Injection moulded rubber footwear brand JuJu has introduced a jelly boot for autumn 13 which actually launches exclusively in Urban Outfitters in May in two colours.
Micam: Cocorose LondonSubscription
Ballet pump brand Cocorose has worked with Liberty this season to incorporate Liberty fabrics on to the upper of some styles of ballet pump in its higher priced luxury heritage range.
New brand Tootsy is producing an injection moulded rubber ballet pump in 12 different colours.
Micam: Base LondonSubscription
A new heavier sole unit has been introduced for this season on six styles including a brogue shoe and boot.
Visitor numbers fall at MicamSubscription
International footwear trade show Micam reported a 1.8% drop in visitor numbers this season, as the number of Italian buyers fell.
British visitors bemoan ‘quieter’ Micam showSubscription
British buyers were out in force at Micam this week – but a drop in international visitors meant the footwear show was “relatively quiet” overall.
‘Every brand we pick has to serve a purpose…’Subscription
Drapers joined New Look’s branded footwear buying team, Sally Heath and Natalie Wright, at international tradeshow Micam in Milan last week for a lesson in buying.
Micam: Anthony MilesSubscription
Unveiled in the UK for autumn 12 as a capsule collection exclusive to Selfridges, men’s footwear brand Anthony Miles is launching a full wholesale range for spring 13.
Backed by the owners of footwear brand Hudson, Purified is now in its second season and has already secured some notable accounts including Poste Mistress, Poste, Selfridges and Sarah Coggles.
Having been snapped up by the likes of Asos and New Look for autumn 12 and again for spring 13, Drapers is tipping Australian-brand Senso to be the next big name in women’s footwear for the UK.