve for the four-year term 2023-2027, the daughter of art who works at the Calpierre family shoe factory.


New horizons between innovation and sustainability: here is the UITIC conference in September

Presented the next International Congress of Footwear Technicians, which will be held Sept. 19-22 in an interesting "on the road" formula in the Milan area.


A relaxed men's fashion shows for Spring Summer 2024

Lots of positive insights from the Men's fashion shows for Spring Sum- mer 2024 that, as trends, largely reconfirm those already recounted a few months ago: a 'relaxed' fashion made up of pieces that propose considerable care for materials and details.


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When retro tastes like the future. That’s what A/W 23-24 catwalk shows look like

When Etro parades on the winter runways and you hear the echo of one or more quotes, but find that they are stylistic phrases that tell the future, that’s when you rediscover the wonder of fashion, whose task has always been the same: to teach us to look back in order to shoot forward, with that creativity and poetry that imagines the unexpected.

The women’s Fall Winter 2023/24 seen in the New York, Milan and Paris fashion shows certainly elicits references to the past, but it also knows how to be very futuristic.

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Classicism and the colour black. Here are the trends shown at the men’s fashion shows for next A/W 23-24

Analysing the Men’s fashion shows for the coming Autumn/Winter 2023/24, one notices the dominance of an extremely luxurious atmosphere that pervaded most of the catwalks. A luxury that starts with the materials on which an incredible amount of innovative research was applied. The dominant trend has made the collections elegant, but dynamic; essential, but not minimal. There is a desire for simplification and cleanliness, yet without rigour.

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S/S 2024: Trends for footwear and leather goods

And if the phygital world shifts weight toward a more physical presence, technology continues to advance, opening the way for designers to explore new techniques in a 4.0 creativity perspective.
Let us not forget the new geopolitical dynamics that have changed attitudes, values and priorities. ‘Surfing’ represents the most up-to-date mood mixing the spirit of adventure, freedom of movement, challenge, exploration and technical innovation. Design, materials, shapes, volumes and colors of footwear and leather goods for the upcoming spring/summer 2024 are influenced by this trend that relies on imaginative materials, very sinuous shapes, metallic surfaces, and the upcycling of organic materials. Adventure and technique also collide in color palettes that contrast and overlap.

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Color it is! S/S 2023 is back in vitamin form

After the ‘dark’ period of the last two years, fashion comes alive again. From Prada to Fendi, from Versace to Ferragamo, the watchword at the women’s fashion shows for spring/summer 2023 was colour, in brightest and most vitaminic nuances.

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Warming materials on women’s runways Autumn Winter 2022/23

On the Women’s Fall Winter 2022/23 Catwalks, accessories are made of warm materials, such as knits or fur. Bags take on rigid volumes, collapsing into mini and micro bags, while footwear winks (again) at the Texan style.

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Vision Lab: footwear and bag material trends Spring/ Summer 2023

Arsutoria Vision Lab develops the key concepts and trends for shoes and bags for the next spring/summer 2023 season, translating them into new material proposals, with creative genius and thanks to the collaboration with some of the most important companies in the footwear and leather goods sector.