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.
First Micam Shanghai hailed as a successSubscription
The inaugural Micam Shanghai footwear event attracted 5,880 visitors over the three day show, which took place in China last week.
Micam: Lemon JellySubscription
Another new brand bidding to capitalise on the popularity of injection-moulded footwear, Portugal’s Lemon Jelly debuts a full plastic collection for autumn 13.
Micam: John WhiteSubscription
British Goodyear-welted men’s footwear manufacturer John White has introduced a casual offer into its range, in addition to its more traditional staples.
Micam: Unanimous LondonSubscription
New for autumn 13, Unanimous London reinvents the driving shoe style by stitching the upper directly onto an injection-moulded rubber sole, a technique that is also used on a boot style.
Micam: Rolando SturliniSubscription
Hotly tipped by UK buyers as a brand to watch, Italian-manufactured men’s footwear brand Rolando Sturlini offers a lot in the way of new styles for autumn 13.
Micam: Love Art Wear ArtSubscription
Women’s brand Love Art Wear Art has introduced flats for the first time for autumn 13 in the form of a brogue, which is available in three colours, and a slipper style, which is available in four colours.
Micam: Govan OriginalsSubscription
Launched for autumn 13, men’s footwear brand Govan Originals claims to hold the accolade of being the only footwear brand to be manufactured in Scotland.