Tag: France

Krammer & Stoudt Hits the Waves in Biarritz, France
Fashion collections

Krammer & Stoudt Hits the Waves in Biarritz, France

Krammer & Stoudt, founded in 2012 is a menswear line that offers Southern California casual cool with a contemporary point of view. It was co-created by Michael Rubin and Courtenay Nearburg and utilizes Mike's fine art and Courtenay's fine photography background.

French bespoke shirts by Maison Courtot
Bespoke Men's Suits

French bespoke shirts by Maison Courtot

The Maison Courtot sews all your bespoke shirts. Collar, cuffs, placket, buttons and monogramming are many elements which give you an unique bespoke shirt. Their shirts are manufactured in Paris and in their workshop close to Houdan in Yvelines.

French bespoke suits by Francesco Smalto
Bespoke Men's Suits

French bespoke suits by Francesco Smalto

The novelist Fran?oise Sagan once wrote of Francesco Smalto: “He is one of those rare men who can combine luxury and austerity, the everyday and brilliance. He is a craftsman and a nobleman”. It is to this handsome definition that the firm has remained faithful since its beginnings, and it is now fifty years old.

French made-to-measure suits by Atelier NA
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

French made-to-measure suits by Atelier NA

In order to buy made-to-measure clothing successfully you need to be guided through the different options, fabrics and traditional styling rules. The team of style advisors will assess you in stores and guide you. Through their selection of fabrics, including Italian fabrics from Loro Piana and British fabrics from Holland & Sherry and Thomas Mason. Atelier Na offers more than 15 different ranges and 1500 fabrics depending on style, season and occasion.

Great France-Japan Innovation Forum
World fashion

Great France-Japan Innovation Forum

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.

Interfiliere - the core of business development and industry innovation
Events

Interfiliere - the core of business development and industry innovation

Interfiele values are involvement, quality, flexibility and boldness in creating modern events where business goes hand in hand with an international scope, image, pleasure and emotion.

The exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories
Fashion fairs

The exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories

The exhibitor recruitment campaign for the second edition of PRIMA MU was terminated with success: the show will include 121 Italian and foreign exhibitors. The first edition featured 66 Italian exhibitors and was visited by 1,580 highly qualified operators from 706 companies.

Dandies through the centuries: Charles Baudelaire
The dandy style

Dandies through the centuries: Charles Baudelaire

Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet, essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe, born in Paris, France, in 1821. His most famous work Les Fleurs du mal expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.

French fashion designer Hedi Slimane quits Saint Laurent Paris
World fashion

French fashion designer Hedi Slimane quits Saint Laurent Paris

'What Yves Saint Laurent has achieved over the past four years represents a unique chapter in the history of the House. I am very grateful to Hedi Slimane, and the whole Yves Saint Laurent team, for having set the path that the House has successfully embraced, and which will grant longevity to this legendary brand'.

The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris
Curious news

The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris

Dean Manev, the Sales director of the Men's Fashion Cluster, gifted men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) and linnings with the Bulgarian flag to HE Anguel Tcholakov- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco - and other officials in Paris, France.

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 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.

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.

LCF's Head is among the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for 2015
Fashion design education

LCF's Head is among the 500 most influential people in the global fashion industry for 2015

In September, Frances Corner OBE, Head of London College of Fashion (LCF) and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the Arts London (UAL), was named in the Business of Fashion (BoF) 500 list of the most influential people shaping the global fashion industry in 2015.

World famous menswear designer Francesco Smalto has died
World fashion

World famous menswear designer Francesco Smalto has died

Late in the evening of April 5, Italian-born couturier Francesco Smalto died at age 87. Francesco Smalto fashion house announced designer's death on Monday in a statement, noticing his ability to 'reconcile virility, mystery and sensitivity' in his menswear designs and to create clothes for 'the most demanding men on the planet'.

Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato with attractive Comic Prints at Paris Fashion Week
Fashion collections

Japanese designer Tsumori Chisato with attractive Comic Prints at Paris Fashion Week

The Fall/Winter 2015/2016 Ready to Wear collection by Tsumori Chisato was presented this morning during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France.
I fell in love with this collection at first look. The designs and prints are eyecatching and unique.

Julien Fournié Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection at Paris Fashion Week
Collections

Julien Fournié Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection at Paris Fashion Week

Yesterday (January 27, 2015) during the Paris Fashion Week (January 25-29, 2015), French designer Julien Fournié presented his Spring/Summer 2015 Haute Couture collection.

Agnès B. Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection at PMFW
Menswear collections

Agnès B. Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection at PMFW

Agnès B. opened her first shop in Paris in 1975. Since then, she has been creating timeless pieces for every collection, mixing classic fashion codes with streetwear style.

Fashion Design Education: London College of Fashion
Fashion design education

Fashion Design Education: London College of Fashion

As we previously reported London College of Fashion is among the Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe.

Trend Vision presents the trends in fabrics for Autumn 2015 Winter 2016
Sewing industry

Trend Vision presents the trends in fabrics for Autumn 2015 Winter 2016

Trend Vision is a part of Premiere Vision. The truly global approach of different segments within one and the same brand demands ever more coherence: coherence in the approach to materials, colours, styles...In order to be more efficient, and in the best interest of brands, it now seems paramount to coordinate the marketing tools of the various supply industries.

Fabric trends from the British Mills for Autumn - Winter 2015/2016
Menswear Trends

Fabric trends from the British Mills for Autumn - Winter 2015/2016

British Mills and fabric designers continue to develop amazing textiles, fusing cutting edge designs and smart finishes with passion and know-how.

The UK Fashion and Textile Association is at Premiere Vision to promote British fabric designers and theirs skills.

Knitwear solutions at Première Vision Paris
Fashion fairs

Knitwear solutions at Première Vision Paris

In addition to its exhibiting weavers offer, Première Vision presents a space dedicated to knitwear experts at Hall 6 South.
The platform dedicated to creative flatbed knits brings together hall 6 south international knitters, as well as spinners, knit studios (at Indigo), and machine manufacturers: four complementary activities dedicated to the development of knit collections.

ZOOM industry show - a platform for fashion sourcing solutions
Fashion fairs

ZOOM industry show - a platform for fashion sourcing solutions

ZOOM, the industry show for ready-to-wear, accessories and household linen manufacturers from the Euromed region (Central and western Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa) and the Indian Ocean (Madagascar and Mauritius), is optimising its B2B strategy and expanding its sourcing offer.

Where to study Fashion design - Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe
Fashion design education

Where to study Fashion design - Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe

For those who want to study fashion design in Europe we created a list of 30 of the best schools in Europe, where you can receive quality Fashion design education (ordered alphabetically by the name of the countries).

For that unique French touch: high-end, luxury and designer fashion manufacturing
World fashion

For that unique French touch: high-end, luxury and designer fashion manufacturing "Made in France"

Made in France 2014, the only exhibition devoted to high-end apparel and accessories manufacturing, will be showcasing a wealth of French high-end manufacturing expertise, skills, craftsmanship and industrial techniques, and welcoming new sectors and rare skills.

The French Christmas lunch is most healthy
Curious news

The French Christmas lunch is most healthy

The traditional British Christmas lunch is the most unhealthy in Europe by and contains 7000 calories, a new study shows.

Dress your little princess from fashion house Junona
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Dress your little princess from fashion house Junona

Fashion House'' Junona'' was founded in 2000 by Katja Geneva, which is the owner and chief designer. Entirely devoted to the fair sex,'' Junona'' also offering elegant and everyday fashion for women and children of all ages. Her clothes create the image of a modern, dynamic woman, which faces the challenges of everyday stresses with a smile and enjoy her individuality.

Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013
Competitions & awards

Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013

Megan Young, representing the Philippines, received the Miss World Crown from Wenxia Yu. With a huge array of music dancing, bright lights and of course 127 amazing contestants, Miss World 2013 came to a dramatic conclusion as the cast was cut to 20, then 10, before a final 6 were left on stage to answer the judges questions. Philippines, Brazil, Spain, Ghana, and France were the judges selection from the Top 10, before they were joined by the wildcard People's Choice Gibraltar, who received the most votes on the Miss World 2013 application.

The new collection of Elie Saab at Paris Fashion Week
Fashion collections

The new collection of Elie Saab at Paris Fashion Week

The Lebanese designer Elie Saab presented his new women's collection during the France Paris Fashion Week.

 Made in France Fair - Ten years of high-end manufacturing solutions
Fashion fairs

Made in France Fair - Ten years of high-end manufacturing solutions

Everybody’s talking about it, and, for this 10th edition, hundreds of manufacturers will be flocking to Made in France by fatex, the trade show for French high-end clothes manufacturing: a platform for excellence showcasing the unrivalled know-how of France’s finest SMEs specialising in fashion and design across all sectors of the luxury market.For everyone who loves outstanding quality and a certain “je ne sais quoi” that’s a cut above!

The Bulgarian brand AVIN boutique made a great success in France
Fashion shows

The Bulgarian brand AVIN boutique made a great success in France

The Bulgarian brand Avin boutique presented its first collection in France, where the collection was sold out for two days. This is a huge success for the Bulgarian fashion brand.

The collection is named "A day with a Star", the model of the collection is Aglaia Vassileva. A representative of Avin boutique said that for them this is a tremendous recognition by French women and they already prepare a new collection, even better than the last one.

Only about 25% of the designers and brands showing at Paris Fashion Week are French
Business news

Only about 25% of the designers and brands showing at Paris Fashion Week are French

Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...

Natalie Portman naked in a Dior ad
Models and photomodels

Natalie Portman naked in a Dior ad

Natalie Portman appears naked in her latest advert for Rouge Dior Nude Lipcolor.

The range of lipcolours comes in eight shades, including a special hue, Grège #169, proceeds of which will benefit Natalie's chosen charity, the Free the Children Association. The star picked the hue specifically as it is one which she wears herself.

Chanel ready to launch new Coco Noir scent
Fragrances

Chanel ready to launch new Coco Noir scent

Chanel are finalising the release of their new Coco Noir scent, the third made in homage to designer Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel.

The fragrance is intended to focus on the interplay between light and dark and the luminosity of black and Baroque elements.

The scent is a "luminous, transparent oriental," according to Christopher Sheldrake, perfumer for Chanel, and it has been developed by the company's master perfumer, Jacques Polge.

Beauty images by Francesco Pellegrino - full of colours and emotions
World fashion

Beauty images by Francesco Pellegrino - full of colours and emotions

Seasons beauty taste of feelings is a project of the fashion photographer Francesco Pellegrino and the make-up artist & hair stylist Sonia Sangiorgio.

Synonymous with exciting images, the photographer Francesco Pellegrino has shot for several magazines around the world. His powerful and unusual beauty images have a well-recognized style: full of colours and emotions. Francesco and his team work every day to make each project unique.

Georges Chakra upcoming Spring/Summer 2010 Couture Show during Paris Fashion Week
World fashion

Georges Chakra upcoming Spring/Summer 2010 Couture Show during Paris Fashion Week

Participating in Paris Fashion Week, the Spring/Summer 2010 Couture show of Lebanese designer Georges Chakra was held on January 25, 2010 in Paris, at L'École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts.

Drawing inspiration from nature's beauty, Chakra's collection treads the fine line between reality and fantasy, while staying true to the feminity of women.

A collection of forty three dresses was presented characterized by varying geometric lines, contemporary designs, contrasting hues combined with delicate necklines and asymmetrical cuts.

Smalto shows the high class
Fashion collections

Smalto shows the high class

Francesco Smalto is a name, which gives rise to associations with the high class, aristocracy in the style of men's wear. Persons of distinction, kings, politicians, businessmen and people of art are among his clients. Such statements don't mean at all overdone conservatism and uniformity. For the autumn and winter season the fashion house offers elegant suits, made of fine wool fabrics, cashmere, mixed fabrics of wool and silk. In important feature is the big use of manual labour - in the lining and in seams. In his newest collection the sport combinations are of interest with their fresh and youthful sounding.

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