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h+h cologne 2019 colours up the business

h+h cologne 2019 colours up the business

It is time once again from 29 to 31 March 2019: Specialised trade visitors from all over the globe will meet up at h+h cologne to inform themselves about the latest trends in the textile handicraft industry. Next year things are going to be particularly colourful. Because this time the motto of the event zone "my lovely livingroom" is "colour your business!". Under this title, in the event and workshop programme h+h cologne 2019 is placing a special focus on current and successful approaches for customer acquisition, sales promotions and customer loyalty.

Adam Lambert is the winner of Most Stylish Men October 2018

Adam Lambert is the winner of Most Stylish Men October 2018

The results from the October 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men October 2018 are Adam Lambert, Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Sebastian Stan and they were determined entirely by their fans.

The new Breitling Premier Collection: combining purpose and style

The new Breitling Premier Collection: combining purpose and style

The Breitling Premier collection reintroduces a name that has a special significance for the prestige watch brand. In the 1940s, Breitling introduced its first collection of truly elegant watches, which were defined by their fashionable flair. The new Breitling Premier collection combines purpose with style, delivering quality, performance, and timeless design that are worthy of the watch brand’s proud legacy.

The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector

The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector

The 7th EURATEX Convention, organized on 24 October in Ontinyent (Valencia, Spain) by the Consejo Intertextil Espanol (CIE), gathered over 200 participants from the textile and apparel sector, as well as prominent figures from regional and national representations. Hosted for the first time in Spain, the event was an opportunity to exchange views and present approaches for regional collaboration, to encourage the development and modernization of the fashion and textile industries.

ROICA™ Partners Showcase ROICA Eco-Smart™ family at MarediModa, the Trade Fair dedicated to Beachwear Fabrics and Accessories.

ROICA™ Partners Showcase ROICA Eco-Smart™ family at MarediModa, the Trade Fair dedicated to Beachwear Fabrics and Accessories.

November 6th through 8th at MarediModa, gain insight into ROICA™ premium partners as they showcase their latest collections. A wide-range of offerings that include innovations using ROICA™ Eco-Smart™, the responsible choice. The premium stretch fiber, produced by Asahi Kasei, innovations that meet contemporary business needs and consumer desires for garments in the modern wardrobe; fashion, athleisure, sportswear, intimates and swimwear.

Glenn Martens, creative director of Y/PROJECT will be Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 95

Glenn Martens, creative director of Y/PROJECT will be Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 95

Belgian designer Glenn Martens, creative director of Y/PROJECT mens and womenswear Paris-based label will present the new Y/PROJECT FW 2019/2020 mens collection in Florence with a special event. Winner of last year’s prestigious Andam Grand Prize Award, Y/PROJECT is considered one of the most original voices on the contemporary fashion scene.

Eco Stewardship Award 2018

Eco Stewardship Award 2018

Oscar-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett last night surprised four Australian woolgrowers by awarding them with the Eco Stewardship Award at this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia.

Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

Euromaglia S.r.l. is an Italian company specialized in refined textiles created thanks to performing processes and to the workmanship of highly-qualified professionals. The quality of Euromaglia products is granted by a strict production control from the raw materials up to finished textiles. Spring/Summer 2016 collections make use of sustainable materials such as wool, organic and recycled cotton, milk fibres, recycled polyester and regenerated wool.

The campaign for wool - Wool Week

The campaign for wool - Wool Week

Since the formation of Campaign for Wool by The Prince of Wales in 2010, the company has promoted globally the multifarious benefits of wool, ranging from its versatility in clothing, use in thermal house insulation and its inherent sustainability. As a result the public is slowly becoming more aware of the role wool plays in everyday life from luxury tailoring, carpeting and saddle cloths.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues

"Sales in the Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 11.4 percent in real terms in the months from January to August 2018 compared with the previous year," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at the industry meeting and general meeting of the trade association in Munich. Similarly, exports by the sector, which brings together manufacturers of sewing and garment technology, shoe and leather technology as well as laundry and dry-cleaning technology, increased by 6.2 percent in 2017 from 1.049 billion euros (2016) to 1.114 billion euros (2017). "Although times are still economically successful, many external components, such as Brexit or the trade policy of the US President, are nevertheless bringing considerable unrest to the markets," said G?nter Veit, Chairman of the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.

Made With Respect Announces Membership with 1% for the Planet

Made With Respect Announces Membership with 1% for the Planet

Made With Respect joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment.

ROICA™ Joined FILO Speciality Yarn Fair in Milan

ROICA™ Joined FILO Speciality Yarn Fair in Milan

ROICA™ experts showcase the world-first ROICA Eco-Smart™ Family that offers 2 responsible made yarns: a GRS (Global Recycled Standard) version 3 certified yarn and the world’s first yarn awarded Cradle2Cradle Material Health Gold Level Certificate and Hohenstein Environment compatibility certification.

Once again...Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men September 2018

Once again...Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men September 2018

The results from the September 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men September 2018 are Johnny Depp, Chris Hemsworth, Adam Lambert, Tom Hiddleston, Sebastian Stan and they were determined entirely by their fans.

And the 10th Premiere Vision Awards prizes for 2018 go to...

And the 10th Premiere Vision Awards prizes for 2018 go to...

The whole fashion industry -weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Forum PV Perspectives (Hall 5). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 8 prizes of the 10th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.

Super Guide to Custom Made Hats

Super Guide to Custom Made Hats

You know what’s beautiful? A custom crisp, concise bold text on your cap! It’s an accessory that pulls your entire looks together.

Swarovski launched fall/winter 2019/2020 innovations at Munich Fabric Start

Swarovski launched fall/winter 2019/2020 innovations at Munich Fabric Start

I visited Munich Fabric Start from 4th to 6th September and passed by the booth of Swarovski, sparkling again with its amazing crystals. Swarovski presented its innovations for Fall/Winter 2019/2020 there in help of all fashion designers and brands, who care for shining details.

Munich Fabric Start presented HighTex Award Winners

Munich Fabric Start presented HighTex Award Winners

The winners of the HighTex Award have been chosen. The innovation award of MUNICH FABRIC START was presented for the 4th time already but for the first time companies were recognized for their overall strategic commitment with regard to resource–saving process solutions, innovative product development as well as process implementation and marketability.

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men August 2018

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men August 2018

The results from the August 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men August 2018 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Cliff Richards and they were determined entirely by their fans.

Young designers at Who Is Next

Young designers at Who Is Next

Highlighting young designers and fashion of tomorrow, this next edition of Who’s Next & Premiere Classe puts brand new talents under the spotlight, with a range of 10 collectives that you won’t want to miss.

Forbes announced world's highest paid actors

Forbes announced world's highest paid actors

According to the Forbes annual rating, George Clooney is the highest paid actor for 2018.

BMX Dior Homme and Bogarde

BMX Dior Homme and Bogarde

Dior Homme and French BMX specialists Bogarde are joining together for a collaboration centred around three bikes, the second of which is available as one of 100 numbered pieces. Taking inspiration from motocross wheel dimensions, this second exclusive, gold-finished creation echoes the design codes of Dior Homme, including details in black and white as well as a bee engraved on the hand grips. Made in France, this bike displays leather details which feature the "Dior" signature, created by Dior in Italy.

Anthony Joshua is the face of BOSS stretch tailoring

Anthony Joshua is the face of BOSS stretch tailoring

Cab, plane, meeting, back again: a working day demands more than ever, and businesswear needs to move with you. This is where BOSS Stretch Tailoring comes in. Flexing with the body, the designs offer unparalleled ease of movement, which boxer Anthony Joshua puts to the test.

Wardrobe of the Future - a collaboration of FashNerd and Munich Fabric Start

Wardrobe of the Future - a collaboration of FashNerd and Munich Fabric Start

Predictions of fashion usually focus on the next season, but this coming September 2018, FashNerd.com will be creating a unique experience in collaboration with Munich Fabric Start, to further strengthen the fashion technology presence at the Keyhouse.

Avant-garde fashion collections created by students - part of the program of

Avant-garde fashion collections created by students - part of the program of "TexTailorExpo 2018"

Vocational high schools, specializing in the fashion industry, will also be presented with booths. This will enable direct contacts between their alumni and textile and clothing manufacturers. The initiative aims to offer solutions to one of the main problems in the industry - the shortage of staff.

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men July 2018

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men July 2018

The results from the July 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men July 2018 are Johnny Depp, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Cliff Richards, Adam Lambert and David Garrett and they were determined entirely by their fans.

Improving The Person in the Suit: Top Lifestyle Choices to Keep Looking Great

Improving The Person in the Suit: Top Lifestyle Choices to Keep Looking Great

The best-tailored suit will do wonders for any man, but to really shine you have to take care of the body underneath it just as carefully as you take care of the suit itself. Healthy living has the two-fold benefit of helping you look and feel better, so not only will you look better in a suit, but you will also have more confidence and energy.

Henry Cavill dons his Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris at world premiere of Mission Impossible - Fallout

Henry Cavill dons his Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris at world premiere of Mission Impossible - Fallout

At the world premiere of the 6th Mission: Impossible, a movie whose death-defying action includes gripping scenes set in Paris, British-born global movie star Henry Cavill wore his Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph in rose gold.

How to Use Your Smart Devices for Weight Loss

How to Use Your Smart Devices for Weight Loss

Your body begins losing lean muscle mass right around your mid-Twenties. Over time, this loss of muscle is replaced by fat. No matter your age, though, you can still effectively lose weight. And if you have a smart device, like a smartphone or smartwatch, you can use these devices as an aid to your weight loss efforts. Let's explore how you can use modern technology to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

Tom Hiddleston and Johnny Depp at the top of Most Stylish Men June 2018

Tom Hiddleston and Johnny Depp at the top of Most Stylish Men June 2018

We are happy to announce the results from the June voting in Most Stylish Men 2018. Thanks to all of you who voted and made the contest really interesting, not knowing the winner until the end of the month.

MOMAD Metropolis in September 2018

MOMAD Metropolis in September 2018

MOMAD Metropolis - the International Fashion Trade Show is moving ahead swiftly as regards content for its 6th edition, which takes place from 7 to 9 September at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid, concurrently with MOMAD Shoes, the International Footwear Trade Show.

Dashing Tweeds launched new flagship store in Marylebone

Dashing Tweeds launched new flagship store in Marylebone

Dashing has out grown its Mayfair origins and moved to a new beautifully spacious shop. Situated by the corner of Chiltern Street, within an area renowned for its independent menswear focused retail the location could not be better.

EFWA is accepting submissions from designers to create one unique look using men's shirts

EFWA is accepting submissions from designers to create one unique look using men's shirts

Eco Fashion Week Australia (EFWA) is now accepting submissions from designers around the world to create one unique look using men’s shirts for the return of the Upcycling Challenge by Marilyn R. Wilson. Accepted submissions will be featured on the runway at the second annual event in November, in two states: Nov. 4 – 10 in Port Douglas, Queensland; and Nov. 15 – 21 in Perth, Western Australia.

Promaslist - the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands

Promaslist - the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands

Promaslist.com is the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands in men’s fashion to see the collections but it is also a way to follow their presence at trade fairs and showrooms each season and get their contact information and sales points.

Stefano Chiassai presented Ritmoemotivo

Stefano Chiassai presented Ritmoemotivo

Stefano Chiassai, fashion designer and creative director for international fashion brands, is an untiring collector of clothes and fashion-related materials, a passion that in almost forty years of career has allowed him to put together an archive made up of 15,000 pieces that include garments, accessories and fabrics, turning it into a place for experimentation and contamination of the past, present and future.

Special launch of the Cos Menswear Capsule Collection

Special launch of the Cos Menswear Capsule Collection

During Pitti Uomo 94, the London-based fashion brand COS will present “Soma,” a capsule collection of essential menswear garments characterized by comfort and high-level design. A special event will be held for the launch of the collection in a stunning location in the city involving the participation of the famous British choreographer Wayne McGregor.

The Pitti Immagine Uomo Award 2018 goes to Bagutta

The Pitti Immagine Uomo Award 2018 goes to Bagutta

Who knows whether the textiles imprinting of his maternal family or the dash and artistic breadth of his father Gianandrea – one of the tutelary deities of 20th century music – had the upper hand, but it is certain that Pino Gavazzeni had a fortunate entrepreneurial intuition when in 1975 – in the wake of the affirmation of pret-a-porter garments – he created Bagutta which immediately established itself as an international reference point for high quality shirt-making for men and women that was synonymous with creativity and Italian style, dividing itself between its own brand collections and the production of garments for some of the greatest Made in Italy stylists. Now that Pino’s interest is mainly as a shareholder, his son Antonio and nephew Andrea are at the helm of the company, respectively as CEO and president.

Harry Styles - the face in Gucci Tailoring Campaign

Harry Styles - the face in Gucci Tailoring Campaign

Harry Styles is one of the best-dressed celebrities with so many amazing looks that it’s hard to count. And the ones responsible for the majority of those are the iconic Alessandro Michele and Gucci. As the brand’s ambassador, Styles is the perfect person to represent the vibrant, unconventional creations that the designer creates. The world-popular signer is now the face of the label’s latest men’s ads.

Pitti Uomo presents Sebago Shoes

Pitti Uomo presents Sebago Shoes

Pitti Uomo sees the arrival of the new Sebago designed in Italy Sebago, an American brand founded in Maine in 1946 and famous worldwide for its Penny Loafers boat shoes, presents its first collection at Pitti Uomo, entirely designed and developed in Turin (after acquisition of the brand by the BasicNet Group).

Benedict Cumberbatch - the new brand ambassador of Jaeger LeCoultre

Benedict Cumberbatch - the new brand ambassador of Jaeger LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre is very proud to welcome internationally renowned Benedict Cumberbatch as a brand ambassador. He embodies the elegant and active man of today with his integrity as an actor, a family man and someone who dedicates himself with energy to charitable endeavors. Benedict Cumberbatch: “Being a great watchmaking enthusiast I am delighted to be associated with such an outstanding watch manufacture as Jaeger-LeCoultre and to be visiting the Manufacture in the Vall?e de Joux in January.”

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men May 2018

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men May 2018

The results from the May 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men May 2018 are Johnny Depp, Adam Driver, Adam Lambert, Henry Cavill and Seo In Guk and they were determined entirely by their fans.

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018

Jak&Jil dreams with a world where sustainable fashion is the norm, in which every piece of clothing is produced in high quality design, considering several ethical and environmental aspects. Be Global Fashion Network totally supports this and we present you the opportunity to apply for the Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018.

The events around Florence

The events around Florence

During Pitti Uomo 94, there will be some more events about fashion, lifestyle and menswear in Florence. See the programme below:

Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94

Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94

Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94, Joining the line-up for the upcoming fair, following the announcements of Craig Green as Menswear Guest Designer, Roberto Cavalli as Special Guest and the “FANATIC FEELINGS - FASHION PLAYS FOOTBALL” exhibition.

C.L.A.S.S. e-commerce - the place to source responsible material innovations with low minimums

C.L.A.S.S. e-commerce - the place to source responsible material innovations with low minimums

The new, e-commerce platform provides an opportOur new, e-commerce platform provides an opportunity for designers, fashion startups, and fashion students to source responsible smart materials. Be inspired as you explore available C.L.A.S.S. select partners’ materials. They now offer low minimums and the chance to purchase up to 50 meters max, as you source responsibly.

Hulu surges past 20 million US subscribers

Hulu surges past 20 million US subscribers

During the Hulu 18 Presentation at the newly-named Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, executives took the stage to reveal the company’s rapid growth, announce multiple original programming and exclusive acquisition deals that expand Hulu’s content offering, and unveil new product and measurement innovations that will bring the future of television to the advertising business.

The evolution pant - the ultimate pant for travel, outdoor and every day

The evolution pant - the ultimate pant for travel, outdoor and every day

After three years of searching for the perfect fabric, it is presented to you the finest, most versatile product yet - The Evolution Pant. A highly-functional pair of pants designed to be the only pants you need for travel, outdoors and everyday. Built with a unique stretch nylon Supplex® fabric, The Evolution Pant is stronger, softer, stain-proof and packed full of travel features to allow you to do more with less!

Cartier celebrated the launch of the Santos de Cartier watch

Cartier celebrated the launch of the Santos de Cartier watch

On Monday, April 16th Cartier celebrated the launch of the Santos de Cartier watch to convey the bold and fearless spirit of the Maison at its Cartier Legendary Thrill party hosted by Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier International and Francois Marc- Sastre, Managing Director of Cartier South East Europe. Guests were entertained by International DJ Martin Solveig.

Ermenegildo Zegna celebrates 50th anniversary with an exhibition

Ermenegildo Zegna celebrates 50th anniversary with an exhibition

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ermenegildo Zegna’s entrance into the ready-to-wear business, the luxury Italian brand will host a dedicated exhibition at its historic Casa Zegna in Trivero, Italy, where Ermenegildo Zegna opened the Zegna wool mill in 1910.

L.B.M.1911 celebrates Milan Design Week hosting a special exhibition by Magis

L.B.M.1911 celebrates Milan Design Week hosting a special exhibition by Magis

THE EVENT - SPIN AND SPUN! On Thursday 19th, starting from 6pm, the Via della Spiga Boutique will host a special Happy Hour and DJ set : the guests will have the chance to enjoy the iconic Spun chair by Magis while spinning a nice selection of craft beers!

Tommy Hilfiger announces Lewis Hamilton as global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger Men's

Tommy Hilfiger announces Lewis Hamilton as global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger Men's

Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces that British Formula One™ racing driver and four-time Formula One™ World Champion Lewis Hamilton will appear as the new global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER men’s, including HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY HILFIGER TAILORED and TOMMY HILFIGER Menswear, Underwear and Swimwear, starting Spring 2018. The partnership reflects Tommy Hilfiger’s strategic commitment to build on its strong menswear heritage and further drive the global growth of its men’s business, bringing the next generation of fans to the brand.