The global men's fashion supply chain is driven by large brands which dictate styles, materials and prices. Traditional contract manufacturing for these brands operates under price-based competition. In order to break out of this dead end, Richmart, the most modern made-to-measure men's suits factory in Eastern Europe, decided to reconfigure its entire supply chain. The managers undertook a detailed Thinking Process analysis of the supply chain, based on the principles of the Theory of Constraints and decided to move towards a win-win partnership between all parties involved from the wool through fabric, machinery and equipment to sewing factories and fashion consultants to the consumer. The Sales Director of Men's Fashion Group Dean Manev and Martina Martini (Art Director) made a presentation about Made To Measure and Made To Order services during the International TOCICO conference in Berlin, Germany on 19 July.
Richmart factory is equipped with the latest technology in the sewing industry. It has CAD-CAM systems of Lectra, 22 cutters /automatic robots/, special working places of Durkopp and Pfaff in the sewing department, ironing from Brisay, production line for trousers with automats Durkopp and Baisler as well as Eaton system, four production lines Brisay for finishing.
The First International TOC Conference in Bulgaria was held on 08 and 09 June in RIU PRAVETS RESORT, organized by TOCICO and Richmart. Be Global Fashion Network was the main media partner of this event, taking place for the first time in Bulgaria.
If you are an emerging designer or a tailor with a small atelier, you might not be able to offer a variety of fabrics for your customers as this requires a lot of investments. A good decision is to work with a factory that has already bought all fabric collections from major Italian and English wool fabric producers.
The Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) announces a 2-Day workshop conference to be held at the Pravets Resort in Pravets, Bulgaria on June 8-9, 2016, featuring Keynote speakers, Round Table discussions and TOC Workshops.
Richmart Junior showed their Spring designs of kids' jackets. We really love their designs with original embroideries and attractive linings, made of 100% viscose.
The suits will be created by 365 young designers from universities all over the world, so you can wear a different jacket every day over your gray T-shirts. Be an example for young people, because they should be ready for the business world, and clothing is very important as it gives the first impression of the person.
The International agricultural fair was held was week in Paris and Bulgaria participated with its own stand. Liqueur and brandy made of roses, as well as buffalo cheese, were among the most wanted products by French people, said Hristo Dimitrov - the organizer of Bulgarian stand and choreographer and producer of National folklore ensemble 'Bulgare'.
Folknetika is a new type of sport, which prevents from sedentary, stress and depression and serves as prevention against cancer and other diseases. Folknetika is a presentation of folklore in a new, modern way. A combination of beautiful dance movements and rhythmic steps. Even if only 1/5 of the Europeans with a sedentary lifestyle start practicing Folknetika, at least 100,000 lives will be saved for ONE year!
The world looks differently through the eyes of an artist. Most people think 'What can I buy to myself?', but the artists look deeper - 'What can I offer to the world, that can make it better?'. Let's look through the children's eyes. They are free and limitless in their thinking.
Interview with Martin Yordanov - business consultant and owner of the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - Richmart.
Everybody asks if Santa exists, but no one asks if his dwarfs exist. Have you ever seen toys, made by Santa's dwarfs or all the toys and Santa's presents are Made in China? I think you know the answer but it is not correct any more. Now there is a collection that is Made in Lapland by Santa's dwarfs. It is the collection of children's suits Richmart Junior.
Richmart Vintage's team was in Lapland to show the brand's first Made in Lapland collection, which aims to make children happy with high quality presents for this holiday season. Richmart Vintage children's suit jackets are produced in bright colors with interesting linings and Christmas details (bells, mistletoe, booties).
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.
The official award ceremony of the most elegant Bulgarians for 2015 took place on December 10 in Vitosha Park Hotel .
More and more companies pay attention to the way their employees dress at work. The new fashion in corporate apparel is to create a corporate dress code, which includes the company symbols, but at the same time the clothes are modern and made in such a way that they provide the individuals the chance to keep their personal style.
Made-to-measure is already a necessity to every menswear brand as it provides a whole new experience to the men with style, giving them what they want. Most brands still offer made-to-measure at a higher price than ready-to-wear. However there is one European brand whose mission is to offer well-made suits at an affordable price...
The Dutch Showroom of the MFC (the first from the European chain that the Cluster is planning to create) was opened on November 16, 2015 in the World Fashion Center Amsterdam. An unique review-spectacle combining Bulgarian folklore and contemporary fashion with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) was presented to the audience.
'I expect that first we will present Bulgaria really well, then we will present the Ensemble and our culture well. Our spectacle is an ambassador of Bulgarian traditions - for all Bulgarian in Bulgaria, for all Bulgarians abroad and for all other people in the world. Bulgarian folklore is a wonder - it is the richest on the planet', commented Hristo Dimitrov.
As we've already noted, sedentary lifestyle is the key risk factor for people's lives and health. That's why a group of active Bulgarians - each of them successful in their field - united themselves to create a proposal for the problem's solution. The system is called Folknetika and it was presented yesterday in Sofia, Bulgaria, during a press conference at the Bulgarian News Agency.
Last night (September 30, 2015) was the second evening of the fashion show in Ruse, during which was held a press conference 'Ruse - a pearl of the world fashion's necklace'. It was followed by a review-spectacle, combining fashion and Bulgarian folklore dances, presented by dance formation RICHMART. Dancers were dressed in men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza), designed by Rayna Gancheva and Tsvetomir Petkov.
In the end of October, the National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' is going to the Netherlands for a one-month tour. BULGARE is going to present Bulgarian dances and folklore in some of the most prestigious theaters in more than 20 cities in the country.
Richmart presented men's suits with Bulgarian embroidery with unique dancing show at Sofia Fashion Week 2015
During the third evening of Sofia Fashion Week 2015 (held September 17-19, 2015), Richmart - one of the most modern men's suit factories in Europe, which received the 2015 Overall Contribution to the fashion industry Award by Bulgarian Academy for Fashion - presented men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza).
Richmart is the most modern factory in Europe, offering men's made-to-measure and made-to-order suits. It has more than 600 employees and a capacity to produce 1 000 men's suits per day. Richmart manufactures collections for world famous brands from more than 30 countries.
From September 6th to 9th 2015 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO at The Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is an opportunity to hear and interact with recognised international TOC authors, experts, and practitioners show-casing their latest discoveries and experiences.
Not only in Bulgaria, but also abroad, foreigners from all over the world are interested in men's jackets with Bulgarian embroidery. Richmart Vintage presented its latest designs during the MRKET New York July 2015 and they grabbed the attention of many visitors.
As part of the event, Richmart - one of Europe's most modern factories for men's suits - showed its men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitzi). The designers of the collection are Tsvetomir Petkov and Raina Gancheva.
The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.
Richmart presented its Spring-Summer 2015 men's suit jackets collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015 in Varna.
Men's suit jackets and ladies' garments with traditional Bulgarian embroidery for Spring-Summer 2015
During the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015 in Varna, Bulgaria, young designers Tsvetomir Petkov, Trayana Laleva and Milena Georgieva - participants in the Richmart Vintage project - presented their men's suit jackets and womenswear collections with embroidered folklore motifs - a fashion trend, which is really hot right now and is getting more and more wanted in Bulgaria and abroad.
Tsvetomir Petkov is a young Bulgarian designer, Fashion design student at the National Academy of Arts. He is born in Troyan, lives in Sofia and is currently in Ruse, where he works on the Richmart Vintage project.
On Friday and Saturday evening at the Summer garden of Grand Hotel Varna, Bulgaria, was held the 8th edition of the Festival of Fashion and Beuty Varna 2015. The organizer of the event was VIP Fashion Group, which models presented the current collections of Bulgarian and foreign brands.
As we already know Eastern Folklore inspiration is one of the hottest trends for this season. And folklore motifs have their place not only in ladies' garments but in gentlemen's, too. And Richmart - the most modern men's suit factory in Eastern Europe - is approving that. They offer to their customers unique high quality men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian motifs.
Last week I met the fashion designer Chloé Henris from Belgium. She studies in Helmo in Liège (Belgium), but this year she came in Bulgaria on an Erasmus project in Varna free university.
Richmart - the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - gives 1 000 men's jackets with the Bulgarian flag on them for May 24th. The jackets will be worn by celebrities in the country and abroad, who will lead the horo on The Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture. This will be the culmination of the International campaign Richmart Vintage, announced the company's manager Martin Yordanov.
On May 15th at Richmart - one of the most modern factories for men's suits in Europe - was held a short conference about the future and the potential of the sewing industry in Bulgaria. Martin Yordanov - Richmart's owner and a business consultant - presented the Made-to-order system and the advantages that it can give to the Bulgarian industry.
We are happy and proud to announce that the campaign, organized by Richmart, folklore ensemble 'Bulgare', Fashion.bg and Be Global Fashion Network, which aim is many people worldwide to start talking about Bulgaria and Bulgarian dances, is getting very popular and is supported by many Bulgarians and foreigners from Spain, Canada, England, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Poland, the USA and even from the Bulgarian team in Antarctica!
The main idea of the project is to promote Bulgarian folklore dances in Bulgaria and abroad, by presenting them in videos, sent by professional dancers and amateurs, dressed in suits and contemporary clothing, instead of costumes.
The prestigious awards Zlatna igla /Golden needle/ are an annual event honoring the people from the fashion industry, who have achieved higher results during the year. RICHMART - the most modern factory for made-to-measure men's suits in Europe, received the 'Overall Contribution to the fashion industry' award. The company was represented by its owner Martin Yordanov, its sales manages Dean Manev and Martina Martini from Richmart Junior.
Men's suits are not the best example of fast fashion, but I would like to give you an idea how to boost sales of men's suits based on the fast fashion model.
Richmart Ltd respects and prices copyright of each artist. Each designer retains copyright over their own model. Richmart Ltd has no right to reproduce, manufacture or use the proposed models as their own without the consent of their authors.
The traditional production strategy used by fashion companies to match production with consumer demand forecasts is called make-to-stock.
For the first edition of this forum, Première Vision Manufacturing has chosen to turn the focus on the innovations and expertise that lies behind the manufacturing of a masculine wardrobe.
Richmart Junior presents 'The School linings collection' - personalized printed linings for kids' suits.
Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received. This means that retailers can order garments through the whole year depending on the demand of the customers and the manufacturers should be able to react and produce the clothes in two-three weeks.
The Made To Order system will help fashion industry to get out of the crisis and will restore many work positions in European factories.
Inspired by the beauty of traditional Bulgarian dances, the leading manufacturer of men's made-to-measure suits Richmart starts a National contest for Folklore dances and fashion 'Richmart Fashion Show'. Everyone who loves Bulgarians folklore and fashion is welcome to take part in the project.
After the presentation of Kristo by Richmart coats collection, Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, continues his work on innovative projects. In the beginning of the month he presented his latest song 'Fast life' - a hip-hop track in combination with traditional Bulgarian dances.
Richmart, one of the biggest European factories for men's made-to-measure suits, offers now discounts for suits made of Italian wool fabrics Vitale Barberis Canonico, Cerutti and E.Thomas. The factory works with customers all around the world and all suits are custom made. There are classic and slim fit styles.
The modern necktie was born in 1926 and it was part of the formal menswear for a long time, but recently, much more open and relaxed business-casual dress code has become popular. Today, it is acceptable and even fashionable for gentlemen to wear their collars opened at the neck.
Bulgarian hip-hop singer Kristo, who is often part of different social projects, collaborated with Richmart - one of the biggest factories in Europe, producing made-to-measure suits - for the creation of his first collection of children's coats, named 'Kristo by Richmart'.
Checks are the preferred patterns for men's suits of the designer Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez
Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez is at Richmart factory for a made-to-measure training and a fashion intern. She is a participant in the Men's Style project and she is creating 5 models of men's suits for the project.
The Polish fashion designer Kamila Ferens visited Richmart factory from 4th to 8th August 2014. She had a training in measuring, fitting and alterations.
Being a fashion designer - the dream of many children and teenagers, which is already starting to come true for three young girls from Ruse, Bulgaria - Martina, Stella and Preslava. Instead of resting during the summer holidays, they draw new models of suits for children and teenagers aged 3-7, 8-12 and 13-17 years.
If you are a young fashion designer with talent, passion for fashion, many ideas, imagination and enthusiasm and you are interested in menswear, but you need some help and support to start your own men's suit brand, here is the right place for you.
Richmart is a factory, manufacturing made-to-measure men's suits. The factory is in Ruse, Bulgaria, Eastern Europe and has a capacity for production of up to 1 300 suits per day. The company wants to support all young fashion designers and invites them to visit the factory where every participating designer will receive made-to-measure training for free and also...
On the 17th of June, the manufacturer of menswear "Richmart" gave a press conference for their successful performance at the World Conference in Washington, organized by the consulting firm "Goldratt" from 8th to 11th June. The press conference was devoted to the prospects of the Bulgarian fashion industry's leading trends in men's fashion business and a short fashion show of men's suits.
From June 8th to 11th 2014 Goldratt Marketing Group organizes the international conference TOCICO, which will be attended by about 500 people from over 50 countries – owners and top managers of world famous companies.
The Men's Fashion Cluster is invited to be official producer of made-to-measure men's suits for some of these gentlemen. The funds from the sales will be donated to charity.
Richmart fashion house presents its wide range of ready-to-wear and made-to-measure men's suits to the graduates and invites them to make their prom night special by choosing a really well-fitting and elegant garment.
There is another great opportunity for all boys and girls who are going to study for higher education in Europe - the company offers partnership to those of them, who would like to have additional income, financial independence and own business.
The classic men's suit is most wanted for corporate and formal wear. Huge amounts of garments are sewn in black, gray and blue and this makes male's style in offices extremely unattractive and impersonal. The 'fashion' element is actually missing.
The main reason for this is that stores offer limited variations of models because of the huge variety of sizes, which manufacturers should produce to fit the different characteristics of the male body.
The Men's Fashion Cluster at MRKET - the exclusive show for the menswear industry - January 2014 New York
MRket runs from Sunday, January 26 through Tuesday, January 28, 2014. It is a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in men’s clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories from the United States and abroad.
This year at MRket you can visit the booth of the menswear brand Richmart, which is a member of the Men's fashion cluster.
A really good men's suit fits the body like a glove. With the help of the men's fashion brand Richmart we will help you to find it by providing some tips.
Because of the different structure of male body, suits can have at least 54 different silhouettes. When you add 11 sizes and 3 heights, the possible combinations are 1782. Due to that huge number, every company specializes in specific shapes, but always in all 11 sizes and 3 heights.
The brand 'Richmart' is a symbol for high quality menswear. The company manufactures two and three part ready-to-wear men's suits, coats and made-to-measure suits. It offers a wide range of both classic and sport suits. Richmart works with partners from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland and other European countries.
101 Private Line is a manufacturer of ready-to-wear clothes for men, according to a strictly French know-how. The brand has a shop in Jerusalem, Israel.
Representatives of 101 Private Line were on a visit to the Richmart men's suits factory in Ruse, Bulgaria and shared with us some thoughts about men's fashion in Israel and Jerusalem.
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
The VEIT Group is worldwide a leading manufacturer of ironing equipment, fusing machines, underpressing and final pressing machines as well as refinishing equipment for garments.
This year the group launched VEIT DIAMOND Fusing Machine Series. This new generation of fusing machines achieves an as yet unmatched fusing quality.
The Bulgarian manufacturer of ready-to-wear, made-to-measure and made-to-order men's suits Richmart presented its Spring-Summer 2013 collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty.
Richmart is one of the biggest manufacturers of men's suits in Europe and this collection is another proof, that the brand can guarantee to every gentleman, who decides to choose it, a really stylish, elegant and classy look.
The company is one of the biggest European manufacturers of men's suits. Its factory is located in Ruse, Bulgaria. Richmart has capacity for manufacturing 1500 suits per day. The company has whole year contracts with more than 30 clients from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, etc.
The audience at the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY in Varna will be pleased to see the latest Richmart's menswear collection.
Fast fashion consists of collections based on the most recent fashion trends presented at every year's Spring and Autumn Fashion Weeks. The main idea is garments to be designed and manufactured quickly and cheaply, which allows consumers to take advantage of current clothing styles at a lower price. In Fast fashion production cycles are compressed into 4 to 6 weeks and in some cases even less than that. This creates more buying seasons in the same time and space.
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT
The famous Bulgarian menswear manufacturer Richmart, which has contracts with more than 30 companies from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland and other countries, is looking for new orders. The Richmart factory has four production lines, equipped with the newest technologies of the industry leaders.
Opening a men’s made-to-measure suits store could be a fantastic entrepreneurial decision if you love fashion and retail work. What you need to be successful is: Passion, effort and a good marketing plan. We also offer you to start with a successful partner. Whether you are a fashion designer that has just graduated and is looking for opportunities to start a new business or you are a tailor looking to expand its business – this article is written right for you.
The suit is a symbol of authority, status, power, influence. It helps you to add a touch of class to your outfit. Nowadays, the suit has become an integral part of a gentleman’s wardrobe.
But you should not think that wearing a suit is only for the rich and serious ones. Young men, who care about the way they look and the way that other people are looking at them, often wear custom suits to bring out the best of themselves.
First – select the right breast of the jacket. Single-breasted jacket with two buttons is probably the most popular style, but jackets with three or four buttons are also popular. Remember that fashion for men often changes like the women’s fashion.
Only tall and slim guys can wear formal double-breasted jackets, because they add volume to the figure and if you are fuller-figured man, they will make your body look fuller.
Made to measure - individual approach in making man suit according to the size and client's preferences
Made to measure clothing is sewn from a standard-sized base pattern. A tailored suit is a common example of a made-to-measure garment.
The fit of a made-to-measure suit is expected to be superior to that of a ready-to-wear one, because ready-to-wear suits are constructed to fit the manufacturer's definition of an average customer, while made-to-measure means the garments were sown according to the size and client’s preferences, specially made for the client’s unique body with fabric, color and model chosen by him.
Richmart is a brand of Top Man Russe company, producer of high quality, custom made, men’s suits.
Richmart is aiming to reborn the old individual approach in making man suits, when the garments were sown according to the size and client’s preferences.
This brand can help a man to look and feel good by offering him a suit made specially for his unique body, with fabric, color and model chosen by him.
Fashion, music and dance merged into an exciting spectacle - The contest for young designers "Richmart Innovation" during the International Fashion Forum – Ruse 2010 was held on April 23 at the City Theatre on the beautiful Danube city of Ruse.
The winner, Nikolai Bozhilov from the National Academy of Art with the project "Recycling Fashion" received the grand prize of Academy of Fashion "Golden Needle 2010" - a unique sculpture by the famous jeweler Angelo Krassin.
On April 24th, 2010 at 8 p.m. on a stage, built on the fountains in front of Ruse Municipality will be held a fashion show of Bulgarian fashion brands "FASHION PORTAL - RUSE 2010". For the guests will be provided more than 600 seats.
After the fashion shows a cocktail will be held at the the city theater building.
In the fashion show their collections will present the brands Arda, Bordo, Deni Deor, Radina Maria, BTB and others.
On April 23 at the city theatre in Rousse with presentations of innovative solutions, charting the future of the clothing industry, starts the two-day congress Richmart Innovation. European producers of machines and equipment will be presented a number of products - Brisay (DE), Eton (SE), Kaenengiser (DE), Veit (DE), Pfaff (DE), Strobel (DE), AVM (DE), Ina Trading (BG), Lectra (DE). Italian companies will present fabrics - Vitae Barberis, Reda and Fintes. Several consulting companies and universities with profile fashion design, will also make presentations.
International Fashion Congress - Rousse 2010 - New Profitable Strategy Of The Fashion Industry In Europe.
On the occasion of the forthcoming International Fashion Congress – Rousse 2010, which is organized by RICHMART INNOVATION, in BTA Press Club was held a press conference in which participated: Mr. Martin Jordanov, organizer of RICHMART INNOVATION; Mrs. Mariana Manolova, chief executive of BAATPE (Bulgarian association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters); Mrs. Daniela Simeonova, a representative of BULIP (Branch Union of the Light Industry Producers) - Rousse, and professor Lyubomir Stoikov, chairman of the Bulgarian Academy for Fashion.
At the press conference was given a letter of support from eng. Bozhidar Yotov, mayor of the Municipality of Rousse, which will host the prestigious forum, which "will not only improve the local economy, boost the activity of light industry, but will be of benefit to residents of the municipality".
Since a few days Silvio Berlusconi's guards and the Financial police of Italy were dressed by the Bulgarian fashion house from Ruse TOP MAN.
All 1000 suits were made for 7 days only.
“Every suit is an unique fit to the client's measures”, says Martin Jordanov - Fashion house owner, while presenting the new service “suit by client's measures”.