June 4-8, 2018 - Market Week | June 5-7, 2018 - New York Shoe Expo - Venue To Be Announced on Feb 26th!

What's New

  • FFANY will be announcing the evolution of its trade show on February 26th. This reveal launches the campaign of “FFANY Forward at 40” in 2019.               
  • Den Ly, 2017 FFANY Arsutoria Scholarship Winner, Featured on this week’s Shoe-In Podcast Episode.

    Great segment this week with Den Ly and the Shoe-In team! Tune in here to learn more about Den’s experience as the 2017 FFANY scholarship winner at the amazing Arsutoria School in Milan, Italy!

  • Scholarship Available For “The Art of Shoemaking” 5 day course in L.A.

    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.

Wearables, Wellness and Footwear Come Together for TRAQ by Alegria

TRAQ by Alegria is the comfort shoe brand’s first smart shoe made for walking, working and relaxation. The collection was on display last week at the FFANY Shoe Show.

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Brands at FFANY Focus on the Independent Retailer

Unique product is the lifeblood of independent footwear retailers across the U.S. New exhibitors at the recent New York Shoe Expo shared distinct footwear designs and unique brand stories.

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Right Bank Shoe Co. and actor Blair Underwood launch exclusive men’s collection

Right Bank Shoe Co. evokes a global affinity for footwear, launching a partnership and exclusive Men’s capsule collection with Emmy and Grammy-winning actor Blair Underwood.

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Learn from the experts in shoemaking and design in NYC & Los Angeles!

You don't have to travel to Italy to learn from the world's leading experts in shoemaking & design. In partnership with FFANY, Arsutoria School teaches "The Art of Shoemaking" in New York City and Los Angeles.

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FFANY moving Forward

Stay tuned - FFANY will be announcing the evolution of its trade show on February 26th!

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Footwear’s New Generation: FFANY Presents the Emerging Designer Panel

FFANY's recent Emerging Designer Panel gave retail executives, industry members, and footwear’s most promising emerging designers the opportunity to have an open dialogue about what it takes to make a mark in the industry.

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Mexico’s finest examples of craftsmanship and design showcase at FFANY

From men’s dress and athleisure, to sophisticated women’s casuals, footwear factories from Mexico will share their finest examples of craftsmanship and design at FFANY’s New York Shoe Expo.

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Spanish Footwear Adds a Splash of Creativity to the Sales Floor

Season after season, Spanish footwear brands remind the European comfort market that designs can be colorful and full of character. These brands recently share their Fall ’18 collections during FFANY Market Week.

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Why the “Made in Italy” Label Never Goes Out of Style

Materials may change and heel heights may go out of style, but “Made in Italy” remains an asset on the footwear sales floor. Brands Pas De Rouge, Summit by White Mountain, Flexx Studios and RelaxShoe recently showed at FFANY.

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Calling all retailers: View the recent FFANY Show Directory Online!

Scroll through the New York Shoe Expo show directory and check out the fabulous brands that were are part of FFANY Market Week.

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