November 29, 2016
FFANY is thrilled to welcome the educational and trend team from Arsutoria School in Milan, Italy to FFANY November 30 – December 2. Stop by to learn how their technical courses and trend seminars are advancing students and professionals forward in the footwear industry.
Arsutoria’s unique trend forecasting is focused on the footwear and handbag industry and combines the technical knowledge of the Arsutoria School with the fashion expertise of the Arsutoria and Arpel Magazine.
Regularly every season Arsutoria organizes trend seminars in the most important Italian production districts: Milan, Veneto, Marche and Tuscany. These seminars are now extended to London and New York City. Information is shared on exclusive materials that Arsutoria has developed together with the best Italian suppliers of materials (leathers, synthetics, textiles) and components (soles, heels, accessories).
The Arsutoria trend area at FFANY offers an opportunity for designers to examine first hand the look and feel of materials for Spring Summer ’18 developed by Arsutoria experts following the major trends in global fashion.
Arsutoria offers a unique service to designers to be able to “Flash Back to Flash Forward” in history of both footwear and handbags and examine their inspirational historical archives of 70 years of fashion accessories. Located in Americas Hall I, booth 1707. For further information, visit Arssutoria.com and ArsTrends.com.
Retailers – it’s time to make appointments! Check out the fabulous roster of member brands participating in the upcoming New York Shoe Expo at the NY Hilton Midtown, February 6-8, and market week, February 5-9. Many NY showrooms are open all week: Monday – Friday. You can also utilize the FFANY App to download the show directory on your iPhone or iPad, available free at the App store, search keyword FFANY.
Looking to gain knowledge and skills in the world of shoemaking? FFANY is proud to partner with the experts at Arsutoria School to bring the 5-day course “The Art of Shoemaking” to Los Angeles from March 12-16. A big thank you to the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, who is offering a full scholarship ($2,500 value) to footwear industry employees looking to advance their careers through education – learn more.