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Techtextil and Texprocess 2017: Visitor and exhibitor records
Fashion fairs

Techtextil and Texprocess 2017: Visitor and exhibitor records

“Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors of Techtextil and Texprocess had similar experiences. Over 47,500 visitors (an increase of around 14 percent, 2015: 41,826) from 114 countries made their way to Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 May, to discover the most innovative products in the field of technical textiles and the latest processing technologies.

Texprocess Innovation Award 2017 goes to four outstanding textile processing products
Competitions & awards

Texprocess Innovation Award 2017 goes to four outstanding textile processing products

The Texprocess Innovation Awards were presented during today’s official opening ceremony of Texprocess 2017. Altogether, the expert jury chose four products for an award. They include a new technology for dyeing yarns and a digitalised sewing machine that is set up via a touchscreen or app.

Texprocess opens with increased exhibitor numbers once again
World fashion

Texprocess opens with increased exhibitor numbers once again

With 312 exhibitors from 36 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries) and a growth rate of 14 %, Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017) launches its biggest event ever. Held in parallel to Techtextil, Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials in Frankfurt am Main, will showcase, for the fourth time, all the stages of the value creation train in the textile industry, including design technologies, IT, the various processes and procedures for cutting, sewing, seaming, embroidering and knitting, as well as technologies for finishing, textile printing and logistics. And Texprocess will be offering additional stimulus for the sector with the first ever Digital Textile Micro Factory.

Jacket Back Finish Pressing Machine
Equipment

Jacket Back Finish Pressing Machine

Especially developed for the garment industry, our patented heating system saves energy costs up to 30 % and shortens the heating up times of the ironing bucks.

DECO 2000 - an electronically controlled decorative hand stitching machine
Equipment

DECO 2000 - an electronically controlled decorative hand stitching machine

Deco 2000 duplicates the needlework of a skilled hand sewer by sewing true pick stitch, saddle stitch and long/short variations. Customized decorative stitching is easily programmable from the touch screen including the backtacking and condensed stitching at the beginning and end of the sewing cycle.

The sewing machines of the future
Equipment

The sewing machines of the future

The development of the design (in all fields) during the centuries is an interesting process. The concept for the look of the sewing machine has also changed during that time and now we'll take a look at our top 5 favorite innovative designs, presented during the last years, because they determine the future trends in sewing machines' design...

Association of Sewing and Design Professionals
Organizations

Association of Sewing and Design Professionals

Association's mission is 'to support individuals engaged in sewing and design related businesses, in both commercial and home-based settings' in a variety of specialties: custom clothing, formal and bridal wear, design, pattern making, tailoring and alterations, accessories, costumes, wearable art, image consulting, production sewing, teaching and other industry-related avenues.

Galia Lahav presents 'GALA BY GALIA LAHAV' - luxury ready-to-wear Bridal collection
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Galia Lahav presents 'GALA BY GALIA LAHAV' - luxury ready-to-wear Bridal collection

Galia Lahav is a bridal and evening haute couture design house, which masters in the art of creating luxury dresses. Galia Lahav dresses are not modest rather extravagant and intricate in beautiful design. With her famous illusion backs, cascading silk tulle skirts and Italian ivory lace, she has created a brand, which is a household name in bridal. All the dresses made in Galia’s studio are hand made by the top seamstresses in Israel and finest luxury sewing techniques. The brand can be found in over 40 stores around the world in Europe, Australia and the United States. Since the company was founded, Galia has been on a conquest to redefine fashion for women by creating worlds most sought out dresses.

World fashion

"Virtuous" by DiDomenico Designs will be presented during Couture Fashion Week New York

Upcoming designer label DiDomenico Designs will present its latest collection during the prestigious Couture Fashion Week New York event. The runway show will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 12, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the city that never sleeps.

Made-to-order - The future of the Bulgarian sewing industry
Made-to-order Men's Suits

Made-to-order - The future of the Bulgarian sewing industry

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.

Fashion Design Education: SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts
Fashion design education

Fashion Design Education: SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts

SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts, founded in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece, is one of the longest running and most successful training institutions in Greece in the field of Fashion and Design.

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

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

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

Polish fashion at Poznan Fashion Fair
Fashion fairs

Polish fashion at Poznan Fashion Fair

Poznań Fashion Fair, the most important event for the industry in Poland, will be held from 2nd to 4th September. It will include top brands, professional trainings and a preview of new trends.

Nearly 400 companies and brands from 17 countries, including Poland, Italy, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain, will present their collections during the upcoming edition of Poznań Fashion Fair. Visitors will have an opportunity to get familiar with the latest and forthcoming collections of clothing, footwear, leather goods and accessories. Traditionally, the event will be held on Poznań International Fair fairgrounds.

ANATOMY OF A SHIRT Spring Summer 2015 collection
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ANATOMY OF A SHIRT Spring Summer 2015 collection

Like a body composed of portions, the shirts arise from the symbiosis of each one of its pieces...”
The process begings each season with a rigorous selection of exclusive textiles from the best manufactures in the world, Italian, Egyptian, English, Spanish.

The new formula for success in the fashion industry
Equipment

The new formula for success in the fashion industry

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.

Interview with Kinga Luks - menswear designer from Poland
Interviews

Interview with Kinga Luks - menswear designer from Poland

Today we're going to present you Kinga Luks from Poland - one of the contestants in Men's style international fashion design project.

Fashion and Fashion Management at Varna Free University
Sewing industry

Fashion and Fashion Management at Varna Free University

The specialty Fashion and Fashion Management is aimed at training future highly-qualified specialists in the following sub-specialties: Clothing and Clothing Accessory Design, Clothing Production, Fashion Advertising, Fashion Business Marketing and Management. All graduates can start a career as a clothing and clothing accessory designer, sewing industry constructor and technologist, stylist, fashion consultant, advertising expert, tutor, and marketing specialist in the fashion business, also possessing high qualification in the field of management. We present to you some models, made by students in the specialty Fashion and Fashion Management.

Top secrets for choosing a men`s suit revealed
ABC of the men's suit

Top secrets for choosing a men`s suit revealed

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.

American designer makes а new dress each day for $1
Curious

American designer makes а new dress each day for $1

365 days. 365 outfits. 365 dollars.

Young American designer, inspired by the movie "Julie & Julia" in which a woman tries on a new dish every day, decided to launch her own fashion project. Its initial period is one year during which the designer Marissa Lynch will stop doing traditional clothing shopping and will wear only made by her clothes.

Bulgarian textile, clothing and fashion industry - present, future and opportunities
Sewing industry

Bulgarian textile, clothing and fashion industry - present, future and opportunities

Textile and apparel industry in Bulgaria is the second most important industry (after tourism) for the country’s economy. This industry includes around 3000 small and medium companies, which employ approximately 170 000 people. According to some research, in 2009 the occupied in the production of clothes in Bulgaria are specialized mainly in the creation of lady’s store clothes – trousers, skirts, jackets, dresses, blouses, shirts, top garment...

The Balkans are the new profitable strategy of the fashion industry in Europe
Business news

The Balkans are the new profitable strategy of the fashion industry in Europe

2002-2006 was a period of intensive development of the sewing industry in Bulgaria in relation to investments in modern technological equipment. The number of the people employed in the industry are correspondingly - Bulgaria /170 000/ and Romania /280 000/. In 2007 Bulgaria and Romania entered the European Union and the customs tariffs were removed. In 2010 the present business situation requires short production series, high quality, competitive prices, and fast delivery terms.

RICHMART INNOVATION – the aim of the congress is to bring together Western Europe and the confection and fashion industry of the Balkans. It is also an opportunity for designers – the people without whom fashion creation would be impossible.

What is Haute Couture?
World fashion

What is Haute Couture?

Haute couture refers to the designing, creating, and selling exclusive custom-made, high fashion women's clothes.

The term "haute couture" comes from the French language. Haute means "high" or "elegant", Couture means "sewing" or "dressmaking".

A business must be a member of the Syndical Chamber for Haute Couture in Paris, which is regulated by the French Department of Industry, in order to be called a haute couture house.

Originally referred to French fashion and in France, now the term Haute Couture is also used loosely to describe all high-fashion custom-fitted clothing.

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