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Global Change Award 2016
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Global Change Award 2016

The Global Change Award 2016 will be open for applications on September 1, 2016. The five winners will share a grant of €1 000,000 and get tailor-made support for one year from H&M Conscious Foundation, Accenture and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Vivienne Westwood Announces Return of Menswear to London
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Vivienne Westwood Announces Return of Menswear to London

Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.

Scabal's New Head of Design is Campbell Dunn
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Scabal's New Head of Design is Campbell Dunn

It is with great pride that Scabal can announce the appointment of Campbell Dunn as the company’s new Head of Design. With an established pedigree in creating classically luxurious menswear, Campbell aims to take the company to the next creative level.

Ottavio Nuccio Gala at Couture Fashion Week
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Ottavio Nuccio Gala at Couture Fashion Week

Based in Italy, Ottavio Nuccio Gala is an exclusive menswear label specializing in the highest quality suits, tuxedos, and formal wear. The beautifully tailored fashions are sold in Italy, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Russia and Greece as well as London.

Christian Louboutin at the Rio Olympics
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Christian Louboutin at the Rio Olympics

In celebration of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Christian Louboutin has teamed up with the French E-concept store SportyHenri.com to support the Cuban National delegation as Official Supplier of the Celebratory Outfit. For the project, chic non-performance footwear was created to be worn by the athletes at formal occasions, in particular the Closing Ceremony. The shoe designs take visual cues not only from Cuban heritage but from the athletes themselves. Serving as a strong source of inspiration and guidance, the Cuban athletes as well as several former athletes had an active part in shaping the final collection.

Sartoria Italiana at Couture Fashion Week
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Sartoria Italiana at Couture Fashion Week

SARTORIA ITALIANA represents a daring mix of “Tomorrow’s Fashion Today” with “Classic Fashion Forever” with its experienced, young designer, tailor and owner Giovanni Cicciotti, a name you will hear much more of in the future.

MANGO launches the new Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign
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MANGO launches the new Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign

MANGO MAN presents its new campaign for the Autumn/Winter 2016 season, featuring the models Vinnie Woolston, George Barnett, Matthew Bell and David Agbodji, who have all previously worked with prestigious international brands. The photo shoot took place in the district of Harlem, New York, and was shot by Gregory Harris.

Millionaire Gianluca Vacchi with a four-day celebration for his 49th birthday
Lifestyle chronics

Millionaire Gianluca Vacchi with a four-day celebration for his 49th birthday

Gianluca Vacchi was born on August 5, 1967. And for his 49th birthday Italian millionaire had a 'GV Lifestyle' celebration on the island of Sardinia, Italy, with his model wife Giorgia Gabriele and a number of friends.

Global Pricing Study 2016: Every second company involved in a price war
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Global Pricing Study 2016: Every second company involved in a price war

The increased competition with low-cost providers and clients' stronger negotiation power are given as the most important reasons for this price pressure. As a result, it has become very difficult to improve profit margins.

Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award
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Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award

'For this project I looked at textures within decaying buildings such as peeling paint, crumbling plaster, lichen and so on. I wanted a soft yet textured feel to the cloth, so hand-dyed Merino wool combined with some textured yarns in different weights was perfect for this'.

INDOCHINO pledges to suit up 25 000 grooms for free in 2016
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INDOCHINO pledges to suit up 25 000 grooms for free in 2016

INDOCHINO announced their SUIT UP WEDDINGS initiative for 2016. The beginning was on January 25th, INDOCHINO and rolled out a massive program in North America, pledging to suit up 25,000 grooms for free in 2016. Any groom whose wedding party of four or more groomsmen is outfitted by INDOCHINO will receive his own made to measure suit free of charge.

Raf Simons is the new creative director of Calvin Klein
World fashion

Raf Simons is the new creative director of Calvin Klein

After months of rumors swirling, Calvin Klein has officially confirmed the hire of Raf Simons as its new chief creative officer. The brand announced the news in a statement shared on Facebook, detailing Simons new role at the American fashion brand.

Dolce Stile Novo – Overflow – NABA's 2016 Fashion Show
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Dolce Stile Novo – Overflow – NABA's 2016 Fashion Show

Overflow is the result of reflections on the Dolce Stile Novo theme proposed to students at the beginning of the academic year. It is a derivation and interpretation that has been devised, designed and developed by the same students - an irrepressible flow, an explosion of harmonious colours and sounds.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men July 2016 are announced
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BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men July 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 seventh month of 2016...

One fashion project is among the winners of Chivas' The Venture 2016
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One fashion project is among the winners of Chivas' The Venture 2016

The Venture, luxury whisky Chivas Regal's search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world, rewarded five social enterprises in New York City earlier this month. The winners were announced after five grand finalists pitched in front of a live audience and judging panel that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria.

Happy birthday Prince George
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Happy birthday Prince George

Cute Prince George turns three today - and his mother and father celebrated by releasing these adorable photos of the future king.

Première Vision Paris: 1,898 exhibitors at the heart of international fashion creation
World fashion

Première Vision Paris: 1,898 exhibitors at the heart of international fashion creation

Strategic developments, structural changes, a reorganised offer... next 13-15 September, Première Vision Paris will seek to further promote and coordinate the complementary offer of its 6 shows within one homogenous, coherent and efficient event. This reflects a continuity with prior editions, which saw synergies and transversality strengthened between the show's many activity sectors and know-hows.

Farah tailoring presenting new range of tailoring classics
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Farah tailoring presenting new range of tailoring classics

Known for their menswear wardrobe staples this season they are branching out into the world of tailoring, using their unique design approach to create classic pieces that compliment modern life and guarantee instant style.

Tom Ford launches private eyewear collection
Accessories

Tom Ford launches private eyewear collection

Tom Ford announces the launch of the TOM FORD Private Eyewear Collection, a special edition of sunglasses and optical frames designed for the eyewear connoisseur.

International management consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners is now also represented in Hamburg and Stockholm
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International management consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners is now also represented in Hamburg and Stockholm

Simon-Kucher & Partners is a global consulting firm specializing in TopLine Power®, which encompasses strategy, marketing, pricing, and sales. Their clients are leading companies from a broad range of industries including fashion.

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

For the sixth time in 2016, the readers of Be Global Fashion Network chose their male stylish icons. This month, the winners are...

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"Designer for Tomorrow 2016" winner is Edda Gimnes

Edda Gimnes is the winner of the 2016 fashion talent award “Designer for Tomorrow” by Peek & Cloppenburg and its online shop Fashion ID.

European Fashion Award FASH 2016 Awarded to Seven Promising Young Designers
Young designers

European Fashion Award FASH 2016 Awarded to Seven Promising Young Designers

At the start of Berlin Fashion Week, seven promising young designers were awarded the European Fashion Award FASH 2016. The awards, valued at EUR 200,000 in total, were presented in front of 250 guests on Monday evening by the non-profit organization SDBI –Stiftung der Deutschen Bekleidungsindustrie (German Fashion Industry Foundation). The ceremony took place in the impressive halls of Berlin’s Neues Museum, part of the Museum Island UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lucas Ossendrijver celebrates ten years at Lanvin with Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
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Lucas Ossendrijver celebrates ten years at Lanvin with Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

The Parisian fashion house's Dutch-born menswear designer celebrated a one decade anniversary as a head of the brand's men's line yesterday with the presentation of Lanvin Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection during the Paris Fashion Week (held June 22-26, 2016).

Yoshimi Hasegawa’s new book Bespoke Style: Glimpse into the World of British Craftsmanship
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Yoshimi Hasegawa’s new book Bespoke Style: Glimpse into the World of British Craftsmanship

Henry Poole are delighted to be featured in Yoshimi Hasegawa’s new book Bespoke Style: Glimpse into the World of British Craftsmanship. The book has gone into great detail on the history of men’s style as well as tailors, shoemakers, shirt & accessory houses and luxury services. Yoshimi talks about Henry Poole’s past and present and interviews some of the Directors.

Nick Tentis London Flagship store opening in 2016
World fashion

Nick Tentis London Flagship store opening in 2016

Nick Tentis announced that the new Nick Tentis London Flagship store will open in 2016. The Savile Row store is now closed.

Ermenegildo Zegna and Blake Griffin with a made-to-measure suiting event
Lifestyle chronics

Ermenegildo Zegna and Blake Griffin with a made-to-measure suiting event

The event was held at the the Zegna's Rodeo Drive boutique on June 8, 2016. Among the celebrities, who joined it were L.A. Galaxy soccer player Robbie Rogers and actors Julian Morris, Justice Smith, Mo McRae and Terrence 'J' Jenkins.

Celebrity kids on the runway for Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2017 men's show
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Celebrity kids on the runway for Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2017 men's show

Italian designer duo Dolce & Gabbana presented its latest men's collection in Italy during the Milan Men's Fashion Week. Among the models on the runway were Cindy Crawford's son Presley Gerber and Jude Law's son Rafferty Law.

Men's ready-to-wear fashion shows may remain in the past
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Men's ready-to-wear fashion shows may remain in the past

Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.

Bugatti enters collaboration with LUISAVIAROMA
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Bugatti enters collaboration with LUISAVIAROMA

French luxury car brand Bugatti and LuisaViaRoma, one of the biggest international concept stores, have just signed an exclusive collaboration deal. From June 2016 and for the next two years, the Ettore Bugatti collection will be available to local and international clientèle both in the LuisaViaRoma store and on the Luisaviaroma.com website. LuisaViaRoma becomes the first place in Italy where shoppers can buy the clothing and accessories ranges of the Ettore Bugatti Collection, a lifestyle brand extension born in 2013 reflecting the spirit of the supercar firm.

London Collections: Men changes its name
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London Collections: Men changes its name

'It is the ninth edition as London Collections: Men. As fashion weeks change and our businesses start showing to consumers, we need to open our doors to more consumer-facing content. Over the next six months, London Collections: Men will embrace London Fashion Week Men's as a title to better engage with a consumer audience'.

The Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy - Menswear Guest designer of Pitti Uomo 90
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The Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy - Menswear Guest designer of Pitti Uomo 90

Gosha Rubchinskiy, Russian designer whose creativity has succeeded in attracting the international fashion community’s attention, will be presenting in Florence - on Wednesday 15th June - his Spring-Summer 2017 collection together with a photography project created for the event.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men May 2016 are announced
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BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men May 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 fifth month of 2016...

The winner of Dandy x Dormeuil contest announced
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The winner of Dandy x Dormeuil contest announced

Dormeuil - the world famous manufacturer of fabrics and tailor-made suits - has just announced the winner in its 'Dandy x Dormeuil' contest. The question to which the participants had to answer was 'What makes a Dandy so elegant?'

INDOCHINO with new Creative Director
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INDOCHINO with new Creative Director

A seasoned expert in branding and creative leadership, Michael Mayes will be responsible for shaping the creative vision, brand voice and content strategy for INDOCHINO as it continues its mission to become a world-renowned fashion brand.

Designers selected to participate in the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize
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Designers selected to participate in the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize

The global nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize have been announced across the womenswear and menswear categories. More than 75 designers have been selected from 62 countries to participate in this year’s award, which showcases the superb qualities of Australian Merino wool.

Bulgarian magic - the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo
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Bulgarian magic - the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo

Bulgarian folk dances are based on asymmetrical meter, built up around various combinations of 'quick' and 'slow' music. The music, in Western musical notation, is often described using compound meter notation, where the notational meter accents can be of different lengths, usually 1, 2, 3, or 4. Many Bulgarian dances are line dances, in which the dancers dance in a straight or curved line, holding hands.

Michael Kors with a new store in London
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Michael Kors with a new store in London

'Each floor is focused on a different category, with the lower floor being men's, the ground floor centered on accessories, and the top floor all about ready-to-wear, so it will be easy for our customers to find what they're looking for'.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS STRATEGIES - TOC (Theory of Constraints)
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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS STRATEGIES - TOC (Theory of Constraints)

The conference will take place in the beautiful RIU Pravets Resort, city of Pravets, Bulgaria, 8-9 June 2016. The lecturers are certified TOC consultants from USA and Europe with many years of practical experience in the application of TOC in global organizations.

David Beckham in a partnership with Biotherm Homme
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David Beckham in a partnership with Biotherm Homme

'I'm excited to be working with Biotherm Homme. I've been thinking about developing a skincare range for a long time and it wasn't until I started speaking with Biotherm that it all came together'.

Sales in the men’s wear industry will stay strong
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Sales in the men’s wear industry will stay strong

The recent personnel shifts at prominent men’s wear brands made some people worry about the menswear industry and especially the men's suit. However, experts report that the overall sales in the men’s wear industry will stay strong.

Brioni Says Goodbye Milan Men’s Wear Fashion Shows
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Brioni Says Goodbye Milan Men’s Wear Fashion Shows

The Italian luxury tailor Brioni announced it would hold its next show on July 4 in Paris during the women’s couture season, dumping its usual June Milan men’s wear slot.

Karl Lagerfeld Visions of Fashion at Pitti Uomo 90
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Karl Lagerfeld Visions of Fashion at Pitti Uomo 90

A through-the-lens view of a great Master Celebrating the return of fashion to Palazzo Pitti and the opening of the three-year program dedicated to the culture of contemporary fashion.

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

BGFN Most Stylish Men is a global readers' voting aiming to notice all stylish men, who dress to impress in addition to their professional achievements and social responsible behavior.

Stylish artist and businessman Conor Mccreedy presents 'Blue Heaven'
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Stylish artist and businessman Conor Mccreedy presents 'Blue Heaven'

Conor Matthew Mccreedy is an artist, best known for his paintings made in varying shades of blue. In 2013, the SA Style Awards named Mccreedy the "Most Stylish Business Personality" in South Africa.

Richard James Bespoke in New York
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Richard James Bespoke in New York

Richard James Bespoke will be in residence at The Pierre in New York from Monday 16th May to Friday 20th May. Bespoke manager Steve Powell and one of the head cutters will be present to undertake fittings, consultations and advise on bespoke and made-to-measure tailoring.

Prince George with first postage stamp royal appearance
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Prince George with first postage stamp royal appearance

To mark the Queen's 90th birthday (April 21), Royal Mail has released a new royal family photo. Her Royal Highness poses with her son Prince Charles, her grandson Prince William and her great grandson Prince George. Their faces are being turned into special edition of postage stamps.

2016 Campaign For Wool presents The five freedoms of sheep
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2016 Campaign For Wool presents The five freedoms of sheep

The Campaign for Wool supports a programme devised to create appropriate welfare standards for the global sheep flocks - internationally known as the Five Freedoms.

Who are the 8 richest people in Europe?
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Who are the 8 richest people in Europe?

Europe is the penultimate continent in size, but it is home for 8 of the 50 richest people in the world. So, who are these eight richest people on the old continent and where does their wealth come from?

The new tourist logo for Bulgaria
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The new tourist logo for Bulgaria

Нашето предложение е да се направи лого, което да представи неравноделните ритми в българските танци, чрез които можем да спасим света от обездвижването, стреса и депресията.