FFANY & Ars Sutoria School in Milan, Italy proudly announce the winner of the Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship to Hideki Sato, a graduating senior at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). 2nd place was awarded to Blair Moore from Parsons, and a 3rd place tie was awarded to Emmanuel Nunez from Parsons and Denise Lee from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). The winning scholarship includes a 13-week shoe patternmaking and prototyping course, accommodation and airfare – valued at $17,500. All 4 top finalists will receive the Ars Sutoria E-Learning course, an online program which focuses on shoemaking and technical aspects. All winners will also recognized at the FFANY industry event to be held on June 2nd, 2015. View Press Release.
Book your hotel accommodation for the June 2-4, 2015 show, exclusively through FFANY. Several conveniently located hotels, including the NY Hilton Midtown, are available at lower than the current published rates. Limited quantity available - book here today.
SAVE THE DATE: The annual opening night FFANY Industry Event will be held on Tuesday, June 2 at the fabulous Brasserie 8 1/2. Tickets are just $85 and include cocktails, food and entertainment. Purchase tickets here - buy 10 tickets, get 2 free!. Your ticket purchase and support of this event will help support Shoes That Fit - a very special organization that helps children in need. In addition, we will celebrate the winner of the Joseph C. Moore scholarship to attend the Ars Sutoria school in Milan, Italy. View last year's event PHOTO GALLERY.
Calling all exhibitors – June 2-4, 2015 (Tuesday - Thursday), New York Shoe Expo exhibit applications available online now. Unveil your collections here right in the heart of New York City - Exhibit options include booth space and exhibit showrooms. If you have questions regarding exhibit options, please contact us today or call 212.751.6422 x18.
ARS SUTORIA - ELEARNING: Footwear professionals all over the world have relied on Ars Sutoria for advanced training in the art of shoe making - this exceptional training is now accessible to everyone online. The program includes Shoe Categories, Life of a Shoe and Materials. Empower your staff in their careers or take the course individually to enhance your knowledge of the shoe business. For more info, visit elearning.arssutoria.com or contact Marie Mamone at email@example.com.
Streamlining the footwear business to make wholesale buying and selling easier, FFANY brands are just a click away at FFANY365.com. Powered by fashion marketplace leader POP-Market, thousands of retailers are shopping the leading footwear brands online. New brands are added daily. Brands and buyers can sign up to participate at FFaNY365.com. View Retailer Information Page.
Check out the great coverage on CBS New York News featuring the most recent FFANY - "What's Hot in Footwear at the Shoe Show". This segment highlights a preview of the upcoming trends and styles to hit retail stores soon.
View the fabulous roster of footwear brands showing at the upcoming June 2-4, 2015 New York Shoe Expo at the Hilton and NY Showrooms. New brands are added daily! Buyers – make the most of your time and utilize the FFANY Show Planner to view exhibitor lists, locations, floor plans and plan appointments during the show. Note, many NY Showrooms are open all week (Monday-Friday).
Featured on W-ABC 7 New York News - "Designers Put Best Feet Forward at New York Shoe Expo", showcasing the recent FFANY show. Take a sneak peak of the shoe designs available for Fall 2015, a combination of beautiful and innovative collections. Says Phyllis Rein, EVP of FFANY - "A lot of earthtones, flatbeds, tall pumps, embellishments."
Download the most recent show directory on an iPad or Iphone. Utilize the FFANY App to view current and previous show directories, available free at the App store, simply search keyword FFANY. Locate exhibitor brands, websites, and contact information. View download instructions here.
Thank you to all who attended the QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes On Sale" gala and charitable shoe sale to benefit breast cancer research, education and awareness. As the largest fundraising event in the shoe industry, the event raised record breaking funds to find a cure for breast cancer. As seen in Footwear News, Oct 13: Out and About With the Footwear Industry. We thank all the shoe donors, partners and honorees who made this event possible. To date, over 1 million pairs of shoes have been sold and FFCF (Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation) has donated $45 million to distinguished medical institutions. View gala photo highlights.