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MCM celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a glittering evening in Munich

MCM celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a glittering evening in Munich

German-born luxury brand MCM celebrated its 40th Anniversary in style last night with a very special evening in its hometown of Munich, Germany. Founded in 1976 in the Bavarian capital’s hedonistic heyday, MCM owes its inspirational founding elements to the city – which has long combined a passion for glamour, music, fashion and travel with traditions of high quality craftsmanship, refinement, opulence and good design.

Christian Louboutin presents his new lug soles

Christian Louboutin presents his new lug soles

Expressing a nonchalant attitude with a practical new lug sole, quintessential Christian Louboutin men’s styles become vehicles for the roaming ranger spirit this Autumn/Winter 2016. Classic, clean cut loafer, oxford and Chelsea boot models take on a subversively utilitarian attitude, all whilst maintaining a sleek profile perfect for city life.

Other secrets for Pitti Immagine Uomo January 2017 edition are revealed

Other secrets for Pitti Immagine Uomo January 2017 edition are revealed

“DUE O TRE COSE CHE SO DI CIRO [TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT CIRO]”, is the title of the event that Pitti Immagine has decided to devote to Ciro Paone, founder of Kiton and leading entrepreneur in Italian fashion. It will be a dive into the taste, passion and unrelenting devotion that rally in support of beauty, while also passing through the life and career of Ciro Paone: a history that starts in Naples, and from here, goes on to conquer the world. An exhibition project that will be presented under the artistic direction of Angelo Flaccavento.

The art of Custom by Joseph Abboud - the newest custom made clothing line of the brand

The art of Custom by Joseph Abboud - the newest custom made clothing line of the brand

Celebrate American craftsmanship with a CUSTOM SUIT made to your unique specifications from award-winning menswear designer Joseph Abboud. Each garment is crafted of the most luxurious fabrics and tailored to your individualized fit and details.

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world

Top 10 most expensive suits in the world

Today, we are going to present the most expensive suits in the world. Most of these suits are necessarily reserved for the superclass: The world’s leading businessmen, celebrities, and world leaders who can afford to spend more money on a single suit than you can afford to spend on your car (or even your house). Such is the nature and allure of the exclusivity inherent in these, the 10 most expensive men’s suits in the world.

Turnbull & Asser organised a private dinner to present the rich history of the brand

Turnbull & Asser organised a private dinner to present the rich history of the brand

Turnbull & Asser By Appointment celebrated its Los Angeles arrival last week with a private dinner at the Bel-Air Hotel, hosted by Turnbull & Asser’s James Fayed, Dean Gomilsek-Cole and Steven Quin. The Turnbull & Asser team welcomed a talented group of Hollywood stylists and press to learn more about the brand’s rich history, bespoke shirtmaking services and seasonal collections. Throughout the week, Mr Quin also welcomed clients to attend bespoke shirt fittings at T&A’s private bungalow suite at the nearby Beverly Hills Hotel.

Berluti appoints Haider Ackermann as Creative Director

Berluti appoints Haider Ackermann as Creative Director

Berluti is pleased to announce the appointment of Haider Ackermann as Creative Director. The appointment is effective immediately and the designer will present his first collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in January 2017.

Moreschi - shoes and accessories from Italy

Moreschi - shoes and accessories from Italy

Moreschi means craftsmanship, elegance, and quality... the essence of a product 100% Made in Italy. Moreschi is the emotion felt by wearing a shoe born from an inseparable coupling, between highly qualified handicraft and valuable materials, carefully selected to combine class, style and comfort, without equals.

Giovanni Luigi Bordone is the winner of Most Stylish Real Men October 2016

Giovanni Luigi Bordone is the winner of Most Stylish Real Men October 2016

For the first time, we announce the top 6 winners of Most Stylish Real Men. So the winners for October are...

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men October 2016 are announced

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men October 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 October 2016...

Global Premiere of the new Porsche Design KEF Hi-Fi audio systems

Global Premiere of the new Porsche Design KEF Hi-Fi audio systems

Porsche Design and KEF, an originator of British high-fidelity sound, have collaborated to develop a trio of Hi-Fi systems embodying the refined style of Porsche Design and the peerless sound of KEF. GRAVITY ONE, MOTION ONE and SPACE ONE offer the most demanding consumers a new level of design and audio performance.

Sanford Panitch - Hollywood Executive launches men's fashion label

Sanford Panitch - Hollywood Executive launches men's fashion label

Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch, the president of Columbia Pictures, is moonlighting as a men's fashion designer.

Best Mens' Fashion Brand - Pal Zileri label

Best Mens' Fashion Brand - Pal Zileri label

Conceived by Cristiana Schieppati and organized by Crisalide Press in collaboration with Milan City Council, the Chi ? Chi Awards - now in their sixteenth year - opened the ball at the Milan fashion week, as has been the custom for the last sixteen years, with a ceremony at the Palazzo Marino in Milan.

Tommy Hilfiger introduces fall 2016 tailored campaign with global brand ambassador Rafael Nadal

Tommy Hilfiger introduces fall 2016 tailored campaign with global brand ambassador Rafael Nadal

Tommy Hilfiger announces that internationally renowned tennis star and Tommy Hilfiger global brand ambassador, Rafael Nadal, will appear in the Tommy Hilfiger Tailored campaign for Fall 2016. The campaign shows Nadal wearing Tommy Hilfiger Tailored THFLEX for three different occasions, demonstrating the designs’ versatility, comfort and movability. The Tommy Hilfiger Tailored and THFLEX Rafael Nadal Edition collections are available at Tommy Hilfiger stores globally, through select wholesale partners, and online at tommy.com.

Made-to-order shoes by Bally

Made-to-order shoes by Bally

In March 2015 the Zagliani atelier became a part of the Bally brand. In this union that shares a commitment to luxurious design and the highest quality craftsmanship the Zagliani legacy, renowned for its expertise in handcrafted bags made from the softest, most luxurious leathers and exotic skins, lives on through Bally.

Jeep Brand with the stars of the Celebrity Fight Night

Jeep Brand with the stars of the Celebrity Fight Night

For the second year running, the Jeep® brand is Partner of the third Italian edition of the annual Celebrity Fight Night, one of the major charity events in the world, which is taking place in Tuscany until September 13.

Crockett and Jones - the English footwear

Crockett and Jones - the English footwear

Founded in 1879 in Northampton, at the heart of England’s most famous shoemaking town, Crockett & Jones specialise in the manufacture of high quality Goodyear-welted footwear. For men there are 3 ranges produced by Crockett & Jones: Hand Grade, Main Line and Shell Cordovan.

Menswear looks from the collaboration of H&M and KENZO

Menswear looks from the collaboration of H&M and KENZO

The KENZO x H&M lookbook features a key selection of looks from the designer collaboration and stars a diverse cast of talented, passionate and creative ambassadors, each of whom expresses their individuality and values with style.

Brooks Brothers Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Brooks Brothers Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Brooks Brothers presented their Spring/Summer 2017 collection during DC Fashion Week. The collection can be called casual because of the variety of clothing.

Mel Gambert shirt maker announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey manifacturing awards

Mel Gambert shirt maker announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey manifacturing awards

CTDA member, Mel Gambert Shirt Makers, a manufacturer of custom and ready to wear woven shirts,has been announced as a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey Manufacturer of the Year Award in the Medium Business category (between 51-125 employees). The winner will be announced at the annual “Made in New Jersey” event on Friday, October 7th in Somerset, NJ.

Italian made brogues by Paul Smith

Italian made brogues by Paul Smith

Available in rich shades of blue, green or tan, the traditionalist ‘Christo’ brogue is made from high quality Parma calf leather that is vegetable-tanned to create deep, organic colours.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men September 2016 are announced

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men September 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 September 2016...

Christian Louboutin takes classic styles to the next level

Christian Louboutin takes classic styles to the next level

Season after season, Christian Louboutin technical virtuosity and signature irreverence take classic men’s styles to the next level, all in pursuit of uncompromising innovation in design. Boundaries, after all, mean little to the designer, with tradition often taken merely as a suggestion whilst fabrics, embellishments, constructions and techniques are reinvented tirelessly.

BORSALINO by Nick Fouquet cocktail launch

BORSALINO by Nick Fouquet cocktail launch

Exclusive cocktail Thursday September 22, 2016 at the Borsalino showroom in Via Sant’Andrea 5 in Milan for the presentation of the Borsalino Spring / Summer 2017 capsule collection by Nick Fouquet. Borsalino and Californian designer Nick Fouquet welcomed international buyers, influencers, socialite and celebrities for a “meet & greet” with cocktail and live jazz accompaniment.

Surmesur Pittsburgh builds new bridge to custom menswear

Surmesur Pittsburgh builds new bridge to custom menswear

Surmesur Pittsburgh is now open for business at 202 Fifth Ave., after the company spent more than a year in search of just the right fit for its original shopping concept, which blends traditional tailoring methods with technological innovation.

Paris Saint-Germain unveils its 2016/2017 'Third Jersey' at le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

Paris Saint-Germain unveils its 2016/2017 'Third Jersey' at le Bon Marché Rive Gauche

As special guest of the PARIS! exhibition organized by le Bon Marché Rive Gauche (a department store in Paris, selling a wide range of high-end goods) which is running until October 15, 2016, Paris Saint-Germain has unveiled its new jersey, designed in conjunction with Nike, at this legendary home of Parisian fashion.

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Top 10 key colors

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Top 10 key colors

After the end of New York Fashion Week, it became clear that Top 3 colors for the next hot season are Niagara, Primrose Yellow and Lapis Blue, followed by Flame and Island Paradise. Top 10 is completed by Pale Dogwood, Greenery, Pink Yarrow, Kale and Hazelnut.

David Beckham and Kevin Hart reunite for a road trip in new H&M campaign

David Beckham and Kevin Hart reunite for a road trip in new H&M campaign

Bringing together one of the world’s biggest icons with the global comedy star, David Beckham has reunited with Kevin Hart for the new Modern Essentials selected by David Beckham campaign for H&M. The commercial is set on a road trip, picking the story up from their first commercial where Kevin prepared to play the role of David in a biopic film. This new campaign, with David and Kevin wearing identical looks from the autumn/winter 16 collection, follows Kevin’s plans to star in “I, Beckham: The Musical”. The full commercial launches on hm.com September 26.

The Archive Collection - Celebrating 150 Years of Shoemaking at Grenson

The Archive Collection - Celebrating 150 Years of Shoemaking at Grenson

To celebrate 150 years of continuous shoemaking at Grenson, they decided to look back through their archives and recreate a collection of their past shoes that span the decades of the 20th Century.

Celebrity Fight Night 2016 charity event

Celebrity Fight Night 2016 charity event

Established 22 years ago by boxing legend Muhammad Ali, this prestigious event was held for the third year in Italy thanks to Andrea Bocelli - the famous Italian tenor, who since many years is a supporter of the Celebrity Fight Night Foundation. This historic philanthropic institution raises funds for projects related to the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid welcomes its 64th edition with 42 outstanding creators and brands set to take part

Spain's major fashion event, organized by IFEMA, is taking place from 15 to 20 September, 2016. The catwalk shows will be held from 16 to 20 September in Hall 14.1 of Feria de Madrid. Today the Desigual firm will be holding a Re-see of its Spring-Summer 2017 collections with a surprising and innovative staging in Madrid.

The six Premiere Vision Awards for 2016 go to...

The six Premiere Vision Awards for 2016 go to...

September 13th, 12.30 pm, the whole fashion industry - weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Première Vision Fabrics Forum (Hall 6). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 6 prizes of the 8th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.

Milano Unica XXIII: Improved trends for the Italian textile industry in 2016

Milano Unica XXIII: Improved trends for the Italian textile industry in 2016

In 2016, Italian textile production opened with rosier projections than in the corresponding period of 2015. Exports gained +0.5%, while imports were up just +0.1%.

Zara Man Fall/Winter 2016 - the main trends

Zara Man Fall/Winter 2016 - the main trends

The fashion giant Zara presented their proposals for the Autumn/Winter 2016 season. The accents of the collection are: the classic lapel coat, the cord trousers, the boucle coat, the lambwool sweater and the wool trousers.

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 85th anniversary of the Reverso watch in Venice

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 85th anniversary of the Reverso watch in Venice

For over a decade, Jaeger-LeCoultre has demonstrated its commitment to encouraging and promoting all aspects of the filmmaking art. The Maison feels uniquely positioned to continue its work alongside the artists who make film: both are passionate about capturing the fleeting moments.

Japan's Largest Fashion Trade Expo Invites Global Fashion Industry Professionals

Japan's Largest Fashion Trade Expo Invites Global Fashion Industry Professionals

FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.

Club Monaco with new arrivals for the upcoming autumn 2016

Club Monaco with new arrivals for the upcoming autumn 2016

Club Monaco is an international retail brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. Headquartered in New York City’s Chelsea Gallery district, Club Monaco can be found worldwide with stores in the United States, London, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and Macau.

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017

Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.

Save the date: Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men of Hollywood

Save the date: Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men of Hollywood

On the Opening Night of The Toronto Film Festival, Toronto Men's Fashion Week Men presents TOM* MEN OF HOLLYWOOD - a spectacular night where MOVIES MEET FASHION - Thursday, September 8 2016 at 8:00 PM, One King West Hotel, 1 King St. West, Toronto.

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men August 2016 are announced

BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men August 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 eighth month of 2016...

Global Change Award 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'.