[Futurmoda closed its 40 Edition with more of 450 participating firms and a remarkable increase of international visitors.

The days 17 y 18 October, was held at IFA the 40 Edition of Futurmoda, the international fair of skin, components and machinery for footwear. The fair ended with enough optimism by the Organization, which indicate that the event «is gaining with the passage of the years».

In this edition, more than 450 firms submitted their proposals for the autumn-winter 2019-20. Thousands of new fabrics, soles, shoe lasts, high heels and ornaments with one presence more than outstanding of machinery seduced not only national visitors, but across Europe. «A visitor with buyer and highest quality profile.

In the proposals, were clear influences of new generations of consumers (Gen Z), the concern for the comfort and durability of the product and one growing trend towards environmental care. Footwear for next winter will be marked by boots and shoes as highest benchmarks, using organic textures, skins with effect shine and tissues innovative with all kinds of ornaments that we find from the more traditional such as hardware or buckles to those manufactured by 3D printers.

The color palette highlights the natural tones - Green, Earth, arena-, delicate fruity peach or tangerine and more extravagant dyes such as orange or cobalt blue.

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