The report provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Textile & Clothing external trade for 2015-2016. It includes trade trends by sector (i.e. fibres, yarns, fabrics, carpets, technical textiles, home textiles, home textiles, workwear, men & womenswear), by products and by EU main trading partners.
Kings Gentlemen is a custom clothier, offering many different custom clothing styles to choose from in suits, jackets, pants, shirts, and overcoats. Lawrence Kiely is a master clothier and owner of the business. Read an interview with Lawrence about men's clothing and style.
Breschi collections include carded and worsted fabrics which are recommended for both men and women's wear, and are obtained by using valuable fibres such as: Pure Cashmere, Cashmere mixed with wool, Baby Alpaca, Angora e Camel Hair.
Sounds of beauty. A concept of “secret couture” for an original, classy, yet daring and unconventional image that goes beyond fashion trends and seasons, by always enhancing personality, style and individuality.
A new story begins, a page turns. Single threads meet and intertwine, weaving a narrative that grows, building upon itself. A protagonist materializes; a plot unfolds. Motifs appear and recur as markers on a path, leading to an end that is in itself another beginning.
Known for their menswear wardrobe staples this season they are branching out into the world of tailoring, using their unique design approach to create classic pieces that compliment modern life and guarantee instant style.
'Hemingway wrote, 'If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.' With this Collection, I bring that feast to you'.
Rory Duffy is proud to announce the opening of his school of tailoring "Handcraft Tailor Academy" (Monaghan, Ireland) - an institute dedicated to preserving the art of handcraft tailoring for the next generation.
Since 2003, Brodeur Carvell has served the needs of Southwest Florida residents & visitors with fine apparel for business and pleasure. Co-owner Ron Brodeur's focus is on Made-to-Measure and Custom Clothing.
'Our collection is an ode to the fans of idols past and present. To the plethora of positivity that permeates a crowd at a maxed out concert. To the joyful obsession and energetic adulation that abounds amongst the masses. It is after all, music that brings us together'.
In the collection you can find unconstructed and garment dyed products, alongside with more formal proposals, such as business and 'black tie' dinner suits.
Richmart Junior showed their Spring designs of kids' jackets. We really love their designs with original embroideries and attractive linings, made of 100% viscose.
For his men's collection for the upcoming hot season, Italian designer Christian Pellizzari took inspiration from the 18th century Oriental porcelain sets, considered the ultimate luxury items in Italy at this time.
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.
'The new universe of Versace - Fibre optic tracksuits, space-age metallic trenches, sleek tailoring and astrological prints. The Versace Fall/Winter 2016 man is a pioneer and his ambition is as big as the universe', says brand's statement.
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).
Having written a regular column for Esquire on men's fashion, in 1964, Amies published the book ABC of Men's Fashion. Amies's strict male dress code included commandments on everything from socks to the summer wardrobe. When, in July 2009, the Hardy Amies Designer Archive was opened on Savile Row, the Victoria & Albert Museum reissued the book. He stated, "A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care and then forgotten all about them." In 1974, Amies was entered into the Vanity Fair International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.
The Bulgarian team of Richmart Vintage is in Netherlands and follows in the footsteps of Bulgarian dance, embroidery and rhythms that truly obey people in the country of tulips. After a strong start to the tour Ensemble "Bulgare" in Holland, Dean Manev, Director of Men's Fashion Cluster and the team of InLIFE are guests of formation Paloina" who practice the Bulgarian folklore.
The Amsterdam-based label's team wants 'people to love their clothes and enjoy wearing them' and that's why they make 'great garments that suit every individual'. The brand offers classic and vintage styles, rich details, high quality and occupies the space between luxury and mid-priced menswear.
Red: the subtle thread leading a silent revolution that brings a breath of the unexpected to the world of Giorgio Armani. It makes a statement about a new femininity: it is strong and powerful, without relinquishing the possibility of soft understatement. Sensuality is here, but never in a way that is unsophisticated.
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.
The next fashion trend for Fall-Winter 2016/2017, presented during the latest edition of Premi?re Vision Paris, that we'll take a look at, reveals the key Jackets fabrics...
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).
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 elegance of Parisian urban chic comes to the MANGO Kids collection for girls. The 60s look appears in perfect jackets, trench coats and reversible sleeveless jackets, combined with graphic t-shirts, striped sweaters and high-rise jeans.
Starting with must-have season tones such as blue, beige, camel, toasted and khaki tones, the range extends with touches of colour in ochre, terracotta and even reds. From the above, the MANGO menswear collection has chosen grey tones with indigo blue to blend the different styles proposed by the brand.
Billy introduced his SS16 collection as part of the first standalone New York Fashion Week: Men’s in New York City. Models walked the runway in Chelsea’s ArtBeam studio while Nashville-based singer-songwriter Rayland Baxter played his song “Young Man” from his upcoming album Imaginary Man. His solo performance on electric guitar lent a moody, sultry tone both loose and refined to the atmosphere. “It was a perfect fit,” says Rayland. “The music, the vibe in the room, everything.”
As BGFN previously reported, in July 2015 was held the Inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's and US fashion designer John Varvatos was chosen to close the event. After 13 years in which he showed his new lines in Milan, Italy, Varvatos supported the new fashion platform, presenting there his Spring-Summer 2016 collection.
Richmart presented its Spring-Summer 2015 men's suit jackets collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015 in Varna.
Kean Etro presented a modern multicultural collection, inspired by 'the cyclical symbol of life - a paisley' - which is 'The Tree of Life', according to a Persian legend. Pieces are fresh, wearable and stylish. Used materials are luxurious, prints are intricate and colors - rich. They bring sense of traveling, dreams and beauty. The collection is urban-oriented with references to the exoticism of the Far East.
On Friday night in London, a high-octane tribe of dystopian desert dwellers descended upon the LCM runways for Todd Lynn’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Draped in immaculately tailored yet unconventional blazers (a Todd Lynn signature), oversized biker jackets, transparent knitwear, and shorts, the men and women of Todd’s misanthropic world marched in custom made Christian Louboutin boots set to a rousing soundtrack from Glasgow three-piece Baby Strange.
Chinese atmospheres and the Mediterranean tradition of Sicily come together in this Spring-Summer 2016 collection for men.
Currently in Italy runs the Milan Men's Fashion Week (Milano Moda Uomo) from 19 to 23 June 2015. Prada is one of the fashion houses, which presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection during the event. Really short shorts, interesting knits and wide-shouldered tops are the key elements of the collection, which was presented by both male and female models.
'Folk reverie' is the theme of Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015 collection. 'Pre-collections are becoming increasingly important for the brand. Our customers are constantly looking for standout and unique pieces', said the designer, who presented lots of fur, lace, florals and full skirts.
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.
Earlier this year, during the Milan Fashion Week, designer John Richmond presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy. 'Sartorial elegance takes center stage. The suit is now the badge of rebellion', Richmond said. The designer offered a variety of modern daytime men's suits - some of them with Savile Row and Neapolitan bespoke tailoring elements.
The spirit of mountain climbing is the key element of Phillip Lim collection for the next cold season. It is incorporated in modern outerwear looks - blue and earthy toned jackets, relaxed trousers, long minimal coats, sharp parkas...
'This Versace collection is stripped back to the Versace soul. Stripped because I took off all of the decorations. You are going to find a pure Versace soul that stands on its own', said Donatella Versace about her Fall-Winter 2015/2016 creations.
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.
After almost a decade as a creative director of the brand, designer Frida Giannini quit her post surprisingly early, and Gucci's design team, headed by Alessandro Michele, had to reworked the whole collection in less than a week. And the final result - a collection that blurred the gender lines.
Sun, colors and warmth - these are the keywords for the Spring/Summer collection 2015 of the Bulgarian brand for men's fashion - STYLER. The Spring/Summer collection presents clothes in summer colors made of unique materials, which primarily make man's body feel good.
Since its inception in 2012, is PatBo as the particular universe of Patricia Bonaldi, where the expression of your creativity gains strength, and their boldest ideas take shape. PatBo born as a balance: brought free, cool and sexy naturally spirit, presenting a fun and authentic way a modern and independent woman, while Patricia Bonaldi, first mark the group that takes the same name as the designer maintains its attributes classic and traditional.
This year, during the 39th edition of São Paulo Fashion Week, Brazilian label Amapô presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection full of colors, energy and 80s style, combining references to Barbarella, Miami, aerobics and David Bowie. One really interesting mixture for both girls and boys!
The new City Life collection from adidas NEO Label and Selena Gomez is heavily inspired by the glam sportswear look, fusing contemporary sportswear with city attitude.
John Varvatos Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection is inspired by 'historic images of legend Bob Dylan in Central Park during his musical heyday' (1965) and includes many trenches and leather coats, completed with criss cross belts and luxurious beaver furs.
Suneet Varma is one of the India's foremost couturiers, who has studied in Europe and has worked with Yves Saint Laurent in Paris, France.
On Tuesday (March 17, 2015), Japanese brand Black by VANQUISH presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. It was a debut collection for designer Hayato Shiroyama and his label. The main theme was 'CHANGE'.
For his 2015 Autumn/Winter collection, Roland Mouret demonstrates a delicate balance between the sensual silhouette of a woman with the austerity of cold weather dressing. Each piece is designed to be indispensable in the wardrobe of the Roland Mouret woman and plays with the juxtaposition of fluidity and structure.
Moody stylish, utterly modern and darkly romantic - that was the fashion show that Marc Jacobs presented.
For the Fall/Winter 2015 Kenzo menswear collection we look towards individuality, survival, protection and the functional. We welcome the unknown with inimitable curiosity. We celebrate the signs of others and observe symbolism as communication through cult scribbles, care labels and unique prints. we are a community.
As in a Hemingway novel, intense and vibrant solo characters make up the story of a new collection that focuses on the need to outline the essence of male beauty - virile and sensual, but with an underlying softness.
Forever 21 announces the launch of their Activewear campaign highlighting new high-tech features as well as on-trend designs, with key theme ‘Fit. Function. Fashion.’ Top Australian model, Shanina Shaik is the face of the campaign- her healthy physique and relaxed model off-duty sense of style naturally represents the fitness movement the new Forever 21 Activewear collection.
Cantarelli Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection - a contemporary way of dressing inspired by the seventies
The exclusive wardrobe of the Cantarelli man for the season Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 is focused on the reasearch of fabrics and colours, combined with the modern culture of tailoring expressed in soft tailored jackets with 'accentuated' shoulders, with macro patterns and jaquard or bouclé effect in silk and wool or alpaca/cashmere, well recognizable in Cantarelli style.
Lanvin Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection offers: linear, military, minimal, gray silhouettes, a variety of textile patterns (tweed, flannel, Prince of Wales check, hounds tooth), all-in-black looks, embroidery, metallic details and little chains, layering.
Last night (January 20, 2015) Italian designer Roberto Cavalli presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).
Dean Manev, the Trade Director of Men's Fashion Cluster, visited Pitti Immagine Uomo 87 - one of the world's most important platforms for men's clothing and accessory collections, which was held January 13-16, 2015, in Florence, Italy. So, he shared with us, which were the brightest fashion trends in menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016, that attracted his attention.
A mixture of the regal elegance of Rajasthan, Northern India and that of the Air Force.
Girly, fresh, colorful - these words best describe the newest Patrizia Pepe collection.
Twice a year Scabal launches up to 15 new collections assembling all the latest fabrics alongside their permanent fabric collections and special editions. This gives customers the possibility to choose from 5 000 top fabrics for jackets, suits, trousers, overcoats and shirts.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
The Spring/Summer 2016 season gives rise to a selection of Over The Top yet stylish materials characterized by Maxed-Out Embellishment for statement finishes. In Wovens, we see Beaded Patterns making a statement in all women's markets, as Supersized Socialite textures emerge in Lace & Delicates for contemporary and the Juniors market
Gabriel Baradee graduated from Japanese studies (Bachelor) in Vienna and Berlin and received his Diploma from ESMOD Berlin (Ecole Supérieure des Art et Techniques de la Mode). He could gain international experiences in London and Tokyo. Highlights of his career so far have been the establishment of his label by the “moving showroom” concept with fashion shows in Berlin, Vienna and Zurich (2009), the collaboration with Eva & Adele for the Art Basel Miami Beach 2010, and the “Best Newcomer Award 2012” of the Vienna Awards for Fashion and Lifestyle. In January 2013 he showed his work at the lavera Showfloor during the Berlin Fashion Week. Since 2011 he annually presents his label at the MQ Vienna Fashion Week.
Estrato® is a synthesis that combines nature, content and performance. The project is based on the desire to overtake, once and for all, the limits of the staticity of fabrics and therefore of garments. Estrato® blends weft’s and warp’s flexibility, without using synthetic fibres: it is created with excellent yarns, wool from Super 110’s to Super 180’s, wool and cashmere and pure cashmere, in a wide collection of fabrics and colours for infinite stylistic possibilities.
Green in a variety of shades - olive, bottle, khaki, pine, hunter green, forest green, moss green - is definitely one of the key colors in men's wardrobe for Fall-Winter 14/15.
Earlier this year, 40 years after his debut, designer Giorgio Armani presented his Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection, named 'Echos of Armani' during the Milan Fashion Week. It responds to Armani's design philosophy in creating simple wearable timeless silhouettes, a.k.a easy elegance.
Aldo Maria Camillo takes on a personal and sartorial journey, pursuing the idea of the noble soldier by encapsulating the faded charm of history in a distinctly contemporary vein. He focuses on the central theme of imperfect perfection, the defining trait of Cerruti 1881 Paris, and interprets calculated yet crucial mistakes as a sign of life and uniqueness within an extremely formal framework.
The Catwalk Team at Trendstop.com - one of the world's leading trend forecasting agencies, renowned for its insightful trend analysis and forecasts - reveals for us two hot Spring-Summer 2015 prints directions...
From Martin Greenfield Clothiers they hand craft the finest made-to-order and made-to-measure suits, tuxedos, sport jackets, slacks and overcoats, 100% built by hand in their Brooklyn Factory.
The counterpoints of the city and the seaside, the North and the South of France, are presented as a journey from one to the other in the clothing. Starting with the formality of elegant and urbane navy suiting – the clothing of the society gentleman – with a focus on the tuxedo and traditional pinstripe, there is a movement towards the nautical.
Stylish, sophisticated and impeccable. With Distinction, international fashion house McGregor offers today’s gentleman a formal line that anticipates the working man’s wardrobe needs. McGregor Distinction sets the right tone in any situation - from a business meeting to an informal dinner - with tasteful tailoring. Undeniable Italian influences in the cut and materials give the collection a distinct flair. The 2014-2015 Fall/Winter collection combines formal and casual influences. Picture a sharp cut blazer above the perfect five pocket, combined with a slim shirt and the finest of knitwear.
Discovered Spring-Summer 2015 collection features a combination of bold prints and more subtle, traditional pieces.
The main theme of Toga Virilis Spring-Summer 2015 collection is the American West.
The models are bright and chic and reflect the theme of the collection - 'Hope'. The 37 different designs were created for less than 5 months by Shirahama and her team.
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO 2015 S/S started from October 13th! There will be 48 brands participating in the fashion show and installation from the 13th through the 19th.
Massimiliano Giornetti, Salvatore Ferragamo's creative director, was inspired for the brand's Fall-Winter 14/15 collection after visiting an exhibition featuring ornate Iranian rugs.
Federico Curradi, the creative director of Iceberg, has been inspired for brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection by Bruce Wayne - the famous philanthropist of Gotham City, who wears the tweed in his every-day life and high-tech clothes when he becomes Batman.
Fur and knits are the key elements of Fendi Fall-Winter 14/15 menswear collection, designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi and presented in Milan earlier this year. It is graphic, luxurious, stylish and pragmatic.
Larusmiani is the oldest luxury clothing and tailoring brand on Via MonteNapoleone, the heart of Milan’s fashion district and emblem of Italian style, established in 1922. In 1950 a textile company was also established, when the founder of the company decided to put his knowledge of raw materials to use not only for his own creations, but also to supply fabrics to other tailors.
When I visited Milano Unica, I spoke with Filippo Ronchi, one of the managers of E.Thomas. I could see the brand's fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and learn about the newest fashion trends.
These season's theme is: Treasure searching in the ocean / Hidden beauty of the underworld!
I visited Lanificio Comero during Milano Unica trade fair and had a chance to see their fabrics collection for Fall/Winter 2015/2016.
A surplus theme, military chic, placing great emphasis on parkas, army jackets, chinos, bermudas, a denim, clean tie and die section, and a more sophisticated graphic black and white theme, sharply cut, for an evening feel.
The new fabrics of Lanificio Ermenegildo Zegna for the Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 were presented at Milano Unica, 9th - 11th September 2014.
Martina Martini is 14 years old and this is her third participation at Milano Unica. After one year at a school in Canturbury, UK, she continues her education at the places, where people are doing real business.
Martina has interest in fashion design, fashion journalism and photography. At Milano Unica she was selecting fabrics and accessories for her Autumn/Winter collection of children's jackets Richmart Junior.
Ralph Lauren Spring-Summer 2015 collection is safari-inspired, sporty and soft - both extravagant and wearable.
Earth, Wind & Fire is the new line of technical fabrics presented exclusively by Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills in the world, at the 19th MILANO UNICA (9-10-11 September 2014).
A month ago, the supermodel Cara Delevingne, who just turned 22, announced an exciting collaboration with the DKNY brand and we are eager to see her line, which consists of 15 gorgeous models that reflect the sporty tomboy. After starring in four campaigns of the famous brand in the last two years, it was so natural that the supermodel is going to design her own line for this chic brand.
The pop singer Selena Gomez continues her work with the sports giant Adidas. For the third season, the young singer enjoys her fans with original and unusual designs.
Footballer David Beckham was received the title Best looking man in a suit, reports Female First.
Beckham surpassed the singer Justin Timberlake and actor George Clooney in the ranking of the British site - Institchu.co.uk. 520 women had to choose a famous man who they think looks best in a suit. For the player voted over 20% of participants in the survey.
Inspired by the designer duo’s first visit to Paris and the way Parisians dress, the collection featured symbolic Parisian images such as the replica of the Statue of Liberty – also a nod to Carol and Humberto’s homeland – and the words ‘KENZO PARIS’ emblazoned across the back of jackets.
US designer Alber Elbaz and Dutch designer Lucas Ossendrijver presented Lanvin Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection yesterday (June 29, 2014) in France during the Paris Fashion Week.
'You know men don't change every season, we are stubborn. What changes in life is the way we live', said Ossendrijver after the show.
Italo Zucchelli, Calvin Klein's creative director, presented brand's Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection on June 22, 2014 in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week.
For the next year's hot season, the designer offers an extremely clean-cut line in mainly beige skin tones and transparent materials in strong colors (vermilion red, solar yellow and tangerine) in contrast.
Burberry Prorsum Spring-Summer 2015 menswear collection is named 'Book Cover' and it's inspired by the nomadic spirit of the novelist and travel writer Bruce Chatwin (a man who split his life between writing about Britain, and writing about places like Australia and Patagonia).
Youthful energy, 60s vibes and beautiful knits are the key ingredients of Iceberg Resort 2014 collection. It includes also A-line mini skirts, snug knit cropped trousers, wavy stripe separates, tailored jackets. Garments are soft and summery.
Jean Paul Gaultier Fall-Winter 2014/2015 retro-futuristic collection is called 'Rosbifs in Space' (rosbif is a term used in France for an English person). The designer makes no secret of his passion for all things British including the street style. The fashion show was decorated in green lights that enhanced the galactic vibe.
Emporio Armani is one of the brands that presented their Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collections during the Milan Fashion Week.
You can see unusual combinations of fabrics and mixture of feminine and masculine elements in the collection, which offers contrasting daywear and eveningwear.
Vivienne Westwood Red Label woman is a rebel with a cause! She feels important, she is artistic and adventurous. She is engaged with the world and cares about it. Just like Vivienne Westwood Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Menswear collection, this one brings the same message of saving Mother Earth by not fracking it.
Ukraine-born knitwear designer Ekaterina Kukhareva, who launched her line in 2009 after graduating from Central Saint Martin's with BA in Textiles in London, presents her Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection called Skazka (A Fairytale).
Producing unique knitted fabric, her label is known for its luxury hand-made trimmings.
Last month during the Milan Men's Fashion Week, world famous fashion designer Vivienne Westwood presented her menswear collection for the next cold season.
She is one of the women who use their fame for a cause and this time the message (press note) was:
'Attention: Fracking is the Big Fight...
French fashion house Chloé presented its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection on March 2, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week.
Creative director Clare Waight Keller offered garments in a mix of neutrals and pastels plus luxury multicolored furs and ruffle embellishments.
After we've made an overview of Valentino Fall-Winter 2014/2015 womenswear collection, let's take a look at Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli's offers for gentlemen, presented at Paris Men's Fashion Week.
'A sense of relaxation prevails, volumes are soft while patchwork and intarsia are tactile and spectacular. Classic materials come in masculine colors, such as indigo blue, gray, camel and felt', said from the brand.
On January 8, 2014 during the London Fashion Week, Marjan Pejoski presented his occult collection full of runic graffiti. He said that his latest outing was born under the sign of the Four Aitches: Hindu, Himalaya, Holy, Hockey - Spiritual and secular, something old and something modern.
Following the success of Marjan Pejoski's self-titled label, KTZ began as the in-house brand of his and Sasko Bezovski's 'Kokon To Zai' boutiques and has quickly developed outspoken garments that feature symbols inspired by music and traveling.
KTZ presented a remarkable east-meets-west bold and loud womenswear Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (18 February 2014) at Somerset House BFC Showspace during the London Fashion Week.
For the 2014 Spring-Summer season Lanificio F.lli Cerruti is launching a collection of fabrics for Formal Friday made of shimmering silks, the finest wools and blends with Cerruti's renowned mohair, Kinair.
For a Friday that is formal yet always current and contemporary: the latest authentic style is to wear an impeccable and sophisticated suit even for the last day of the working week.
Having drafted his first design 28 years ago and after showing his 99th collection last season, Hannibal Laguna presents ONE HUNDRED. A collection that encloses the essence that has been characteristic of the brand since its origin. A return to the expression and meaning of classical tailoring as part of its creative process, where the dialogue between the client and author takes place.
Christopher Bailey (the Chief Creative Officer of Burberry) presented his womenswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 yesterday (17 February, 2014) at the London Fashion Week.
Bailey's inspiration for his work was the Charleston Farmhouse in Sussex, England - the place was home to artists like Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant.
'There is no reference to the past - I'm trying to go to the future!' said world famous fashion designer Carolina Herrera about her Fall/Winter 2014 womenswear collection.
Carolina offers to ladies both daywear and eveningwear.
For days - volume with rounded shoulders on top (to emphasize a tiny waist), over slim skirts and pants in brown, navy and royal blue; for nights - prints in geometric patterns and rusty shades of blue, bronze and orange.
The Fall-Winter 2014/2015 menswear collection of the famous French fashion house Louis Vuitton, presented on January 16, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week, is typically luxurious.
It's very gentlemanlike - silhouettes are clean and classic, the color palette includes lots of deep blues, some beige and bronze, gray, brown, camel, eggplant purple, burgundy and inevitable black. In contrast with sleek silk in garments are used alpaca and vicuña.
The collection is all that spring brings - sun, flowers and joy. United Colors of Benetton Spring/Summer 2014 snatches a variety of sweet sunny colors and amazing shapes. The abundance of colors and shapes only adds to the uniqueness and the charm of the models.
Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci, who is part of the luxury French brand Givenchy since 2005, was a big fan of basketball as a child. And in Givenchy's collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015, which was presented on January 17, 2014 during the Paris Fashion Week, that could be clearly seen - the catwalk was transformed into a basketball court and the models walked with hair slicked to their heads, which were wrapped tightly in nets.
Italian fashion brand Emporio Armani presented its Spring-Summer 2014 womenswear collection during the Milan Fashion Week (September 2013) - a total of 94 looks.
Giorgio Armani named the collection 'Water Lilies' and it's inspired by 'stretches of calm or rippling water that reflect shadows of plants, flowers and clouds'. Allusions to flowers were in the pleats and iridescent fabrics. Nothing was too heavy or too strict.
Today, we'll take a look at Etro's Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection, presented during Milan Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 (June 2013).
Brand's designer Kean Etro was inspired by Zorro, gauchos of the Argentinian pampas and the Mexican riding tradition of Charreria for this collection and as usual prints were the key element. The theme has a Mexican desperado, mariachi air, guitars, some of the models have painted on mustaches.
Designer duo Yana and Anastasiya Shevchenko (mother and daughter) presented YanaStasia Spring-Summer 2014 collection during the Moscow Fashion Week on October 31, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. The collection is called 'In the Russian tradition'.
Real entertainment during the Paris Fashion Week thanks to Jean Paul Gaultier and the dance fashion show for the presentation of designer's Spring-Summer 2014 collection. It was inspired by dance competition shows, like 'Dancing with the Stars'.
'It will be murder on the dance floor!', Jean Paul Gaultier has promised and it was! Gaultier called this pure feel-good fashion spectacle full of energy and humor 'Saturday Night Fever'.
Elegance and serenity on the presentation of Valentino Spring-Summer 2014 collection on October 1, 2013, during the Paris Fashion Week.
'The collection is a journey amidst elements borrowed from imaginary ethnic groups,' stated the show notes at Valentino. 'Subtle almost imperceptible references are blended in a vertical silhouette with a sleek sense of regality.'
It combines the Italian aristocratic look with Balkan-style ethnic patterns.
'Chanel' fashion house constructed a gallery filled with 'art works' for the presentation of brand's Spring-Summer 2014 collection on October 1, 2013 during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France.
All of the custom-made art works referenced the codes of the fashion house - a quilted sumo wrestler, a robot made from bottles of 'Chanel No 5' and ladders made from the chain used on 2.55 bags.
Fall is just around the corner and Winter follows it!
All of the world's most famous fashion brands have already presented their collections for Fall-Winter 2013/2014.
A lot of beautiful creations were shown on the catwalk. Designers offered some really inspiring ideas how to look modern, stylish and different.
Let's take a look at 10 of the top trends for upcoming season...
Retro sportswear are back in a pajama-inspired look!
Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2014 collection includes jumpsuits, playsuits and traditional suits - all of them in a relaxed fit and combined with T-shirts and sneakers in Ellen DeGeneres style.
Creations are cool and casual in pastel tones for both sexes.
Key elements: blur of pastels, satin, sequins, stars and radiowave stripes, mixture of 50s and 80s.
In his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection, Jean Paul Gaultier employs richly saturated shades of black, red, and gold along with a dizzying array of big cat prints on coats, jackets, tights, cuffs and scarves.
It's about the powerful woman - bold, daring and impressive - combination of a modern Mata Hari, a Parisian femme fatale, a fashionable Catwoman.
Key ingredients are statement shoulders and tight waists.
La Garçonne style - the independent female archetype of the 30s, whose sense of liberation reflected in 'borrowed-from-the-boys' wardrobe with a sense of softness - that's the key of Giorgio Armani's Womenswear collection for Fall/Winter 2013-2014.
During the fashion show models were dressed in cropped, fluid pants, often sat at the hip and streamlined cropped or longer jackets, fastened with one or two gumball-size black buttons.
The palette is formal in black, white, light purple, gray and silver.
Welcome to the world of Malo, the venerable Italian cashmere brand loved for its impeccable quality, detail and design. Each and every piece of Malo cashmere is created with a respect to the knitwear heritage and extensive know-how of this Florence based house.
The TOM TAILOR Group is one of the leading and fastest-growing fashion houses in Germany and Europe. With its two umbrella brands TOM TAILOR and BONITA, the Group addresses complementary target groups from 0 to 60 years of age.
The 'Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode' / 'National Association for the Development of the Fashion Arts' (ANDAM) is a non profit organization, established in 1989.
It organizes annual international competitions for finding and supporting young designers from the French and International fashion scene.
Since 2005 the competition is opened to international candidates. This broader scope enables it to rival the most prominent international fashion awards.
MILANOV brand was founded in 2002. Now after 10 years it successfully submitted to the Bulgarian market stylish and quality women's and men's leather jackets, skirts and trousers.
From Goa to Singapore, from Shanghai to Bali: exotic lifestyles meet cutting-edge urban looks. Asian esthetics were the inspiration for Laurèl's new Summer 2014 Collection, presented at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin in the Runway marquee, Brandenburg Gate. This collection has an especially personal note; Asia, and Bali in particular, is the favorite retreat of Laurèl's Head of Design Elisabeth Schwaiger, and a vibrant source for her creative inspiration. Her husband, Munich artist and painter Jo Netzko, also finds a rich wellspring of new ideas in the region. Laurèl prints his colorful works on fabric, transforming the original oil paintings into wearable art pieces. Fashion loves art – art loves fashion.
On the 27 June 2013 during the Paris Fashion Week, British designer Kim Jones presented his Spring-Summer 2014 menswear collection for the French brand Louis Vuitton.
Jones is style director of Vuitton's Men's Studio for 2 years, working under the artistic direction of Marc Jacobs.
The designer is a travel fanatic and the inspiration for this collection, was his trip to the USA in January this year. In his 41 apparels, Kim Jones tried to represent this 41 archetypes: preppy, broker, frat boy, gas jockey, scout, hippie, greaser, trust fund baby, and so on.
Modern chic in Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2014 collection. Emanuel Ungaro Resort 2014 is designed by Fausto Puglisi.
Unico is the new and exclusive made-to-measure service introduced by Angelo Galasso. It is presented a new dimension in menswear - Italian traditional craftsmanship, combined with Angelo’s eye for detail, resulting in an experience that is, as the name suggest, unique to each client.
Pieces of Versace Spring-Summer 2013 collection, created by Donatella Versace for 'Atelier Versace', can be defined as 'tailoring with a lingerie edge'. Yes, it includes a few oversized jackets, known as 'boyfriend jackets', but they couldn't catch the eye like the lacy tops with their crinkles, slashes and low-slung belts. The casual almost-nudity of slashed 'n' laced skirts and slipdresses fitted right in. Striated colors reminds about desert sands and deep, warm blue - about night skies over Cabo.
For the upcoming fall/winter 2013, designers are trying to diversify the male wardrobe with new and original suggestions.
The cold seasons are coming but the colorful wear is still in fashion. Men are going to save the summer's memories with the colorful suits.
The majority of men still wear traditional men’s suits, however more and more popular becomes the trend to look for a made-to-measure suit. This is the best way to choose the right suit for your body type and save time. You can take your measures and order the suit online from various e-shops for made-to-measure suits. So here we will explain to you how to take your exact measures so that you order your made-to-measure suit.
Dear gentlemen, do not feel neglected! After we made an overview of women's fashion trends FW-14/15 the other day, now we pay attention to guys, who should also be stylish and keep up with the world fashion trends.
There is no doubt that Chanel is the universal language when it comes to the world of luxury fashion. That was clearly shown at the presentation of Karl Lagerfeld’s Fall 2013 collection for the brand. Under the ornate glass ceiling of the Grand Palais, there was a gigantic, rotating globe with tiny Chanel flags planted wherever the brand is sold, which is pretty much everywhere except Africa, New Zealand and a few more places.
MADRUBB is a leading fashion brand completely different from what you can find on the market today.
The originality of their proposals is based on the material used for all it’s creations: THE LATEX, material which MADRUBB breaks all the clichés with, related to this tissue offering clothing that can be dressed in different occasions.
The classic leather jackets are back in fashion this season. They are the ideal solution for the fluctuating weather conditions. This year's latest models are classic or non-standard leather jackets in eye-catching colours. Total leather look is also very popular.
Leather jackets can be worn with everything including evening dresses. Black biker jackets, classic leather jackets, elongated jackets with asymmetrical cuts as well as oversized jackets will all be trendy during the upcoming season.
On 9 October in the HITACHI showroom fashion house Romantika Fashion presented its newest collection The Flowers – 2013 by Sofia Borisova, part of the line Woman Fashion.
Before the start of the show the businessman Nikolay Mladjov and designer Sofia Borisova welcomed their guests and each lady received a lace rose, hand-made especially for the occasion.
Take a look at collection Fall/Winter 2012-2013 of the Bulgarian brand for men's fashion Styler.
A big variety of machine knitted sweaters, long sleeve blouses, shirts, jeans garments, trousers, jackets, suits as well as accessories - scarves, hats and gloves offersStyler for the Autumn-Winter season. The main colours used are blue, lilac and red. The models are in sport-elegant style.
Cindy Crawford will be making her designer debut when she launches her own clothing line with budget retailer C&A.
The 46-year-old supermodel is thrilled to be teaming up with the high street chain for her first design collection and she hopes her creations will make consumers feel good.
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
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.
Francisco Costa - the designer of Calvin Klein fashion house chose lace, soft pastels and shapely silhouettes for the Spring 2012 collection of the brand. The models are in gorgeous silky dresses, jackets and light-as-air palazzo cropped pants. Interesting elements focus on clean forms of patterns. A major accessory of the collection are the platform shoes with high heels.
Sicily is the inspiration of the designers of Pietro Filipi for the collection Autumn-Winter 2011/2012.
The models in the women's collection are inspired by the 50s and 80s, with respect to the women's forms, with underlined higher waist, accents on the shoulders and retracted silhouette of the trousers. The romantic floral motives, silk, velvet accessories and lace make a strong contrast with strict jackets in men's style.
Elegant luxury in the Spring-Summer menswear collection of the Bulgarian brand Andrews Fashion Studio
Collection Spring-Summer 2011 of Andrews Fashion Studio continues to impose successfully the concept TOTAL LOOK. This is seen in every detail and accent in the clothes, shoes and accessories. Every separate element or combination create the feeling for comfort, elegance, style and a lot of energy. This is also due to the colors - white, green, turquoise, camel, used by the designers of Andrews Fashion Studio.
One of the hits in the collection is the sport two-face jacket. The combination of beige and blue is ideal for the night yacht party or a walk on the see shore.
Black and white
The crisp contrast of this classic combination is always in style, it’s classic, simple and very sexy. Monochrome is one of the simplest, most chic of looks and never fails to gain attention when done well. If you are unsure about a color combination, you can always rely on black and white, because it is easy for creating a fairly effortless wardrobe.
ARMY LOVERS - The rigour of military clothing is softened by romantic, ultra-feminine touches. This creates a look that marries two very different but mutually attractive worlds. The key fabric is cotton, all kinds of cotton: gabardine, canvas and jersey for outerwear are turned into trench coats, multi-pocket jackets and parkas. Cotton teamed with linen, silk and viscose creates blouses and shirts, T-shirts, dresses, trousers and skirts. A variety of weights, volumes and layering is instrumental in taking the edge off the basic theme.
The lightness of the muslins and the seemingly random layering of jersey and ultra-fine knitted sweaters offer the appropriate compromise to help us accept this contrast of two styles united to tell a single story. The palette centres around powdery shades of pinks, greens and greys. Optical white ensures occasional flashes of light.
Bulgarian fashion designers presented their collection at the Couture Paris fashion week shows.
On the catwalk met humor, fantasy, feathers, lace and crystals. Together with the Portuguese designer Andre de Pessoa, the Bulgarian designers Livia Stoyanova and Yasen Samuilov showed their unusual ideas.
This year fashion designers offer us simple, fresh and comfortable outfits. Here's what should be a part of your wardrobe this year.
Return of the 1970′s
2011 will see elements of the 1970s fashion returning. There are two main outlooks for this trend which are 1970′s bohemian and 1970s sophisticated glamour. The sophisticated look includes styles for the day and night.
This season’s Versace collection for men presents an optical game of shapes, proportions, colours and graphics, conducted with a knowing and contemporary nod.
This is not, however, a look that sparkles and shines. Instead the luxurious aspect of the collection – such a hallmark of the Versace brand – comes from the fine fabrics used and the expert tailoring employed.
The foundation of the collection comprises highly sartorial elements, with garments that have a new volume and are less rigid and softer than previously.
In this cold weather there is nothing better than warm, fur coats.
Want to get some original ideas? Every year fashion designers bring something new to the table and this season they managed to take the fur coats to another level, creating stylish designs which suit the current fashion trends perfectly.
Short fur coat can be combined with almost everything, even dresses. If the leather is light, focus on the cream and pale shades.
We are presenting you the new collection of Rossi Fashion for Fall-Winter 2010/2011.
Black, white, gray, pink, tomato red and brown are the main colors in the outfits. The brand offers elegant coats, suits, jackets, pants, skirts and blouses – all you need to look good in the winter.
Warm sheepskin is the hottest fashion trend this winter.
The clothes and boots made by real sheepskin are water resistant, breathable and warm, standing up to all weather conditions.
Leather gloves, wide belts, hats and shoulder bags are among the most fashionable trends in the upcoming winter season.
The wheel of fashion turned and recreated one true “Renaissance winter” in the new collection for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 of fashion house “Jeni style”.
The designer, Evgenia Zhivkova, was inspired by the Renaissance and late 40’s and 50’s of last century. The outfits are designed for strong women, willing to look into the future and search for new opportunities and development. Evgenia Kalkandzieva is the face of the collection, which contains 55 outfits in 10 subjects.
On September 17 in Europe Hall of the city theatre in Rousse, fashion house Modis presented its collection for Fall/Winter 2010/2011 with designers Valery Gidenov and Drina Pashova. The fashion show was stylish and professional, without a host pouring unnecessary superlatives, and the guests convinced themselves of the quality and originality of the clothes.
Over a hundred pieces of clothing were presented at the fashion show. The clothes were only in black, white, gray and “ashes of roses” colors and the variety of patterns and fabrics impressed the audience, that showed its approval with applause.
Put on the school uniform, pleated skirts and checked, colorful sweaters, because this fall the college style will be in fashion.
The new fall 2010 collections are all about the informal and negligent style from the student years. In the center of the trends this fall are the checkered patterns, embroidered hats and pleated knee-length skirts.
Designers offer a variety of loafers, which will be on top of the trends this season.
We present you a small part of the Pre-Fall 2010 collection of the late British designer Alexander McQueen. All models are designed by him, except in a few details, which were further elaborated by his team after the tragedy.
Graphic suits, techno-printed gowns, leather pants, tailored suits and Victorian skirts and dresses are big part of the thirty piece collection. The models are suitable for women who aspire to classical style, bohemian simplicity and retro chic.
The new Fall/Winter 2010 collection of Ralph Lauren is inspired by the romantic, artistic, bohemian look.
The collection pays homage to the romance of the bohemian spirit, showed in the enduring cool of a floor-skimming floral gowns and the elegance of a cropped velvet jacket.
Meanwhile, men’s collection of Ralph Lauren was inspired by the wool, cashmere and velvet, which were reminiscent of the spirit of old times.
Stella McCartney created Glow-in-the-dark clothing range, part of her Fall/Winter 2010 Adidas sportswear collection. The line will be placed within the best-selling running category of sportswear.
Part of the collection, the glow-in-the-dark range, designed to improve safety and visibility, features Run Glow jacket ($175), which boasts a feisty leopard print, a drawstring short, with the same leopard print and the Run Glow Marialith Runner footwear line ($120), everything available for purchase at the online shop of Adidas.
The fashion of wearing official jackets have been revived again. Classic jackets, shirts and trousers, which over the past few years have become an universal way of dressing, capture the fashion peaks the next spring season.
Ladies' and men's jackets are suitable for both everyday wear and for the office. Do not hesitate to combine them with mini skirts, tights and even shorts.
Fashion house ROMANTIKA FASHION is on the fashion market 17 years already and has three own boutiques in Sofia and one in Bourgas.
Every year the chief designer of the brand Sofia Borisova prepares a fashion show and invites the fashion elite from Bulgaria. In January 2010 the designer presented her new collection Luxus couture 2010. The collection includes 3 lines - sport-elegant, formal and bridal dresses.
VIEMA is established in 1995 as a designer brand and manufacturer of outerwear.
The strong classic appeal of the brand has earned broad appreciation and
popularity and has long become a fixture in the wardrobe of the people with
affinity to smart wear.
The company manages its own manufacturing site in the city of Pleven (North Central Bulgaria). Its adaptable size makes possible a flexible planning process and better quality control to ensure outstanding final product.
Obviously summer is over and it’s the turn of autumn. With the arrival of autumn, however, each woman begins to see wardrobe and saddened to establish that once again there is nothing to put on cool days. No woman and for a moment thought is not to renew at least one coat your wardrobe.
Well, ladies … calm You can find the application and of old and forgotten by your clothes, of course if you have not already escaped from them.
THE ARCHITECT – A style somewhere between classic and casual to reflect his attention to details and quality, not forgetting functionality and comfort. He’s ready to face the day’s events, dressed in brown shades ranging from chocolate to hazelnut and beige. Grey shades are combined with azure, dark blue and plum.
Fabrics include wool in the form of medium-weight cloth for long and three-quarter-length jackets, lightweight for suits or trousers in the English style, wide-ribbed corduroy especially for jackets, yarn-dyed cotton for all kinds of striped shirts or others in micro checks.
Gabardine and cotton tricotine are stretchy to make trousers more comfortable, as is moleskin.
Cotton jersey is teaselled or treated to give it a warm hand, while nylon is used for jersey-lined trench coats and long jackets.
Milan menswear for the Spring-Summer 2010 got off to a classy start Saturday, with glitzy glamour at Dolce and Gabbana, and super refinement at Giorgio Armani.
The designing duo kicked off the four days of preview showings with a collection that matched sequined tuxedo jackets with distressed pants, adding a new chapter to the "drunge" (part dandy, part grunge) look they invented a decade ago.