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Men's shoes by Hydson Shoes
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Men's shoes by Hydson Shoes

Hudson was founded in East London in 1990 and is still based in Hoxton, where all of their shoes and boots are designed.

Boys bespoke suits in Ireland by Paul Henry
Children's and Teen Boys' Suits

Boys bespoke suits in Ireland by Paul Henry

Paul Henry Tailoring launched as a centre of excellence for tailoring, in a bid to save what is becoming a dying craft in Ireland. Paul Henry Tailoring offers the traditional Savile Row style experience of bespoke tailoring to its clientele from its showroom on Strand Street Great.

Pitti Uomo 91 - make the new makers
Fashion fairs

Pitti Uomo 91 - make the new makers

Pitti Uomo 91 will be held in Florence, Italy, from 10th to 13th January 2017.

Spanish bespoke suits by Santa Eulalia
Bespoke Men's Suits

Spanish bespoke suits by Santa Eulalia

Santa Eulalia, a focal point for luxury for both men and women in Spain, is considered to be one of the top menswear stores in the world by Pitti Uomo in Florence and The Business of Fashion.

Manolo Costa - a man of sartorial erudition
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Manolo Costa - a man of sartorial erudition

Having spent 12 years in the menswear industry with establishments such as Paul Stuart and Ralph Lauren, Manolo decided to take his creative vision to the modern men. The garments are centered on quality, precision and hand craftsmanship. At the atelier, they combine tradition and innovation to give each one of the clients focused attention, while helping them develop a very distinguished and personal sense of style.

Dolce and Gabbana fragrance - Intenso
Fragrances

Dolce and Gabbana fragrance - Intenso

Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is pure instinct; the power of an emotion that is freely expressed. It is the force of a determined man, with a heart that is rooted in tradition, yet revels in the modern world. Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is a woody aromatic fragrance, whose profound appeal is defined by a brand new discovery in the olfactory world: the Moepel accord which has been re-created from the flowers and leaves of the Milkwood tree using Headspace technology.

Bespoke suits by J.H.Cutler
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits by J.H.Cutler

At J. H. Cutler, Australia’s, and one of the worlds, most highly regarded bespoke tailors and shirt makers, our philosophy is to understand and fulfil the commission of each individual client, to maintain the highest standards of traditional bespoke tailoring and to create clothing of unsurpassed elegance, comfort and quality.

Made-to-measure suits and traditional tailoring by Monokel Berlin
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits and traditional tailoring by Monokel Berlin

Monokel Berlin is the made-to-measure manufacturer for the new generation of men in suits. No matter if it’s for evening wear, for a business or a leisure suit, together with you, we will create your tailor-made suit, shirt or chino-trousers. We would be happy to also advise you on your wedding suit. We can supply you with made-to-measure clothing, including the matching accessories, such as ties, pocket squares and men’s shoes, available in always changing collections.

Billionaire Couture Spring/Summer 2017 collection - the mystic Italian suits
Menswear collections

Billionaire Couture Spring/Summer 2017 collection - the mystic Italian suits

For too long, the playboys, fortune-makers and empire-builders of the world have been forgotten. It’s time, once again, for these icons of masculine power to rise and take their rightful place at the centre of the sartorial stage. Billionaire presents an extravagant, rich wardrobe for mature men who are unafraid of who they are and who they want to be.

Bespoke suits and shirts in Chester by Crichton Bespoke
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke suits and shirts in Chester by Crichton Bespoke

Crichton Bespoke was founded as bespoke shirt makers over 50 years ago and since then have expanded their skill set to emphasise a focus on the traditional, British school of gentleman’s tailoring. Today the business enjoys a reputation for creating some of finest bespoke suits in the UK, while their bespoke shirt offering is as strong as ever. They service a growing but highly discerning customer base with classic and contemporary pieces in the Savile Row tradition.

Made-to-measure suits by Sartoria Latorre
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits by Sartoria Latorre

Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d’Itria, Puglia.

Savile Row Academy
Organizations

Savile Row Academy

Savile Row Academy is a tailoring school founded by Andrew Ramroop, Master Tailor and Director of Maurice Sedwell Ltd. The objective of the Academy is to protect, enhance and develop the value of bespoke tailoring by training aspiring tailors to the highest attainable standards.

Savile Row - the home of the Bespoke Men's Suit
The dandy style

Savile Row - the home of the Bespoke Men's Suit

In a world where designers are appreciated more than craftsmen, Savile Raw remains one of the last bastions of traditional cutting and tailoring. There reigns strictly and traditional division of labor.

GANDHUM Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection
Menswear collections

GANDHUM Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection

The 2016 Spring-Summer season provides the first GANDHUM collection which pays homage to traditional menswear whilst adapting a contemporary vision.

Sartoria Latorre Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection at Pitti Uomo 89
Fashion fairs

Sartoria Latorre Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection at Pitti Uomo 89

The last edition of Pitti Uomo was held in Florence in January, 2016. Our team was there and among the brands, which grabbed our attention was Sartoria Latorre. It was founded in 1965 by Michele Latorre.

The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris
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The traditional Bulgarian embroidery is already in Paris

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

Made-to-measure Tailoring - traditions and innovations
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure Tailoring - traditions and innovations

In order to appeal to a younger generation, traditional suitmakers need to push the boundaries by experimenting with innovative silhouettes, bold colors, patterns and trims.

Garrison Bespoke - One of the best Bespoke and Made-to-measure tailors in Canada
Bespoke Men's Suits

Garrison Bespoke - One of the best Bespoke and Made-to-measure tailors in Canada

The brand offers men's business, formal and casual suits, as well as wedding garments, custom shirts and bespoke garments. All Garrison pieces are made from an exclusive selection of the finest cloths imported from Italy and the UK.

Chittleborough & Morgan - Savile Row Bespoke Tailors
Bespoke Men's Suits

Chittleborough & Morgan - Savile Row Bespoke Tailors

Roy Chittleborough and Joe Morgan are master tailors and the owners of Chittleborough & Morgan - a traditional bespoke atelier at Savile Row, London - There is no ready-to-wear and there are no anonymous customers. There is only Bespoke.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Fashion trends: Prints
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Fashion trends: Prints

'Updating both Contemporary and Young Fashion, forward print designs introduce new approaches to an array of aesthetic influences, spanning florals and stripes to check, geos and camou. These trends have been forecast to inform print design development for the upcoming season, influencing high-end and fast fashion collections going into Fall-Winter 2016/2017 and more mainstream ranges for Fall-Winter 2017/2018'.

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art
Menswear fabrics

Bower Roebuck - a skill, a craft, an art

The world’s leading designers, garment makers, merchants and tailors turn to Bower Roebuck to produce elaborate and adventurous fabrics that enhance their latest collections. More importantly, they also rely upon us to create the subtle cloths that satisfy the classic tastes of connoisseurs. Enlightened individuals understand that exquisite cloth is more than just an adornment. A perfectly tailored garment in our fabric is a very personal experience which enhances the senses and calms the spirit.

Top quality fabrics for men's suits by E.Thomas mill
Menswear fabrics

Top quality fabrics for men's suits by E.Thomas mill

E. Thomas is specialized in the 'production of top quality fabrics both fancy and plain for menswear, made from the finest and most valuable selected Australian wools'. They are aiming to offer both classics and modern weaving, combining style and tradition.

Vicuña - the finest fibre by Loro Piana
Menswear fabrics

Vicuña - the finest fibre by Loro Piana

Loro Piana is an Italian clothing company specialised in high-end, luxury cashmere and wool products and vicuña is the rarest, finest animal fibre in the world with a diameter of only 12.5-13 micron.

Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes
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Cartoon series where the characters wear Bulgarian traditional costumes

Due to its geographical location, Eastern European mythology and folklore seamlessly blend influences from Asian nomads, the Orient, Ancient Greece, the Thracian and the European Slavic cultures, the result being something completely new and interesting, but still European.

Savile Row Bespoke Association
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Savile Row Bespoke Association

Savile Row Bespoke Association (SRBA) was founded in 2004 by an alliance of five fashion houses. Today the Association has 16 member houses, which main aim is 'to safeguard Savile Row's unique bespoke standards, to protect and champion this understanding of bespoke tailoring and to promote the ingenious craftsmen that comprise the community of Savile Row'.

Dutch fashion: Cold Method
Menswear collections

Dutch fashion: Cold Method

'Cold Method has a masculine image and appearance and a nonchalant urban look with a cool attitude. It represents a complete men's wardrobe for every occasion with a balance between casual and dressed. A classic tradition in a contemporary way'.

Following the Bulgarian dance in Netherlands
Lifestyle chronics

Following the Bulgarian dance in Netherlands

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.

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty
World fashion

Sustainable fashion: Scarves, jewelry, capes and caftans by A Peace Treaty

The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.

National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' with first concert in the Netherlands
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National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' with first concert in the Netherlands

'I expect that first we will present Bulgaria really well, then we will present the Ensemble and our culture well. Our spectacle is an ambassador of Bulgarian traditions - for all Bulgarian in Bulgaria, for all Bulgarians abroad and for all other people in the world. Bulgarian folklore is a wonder - it is the richest on the planet', commented Hristo Dimitrov.

Dutch fashion: Iris van Herpen
World fashion

Dutch fashion: Iris van Herpen

'In all my work I try to make clear that fashion is an artistic expression, showing and wearing art, and not just a functional and devoid of content or commercial tool. With my work I intend to show that fashion can certainly have an added value to the world, that it can be timeless and that its consumption can be less important then its beginning'.

National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' present Bulgarian fashion and folklore in the Netherlands
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National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' present Bulgarian fashion and folklore in the Netherlands

In the end of October, the National Folklore Ensemble 'BULGARE' is going to the Netherlands for a one-month tour. BULGARE is going to present Bulgarian dances and folklore in some of the most prestigious theaters in more than 20 cities in the country.

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini
Menswear collections

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini

And today, 130 tailors - each dedicated to performing a single step - use only scissors, thimbles, needles and thread to produce 50 entirely handmade jackets and suits per day, made of finest Scottish, English, Irish and Italian yarns, from the highest quality wools to the purest cashmeres. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit and each of them has a little handcrafted details fine-tuned over the decades by Vincenzo Attolini

Koprivshtitsa 2015: Embroidered men's suit jackets by Richmart
Menswear collections

Koprivshtitsa 2015: Embroidered men's suit jackets by Richmart

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.

'An Homage to the Tudors' - Curiel Couture Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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'An Homage to the Tudors' - Curiel Couture Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

This collection was inspired by the Tudors and dedicated to Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth for her ninetieth birthday: an homage to a monarch who, in the 20th and 21st century has been an example of great style, elegance, civility, discretion and extraordinary balance.

Tsvetomir Petkov: Bulgarian folklore is really rich and we don't know what a treasure we have!
Interviews

Tsvetomir Petkov: Bulgarian folklore is really rich and we don't know what a treasure we have!

Tsvetomir Petkov is a young Bulgarian designer, Fashion design student at the National Academy of Arts. He is born in Troyan, lives in Sofia and is currently in Ruse, where he works on the Richmart Vintage project.

August 2015: National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, Koprivshtitsa
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August 2015: National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, Koprivshtitsa

The National Festival of the Bulgarian Folklore, is held in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria since 1965 - once in approximately every 5 years. Its 11th edition will run August 7-9, 2015 in Voyvodenets area, Koprivshtitsa. The festival is dedicated to Lyuben Karavelov.

Hermès menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016
Menswear collections

Hermès menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016

Urban luxury streetwear. This is how the experts describe Hermès Fall-Winter 15/16 men's collection. Designer Véronique Nichanian created pieces for the carefree Parisian man, who just enjoy life.

Italian haute couture designer Ivan Donev: You can expect beautiful, beautiful surprises
Interviews

Italian haute couture designer Ivan Donev: You can expect beautiful, beautiful surprises

Journalists in Rome call him 'the Bulgarian adopted by the Italian haute couture'. He defines himself as an Italian designer born in Bulgaria. But today when fashion gets more and more international, this is not so important. The style, consistency and talent are the significant things. And Ivan Donev has all of them.

Loris Azzaro Couture Spring-Summer 2015 collection at Paris Fashion Week
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Loris Azzaro Couture Spring-Summer 2015 collection at Paris Fashion Week

Last week in France, French designer Arnaud Maillard and Spanish designer Alvaro Castejón presented their Spring-Summer 2015 collection for Loris Azzaro Couture fashion house during the Paris Fashion Week (January 25-29, 2015).

Richmart Vintage - a National contest for Folklore dances and fashion designers
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Richmart Vintage - a National contest for Folklore dances and fashion designers

Inspired by the beauty of traditional Bulgarian dances, the leading manufacturer of men's made-to-measure suits Richmart starts a National contest for Folklore dances and fashion 'Richmart Fashion Show'. Everyone who loves Bulgarians folklore and fashion is welcome to take part in the project.

Robert Nobles men's fabrics - designed and woven in Scotland
Menswear fabrics

Robert Nobles men's fabrics - designed and woven in Scotland

Robert Noble was originally established in Galashiels, Scotland under the name of David Ballantyne in 1666 and today - almost 350 years later - it combines centuries-old techniques with modern technology to serve some of the most famous fashion houses in the world.

Military style for Spring-Summer 2015 by Discovered
Menswear collections

Military style for Spring-Summer 2015 by Discovered

Discovered Spring-Summer 2015 collection features a combination of bold prints and more subtle, traditional pieces.

KaDeWe with 'Studio Italia - La Perfezione del Gusto' campaign
World fashion

KaDeWe with 'Studio Italia - La Perfezione del Gusto' campaign

For the next two months, the KaDeWe atrium will be transformed into a modern palazzo, presenting Italian labels with high quality standards and the sense of tradition that often guides family-run or artisan operations. On all floors, the premium store focuses on Italy - from fashion, accessories and beauty to home and gourmet.

How to Shop for a Top Quality Watch
Fashion advices

How to Shop for a Top Quality Watch

While many have suggested that the emergence of the smart watch has sounded the death knell for the traditional watch making industry, this does a disservice to the resilience and fortitude of those within the industry. Traditional watches may well be one of the most intricate and ground-breaking innovations ever created, as this feat of engineering has the longevity to survive even the most unique technological developments. January is also one of the best times of the year to buy a brand new watch, as retailers often lower the prices and offer cut-price deals.

Interview with Gyula Szabó - menswear designer from Hungary
Interviews

Interview with Gyula Szabó - menswear designer from Hungary

Gyula Szabó is a menswear fashion designer.
Hisoriginal qualification was electrician. He started makingclothes for himself in his twenties. A few years later, he changed his profession and became a garment industrial engineer.
He has worked as a pattern maker.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are going to surprise with a Christmas card
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are going to surprise with a Christmas card

The Reality star Kim Kardashian announced her plans with Kanye for making a family Christmas card in 2014.

Lie Sang-Bong Spring-Summer 2014 collection during the Paris Fashion Week
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Lie Sang-Bong Spring-Summer 2014 collection during the Paris Fashion Week

Diverse but stylish, colorful but harmonious, traditional but innovative - garments of Lie Sang-Bong's Spring-Summer 2014 collection are all these!
The famous South Korean Pret-A-Porter fashion designer who studied at the Seoul Institute of the Arts presented his works on October 2, 2013 in France during the Paris Fashion Week.

'A Royal Procession' collection presented during Lakme Fashion Week 2013
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'A Royal Procession' collection presented during Lakme Fashion Week 2013

Famous Indian fashion duo Shyamal and Bhumika presented their collection on Tuesday during Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013 in Mumbai.
It's titled 'A Royal Procession' and creations are inspired by the splendor of Maharajas along with 16th century couture.
Designer duo shows the beauty of Indian wedding.

Bulgarian Soirée
Lifestyle chronics

Bulgarian Soirée

Wouldn’t it be nice if savvy people could meet in chic, casual venues and experience the taste and tradition of other cultures?

An Exciting Evening at the Embassy of BulgariaProfessionals in the City, a Washington, DC-based organization with over 100,000 members, hosts a myriad of social events, from sunset kayaking to Carnaval 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

On July 27, Pros in the City hosted “An Exciting Evening at the Embassy of Bulgaria” in the Nation’s Capital (USA) at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria. Guests were welcomed by a delightful embassy staff and ushered into a sizable room decorated with Bulgarian artifacts, where a buffet-style dinner of ethnic cuisine was tastefully presented.

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