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.
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Soles and Heels report A/W ’23-24
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.
Vibram, a leading brand in the production of high-performance rubber soles, for next winter 23/24 presents three different versions of Vibram Wrap Tech, an evolution of the concept that combines performance and lightness in a "wrapping" construction.Read
Innovative and eco-conscious, Gommus proposes with its Go!Zero brand four different paths to reduce or zero waste creation, while respecting maximum lightness and comfort.Read
Cuoio di Toscana Prize, the initiative held by the tanning Consortium which aims at supporting young creatives and eco-sustainable projects, was launched during Milan Fashion Week.Read
ACBC, a company specialised in the consultancy, design and production of increasingly sustainable footwear and products, presents WoolRubber, a new technology that reuses waste from the Italian yarn industry.Read
The new Michelin Soles technology able to combine lightness and strength and already successfully used by many brand partners.Read
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