The BFA announced record-breaking sales in the U.S.A.
The British are truly coming. All 31 brands brought to last month’s FN Platform show in Las Vegas by the British Footwear Association wrote orders, securing a record $2.2 million worth of business. Ted Baker made further inroads in the South American market and has entered talks with a Mexican distributor. Steptronics and Miista both hit the 100-client milestone in the U.S., while Benjamin Adams now has a total of 400 outlets, including the specialty bridal market. Oliver Sweeney has extended its presence at Nordstrom and Irregular Choice has launched a new premium line.