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BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 are announced
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BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men January 2016 are announced

And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for the first month of 2016...

'Audi Night' in Kitzbühel with Jason Statham and Luke Evans
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'Audi Night' in Kitzbühel with Jason Statham and Luke Evans

The 'Audi Night' on January 22, 2016, with about 350 invited guests, opened the spectacular weekend of racing on the Hahnenkamm in Kitzbühel, Austria. Among the invitees were actors Jason Statham and Luke Evans, pop singer, actor and former ski racer Hansi Hinterseer and German footballer Mario Goetze.

For autumn winter 2017-18, Première Vision inaugurates a new show for the launch of the season
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For autumn winter 2017-18, Première Vision inaugurates a new show for the launch of the season

The world's leading organiser of trade shows and events dedicated to the upstream side of the fashion industry, Première Vision has been breaking new ground, providing inspiration and setting the pace each season for over 40 years.

Automobili Lamborghini presented its 2016-2017 Fall-Winter collection at Pitti Uomo
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Automobili Lamborghini presented its 2016-2017 Fall-Winter collection at Pitti Uomo

The new corporate fashion trend is: Big companies from other industries create their clothing collections. As an example, see the automobili Lamborghini collection presented at Pitti Uomo 89 in Florence. On the opening of Pitti Immagine Uomo, Automobili Lamborghini presented its 2016-2017 Fall-Winter collection at the Grand Hotel Villa Medici.

Why is Merino wool the best for your baby?
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Why is Merino wool the best for your baby?

* thermo regulation - moisture regulation, air pockets between the fibers, it adapts to the environment, regulates baby's body temperature;
* softness - suitable for sensitive skins, keratin-based;
* easy care - stain repellent, natural elasticity, machine washable, it retains its shape and softness after many washes.

Ambassador's Project - A celebration of the well-dressed gent and Merino wool
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Ambassador's Project - A celebration of the well-dressed gent and Merino wool

Actor, model, singer, designer, producer and philanthropist Hu Bing, British GQ editor-in-chief Dylan Jones, model David Gandy, television and radio presenter Dermot O'Leary and musician Tinie Tempah each teamed with a tailoring house to create a unique suit.

Idris has arrived: the premium menswear collection Autumn/Winter 2015
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Idris has arrived: the premium menswear collection Autumn/Winter 2015

The Idris Elba + Superdry Collection has landed! The collaboration between the British hero brand and the Golden Globe-winning actor is anticipated to reign as the definitive lead in premium style for men. esigned alongside Superdry Co-founders James Holder and Julian Dunkerton, the opportunity to collaborate appealed to Elba due to a natural bond with the brand.

Dunhill Spring/Summer 2016 campaign
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Dunhill Spring/Summer 2016 campaign

The dunhill Spring/Summer 2016 advertising campaign is a modern celebration of London, a homage to its gentlemen; their deep affection for classic cars and all that encompasses the perennial dunhill themes of British masculine elegance. Celebrating the idiosyncratic twists that English men bring to the most formal of wardrobes; an understated elegance, an attention to detail reflected within the cut of his blazer, the shine of his shoes and whose personality is expressed in the pattern of his tie and pocket square.

Bespoke suits made by machines
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Bespoke suits made by machines

Tailors on Savile Row have lost a legal battle over their right to use the word "bespoke" to refer exclusively to hand-made suits.

PROJECT New York Fall-Winter 2016
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PROJECT New York Fall-Winter 2016

Project New York is a 3-day-event, held biannually in NYC, NY, USA - it is entirely dedicated to the menswear market. The fair offers three communities featuring men's apparel, footwear, and accessories. The next edition of PROJECT New York FW will be held January 24-26, 2016 at Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC, USA.

30 Most Stylish Men 2015
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30 Most Stylish Men 2015

The new year is already here and the winners of BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced! The nominees are separated in six categories - Cinema, Music, Business, Sport, Science & Culture and Politics - and here are your top 5 favorites in each of them, forming the Top 30 Most Stylish Men 2015 list...

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced
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BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced

Among 433 nominees the readers of Be Global Fashion Network selected the Most Stylish Men 2015 in 6 categories - see who the winners are:

Kanye West is Most Stylish Man of 2015 according to GQ
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Kanye West is Most Stylish Man of 2015 according to GQ

West claims the Most Stylish Man title for the second year in a row, which makes sense—if there was ever a year dominated Kanye's personal style, it was 2015. From the debut of his Yeezy label at New York Fashion Week back in February to the rollout of Yeezy Boosts throughout the year that instantly sold out, West had a dominant hand in defining how men wanted to look in 2015.

Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Première Vision Paris
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Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Première Vision Paris

For 3 days, twice a year at Paris-Nord Villepinte, the six major industries (Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories, Manufacturing) supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry, come together in Paris, presenting forward-looking fashion information during Première Vision Paris. The next edition of the 'the global event for fashion professionals' will be held February 16-18, 2016.

Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Milano Unica
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Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Milano Unica

Milano Unica is a world-renowned trade fair, established in 2005. The XXII edition of Milano Unica will be held at Viale Scarampo, Milan, Italy from February 9-11, 2016.

Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Who's Next Paris
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Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Who's Next Paris

WHO'S NEXT is a leading international fashion trade show in Europe. Every season it welcomes 50,000 visitors through its doors at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre in Paris, where talented artists create the visuals of a communication campaign to share inspirations. The next edition of Who's Next Paris will be held January 22-25, 2016.

Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Modefabriek Amsterdam
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Free made-to-measure training by Men's Fashion Cluster at Modefabriek Amsterdam

During the next edition of Modefabriek Amsterdam (January 24-25, 2016) the Men's Fashion Cluster will provide a free made-to-measure training, which explains How to become a fashion consultant without any designer skills - an option that give you a chance to earn an additional income up to 120 000 euro per year without any investment.

This year PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive is David Beckham
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This year PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive is David Beckham

David Beckham is a global superstar, devoted husband and down-to-earth dad of four. And now, the humble British heartthrob is this year's Sexiest Man Alive.

The largest custom apparel retailer in Singapore Marcella closes all physical stores
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The largest custom apparel retailer in Singapore Marcella closes all physical stores

The closure is going to happen by January 1, 2016, because the company 'is currently being acquired by an international made-to-measure group' and its physical stores have to be closed as 'it does not fit into their growth strategy'.

Russia's president Vladimir Putin with a 2016 calendar
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Russia's president Vladimir Putin with a 2016 calendar

The issue shows the country's leader in a variety of situations and each month's image is 'accompanied by a quotation from the man himself, on topics ranging from his love of dogs, Russian women and fishing to the country's growing military power'.

Thom Browne with an exhibition at Cooper-Hewitt Museum
World fashion

Thom Browne with an exhibition at Cooper-Hewitt Museum

American fashion designer Thom Browne will curate a new exhibition, called 'Thom Browne Select'. It will include more than 50 of the museum's historic and contemporary mirrors and frames, as well as some personal objects, exploring the ideas of reflection and individuality.

Premium shirt maker Eton with a new owner
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Premium shirt maker Eton with a new owner

Earlier this month it was announced that Litorina IV LP ('Litorina') sells their ownership of 53% in Eton to another private equity firm - EQT VII ('EQT'). Eton has doubled its turnover since Litorina became the majority shareholder in 2011. The divestment is a strategic step in the shirt maker's global expansion.

The Funniest 1970s Men's Fashion Ads
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The Funniest 1970s Men's Fashion Ads

Yes, fashion from the past can be inspiring and we can enjoy great vintage fashion trends, but take a look at some funny 70s fashion outfits that we hope will never be back.

A stylish debut for DOPPIAA Fall-Winter 2016-2017 collection at Pitti Uomo
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A stylish debut for DOPPIAA Fall-Winter 2016-2017 collection at Pitti Uomo

Doppiaa is making its debut at Pitti Uomo with a special event to launch its F/W 2016-2017 collection. An exclusive Cocktail&Lunch, by invitation only, is to be held on Tuesday 12 January at 12.30, inside the Opificio delle Pietre Dure at Fortezza da Basso, where guests will have the chance to admire some of the works currently being restored. 

How Much Men's New Year Eve Style Has Changed Over 100 Years
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How Much Men's New Year Eve Style Has Changed Over 100 Years

When it comes to changing with the times, most people eventually conform to current trends in an effort to stay styling.

Nominees for Critics Choice Awards Announced
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Nominees for Critics Choice Awards Announced

The 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards nominations have been announced, and as you probably know, they usually give some indication of what might be on Oscar's mind shortly thereafter. George Miller’s sequel to the wildly popular Road Warrior series, Mad Max: Fury Road, received a whopping 13 nominations including one for Best Picture, Best Director and bad-to-the-bone Charlize Theron was honored for her performance. Also on top of the heap, numbers-wise were Todd Haynes’ Carol, Ridley Scott’s The Martian and Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant with nine nods each.

Tailor-made men's clothing brand
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Tailor-made men's clothing brand "KITON" is now presented on SECOO

SECOO, the high-end service platform, announced to have received the official authorization of the world class tailor-made men's clothing brand "KITON", and SECOO began to play an important role as partner of KITON in China. The cooperation between the two parties is expected to be diversified and deep rather than focused on e-commerce.

World Premiere of Spectre Will Be a Royal British Affair
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World Premiere of Spectre Will Be a Royal British Affair

It's quite possible that Daniel Craig's fourth turn as 007 will be his best and his last turn to play the secret agent who's more like a superhero. Craig, who gives some incredibly candid replies when being interviewed, said he'd rather slit his wrist than play James Bond again, and if he did, it would be only for the money. His co-star, Naomie Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny opposite Craig's secret agent in Skyfall and will be reprising her role in the upcoming Spectre, told BBC News that Craig was "just being sarcastic." She said that his sense of humor doesn't translate well to print and that Craig is definitely immersed in being Bond and will do another Bond flick.

Tom Ford will present his Men's collection in New York
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Tom Ford will present his Men's collection in New York

The designer just announced that he'll be displaying his wares in a series of intimate presentations to be held at the end of New York Fashion Week in February.

Marco Balich awarded the highest recognition of Kazakhstan
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Marco Balich awarded the highest recognition of Kazakhstan

The Order of Kurmet has been awarded to Marco Balich by the Government of Kazakhstan. This mark of excellent distinction is presented in recognition of the professional contribution that Balich gave to Kazakhstan by presenting to the whole world the Nation that will host the next Expo in 2017, through the ceremony for the 550th Anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate.

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich
World fashion

100% Merino wool outerwear by Woolrich

In the early 19th century, John Rich II, son of an English wool carder, set off from Liverpool across the Atlantic in search of a new life. He went on to found the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Pennsylvania in 1830 and travelled from logging camp to logging camp selling his first wool products: wool fabric, wool socks and basic wool garments.

First Annual awards for architecture, construction and design
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First Annual awards for architecture, construction and design

The winners of the the first edition of the Annual ACD awards, adjudged by InLife Tv and 'Architecture store', were announced during a glamorous gala in Anastacia Residence, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Toronto's Fashion Santa in a charity Christmas initiative
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Toronto's Fashion Santa in a charity Christmas initiative

Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto is the place where you can see Paul Mason, a.k.a Fashion Santa, in action. All customers are encouraged to snap selfies with him, because the mall donates $1 (up to a total of $10,000) for every Fashion Santa Selfie posted on social media /hashtag #YorkdaleFashionSanta/ to the SickKids Foundation - a charity for Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.

Dance formation RICHMART with attractive show at
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Dance formation RICHMART with attractive show at "BG Fashion Icon 2015"

The official award ceremony of the most elegant Bulgarians for 2015 took place on December 10 in Vitosha Park Hotel .

The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced
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The International Woolmark Prize Menswear Finalists announced

The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.

The 1950s gentleman's style is more attractive for women
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The 1950s gentleman's style is more attractive for women

A new study revealed that for 61% of today's women the 1950s gentleman is the most desirable of all times, because he made more of an effort with his appearance and manners. These guys regularly wore suits and hold the door open for ladies, which they found (and still find) very attractive.

Vote for the Most Stylish Men of 2015 and win a made-to-measure jacket
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Vote for the Most Stylish Men of 2015 and win a made-to-measure jacket

At the beginning of the next month we will publish the results and 5 of you who have voted and left their contact information will be awarded with a made-to-measure men's suit jacket by Richmart - one of the most modern men's suit factories in Europe.

Thom Browne and The Woolmark Company will be partners
World fashion

Thom Browne and The Woolmark Company will be partners

he Woolmark Company is pleased to announce a two-season partnership with leading American fashion designer Thom Browne, becoming the first US designer to use Cool Wool-certified garments in a commercially available collection.

Juun.J will be the Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 89
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Juun.J will be the Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 89

The Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 89 will be Juun.J. The Korean designer, whose creative research in menswear continues to attract the attention of the international fashion community show after show, will present his menswear collection for the first time in Florence with a one-of-a-kind event that will take place on Wednesday 13 January, at the Stazione Leopolda.

TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies
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TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies

The EU-funded TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies that will enable fashion houses from Italy and abroad to offer personalised, made to measure menswear quickly and at competitive prices. ‘All fashion houses that manufacture menswear are focused on providing made to measure products to their customers,’ explains project coordinator Mirko Zilli, CEO of Crea Solution. ‘This market is lucrative, but at the same time also increases in-house costs.’

In Search of the World's Precious Wools
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In Search of the World's Precious Wools

Dormeuil celebrated the launch of Dominic Dormeuil's book 'In Search of the World's Precious Wools' at the Galérie Glénat in Paris, with a photographic exhibition of some of the beautiful pictures taken by Jean-Baptiste Rabouan Photographie and extracted from the book.

NEWGEN MEN Autumn/Winter 2016 Recipients
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NEWGEN MEN Autumn/Winter 2016 Recipients

The British Fashion Council is pleased to announce the emerging menswear talents who will receive NEWGEN MEN support, sponsored by TOPMAN, to showcase their AW16 collections at London Collections Men in January.

JW Anderson is the first ever designer who wins the BFA men`s and womenswear designer awards in the same year
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JW Anderson is the first ever designer who wins the BFA men`s and womenswear designer awards in the same year

During one of the most prestigious events in the fashion industry - British Fashion Awards 2015 - the Northern Irish fashion designer JW Anderson was named Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the year. This is happening for the first time - one designer to win the both categories in the same year.

Celebrating Nadal’s ambassadorship for ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ underwear, tailored and fragrance
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Celebrating Nadal’s ambassadorship for ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ underwear, tailored and fragrance

Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp., celebrated its global brand ambassadorship with iconic tennis star Rafael Nadal at a pop-up tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, at the Breuninger flagship store on November 10, 2015.

An interesting collaboration between Disney and designers for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
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An interesting collaboration between Disney and designers for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', which officially opens in the U.S. on December 18, Disney Consumer Products and Bloomingdale’s are joining forces with an illustrious group of designers in a new fashion-meets-fundraising initiative, “Force 4 Fashion.”

The English brand Jaeger launched Made-to-measure service
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The English brand Jaeger launched Made-to-measure service

Premium clothing brand Jaeger is launching their Made to Measure service. To commemorate this launch Jaegar hosted an evening at their flagship Regent Street London store where customers were invited to witness a presentation from the Jaeger menswear team.

Armani will dress Al Pacino in
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Armani will dress Al Pacino in "China Doll"

Giorgio Armani is now taking on Broadway. In his first theatrical collaboration, the designer has provided the clothes for “China Doll,” a David Mamet play opening in early December starring Al Pacino.

Tom Ford will make his debut at London Collections: Men
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Tom Ford will make his debut at London Collections: Men

Tom Ford will unveil his fall 2016 men’s collection at London Collections: Men in January for the first time in a show format.

John Galliano to design menswear for Maison Margiela
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John Galliano to design menswear for Maison Margiela

Returning from his public fall from grace, fashion designer John Galliano is set to expand his repertoire in his new role at the design helm of Maison Margiela. The British designer will be expanding the Paris-based brand's handbag range, unveiling further menswear designs

Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes
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Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes

Due to its geographical location, Eastern European mythology and folklore seamlessly blend influences from Asian nomads, the Orient, Ancient Greece, the Thracian and the European Slavic cultures, the result being something completely new and interesting, but still European.