Do the words “taste” and “elegance” still have much meaning these days?* Or are they being edged out by the most opulent and narcissistic behavior? – This is me thinking aloud because I am struggling to come to terms with realities of certain situations. In this hell of opulence I believed that elegance need to be noticed, not excessively displayed. I guess, in a DANTE way, I need a Virgil who can take me out of this inferno. Alberto Vedelago comes to my rescue as my mind is cracking up.
The 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize winners were announced during a special event during Pitti Uomo at Stazione Leopolda in Florence.
Wool, linen and silk are the basic materials for our sartorial collection, which this season includes a host of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pin stripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches, with fabrics enlivened by weaving different yarns to create apparently plain colours or blends of colours.
MANGO announces the international launch of its new line of male fragrances, Fragrance Department, which includes three offerings, each one inspired by a different lifestyle.The three fragrances, and their simple and modern packaging design, are aimed at the fashion-conscious, masculine, contemporary and elegant male.
The colour-non colour is the passepartout for the summer season, matched with blue and red to create contrasts, or together with natural shades for a more colour coordinated look. White, including pure white, is enhanced by outstanding, exclusive and lively textures. Military-inspired green, blue and light blue, natural shades, ruby and coral touches complete their eclectically interpreted summer palette.
The results from the 2017 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Most Stylish Men 2017 are Adam Lambert, Felix Baumgartner and Tom Cruise and they were determined entirely by their fans.
World-renowned British actor Kit Harington joins the Dolce&Gabbana family in the exciting new video and print campaign of The One for Men. His charismatic personality makes him the perfect ambassador for the fragrance. He is the Dolce&Gabbana man.
TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany organizes the awarding ceremony “303 Tuscans” for Ethical fashion in Florence, Italy on 10.01.2018, at 6 p.m. Certificates will be given to communities supporting the Italian supply chain and the three-dimensional business model.
Stuttgart – between November 30 and December 1, one of the most important conventions for the European technical textile industry took place in Stuttgart. The Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf-International Textile Conference brought together 600 professionals from 28 countries, across four continents from the textile, textilemachinery and various user-industries. Economy and research experts reported on research results and marketable textile innovations concerning high performance fibers, fiber composites and medical textiles.
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men November 2017 are already known. Here they are:
Introducing the launch of Made to Measure services for 2017 with consultation and fittings at their London based atelier. Experience a Made to Measure session like no other where you will receive an in depth consultation to discuss your preferences, enjoy a fitting session with their master tailor and see luxurious London made craftsmanship.
The most promising names on Finland’s new fashion scenario will be the stars of the Guest Nation project sponsored by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery during Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 (Florence, 9-12 January 2018).
Brooks Brothers, America’s oldest apparel brand, will celebrate its milestone two hundred year anniversary in 2018. Signature events and activations are planned throughout the year around the world and will begin in January in collaboration with Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 in Florence, Italy.
Simon Spurr is back. The acclaimed British designer, credited with modernising menswear tailoring, has been appointed as creative director of Italian menswear brand Eidos — a more modern and affordable sub-label of heritage menswear brand Isaia that was launched in 2013. His first Autumn/Winter 2018 collection for the Neapolitan brand will debut in January.
The International Woolmark Prize returns to Florence, with the 2017/18 global final to be held January 9, 2018, on the first day of Pitti Uomo.
BVLGARI celebrated the homecoming of the two stolen masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. BVLGARI contributed the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Guardia di Finanza to return the masterpieces almost fifteen years after their theft from Naples (Italy) to the museum in Amsterdam. Especially for BVLGARI invitees the paintings, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen were displayed at the Van Gogh Museum
The winners of the Leading Culture Destinations Awards, “The Oscars for Museums,” were announced tonight at the brand new Trafalgar St. James hotel, with London’s Design Museum achieving top prize of The Leading Culture Destination 2017 overall winner.
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men October 2017 are already known. Here they are:
Ecology and Fashion: the combination is the topic of the moment. This is not a passing shift for environmental issues but it is an urgency that requires commitment and dedication by all. Above all it involves fashion that uses its language to affect not only aesthetics, but also lifestyles and ways of thinking.
The route to the 26th edition of Milano Unica has begun with the presentation of the S/S 2019 trends at the Teatro Vetra in Milan. The three themes that inspire the international global trends focus on three elements that are essential to our life on the planet - Water, Air and Earth - and its payoff is projected towards the future: «Milano Unica: Save the Planet»
After two years of development, Bluffworks are finally ready to present to you one of our finest products yet - a high performance, machine washable, dress shirt that never wrinkles, but has a natural look and feel that rivals any shirt you own.
YKK’s latest creation, the Excella® Fin zipper, part of the revered Excella® range, introduces an innovative finguard structure of the zipper extends the teeth to the tape, to protect it from friction and rip. The zipper is enhanced with an improved dynamic shape and multifunctional purpose. The newly designed teeth are a size 75, adding crucial support to top quality, ideal for use within all garments, shoes, accessories and luggage.
Another year brings another season. Fresh ideas and exciting developments. Reinvigorated collections, and inaugural brands which bring a necessary new. For the forthcoming season, autumn/winter 2018, premium fashion trade show Jacket Required welcomes its fourteenth edition.
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men September 2017 are already known. Here they are:
Golf jackets are a compulsory part of your golfing kit, especially when playing here in the UK – we never know when the weather will turn nasty on you. There are lots of styles of golf jacket available, each offering benefits that can be useful when on the course. So how do you choose the perfect golf jacket?
Premiere Vision Paris, Tuesday 19 September 2017, 5:30 pm: the whole fashion industry - weavers, tanners, designers, buyers…, as well as international journalists, got together at the Premiere Vision Fabrics Forum (Hall 6). They were all eager to discover the winners of the 8 prizes of the 9th PV Awards, and to celebrate textile and leather excellence.
Already for the third time now the HIGHTEX AWARD was presented as an exclusive innovation prize at MUNICH FABRIC START. Specially designed on the basis of the latest technological material and process innovations in modern 3D production by VOJD Studios Berlin.
The world leader in trade fairs for the upstream side of the creative fashion industry, Premiere Vision continues to further its development, and announces the launch of its marketplace in 2018. In an ever more connected and technological world, Premiere Vision is already positioning itself to meet future market developments.
The Woolmark Company and iconic menswear brand SCABAL have once again joined forces, producing a stunning short film saluting the heroes of the handmade, the believers of bespoke and those who handle perfection.
“We continue to celebrate our menswear collections with engaging, interactive installations that feature our latest designs, as well as the incredible digital innovation taking place in all areas of our business,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “I am very excited to return to Pitti for a second season to present our Spring 2018 Hilfiger Edition collection and take part in the great momentum that the men’s fashion world is experiencing globally.”
The creative world of Spanish fashion gathers at the 66th edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
The big event in Spanish Fashion, organised by IFEMA, will take place from 14 to 19 September. On the 14th, fashion shows and presentations will take place at different locations in the city. From the 15th to Tuesday the 19th, fashion shows will take place in hall 14.1 at IFEMA-Feria de Madrid, with some events closing with presentations and shows at other locations in Madrid.
Beyond the Bale is The Woolmark Company’s quarterly magazine that communicates company initiatives to stakeholders across the wool pipeline.
The football player Cristiano Ronaldo has released his new CR7 perfume, claiming it's "his secret weapon" for self-confidence.
Palazzina, 5 stars boutique hotel designed by Philippe Starck, after being acquired from the Relegance holding last year, goes back to being the most exclusive location of Venice during the 74th International Film Festival. Once again this year Palazzina is hosting the most glamour nights, becoming the favourite social gathering of celebrities and influencers.
Most Stylish Men 2017 for August - Top 5 is still the same - Charlie Hunnam, Adam Lambert, David Garrett, Gianluca Vacchi, Lionel Messi
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men August 2017 are already known. They are the same, only the positions are different. Here they are...
It is now official : the most important challenge for European students will take place in the French capital on April 12th, 2018 at Palais Brongniart.
Master multi-taskers have met their match with Christian Louboutin’s newest men’s bag, Cabado. A FW17 introduction, Cabado is a shape-shifting tote with a twist, converting easily to be worn as a backback with a simple glide downward of the straps.
Conor McGregor wears customised suit which has ‘f*** you’ written in pinstripes for Floyd Mayweather press conference. The Irish fighter showed off his customised suit as he squared off with Floyd Mayweather in Los Angeles.
During the International TOCICO Conference in Berlin, Germany, from 15 to 19 July, TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany presented illustrations, inspired by the Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles. They are made in order to be used to explain TOC to children in an amusing way.
Tommy Hilfiger announces Alex Pall and Andrew (Drew) Taggart – globally known as the celebrated pop music duo, The Chainsmokers – will appear as the global brand ambassadors for Tommy Hilfiger menswear, including Hilfiger Edition, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored and Tommy Hilfiger sportswear, beginning Fall 2017. The Grammy award-winning duo brings a modern, youthful twist to the brand’s more than 30-year global menswear legacy.
TINTEX presents a new and fresh campaign with contemporary images that signal the launch of the Autumn Winter 2019 Jersey collections presented by CEO Mario Jorge, who describes the new ‘Naturally Advanced’ position as moving on from making beautiful organics and natural materials to the next level with advanced hybrid nature/hi-tech smarts, with added value creativity, thanks to focused investments that will serve and secure their customer demands both now and in the seasons to come.
Henry Poole & Co Ltd have partnered up with adidas Originals. This collaboration will see a classic adaptation of two modern NMD silhouettes launching on 21st July and 4th August exclusively at Size. Inspired by Henry Poole’s rich heritage in bespoke suit design and adidas originals street style credentials, the two limited edition sneakers will be created using custom made fabrics, inspired by Henry Poole’s most iconic day and evening suit silhouettes.
A BESPOKE tailor is set to close the doors of his shop in Leigh for the last time after almost 50 years in the business.
The conversation between Brioni and the world’s legendary men opens a new chapter by revealing the Fall/Winter 2017 advertising campaign featuring the iconic Sir Anthony Hopkins.
Most Stylish Men July 2017 - Adam Lambert, David Garrett, Charlie Hunnam, Lionel Messi, Gianluca Vacchi
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men July 2017 are already known. Here they are...
Angelico proposes a concrete answer to the increasing demand of sustainable fabrics. The focus on environmental sustainability - increasingly requested by fashion houses and by an eco-friendly market sector - gains a concrete dimension, with a series of treatments inspired by nature.
GUCCI made fashion headlines this week with its sci-fi-inspired autumn/winter 2017 campaign. Shot by Glen Luchford, with art direction by Christopher Simmonds, models pose in Star Trek-influenced scenarios, fend off dinosaurs and fall prey to extra-terrestrial creatures that emerge from deep, dark lakes.
Whether you like it or not, your clothing communicates and it can have a serious effect on your ability to achieve success. Research shows that your appearance strongly influences other people's perception of your financial success, authority, trustworthiness, intelligence, and suitability for hire or promotion.
With 8 fashion shows, about 30 featured labels and over 5.000 guests, PLATFORM FASHION successfully started its 8th season on Areal Boehler from July 21st till July 23rd. Supported by partners such as LEXUS Germany, ASUS and Broich Catering, the fashion show concept offers established brand as well as upcoming talent a unique opportunity to present their latest collections in a high quality manner during the CPD order days.
Men's Fashion Group Florence and Richmart celebrated 60 years anniversary of the Italian men's suits brand MABRO at Pitti Immagine Uomo 92.