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Sir Paul Smith meeting fashion students at Milano Unica
Fashion fairs

Sir Paul Smith meeting fashion students at Milano Unica

Sir Paul Smith design icon and entrepreneur will visit Milan to meet fashion students from around the world on February 1st, 5:30 pm.

Tommy Hilfiger publishes memoir American dreamer
Fashion magazines and books

Tommy Hilfiger publishes memoir American dreamer

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.

Sanford Panitch - Hollywood Executive launches men's fashion label
Fashion collections

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.

Competitions & awards

"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.

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.

Narcissism and self exposure in fashion or the quirk of Viktor & Rolf
The dandy style

Narcissism and self exposure in fashion or the quirk of Viktor & Rolf

Two coryphaeus of the automatized for fashion goals self exposition are Viktor & Rolf. Although they are not twins, they put big efforts to take them as such and managed somehow by their slim fit suits, shortened pants and glossy hair.

Thom Browne - the talented coryphaeus of backwardness
The dandy style

Thom Browne - the talented coryphaeus of backwardness

Browne's innovations in tailoring are identified in the gallant scandal and reconciliation of the paradigms of men's and women's fashion.

Edgardo Osorio - a women's footwear designer and a men's style role model
Fashion in the industry

Edgardo Osorio - a women's footwear designer and a men's style role model

Edgardo launched his own brand AQUAZZURA in 2011, when he was only 25-year-old. He aims to create stylish yet wearable footwear for today's woman balancing between modern design and impeccable craftsmanship.

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'.

Pitti Immagine launches a new TUTORSHIP project
Fashion design education

Pitti Immagine launches a new TUTORSHIP project

As of early January 2016, Pitti Immagine is expanding its field of action and investing even more tangibly in its role as a promoter of young talents in contemporary fashion. It has set up a new Tutorship Management Team, dedicated exclusively to helping, accompanying and managing designers in their business and professional careers.

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse
Curious news

The world's first Harris Tweed three-piece suit created for a horse

Fashion designer Emma Sandham-King (an apprentice of the late Alexander McQueen) created the world's first three-piece Harris Tweed suit for a horse to celebrate horse racing's 2016 Cheltenham Festival (starting on Tuesday).

Karl Lagerfeld - German fashion designer, photographer, publisher and film director
People profiles

Karl Lagerfeld - German fashion designer, photographer, publisher and film director

Karl Otto Lagerfeld was born on September 10, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany. He finished his secondary school at the Lycée Montaigne in Paris, where he majored in drawing and history and after winning the coats category in a design competition in 1955, he was hired as Pierre Balmain's assistant.

Olivier Rousteing - Balmain Creative Director
People profiles

Olivier Rousteing - Balmain Creative Director

Rousteing joined Balmain in 2009. In 2011, at age of 25, he replaced Christophe Decarnin as the creative director of the brand, gaining full control of the production of both the men's and women's read-to-wear lines.

Jenna Lyons - Chief Creative Officer of J.Crew
People profiles

Jenna Lyons - Chief Creative Officer of J.Crew

Jenna Lyons has been the Creative director and President for J.Crew since 2008 and 2010, respectively. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Palos Verdes, California. She graduated from Parsons in 1990 and currently plays the role of a moving force behind the cult brand J.Crew, tripling label's profit in ten-year span (2003-2013).

Christopher Bailey - CEO and CCO of  Burberry
People profiles

Christopher Bailey - CEO and CCO of Burberry

Christopher Bailey is a British fashion designer, born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, in 1971. He is the Chief Creative and Chief Executive officer of Burberry since May 2014 and is responsible for 'creating and delivering the company's global vision and business strategy'.

Gyula Szabó - a menswear designer from Hungary
People profiles

Gyula Szabó - a menswear designer from Hungary

Gyula Szabó was one of the participants in the Men's Style fashion design project which main idea was to support designers to create their own successful fashion business. Gyula is from Hungary and he has worked as a pattern maker freelance, but his dream has always been to create his own designs.

Dutch fashion: Jan Boelo Drenth
Menswear collections

Dutch fashion: Jan Boelo Drenth

Jan Boelo Drenth (born 1988) is a Dutch fashion designer, creating wearable garments for both men and women. His signature style includes 'making the optimal of the existing techniques', knowing the 'how-made' of garments and mixing 'rock and gothic elements with sexy and original modern elements'.

Fashion designer Chloé Henris loves to transform different materials into original clothes
Young designers

Fashion designer Chloé Henris loves to transform different materials into original clothes

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.

New York Designer Francis Hendy: 'Always get a suit tailored for your specific measurements'
Interviews

New York Designer Francis Hendy: 'Always get a suit tailored for your specific measurements'

Innovative, creative geniuses, visionary are some of the words used to describe designer Francis Hendy. His designs have been called exquisite, modern, and sexy, with widespread appeal. Color, cut and innovation are his signature design style and philosophy.

Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 The First Four Days
Fashion shows

Jakarta Fashion Week 2015 The First Four Days

The Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2015 closes its fourth day after presenting scores of strong collections. The opening day on November 1st, witnessed the presentation a group of designers who undertook a special training and incubation program called Indonesia Fashion Forward (IFF). The strongest of this bunch was Sapto Djojokartiko whose creation of beautiful, flowing dresses with intricate details of embroidery which caught the undivided attention of the audience, which consisted of buyers, the media and fashion lovers.

Create your own e-shop and sell online quick and easy
How to sell

Create your own e-shop and sell online quick and easy

If you want to sell your products online, Be Global Fashion Network offers a very affordable solution together with Consult Soft UK.

We offer complete website solutions for beginners to start selling on the Internet right away. Little to no experience is required in order to add your products to the e-shop platform with the help of the point-and-click back-office environment. We use a proven e-commerce technology meeting current web-development standards that is easy to use and search-engine optimized.

Menswear designer LeGrand Leseur turns the men’s fashion world completely around
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Menswear designer LeGrand Leseur turns the men’s fashion world completely around

With an interesting sense and love of fashion LeGrand Leseur wanted to push the limits by creating suits and looks that haven't been done before. All suits are custom bespoke designed, tailored and altered for the client until he creates the image that the client wants and fits him best.

Dean Manev: We support fashion designers to develop their men’s suits brand
Interviews

Dean Manev: We support fashion designers to develop their men’s suits brand

Dean Manev is the Trade Director of the Men’s Fashion Cluster, organizer of the Men’s Style project. The project offers support to fashion designers for developing their men’s suits brand. The cluster works in collaboration with one of the biggest factories for production of men’s suits in Europe - Richmart.

Sebastiano Montella: Give them exactly what the customers are asking for - perfectly fitting hand-made suits
Interviews

Sebastiano Montella: Give them exactly what the customers are asking for - perfectly fitting hand-made suits

Today, we are going to present you master Italian tailor Sebastiano Montella and his tailoring studio Montella Custom Tailor, which offers custom hand made suits and clothing for both ladies and gentlemen, as well as expert alterations.

Interview with Jelena Jankovic - young fashion designer from Bulgaria
Interviews

Interview with Jelena Jankovic - young fashion designer from Bulgaria

Jelena Jankovic graduated bachelor's degree of Fashion design this year at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'Spirits Of The Past'. It is inspired and created under the influence of ancient techniques such as knitting, dyeing, wood processing

Interview with Irina Milanova - young fashion designer from Bulgaria
Interviews

Interview with Irina Milanova - young fashion designer from Bulgaria

In 2014 Irina Milanova finishes her bachelor degree in Fashion at the National Academy of Art.
During the graduation fashion show she presented her collection 'In touch with Nature'.

10th Anniversary Who Is On Next? - promotion and support for young designers
Young designers

10th Anniversary Who Is On Next? - promotion and support for young designers

Eager anticipation for the 10th date with “Who Is On Next?”, the scouting project conceived and developed by AltaRomAltaModa in collaboration with Vogue Italia for the search and promotion of young designers on the national and international scene which, this year, will include the “10th Anniversary Who Is On Next?” exhibition, celebrating the project’s ten-year milestone. The 10th anniversary event will feature an overview detailing the creative vision of talents who, from the first year to-date, have graced the Altaroma catwalks.

The presentation of Haute Couture collections began at AltaRomAltaModa
World fashion

The presentation of Haute Couture collections began at AltaRomAltaModa

The 25th edition of AltaRomAltaModa returns to animate the capital with an unmissable selection of events including catwalk shows, exhibitions, previews and special projects according to the organizers.

Iconic couture houses Curiel Couture, Renato Balestra and Sarli Couture confirmed their presence on the Altaroma calendar. We present you some of the models from the Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Haute Couture colletion for Italian label Sarli Couture.

Does 'Made in Europe' mean better conditions for garment workers?
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Does 'Made in Europe' mean better conditions for garment workers?

The report 'Stitched Up' (by Clean Clothes Campaign) reveals that worker exploitation, poverty wages, forced overtime and life-threatening conditions are spread not only in Asia but in Europe as well and that is an endemic in the global garment industry.

'Men's look should reflect their strength and self confidence' - interview with the menswear designer Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez
Interviews

'Men's look should reflect their strength and self confidence' - interview with the menswear designer Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez

Today we're going to present you Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez from Mexico. She is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.

Ewa Jankowska - Polish fashion and jewelry designer, owner and founder of Violent Mist
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Ewa Jankowska - Polish fashion and jewelry designer, owner and founder of Violent Mist

Ewa Jankowska has graduated clothing and jewelry design in 2014. Her graduation jewellry collection, titled “Bind runes”, was inspired by talismans and Scandinavian magic and theirs evolution into modern Scandinavian society.

Ewa joined the Men’s Style project and she gave us a short interview.

Interview with Kamila Ferens - menswear designer from Poland
Interviews

Interview with Kamila Ferens - menswear designer from Poland

Today we're going to present you Kamila Ferens from Poland. She is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.

Interview with Mohamed Moamen 'Mido' - Poland-based fashion designer
Interviews

Interview with Mohamed Moamen 'Mido' - Poland-based fashion designer

Today we are going to present you Mohamed Moamen 'Mido' - one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Mohamed is a young fashion designer from Egypt, living and studding in Poland at ViaModa industrial university.

Interview with Kristos Avraam - fashion designer from Cyprus
Interviews

Interview with Kristos Avraam - fashion designer from Cyprus

Today we're going to present you Kristos Avraam from Cyprus. He is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.
Kristos Avraam was born in June 1979 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He graduated from the Fashion Design Department of the Frederick Institute of Technology (Nicosia) in 2000.

Interview with Vincenzo Iadicicco - menswear designer from Italy
Interviews

Interview with Vincenzo Iadicicco - menswear designer from Italy

Today we're going to present you Vincenzo Iadicicco from Italy. He is one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.

Fashion designers, Say 'No' to black business suits
ABC of the men's suit

Fashion designers, Say 'No' to black business suits

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.

ZOOM - Euro-Mediterranean and Indian Ocean fashion sourcing
Fashion fairs

ZOOM - Euro-Mediterranean and Indian Ocean fashion sourcing

The 11th ZOOM fair takes place under the Première Vision Pluriel banner from 18 to 20 February 2014 at Paris - Nord Villepinte, Hall 2.

The show’s integration within the group is now complete under the management of PV Manufacturing. Fashion professionals attending Expofil, Première Vision, Indigo, Modamont and le Cuir à Paris will also visit ZOOM to see its diverse range of high quality manufacturing solutions for their collections.

Join the Fashion Design Contest Men's Style in February
Competitions & awards

Join the Fashion Design Contest Men's Style in February

The Men's Fashion Cluster is looking for fashion designers to join the Men's Style contest in February. "The contest will run until the end of 2014, but we encourage you to apply now, because in the end of every month, we'll announce the approved designers, who win the monthly prizes", said the director of the Men's Fashion Cluster, organizer of the project.

Interviews

"A well dressed man makes the difference" - Interview with the menswear designer Mariana Razuk

The brand Marie Raz was born in Berlin, Germany. It is a men’s label, which has some unisex pieces to offer. The brand stands for a different design with experimental cuts. Very important is choosing the best fabrics and love for details.

The Men's Fashion Cluster at MRKET - the exclusive show for the menswear industry - January 2014 New York
Business news

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.

Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Men's Style project offers real measures against unemployment in fashion industry

Youth unemployment is at critical levels - in the EU 23.3 percent (5.5 million) of those under the age of 25 are jobless, according to EU figures.

The European Union is preparing a 6-billion-euro ($8-billion) package to address the problem. The money will be used to help young people find jobs or vocational training. There are several ways the money can be spent to fight youth unemployment. But what I believe will be the best option is to support entrepreneurship among the unemployed young people.

Michalsky - Cosmopolitan fashion from the new Berlin
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Michalsky - Cosmopolitan fashion from the new Berlin

Michael Michalsky is a German fashion designer, founder and head designer of the fashion label Michalsky.

Michalsky collection belongs to the high fashion segment and combines classic styles with streetwear influences.

With his designs Michalsky wants to address a wide range of people and encourage a joyful approach to fashion. This mindset is expressed in the claim "Real Clothes for Real People".

International fashion design contest - Men's Style 2013/2014
Events

International fashion design contest - Men's Style 2013/2014

The Men's fashion cluster and Fashion.bg are in the process of organizing an International fashion design contest - Men's Style 2013/2014. The theme of the contest is "The men's suit - modern, stylish and practical".

The competition is open for designers from around the world over the age of 18. They should send their sketches of models of men's suits or photos of finished men's suits of their own design. The registration will be available online. But if you wish to be the first to declare your willingness to participate, please email us at mfa@bgfashion.net

Andrew Majtenyi Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection
Fashion collections

Andrew Majtenyi Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection

Andrew Majtenyi is a fashion designer working in both the UK and Canada. His key inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2013 Collection is the work 'Labyrinth' by the Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto.

He is combining 3D geometric shapes with medieval undertones with burnt rose and chain mail detailing.

Prom dresses 2013 by the Bulgarian designer Mira Bachvarova
Collections

Prom dresses 2013 by the Bulgarian designer Mira Bachvarova

We present models prom dresses 2013 of the Bulgarian fashion designer Mira Bachvarova. With the coming of spring fashion blossoms. If you want a new image - charming and fascinating, you can find it in the online shop of the designer. In the online store every day you can see new original models. Interesting and original garments for ladies with bold unique style!

Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013
World fashion

Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013

Valentino Haute Couture Collection Fall-Winter 2012/2013 was presented at Paris Fashion Week in July. Although the iconic fashion designer retired in 2008, the creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli have been maintaining the classic, high end Valentino style. The collection for Fall-Winter features a range of satin dresses, brocade jumpsuits, embroidered jackets and floor-length capes.

Shimmering fabrics, embroideries and beautiful prints, mainly with flowers and ornaments decorate the beautiful outfits.

European fashion designers meet in July 2012 in Split, Croatia
Fashion shows

European fashion designers meet in July 2012 in Split, Croatia

Europe future fashion 2012 will be held in Split, Croatia from 14th to 15th of July in the 5 star hotel Le Meridien Lav. The previous edition proved to be the homecoming for international designers around Europe.

Europe future fashion gives an opportunity to European designers to show their collections around the world. It is two days of networking, exchange of knowledge and the most important - its two days of incredible positive vibe in fashion.

A look to the East with Daphne's models
Trends

A look to the East with Daphne's models

The fashion compass of many fashion designers this season points East. Louis Vuitton, Vera Wang, Carolina Herrera and Celine - all of them included in their collections elements, resembling copies of Japanese, Chinese, Thailand and Vietnamese national costumes. The Bulgarian fashion brand Daphne, which is always in line with fashion trends also drops a hint at far East with elegant blouses with Japanese flowers and stylish belts on the waist. If you want to bring in your wardrobe some exotics and diversity, get the elegant blouses of Daphne.

AltaRomAltaModa 2011 presented gorgeous formal dresses
World fashion

AltaRomAltaModa 2011 presented gorgeous formal dresses

The 19th edition of AltaRomAltaModa was held from 8 to 11 July 2011 at Complesso Monumentale S. Spirito in Sassia. This year, the image of the event has been entrusted to British artist and photographer Katerina Jebb whose stylistic code is characterized by the use of superimposed images achieved through the use of photocopiers and scanners.

Well-established names of historic Maisons including Sarli, Curiel, Balestra and Gattinoni presented their collections in Rome.

Victoria and Albert Museum presents Yohji Yamamoto exhibit
World fashion

Victoria and Albert Museum presents Yohji Yamamoto exhibit

From 12 March - 10 July 2011, the V&A will present a retrospective of the work of visionary Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. Yamamoto is a visionary designer who has made a vital contribution to fashion, challenging traditional norms of clothing with his avant-garde style.

This is his first major solo show in the UK and is an installation-based retrospective showcasing over 80 women's and menswear garments.

Fashion Evenings 2010 – second evening
Fashion shows

Fashion Evenings 2010 – second evening

The second evening of the fashion show Fashion evenings in Grand Hotel Varna, started with the collection of Roma Fashion, authentic and modern outfits from different parts of the world in Roma style. We saw the summer collection of chain stores 2MORROW, inspired by the energy of the big city.

Bulgarian shoes conquered the European market
Fashion collections

Bulgarian shoes conquered the European market

The winner in the contest Model of Bulgaria 2010 Lachezara Kuncheva become the face of hit Bulgarian shoes ADI - Lady's Shoes , which already conquered the European markets. The beautiful lady shoot a stylish photo session for the new spring-summer collection of ladies shoes.

The attractive photo session was made by team of proven professionals led by Tsenko Dimitrov – photographer and fashion stylist Tanya Beykova. The haircut of Lachezara was made by the hairdresser of the BTV-show “Moderno” – Lachezar Yovov, makeup – by Daniela Garabedyan and graphic design – Studio UXP.

Temperatures Rise at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York
Fashion shows

Temperatures Rise at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York

Despite snowy conditions for the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week this February 11-18, 2010, the Bryant Park tents are red hot with the New York debut of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and E-Class Cabriolet.

Until now their collections presented Zac Posen, Max Azria, Gwen Stefani, Charlotte Ronson, David LaChapelle, Christian Siriano, Michael Angel, La Perla etc.

At Mercedes-Benz fashion week in New York was also presented a collection show called Fashion For Relief Haiti NYC 2010. Among the models on the catwalk were Kelly Osbourne, daughter of singer Ozzy Osbourne, Agyness Deyn and the super model Noami Campbell.

Roberto Cavalli
Lifestyle chronics

Roberto Cavalli "doesn't care" about the recession

The fashion designer insists the current economic crisis has not affected him and encouraged people to "love each other" to get them through hardship.

He said: "I never pay attention to costs - it's not attractive to speak about numbers. Why can't we just focus on the beauty of an object?

"I don't know anything about the financial crisis. We'll make a recovery by everyone loving their life, each other, and being positive."

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