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  • Children's Trends

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    For Spring/Summer 2019, we once again encounter sneakers, with or without laces, slip-ons and the ubiquitous ballerinas, to be worn for special occasions.  Many of the product ranges are inspired by the latest women’s trends, but re-interpreted for little girls, to guarantee comfort, quality and style. Pastel colours dominate and also shiny gold and silver.  Glamorous, romantic…

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  • Men's Trends

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    At Expo Riva Schuh, we see an elegant man emerge, aware of style and details, lover of all things beautiful, who seeks out well-made footwear, redesigned with contemporary appeal.  Street style dominates the male ranges, with new textures, motives and finishes on the upper, for a relaxed, comfortable look, but one that can also wow, with maxi soles. The fabrics are mainly technological soluti…

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  • Women's Trends

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018

    Following in the wake of the ever-expanding quest for comfort, the presence of sneakers emerges strongly for Spring/Summer 2019, in technical fabrics with leather and elastic inserts. These sit alongside rubber maxi-wedges that hark back to the 1990s and which can be personalised with coloured stickers. High sandals are also eminent, some with small sequins and others with coloured…

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  • Bare essentials and comfort

    Sunday, June 17, 2018

    The key trend that emerges for the 2019 Spring/Summer collections at Expo Riva Schuh is typified by a quest for the bare essentials and for comfort. Sneakers continue to lead the way, both for men and women, colourful and with contrasting fabrics. There is also a significant presence of slip-ons, with both leather and rope soles, decorated with coloured straw appliqués. Natural elements a…

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  • South Africa strengthens its presence

    Monday, May 28, 2018

    News by South African Consulate-General   Bolton Footwear, Labora and Angel Shoes are the South African companies participating at Expo Riva Schuh, the leading international exhibition for volume production footwear taking place from 16 to 19 June 2018 at the Palafiere of Riva del Garda (HALL NEW C2 - Stand H23/H23a). The Show celebrates its 90th edition this year, paying homage to…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh meets APICCAPS

    Wednesday, May 23, 2018

    At the 20th UITIC International Congress, an international event for footwear technicians held in Porto from May 16th to 18th, Expo Riva Schuh met the leaders of APICCAPS, the Portuguese national association for footwear manufacturers. During this meeting, the two organisations shook hands on a new agreement that will further strengthen the presence of Portuguese companies at Expo Riva Schuh. “…

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  • Children's style at Expo Riva Schuh

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Comfort is the order of the days for the children's styles presented at Expo Riva Schuh. The shapes are soft and easy to wear, with uppers embellished with hints at popular cartoon characters.  For little girls, glamorous and refined details, such as glitter and fur, reflect their mothers' wardrobes. For boys we see the practicality of sneakers and ankle boots, ideal for time spent havin…

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  • Men's footwear fot the next winter season

    Monday, January 15, 2018

    Comfort first and foremost for men's footwear next winter season. An elegantly relaxed style prevails, with evolving shapes that are increasingly rounded and fitted. The emphasis is on quality and attention to detail, inspired by the classic designs of the 1950's and 60's. Once again this year, sneakers are predominant: fun, audacious and ironic, some even daring to boast cartoon characters for…

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  • Trend for women is all about a new femininity

    Sunday, January 14, 2018

    The fashion footwear trends for women are all about a new femininity, where good taste is interpreted with a modern look and a touch of freshness and great attention to comfort, without neglecting style.  There are plenty of warm colours, such as red and shocking pink, as well as the ever popular blue, especially very bright shades of blue. The stars of the show are boots of all shapes…

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  • Comfort is fashion

    Saturday, January 13, 2018

    For Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 a general trend is emerging from Expo Riva Schuh aimed towards comfort, with details that conjure up a certain classical elegance, somewhere between formality and tradition. Gone, therefore, is the idea that “comfort is not fashion” and a hybrid trend is in evidence that is designed to bring together different materials, styles and colours. The eclectic designs that wil…

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  • Classical taste and ethnic spirit for children’s summer shoes

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Two opposing worlds for the comfort of the little ones: classic and ethnic at Expo Riva Schuh for the summer 2018 children collection. The classic feminine outfit displays sneakers and total white little shoes with beads, strass or glitter inserts in pink, lilac, sky blue and aquamarine. In addition, we find delightful floral prints in pastel shades with glossy and iridescent finishing as well…

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  • Elegance, style and active wear for men’s summer 2018 shoes collection

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Expo Riva Schuh's preview confirms a refined, style-conscious man with an attentive eye on details, looking for well-made footwear, redesigned in a contemporary vein following the good tradition. Classic shapes in new solutions, uppers finished with varied leather, woven or with engraved patterns. All this with intense and classic colors, navy blue and indigo, leather, cognac, dark brown. The nu…

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  • A meeting with the South African Consul General, Titi Nxumalo

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    The relationship between South African organisations and institutions and Expo Riva Schuh is consolidated: the Consul General of South Africain Milan, Titi Nxumalo, has today visited the event in Riva del Garda, which hosted a collective of South African exhibitors, as well as  SAFLEC - the South African Leather Export Council - for the first time, at this edition of the fair.  …

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  • A new fusion style for the women footwear collection of the upcoming summer

    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    Imagination, dream, poetry, and reinvention of the finest international handicrafts: these are the keywords of the new women's shoes for the summer 2018, presented at Expo Riva Schuh. Last year's ethnic and nostalgic notes blend into a new fusion mood, very feminine and dreamy, showing stylized patterns and romantic flowers applied, carved or embroidered on transparent tulle. Rope is king, whet…

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  • Fashionable comfort for the new summer

    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Intense beauty is the spirit of this edition of Expo Riva Schuh, easy and carefree at the same time. The summer 2018 shoe collection speaks an appealing language, unlocking the outdoor craze where, from glamorous to sporty looks, every model shows a touch of chic. The comfortable shapes are decorated with a thousand ideas and applications: flat or rubber wedge sliders rule, decorated with embro…

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  • Expo Riva Schuh Around The World - Sudafrica

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    With its first stop-off in South Africa, the Expo Riva Schuh Around The World tour sets off. Riva del Garda Fierecongressi will be busy during 2017 with various trips planned to present the event at ad hoc meetings in the world's most promising and strategic markets. In South Africa, a number of meetings will take place in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, both with manufacturers, such as Barker…

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  • Men's shoes winter 2017-2018

    Monday, January 16, 2017

    Expo Riva Schuh showcases the desire for a renewed classic design, a new formal code yet brightened with eccentric touches.  The most traditional menswear contours reign supreme, renewed by a rounded shape with satin, faded or metallic finishes in intense tones ranging from bronze, the darker shades of rust to steel grey. All on a single-color base with contrasting colors in the stitching,…

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  • The protagonist is woman

    Sunday, January 15, 2017

    Impressive footwear that tell us stories of new urban stars. The new cuissard stand out from the many proposals presented at the fair: true corsets, unique and appealing for all styles: thigh high, skin tight, perforated, suedette, ripped or fringed denim, embroidered, patent-lather, glitter and even classic, black leather or nubuck, but also in natural tones. Another best seller is the lace-up…

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  • New romantic mix for the 2017-2018 winter collection

    Saturday, January 14, 2017

    While browsing among the Riva del Garda exhibiting booths, one cannot but notice  that the looks of the winter footwear is changing. A new romantic and passionate flavour sweeps across the next winter collection, featuring soft and sumptuous velvets, 3-D embroideries and appliques, roses and bouquets all over, from booties to sneakers. A comeback to th…

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  • The World in one event

    Thursday, December 22, 2016

    A quick overview amongst the 32,000 plus square meters of exhibition space to familiarise yourself with the huge choice on offer at the 87th edition of Expo Riva Schuh. Catalogue online

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  • Book your accommodation

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    With every hotel booking, your airport transfer is free! With Rivatour, Expo Riva Schuh's travel agency, booking your hotel is easy and allows you to choose the perfect hotel for your business trip.  Choose the hotel your prefer and book your free two-way airport shuttle bus! Book your hotel here

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  • New strategies to win over the market

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    A footwear sector in turmoil is the picture emerging from Expo Riva Schuh, the international trade fair dedicated to the world of volume footwear, which today closes its 86th edition with 11,025 visitors. “This edition has brought us back to the image of a sector that is changing – explains the chairman of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, Roberto Pellegrini. Expo Riva Schuh has always been a grea…

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