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
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, 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.
Burberry appoints Riccardo Tisci as Chief Creative Officer
Riccardo, who is a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, will direct all Burberry collections and present his first for the brand in September. He will be based at Burberry’s headquarters in London.
Christopher Raeburn - the designer who makes clothes from parachutes
Christopher Raeburn has established his eponymous brand with sustainable and intelligent fashion design for a global audience. The REMADE ethos in particular has pioneered the reworking of surplus fabrics and garments to create distinctive and functional pieces.
P.O.P. Pitti optical power
Stripes move, sway and cross again and again. P.O.P Pitti Optical Power will be a visual and virtual spectacle that elicits new horizons of perception and perspectives on reality. As the Pitti Immagine shows do, innovatively, season after season. No black and white austerity in Fortezza da Basso but rather a kaleidoscope of full colour patterns to make living interiors playful and hypnotic. All this in a set design conceived and curated by life-styler Sergio Colantuoni.
Revolver Copenhagen brings Scandinavia to Pitti Uomo 94
From Pitti Uomo 94, Revolver Copenhagen Int. Fashion Trade Show will be presenting “Scandinavian Manifesto”, a new space with curated emerging and established Scandinavian brands.
5 Reasons to Shop for Jewelry Online
Buying jewelry in the tech age is much different than just twenty years ago. You would never find a website with anything other than electronic offerings for geeks. While that’s necessarily a bad thing, 2018 is now plentiful with sites that will sell you any jewelry online. From engagement rings to cufflinks, there’s a website for that. Here are just five reasons why you should shop online for jewelry.
The new artistic director of Berluti is Kris Van Assche
Berluti has announced Kris Van Assche as its new artistic director, succeeding Haider Ackermann, who announced that he is leaving the French fashion house on March 30.
A royalty among the winners of Most Stylish Men March 2018
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men March 2018 are already known. Among them, this month is a royalty - Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe...
An Evening of Smart Innovation that Showcased New Standards for Fashion
On Thursday, March 22nd, C.L.A.S.S., with support from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), hosted an intimate gathering of fashion’s industry leaders, educators, designers and members of the press to celebrate An Evening of Smart Innovation. The event was beautifully orchestrated by Ginger Design, an exceptional team of Italian creatives, filmmakers, food and textile designers as a way to create a unique immersive experience telling the story of C.L.A.S.S.’ visionary journey. Thus, providing guests with an awareness and chance to embrace knowledge related to four key areas that set new standards for fashion vital to C.L.A.S.S.’ business philosophy: Heritage, Smart Innovation, Circular Economy and Design Responsibility.
The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards nominees & honorees are in
Raf Simons, Virgil Abloh, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen lead in the number of nominations for the 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards in partnership with Swarovski. Each received two nominations this year: Simons and Abloh for Womenswear and Menswear Designer of the Year for Calvin Klein and Off-White respectively, and the Olsens for Womenswear and Accessory Designer of the Year for The Row.
Craig Green will be the menswear guest designer at Pitti Uomo 94
“CRAIG GREEN’s collection reveal many of the critical success factors for those who make fashion today”, says Lapo Cianchi, Pitti Immagine Director of Communications & Events, “and specifically his ability to innovate menswear “codes” – even radically, without losing track of the contemporary market’s dynamics. We have been monitoring the development of his style that mixes workwear influences and futuristic shapes, sculptural silhouettes and function. We are thrilled to have CRAIG GREEN at Pitti Uomo so that he can show us all the modern elegance of his vision in a spectacular event.”
Kim Jones is the new Dior Homme's creative director
Kim Jones is officially Dior Homme’s new artistic director. The British designer who stepped down from his coveted role at Louis Vuitton earlier this year will become the successor to Kris Van Assche who had previously held the position for eleven years.
Roberto Cavalli is going to be a special guest at Pitti Uomo 94
The Roberto Cavalli Group has chosen Pitti Uomo for the worldwide launch of its new men’s fashion project with a special event in the house’s distinctive style.
20 international scholarships for the international Masters of Raffles Milano - Istituto di Moda e Design
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is offering 20 scholarships for its international Masters that stars in the 2018/2019 academic year.
Design the Future and win an international scholarship in Barcelona
IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) Barcelona invites students and young professionals to participate in a "Creactivate" contest and show their creativity and talent. IED Barcelona offers twenty three international scholarships for Masters and Postgraduate Courses...
Research grant for high temperature resistant nonwovens
Finest fibers (> 1 µm) open new applications in the areas of personal protective textiles, hot gas fine dust filtration, battery separators and fuel cell membranes. Currently production plants are limited in terms of temperature and pressure.
Breitling takes off into a legendary future
At a red-carpet event at Zurich’s Hallenstadion, Breitling, the innovative Swiss watch brand, celebrated the debut of its new Navitimer 8 collection. Around 600 distinguished guests from the worlds of business, culture, and entertainment, as well as international media and opinion leaders, were welcomed by Breitling’s new global CEO, Georges Kern, who introduced his brand’s next chapter. Special guests included Gregory Breitling, the grandson of Willy Breitling, as well as adventurers Bertrand Piccard and Inge Solheim, members of the Breitling Jet Team and the Patrouille Suisse, French actor Guillaume Canet, and British actor Richard E. Grant, among many others. The event was the European stop on Breitling’s international tour, which debuted in Shanghai in late January and which will move on to New York City at the end of February.
Engin Akyurek is the winner of Most Stylish Men February 2018
The Top 5 Most Stylish Men February 2018 are already known. Here they are...
Sales of Italian textiles are up 1.3% in 2017
Made-in-Italy textiles (including wool, cotton, linen, silk fabrics and knits) are expected to close 2017 with an overall turnover of Euro 7.94 billion, up by 1.3%, according to estimates by the Confindustria Moda Research Center.
Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna gave tips for success to young designers
At the 26th Edition of Milano Unica there was a meeting of Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director of Ermenegildo Zegna with Italian students in fashion in conversation also with Simone Marchetti - Fashion Editor - D la Repubblica and Affari e Finanza. The theme was "Crafting modernity: innovative design merges with couture techniques to create the silhouette of tomorrow."
Ermenegildo Zegna wool mill received "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion
The importance of selecting the best natural fibres directly from the markets of origin, has been the cornerstone of Zegna’s pre-eminence in the luxury fabric market. A positive and fair relationship with the communities, regions and countries was essential for the success and for the constant improvement of fibres.
REDA received the ethical fashion award "303 TUSCANS" at Milano Unica
At Milano Unica REDA was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufactures of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and having transparent supply chain.
303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion was given to Dormeuil at Milano Unica
At Milano Unica Dormeuil was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufacturers of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and having transparent supply chain.
Lanificio Zignone received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion
At Milano Unica Lanificio Zignone was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufacturers of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and supporting the Italian supply chain.
Suitsupply lost over 12 000 followers in Instagram because of their ad campaign
A Netherlands-based men's suit company has faced a social media backlash in response to an advertising campaign featuring men embracing.
Cooperation agreement between mtex+ Chemnitz and SALTEX Dornbirn
Cooperation agreement between mtex+ Chemnitz and SALTEX Dornbirn: The association of the North-East German Textile and Clothing Industry will be present at SALTEX 2018 with a joint booth of its members.
Quick Draw Minimalist Wallet: Stylish, Functional, Exquisite
Carry the things you need & access them easily with their patent pending "Quick Draw" Wallet. Easily remove any card with a single touch.
Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la mode sign a mutual support agreement to confort Paris as the world fashion capital
Paris’s two most influential players on the international fashion scene - trade-show organiser Premiere Vision and the Federation de la Haute Couture de la Mode - have signed a partnership agreement.
The Woolmark Company unveiled The Wool Lab Spring/Summer 2019 at Milano Unica
Continuing to inspire and connect designers with the world’s best commercially available Merino wool fabric and yarn manufactures, The Woolmark Company will unveil the latest edition of The Wool Lab at Milano Unica, February 6 - 8.
Piacenza Cashmere Spring/Summer collection was presented at the 26th edition of Milano Unica
Cabo Blanco and Cartagena: two exotic locations in South Africa that inspired both literature noble prizes and the Piacenza Cashmere spring-summer collection 2018 showcased at the 26th edition of Milano Unica.
Milano Unica 26th edition started - Day 2
The second day of Milano Unica reprised the first day’s success, with exhibitors pleased with the quality of the buyers, who flocked to the trade show’s exhibitor areas, Event Areas and Special Sections of the Salon.
Milano Unica 26th edition started - see the highlights from Day 1
The Inaugural Ceremony, which began with a heartfelt tribute to the memory of Silvio Albini by President Ercole Botto Poala, presented the public with an interesting overview of prospects and opportunities for the Italian textiles sector in the near future.
Paul Rudd - Man of the Year
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, welcomed actor and screenwriter, PAUL RUDD, to Harvard University where he received his Man of the Year award. The Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man and Woman of the Year Awards are presented annually to performers who have made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment. The Man of the Year award was established in 1963. Its past recipients include, among others, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Hanks, Chris Pratt, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Justin Timberlake, and most recently, Ryan Reynolds.
Automobili Lamborghini presents the Collezione Fall-Winter 2018-2019 during Milan Men's Fashion Week
The new collection was presented at a reception in the exposition spaces of Via Tortona: a must-visit venue during the Milanese Fashion week.
Industry unites in the fight against microplastic release from the washing of synthetic textiles
A new industry agreement for the prevention of microplastic release from synthetic textiles washing was officially launched today and endorsed by the European Commission.
The winners of Most Stylish Men January 2018 are announced
The results from the January 2018 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Most Stylish Men January 2018 are Adam Lambert, Engin Akyurek, Sebastian Stan, David Garrett, and Felix Baumgartner and they were determined entirely by their fans.
303 TUSCANS – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION was given to Ethical brands from the Netherlands
On 21.01.2018 at Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam was held the second International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula, followed by the awards ceremony “303 TUSCANS“ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION. The event took place during the popular fair Modefabriek.
WHITE STREET MARKET - the first B and C event dedicated to sportswear and streetwear
A new trade event concept is taking shape in Tortona Fashion District, Milan: WHITE STREET MARKET, an innovative format designed for sportswear&streetwear businesses, which will have a chance to meet buyers and endusers. In the industrial setting of Ex Ansaldo - BASE, Via Tortona 54 Milan - the first B&C (business & consumer) tradeshow, is due to debut in June 2018, during WHITE MAN & WOMAN.
Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2019 - Processing my reality
'Processing my Realities.' This is the overarching trend theme at the latest edition of MUNICH FABRIC START. It impressively reflects the power of those interactions which seem so violent at present within the textile and fashion industry. The clash between online and analogue, between Industry 4.0 and skilled craftsmanship, between the virtual and the existent. And between Man + Machine, the concept theme of the BLUEZONE.
Brioni Spring/Summer 2018 advertising campaign with Harvey Keitel
Brioni reveals Harvey Keitel as the testimonial for the Spring/Summer 2018 ‘Tailoring Legends’ advertising campaign.
Kim Jones is leaving Louis Vuitton
The artistic director of Louis Vuitton menswear is set to leave the LVMH-owned mega-brand after seven years.
Pitti Immagine Award 2018 went to Brooks Brothers
On the occasion of the Pitti Uomo 93 opening ceremony, the Premio Pitti Immagine 2018 to Brooks Brothers has been announced. The Award was given to Claudio Del Vecchio, chairman and CEO of Brooks Brothers, during the brand's special event at Palazzo Vecchio, on Wednesday January 11th.
Modefabriek January 2018 edition events
Modefabriek is recognised as a procreative and inspiring fashion trade event, proudly based in Amsterdam. Since its founding in 1996, it has evolved into much more. Today, Modefabriek is a mash-up of brand presentations, fashion shows, expos, stores, talks, classes, food & drinks, music – and more.
Choose your favourite fashion icon for 2018 - Most Stylish Men 2018 contest is waiting for your vote
The contest for Most Stylish Men continues with new nominees and refreshed list of nominees. We selected the most famous men dressed in colourful suits or dress to impress.
Luca Magliano is the winner of Who is on next? Uomo 2017
At this edition, Pitti Italics – the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery program that promotes and supports new generations of fashion designers and the most interesting brands that design and manufacture in Italy – is shining the spotlights on MAGLIANO.
How To Stay Fit While on a Business Trip
When you travel for business, you want to stay fit. If you travel full time, then you know staying fit is almost impossible. Humans are creatures of habit and love routines. We tend to wake up at the same time each day, work out at the same time, and eat planned meals.
Tranzend Launches High-Tech, Adaptable, Waterproof Suit on Kickstarter
Sartorial aesthetics, sophisticated technology and environmental sustainability combined into a single two-piece suit for all occasions.
Alberto Vedelago: "Elegance is the mirror of our personality"
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.