Brands optimistic despite slow start at MicamSubscription
Footwear brands are optimistic that Micam will be a good order-writing show despite a quiet start to the autumn 14 event
Portuguese brand Overstate showed its debut collection at Micam, catching the eye with its bold range of colours and wide variety of styles.
Zespà specialises in women’s shoes with a natural jute espadrille sole and lambskin uppers.
Micam: Butterfly TwistSubscription
The label renowned for its folding footwear has expanded into Wellington boots, wholesaling at £20 for spring 14.
Micam: Ted BakerSubscription
Spring 14 sees new developments in the men’s range at Ted Baker, with thicker soles in contrast colours on the formal side and a greater emphasis on colour across casual.
Micam: Claudia CiutISubscription
This Italian label is based in New York, although all of the shoes are made in Tuscany.
Micam: Vanilla MoonSubscription
Block heels and metallic details are the key themes for the spring 14 collection from Vanilla Moon, with gold a favourite.
Mixed reactions to GDS and Micam date shiftsSubscription
Earlier dates in 2014 and 2015 for the GDS and Micam trade shows in Milan and Shanghai have provoked a mixed reaction from British footwear brands and buyers.
The mood at MicamSubscription
Micam has seen a roaring two days of trading so far, with John Saunders, sales and marketing director of the BFA, calling it “the best show in a long time” for the British brands showcasing there.
Micam Brand of the Day: Parisian ParcSubscription
A touch of celebrity glamour arrived at Micam this season with the launch of Paris Hilton’s footwear brand, complete with an appearance by the lady herself on Sunday.