For the Footwear Industry since 1898

 We are the British Footwear Association – we’ve been committed to promoting British talent and skills within the footwear industry for over a century.

Providing support, resources, training and guidance to our members who range from the biggest established brand names to small start-up labels, the BFA’s mission is to promote and celebrate British footwear, and the British footwear industry globally.

As a member many of our services are free!

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These are a few of our members. Click here to see the full list

Images used with the kind permission of Leyshon Ltd.

PROMOTING MEMBERS WITH SOCIAL MEDIA

  • ciff logoThe BFA take on CIFF, Copenhagen – 10th-12th August 2016May 9, 2016 - 3:45 pm

    Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) is the leading and most innovative platform in northern Europe, presenting carefully curated areas for premium brands. CIFF first emerged on the Scandinavian fashion scene in 1993 and has since then grown to include CIFF RAVEN, CIFF KIDS, CIFF SHOWROOMS and CIFF SHOES. CIFF presents sharply curated areas within womenswear and menswear including […]

  • cordwainers logoSAVE THE DATE: CORDWAINERS NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2016.May 9, 2016 - 3:36 pm

    SAVE THE DATE: CORDWAINERS NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2016. I have great pleasure in inviting you and your colleagues to the Cordwainers Footwear Student of the Year Awards Ceremony to be held at Clothworkers’ Hall, Dunster Court, Mincing Lane, London EC3R 7AH on Thursday 9th June 2016 from 6.30pm. The Cordwainers National Student […]

  • briffa-logo-97kBowie Bonds: Changing The Way We Think About Art And CommerceFebruary 1, 2016 - 10:34 am

    Bowie Bonds: Changing The Way We Think About Art And Commerce January 2016 saw the passing of David Bowie, who will probably be remembered by most as a gender-bending rock and roll icon and ground-breaking musical artist. However, he will also be remembered (by some) as a financial pioneer. “Esoteric securities” In 1997, Bowie entered […]

  • UKTI_Logo_CMYK-300x187UKTI Trade Challenge Partners Update re Daily Telegraph article of 29 JanFebruary 1, 2016 - 10:10 am

    Today’s (UK) Daily Telegraph newspaper contains an incorrect story about UKTI trade missions. The story suggests all trade missions are “to be run by Enterprise Nation following UKTI cuts”. This is not correct. The Daily Telegraph story also claims: “UKTI is handing over responsibility for small business trade missions to Enterprise Nation as part of […]