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.


  • Footwear Industry Awards 2017 shortlist announced!December 21, 2016 - 4:15 pm

    The votes are in, the judges have made their selections… and organiser Datateam Business Media is delighted to announce the shortlisted brands and retailers for the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards! The winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on 19 February, 2017, after the first day of the Moda show, at the […]

  • A/W 17 LAUNCHES AT MODADecember 21, 2016 - 4:10 pm

    Active returns to Moda Lingerie & Swimwear Outdoor lifestyle evolves for the new season  Moda Footwear hosts new labels including Candice Cooper and Hotter  Niche platform Edit returns to both Moda Gent and Moda Woman Birmingham-based trade show Moda has confirmed a strong line-up across each of its five product sectors. The UK’s most comprehensive […]

  • Northampton Museum expansion set to start in new yearDecember 21, 2016 - 3:46 pm

    Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is gearing up for its major revamp which will get under way at the beginning of next year. The public part of the museum will close on Friday, February 19, when work will start to dismantle the displays so objects can be put into storage. As soon as this work […]

  • The German Fashion Market & Berlin Fashion Week: How to succeed in GermanyDecember 21, 2016 - 3:10 pm

    WEBINAR INVITATION Date: Thursday 5th January 2017 Time: 12pm CET REGISTER HERE. You are a fashion brand or retailer and would like to expand into Germany? Join our webinar to learn from business insiders about German market facts & figures, trends & developments and how to do business in Germany and beyond. Agenda & Speakers […]