Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 19:36English
Fashion starts here. FASHN ROOMS - OPEN DOORS for Inspiration, Orders and Talks FASHION - BEAUTY - GREEN ROOM under one roof From 21 - 25 July, Areal Böhler will be all about fashion and focus on fashion, talks and inspiration. Forming the origin and heart of the Düsseldorf fashion scene will be FASHN ROOMS with integrated showroom concept. In the trendy setting of Areal Böhler fashion becomes tangible. “Here it’s all about experiencing, discovering and coordinating. The size of the store does not matter – because here especially small and medium-sized retailers find the products that make up a good mix and thus the store of the future,” says Igedo CEO Ulrike Kähler.

LIFE GreenShoes4All: Through Ecodesign, Environmental Footprint Calculation and Recycling

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 15:29English
On 1st June 2022, the LIFE GreenShoes4All project organised an online conference in the framework of the EU Green Week. The event was a valuable opportunity to share with more than 100 participants, many of them companies, the latest results of the project, including the achievements in terms of economic savings of the companies participating in the project, as well as the project alignment with the ongoing EU green transition. Carmen Arias from the European Footwear Confederation (CEC) began the webinar by introducing the audience to the current EU legislative framework in terms of circularity, recyclability and sustainability. Her excursus started with the launch of the EU Green Deal in December 2019. Then, she passed to the package of proposals under the Circular Economy Action Plan adopted by the European Commission in March 2022 that includes relevant elements impacting the footwear sector such as the Sustainable Product Initiative regulating the future Digital Product Passport, the EU Textile Strategy and the Directive “Empowering Consumers for the Green Transition” tackling greenwashing. Finally, she introduced some EC adoptions foreseen in the coming months, for example the review of the REACH regulation and the proposals targeting plastics.

FASHN ROOMS opens Additional(s) rooms

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 15:42English
Düsseldorf becomes the perfect stage: FASHION, ADDITIONALS & GREEN ROOM presented under one roof Inspiration & Innovation with practical added value for exhibitors and retailers Experience, discover, combine. In a world where almost everything is available at the touch of a button, inspiring products and concepts are in high demand. Physical retail only stands a chance against online providers with an exciting mix, surprising products and an appealing presentation. What counts are those unexpected, individual items – after all, this is precisely what makes for a store full of ideas. Ways out of uniformity towards more diversity and the perfect mix of product, emotion and experience will be offered by the Düsseldorf order show FASHN ROOMS, held from 23 to 25 July 2022. FASHN ROOMS is known for its high-quality selection of German and international brands from the fashion, footwear and accessories segments.

C.E.C. Digital FabLab: Making the Best of AR’s Added Value in Footwear Production Training

Monday, May 9, 2022 - 18:01English
Last month, the international consortium of the Erasmus+ Digital FabLab had the opportunity to meet face-to-face in Politecnico Calzaturiero, Italy, to assess the project outcomes and next steps on the development of an innovative methodology of learning by doing in footwear production through the use of Augmented Reality (AR). In this occasion, the partners from Belgium, Cyprus, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, and Spain focused on the Joint Virtual Shoe FabLab and corresponding content in AR.