• Antwerp Shoe Store Coccodrillo Closes After 36 Years

    3 monthes ago - By WWD

    SHOE DOWN: Antwerp shoe destination Coccodrillo is closing its doors after 36 years, marking the latest independent multibrand retailer to shut as consumers shift to new shopping habits.
    The boutique, founded in 1983 by partners Geert Bruloot and Eddy Michiels, helped launch local designers such as Martin Margiela and Raf Simons, in addition to supporting young talent by creating an annual shoe award for fashion students at the local Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
    “Fashion has been in a state of flux due to overproduction and radically different luxury consumption patterns during recent...
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