The Milan Micam Shoevent shoe exhibition traditionally presented the specialists of the collection of the upcoming spring-summer 2012 season. The National Association of Italian Footwear Manufacturers - ANCI, uniting and coordinating the activities of more than 800 manufacturers of leading shoe brands, summed up the exhibition.
Results Micam Shoevent was announced by the new president of ANCI Cleto Sagripanti: “This season the exhibition was visited by 42,385 guests, including 20,967 foreign buyers. I am more than satisfied with the results, the number of visitors and buyers is growing - the pride of Italy is growing, the leitmotif of our exhibition and the value of products made in Italy is increasing. From 18 to 21 of September, 1595 participating companies presented the spring-summer collections of 2012 at an exhibition area of 70 thousand square meters. ”
Among the events that the Micam audience pleases with every season, the Micam Point zone for lovers of luxury shoes has become especially interesting. Here you could try on shoes from the best Italian designers, measure foot parameters, get orthopedic advice, chat with fashion bloggers from all over the world, meet women who changed Italian fashion - Cristina Bridgidini, Barbara Vitti and Juliana Parabiago.
Regarding the trends of the upcoming season, ANCI identified the following trends.
Contemporary basic - modernity expressed in minimalism. Complicated footwear inspired by urban architecture. These are asymmetric lines, broken lines, shoes with medium or small heels. Especially relevant is white on white, transparent pastel tones are shaded with fruorescent brightness.
Flamboyant - a pair of shoes created by a compromise between vintage and pop art. There is an excess of volume and heels in the style of Louis XVI, many colors - antique pink, yellowish, beige or aged blue with shades of emerald green, acid-lemon, bubble pink and electro blue. Fancy decorated heels and rounded shapes will be in fashion.
Daily nomads - the mood of this trend is inspired by the inhabitants of the bohemian regions of old Europe, they choose comfort and ascetic elegance. In this trend, all shades of brown are recognized as new black. Favorite colors are pinkish-beige, ashen, aged and oxidized red, the color of dried bamboo. Emphasis on expensive leather, favorite models are sandals, clogs, moccasins.
Blondinki became the muses of Italian designers. Colors are white and blue with a glow effect, coral red, emerald green, steel color, navy blue and neutral cowhide color. As for materials, here designers gave vent to imagination and used the leather of exotic reptiles, materials with a mirror effect, gallograms and gold plating.