Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition during this year’s Techtextil und Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017), which has been organised by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)
Actor Dev Patel, who catapulted to success in 2009 when he starred in the Academy Award winning film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, will be the guest of honour at the Chivas Icons event on 2nd May 2017, at Play in the H Hotel. The Chivas Icons was launched in October 2016 to recognise and celebrate individuals in The Gulf, who not only make a difference themselves but also inspire others to Win The Right Way. This event will recognise Dev for his work with the #LionHeart campaign, which helps vulnerable children in India.
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men April 2017 are already known. Here they are...
The British Fashion Council (BFC) today celebrates the fifteen emerging designers who will receive NEWGEN support for the year ahead. Following the announcement of a new format, NEWGEN sponsorship is now awarded annually to both menswear and womenswear designers who will show at either London Fashion Week Men’s or London Fashion Week.
The fastest growing menswear company in the United States, is coming to London. They are excited to bring modern bespoke to Soho. Visit them at the Knot Standard London Concept Store opening May 2nd.
The launch of SSS World Corp marks O’Shea’s return to design following his departure from Brioni in October. Its runway debut will take place in Paris in June.
For his first-ever jewelry line, Kanye West has teamed up with the most coveted jeweler of '90s hip-hop, Jacob Arabo. Dubbed Jacob the Jeweler by legends like LL Cool J, The Notorious B.I.G. and Jay Z, Arabo’s opulent and classic style was a no-brainer for the Yeezy collaboration.
Eduard Enninful, who will depart his current position as fashion and style director of W Magazine to take up his new position on August 1, revealed that he was "most excited to tell my father about my appointment. He immigrated to England from Ghana with my mother and six children."
The next guest of The Atelier with Alina Cho will be fashion designer Michael Kors, Honorary Chairman & Chief Creative Officer of Michael Kors, on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Kors, a renowned creator of 21st-century American style for women and men, is as adept with words as he is with design. The master of cut and one-liners will share his humor and insight with veteran journalist Alina Cho. They will explore the details of how Kors built his empire over the last three decades, beginning as a five-year-old advising his mother on her wedding dress, to his role as a judge on Project Runway, on through his company's IPO and success as a public company.
For his Autumn/Winter 2017 collection show on the catwalk of London Fashion Week Men’s, E. Tautz designer Patrick Grant was inspired by men from the countryside. However, this “man” is of the intimate kind; in order to put a modern spin on his collection’s traditional silhouettes, Grant looked at the garb of scarecrows in the countryside of Leeds as depicted by photographer Peter Mitchell in his series “Some Thing Means Everything to Somebody.” The result was elegant wool coats, tailored anoraks, high-waisted belted trousers and open collars that were loosely layered to create the laid back, but fully modern look.
The second leg of the Maserati 2017 global Polo Tour, held at the Desert Palm Polo Club from 11 - 17 March 2017, concluded with Team Abu Dhabi winning the Maserati Dubai Polo Trophy by an outstanding score of 7 to 4 over Team AES International.
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men March 2017 are already known. Here they are...
Moet Hennessy has reaffirmed its commitment as the Official Wine and Spirits Partner of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, celebrating the third annual amfAR Gala Hong Kong last night at Shaw Studios with over 600 prestigious guests.
Battistoni, since ever a synonymous with elegance, refinement and attention to details, presents at the 91st edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo the new and innovative Winter Collection.
Porsche Design and Dezer Development Announce Grand Opening of first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower Miami
The Porsche Design Tower Miami, one of the world’s most highly-anticipated luxury high rise developments, has come to life, creating an unmistakable architectural and engineering masterpiece. Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development, and Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Design Group will commemorate the Grand Opening of the first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower with an exclusive event held on Saturday, March 18 in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.
Brioni introduces its new advertising campaign featuring legendary American actor Samuel L. Jackson.
Google, Dior, French Federation of the Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter, Skolkovo and other leaders will tell about the future in Fashion Futurum Conference
On March 16-17 over 30 world fashion industry leaders from 9 countries will meet in the very center of Moscow to discuss contemporary trends and main challenges of the industry. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the Central Exhibition Hall Manege will become the heart of the primary innovative fashion technologies.
Spain’s most important fashion show, organised by IFEMA, will take place between 25 and 29 January, in its first edition of the year 2018, and from 5 to 8 July in its second edition.
In the year 1921 Emil Jonsson was appointed apprentice in the shoemaking trade. After three years of apprenticeship Emil opened a shop in Bygdea in the north of Sweden. Emil was famous for a special style of a Norwegian welted boot with a raised lake. Emil’s son Melker took over the shop in 1944. Melker is the one in the family who without comparison have made most shoes and boots in the family. He worked many years in a shoe factory which he for some time was the owner of. Melker retired in 1988.
Tommy Hilfiger hosted an exclusive presentation during Pitti Immagine Uomo to showcase the Fall 2017 Hilfiger Edition collection on January 10, 2017. Tommy and Dee Hilfiger were joined by guests including Lucky Blue Smith, Rafferty Law, Gabriel Kane Lewis, Presley Gerber, Julian Ocleppo, Johannes Huebl and Jim Chapman at the historic Palazzo Corsini in the heart of Florence.
Everyone was especially happy and enthusiastic about the 47th session of the eyewear industry’s leading exhibition, which closed in Milan yesterday with more than 55 thousand entries of visiting trade people from around the world, crowding the pavilions of a MIDO that was bigger and had organized an even busier calendar of events. This is a 5.5% increase over the previous year, for which attendance figures had scored an all-time record.
The move follows the departure of Brioni's creative director Justin O'Shea in October and comes at a time of transition for the company, which is attempting to establish itself as a leader in luxury menswear.
Top 5 Most Stylish Men are already known. From all of the categories, the readers of BGFN magazine, vote for their favourite fashion icons among the nominees. February 2017 winners are well known men with a sense of style and elegance.
Grigor Dimitrov appeared in the presentation of the new collection of Dolce & Gabbana in Italy. He even took the role of a model during the final show of the popular brand during Milan Fashion Week.
Hudson was founded in East London in 1990 and is still based in Hoxton, where all of their shoes and boots are designed.
IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco in the company of celebrities and influencers from the world of sports. The highlights of the event included a bike tour with the FORMULA ONE world champion Nico Rosberg and the official launch of the Da Vinci Chronograph Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation”. Limited to 1,500 watches, this timepiece with its blue dial and back engraving is the 11th special edition to be launched by IWC as part of its commitment to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. Some of the proceeds from sales are used to help to support the foundation’s sports projects for children and adolescents.
The Brioni Chief Master Tailor will be exclusively available for private bespoke appointments upon request in Brioni Flagship stores worldwide.
For the opening night of the 67th Berlinale, Bulgari hosts its exclusive “Night of the Legend” party, welcoming celebrities and VIPs to enjoy a sparkling night with legendary jewels.
In SIR, Mario Testino presents over 300 photographs in his search to define the allure of men. Including many unpublished works from his archive of thousands, SIR traces the evolution of the male in Testino’s photographs over the past three decades of his career. In these pages the body, costume, tradition, gender play, portraiture, photojournalism, constructed realities and fashion collide.
A week before, he revealed his new luxury watch partnership with Tom Kartsotis’ Bedrock Manufacturing Co., Ford and now he has revealed that he’s getting into underwear — men’s only to start. It will be done through a license with the Italian manufacturing firm Albisetti International.
Top 5 Most Stylish Men are already known. From all of the categories, the readers of BGFN magazine, vote for their favourite fashion icons among the nominees. January 2017 winners are well known men with a sense of style and elegance.
Here are all the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards, which will take place on 26 February at the Dolby theatre in Hollywood.
One of the most important things about the popular wave of fitness activities in the 1970s and 1980s was that you didn’t need much specialist equipment to join in. As long as people were wearing comfortable clothing and had proper support, especially with respect to footwear, people could get involved with jogging, running, and many other activities. The fitness wear at the time reflected this need and had a very functional look and feel to it.
David Yurman, America’s premier luxury jewelry brand, hosted its first-ever men’s collection exhibition to take place during Milano Moda Uomo fashion week, on January 14 and 15, 2017. The exhibition is rendered in collaboration with sculptor, painter and performance artist Anthony James, whose unique sculptures will be displayed in tandem with David Yurman men’s jewelry. The exhibition took place at the historic Chiesa San Paolo Converso church in Milan, Italy, headquarters of CLS Architetti.
Recently I saw that the University of Cambridge offers an online short course Business Sustainability Management. The value of certified expertise in sustainable business practices is rising every day, which is why the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership is collaborating with online education company, GetSmarter, to make this programme online, accessible to professionals around the world.
Christian Louboutin’s Spring/Summer 2017 men’s Hybrids capsule collection declares that the future is now! Fashioned from an innovative use of technical textiles and unconventional material mash-ups, the collection offers a glimpse into a brave new world where sport and luxe synthesize into chromatic, bold entities. An astral clan of sneakers, city shoes and sandals—the Hybrids offer a style for every dimension.
Tommy Hilfiger is pleased to announce the launch of the Tommy Hilfiger Holiday 2016 collection and global advertising campaign, Hilfiger Holiday Voyage, featuring the brand’s global women’s ambassador, Gigi Hadid, alongside Francisco Lachowski. Shot in New York by photographer Gregory Harris, the campaign channels Tommy Hilfiger’s Fall 2016 nautical theme as Gigi hosts a festive party aboard the “Hilfiger Line.” The Holiday 2016 collection will be available in Tommy Hilfiger stores worldwide, select wholesale partners, and online at tommy.com, beginning November 8, 2016.
No matter what build you are, there is a suit style and fit for you. Modern tailoring offers up skinny, slim and regular finishes, you just need to figure out what one's made for you.
Thanks to growing demand from consumers and pressure from animal rights groups, the fashion industry is starting to recognise the need to move away from using fur, leather, wool, down, and exotic skins.
One Movie Takes Eight Awards at 22nd ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS - Everybody talks about “LA LA LAND”
The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards tonight, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. The show aired on A&E at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT and was hosted by actor and comedian T.J. Miller. “La La Land”, the most nominated film of the evening, took home eight awards, the most of the night, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay (a tie) for Damien Chazelle, Best Cinematography for Linus Sandgren, Best Production Design for David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, Best Editing for Tom Cross, Best Song, and Best Score for Justin Hurwitz.
Most Stylish Men is a global voting to show the celebrities with modern and original style of dressing and overall amazing look. In 2016 Be Global Fashion Network presented photos and information about more than 650 celebrities and their fans selected each month the most stylish of them. In December you can vote for the winners from each month and select the most stylish celebrities for 2016. In October 2016 we also started the Most Stylish Real Men voting - a selection of 11 stylish men, fashion professionals, who have timeless elegance and unique style. They are now competing with the celebrities in the December voting. Who will win - Most Stylish Real Men or Celebrities? Only YOU decide!
Golden Globe Nominations: Mel Gibson, Tom Hiddleston, John Travolta, Hugh Grant and Tom Ford among nominated
This morning were announced the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards nominations at a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton. The marquee Best Motion Picture-Drama category included Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge. Deadpool has a nomination for Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy, as well as Best Actor-Comedy or Musical nomination for Ryan Reynolds.
Patrick Grant, Creative Director of Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons, and winner of the British Fashion Award for Best Menswear Designer has created a one-of-a-kind suit that is engineered perfectly for the modern man. The suit, taking inspiration from the technology-infused traditional timepieces in Casio Edifice’s Bluetooth SMART range, features several modern twists on classic Savile Row tailoring.
We are going to present you the finalists of the Most Stylish Men contest in Category: Cinema. Each of them has own style and he is appreciated by you, their fans. Choose, this one whose style and type of clothing you like most. Here they are...
On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the watch icon Reverso, the cosmopolitan, athlete and pop artist Prince Hubertus zu Hohenlohe presents two new Reverso models. Designed with an eye for the exceptional, his motifs decorate the reverse side of the legendary watch with its swivel case.
With the France Japan Innovation Year coming to an end, a delegation of French companies from the textile sector will be in Japan from 5 to 8 December 2016. They will take part in the Great France- Japan Innovation Forum held by the Embassy of France in Japan.
It's time, we announce the top 5 winners of Most Stylish Real Men. So the winners for November are...
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for November 2016...
Tommy Hilfiger announces the global launch of Tommy Hilfiger’s memoir, American Dreamer, which chronicles his life and career in becoming one of the world’s most renowned fashion designers and will be on sale beginning tomorrow. From his beginnings as an eager entrepreneur in Elmira, New York, to founding his namesake brand and building international growth, the memoir shares Hilfiger’s most genuine and moving recollections.
Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is pure instinct; the power of an emotion that is freely expressed. It is the force of a determined man, with a heart that is rooted in tradition, yet revels in the modern world. Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is a woody aromatic fragrance, whose profound appeal is defined by a brand new discovery in the olfactory world: the Moepel accord which has been re-created from the flowers and leaves of the Milkwood tree using Headspace technology.