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Aimpes becomes Assopellettieri

The association’s name change was approved on Saturday, 19 May 2018 during the annual meeting held in the new headquarters of Confindustria Moda

Mipel 112: an edition characterised by Pop Art rewarded by buyers

The 112th Mipel, the first headed by Danny D’Alessandro as CEO of Mipel and Managing Director of AIMPES, closed on September 20th 2017

Innovation and inspiration at I.L.M Offenbach

The International Leather Goods Fair I.L.M continues on its successful course. More than 6,200 visitors came to I.L.M Winter Styles, held from March 4th to 6th 2017. “This did not only meet our expectations, but exceeded them”, commented Arnd Hinrich Kappe, managing director of Messe Offenbach.

A new European alliance for the leather goods industry

AIMPES, ASEFMA, BTAA and FFM, four national leather goods federations, have joined to form a new European association, European Alliance for the Leather Goods Industry, successfully launched in Brussels on April 27th

ATEA, a Consortium for the defence of Val Vibrata’s artisan excellence

The Consortium Atea has organised a conference aimed at identifying the tools to reignite the fashion sector of the local business system after the crisis.

CICB, the Brazilian Leather Industry Center started the celebrations for its 60 years of activity

The first of four events, one every 15 years of history, was held before the opening of the 41st edition Fimec, a […]

Winning Design

The A’Design Bronze award went to the Duren project that combines a hi-tech material with a tactile, supple texture, handcrafted entirely in Japan

Mandarina Duck: a world of colour with a practical spirit

In the newly inaugurated flagship store of via Fiori Chiari, in the heart of the famous Brera neighboUrhood in Milan, the historic brand of leather goods and travel items presented its new collection for the UPcoming summer season

Campomaggi & Caterina Lucchi Spa take over Gabs

The turquoise button bags are now owned by the leather goods group Campomaggi & Caterina Lucchi

Ursula Bag by Luvé

The it-bag dedicated to Ursula Andress, which marked the debut of the Italian-Swiss brand, is proposed again for the next hot season with new materials and precious workings that cover it with colour and fantasy.

The Geo Collection by Alesya Orlóva

Alesya Orlóva’s Geo, the second collection of bags produced in Italy by the ukraine designer

Connecting the dots with Trakatan

The s/s 2017 Trakatan collection reinterprets the classic puzzle game as a metaphor for the search for one’s own journey

Shining treasures for Vassi8

After the prestigious invitation to present her bags at the latest London Fashion Week, the brand conceived by the designer Vassily Skinner is rapidly rising.

Kartell à la mode by Paula Cademartori

The fashion department of the design company has notched up a series of creative collaborations concerning the world of accessories

Schmid and Arsutoria, quality and creativity together at Lineapelle

The Schmid stand at Lineapelle displayed the creations of young designers who trained at the Arsutoria School, one of the most important fashion schools in the footwear and leather goods industry, made with the finest materials from the Milanese company

21-22-23 FEBRUARY 2017: Spring/ Summer 2018 Together with Simac / Tanning Tech 4-5-6 OCTOBER 2017: Autumn / Winter 2018 The choice of that date […]

AIMPES: two events about Italian leather goods in Asia

AIMPES – Italian Leather Manufacturers Association – joins the Indian Fashion Week from 12 to 16 October and the Seoul Fashion Week from 18 to 20 October 2016

Ars Arpel Group & Fotoshoe Group: 1+1=1

Together means being real protagonists on the international panorama of footwear, leather goods, accessories and components, materials and technology, without forgetting about a solid web presence, that becomes more and more important

The annual UNIC – National Union of the Tanning Industry meeting marked a decisive break away from the management style of […]

Italian machinery grows but slows down – Assomac Meeting

The meeting of Assomac reveals the data for 2015, which are positive but on the decrease. A greater cooperation on […]

“Design a Bag”: bags between avant-garde and creativity

The competition dedicated to young designers, organized by the Fashion Access trade show and sponsored by ARSUTORIA School, awards prizes to the 2016 winners

SAOBC’s ostrich leather, purely magic

The students at the ARSUTORIA school created a mini collection using the precious raw material supplied by the South African SAOBC as part of an effective collaboration continuing over time

Ramponi, creativity and innovation

The WHITE fair of Milan – the international contemporary fashion showcase and cultural reference for a generation of designers, stylists […]

b.Lock challenges you to open it!

Cobrax, the button division of Riri Group, presented an innovative traction-proof product.

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SPOTLIGHT – Artistar Jewels event

The international event dedicated to body ornaments now in its sixth edition, will be held for the first time at Palazzo Bovara in Corso di Porta Venezia in Milan, from February 19th to 24th 2019

Feb 06, 2019

Galli: from the manual to the automatic

The company’s challenge is to get the results of the best artisan tradition, automating the work effectively

Feb 06, 2019

Première Classe: accessories on the rise

Held on 18-21 January 2019 at the Parc des Expositions at the Porte de Versailles in Paris, the new edition of Who’s Next brought together all the exhibitors under one banner: clothing, footwear, leather goods, jewellery and fashion accessories

Feb 06, 2019

Delvaux opens in Milan

After the opening of a second boutique in London, the Maison Delvaux continues to spread its “Belgitude” across Europe with the opening of its first boutique in the heart of Milan

Feb 06, 2019

Parisian sophistication

Thanks to its commitment to quality, precious materials, refined design, and dedicated laboratory in Spain, Polène is establishing itself as a must-have brand of French top-end leather goods