Tailors on Savile Row have lost a legal battle over their right to use the word "bespoke" to refer exclusively to hand-made suits.
Project New York is a 3-day-event, held biannually in NYC, NY, USA - it is entirely dedicated to the menswear market. The fair offers three communities featuring men's apparel, footwear, and accessories. The next edition of PROJECT New York FW will be held January 24-26, 2016 at Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC, USA.
The new year is already here and the winners of BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced! The nominees are separated in six categories - Cinema, Music, Business, Sport, Science & Culture and Politics - and here are your top 5 favorites in each of them, forming the Top 30 Most Stylish Men 2015 list...
Among 433 nominees the readers of Be Global Fashion Network selected the Most Stylish Men 2015 in 6 categories - see who the winners are:
West claims the Most Stylish Man title for the second year in a row, which makes sense—if there was ever a year dominated Kanye's personal style, it was 2015. From the debut of his Yeezy label at New York Fashion Week back in February to the rollout of Yeezy Boosts throughout the year that instantly sold out, West had a dominant hand in defining how men wanted to look in 2015.
For 3 days, twice a year at Paris-Nord Villepinte, the six major industries (Yarns, Fabrics, Leather, Designs, Accessories, Manufacturing) supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry, come together in Paris, presenting forward-looking fashion information during Première Vision Paris. The next edition of the 'the global event for fashion professionals' will be held February 16-18, 2016.
Milano Unica is a world-renowned trade fair, established in 2005. The XXII edition of Milano Unica will be held at Viale Scarampo, Milan, Italy from February 9-11, 2016.
WHO'S NEXT is a leading international fashion trade show in Europe. Every season it welcomes 50,000 visitors through its doors at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre in Paris, where talented artists create the visuals of a communication campaign to share inspirations. The next edition of Who's Next Paris will be held January 22-25, 2016.
During the next edition of Modefabriek Amsterdam (January 24-25, 2016) the Men's Fashion Cluster will provide a free made-to-measure training, which explains How to become a fashion consultant without any designer skills - an option that give you a chance to earn an additional income up to 120 000 euro per year without any investment.
David Beckham is a global superstar, devoted husband and down-to-earth dad of four. And now, the humble British heartthrob is this year's Sexiest Man Alive.
The closure is going to happen by January 1, 2016, because the company 'is currently being acquired by an international made-to-measure group' and its physical stores have to be closed as 'it does not fit into their growth strategy'.
The issue shows the country's leader in a variety of situations and each month's image is 'accompanied by a quotation from the man himself, on topics ranging from his love of dogs, Russian women and fishing to the country's growing military power'.
American fashion designer Thom Browne will curate a new exhibition, called 'Thom Browne Select'. It will include more than 50 of the museum's historic and contemporary mirrors and frames, as well as some personal objects, exploring the ideas of reflection and individuality.
Earlier this month it was announced that Litorina IV LP ('Litorina') sells their ownership of 53% in Eton to another private equity firm - EQT VII ('EQT'). Eton has doubled its turnover since Litorina became the majority shareholder in 2011. The divestment is a strategic step in the shirt maker's global expansion.
Yes, fashion from the past can be inspiring and we can enjoy great vintage fashion trends, but take a look at some funny 70s fashion outfits that we hope will never be back.
Doppiaa is making its debut at Pitti Uomo with a special event to launch its F/W 2016-2017 collection. An exclusive Cocktail&Lunch, by invitation only, is to be held on Tuesday 12 January at 12.30, inside the Opificio delle Pietre Dure at Fortezza da Basso, where guests will have the chance to admire some of the works currently being restored.
When it comes to changing with the times, most people eventually conform to current trends in an effort to stay styling.
The 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards nominations have been announced, and as you probably know, they usually give some indication of what might be on Oscar's mind shortly thereafter. George Miller’s sequel to the wildly popular Road Warrior series, Mad Max: Fury Road, received a whopping 13 nominations including one for Best Picture, Best Director and bad-to-the-bone Charlize Theron was honored for her performance. Also on top of the heap, numbers-wise were Todd Haynes’ Carol, Ridley Scott’s The Martian and Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant with nine nods each.
SECOO, the high-end service platform, announced to have received the official authorization of the world class tailor-made men's clothing brand "KITON", and SECOO began to play an important role as partner of KITON in China. The cooperation between the two parties is expected to be diversified and deep rather than focused on e-commerce.
It's quite possible that Daniel Craig's fourth turn as 007 will be his best and his last turn to play the secret agent who's more like a superhero. Craig, who gives some incredibly candid replies when being interviewed, said he'd rather slit his wrist than play James Bond again, and if he did, it would be only for the money. His co-star, Naomie Harris, who played Eve Moneypenny opposite Craig's secret agent in Skyfall and will be reprising her role in the upcoming Spectre, told BBC News that Craig was "just being sarcastic." She said that his sense of humor doesn't translate well to print and that Craig is definitely immersed in being Bond and will do another Bond flick.
The designer just announced that he'll be displaying his wares in a series of intimate presentations to be held at the end of New York Fashion Week in February.
The Order of Kurmet has been awarded to Marco Balich by the Government of Kazakhstan. This mark of excellent distinction is presented in recognition of the professional contribution that Balich gave to Kazakhstan by presenting to the whole world the Nation that will host the next Expo in 2017, through the ceremony for the 550th Anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate.
In the early 19th century, John Rich II, son of an English wool carder, set off from Liverpool across the Atlantic in search of a new life. He went on to found the Woolrich Woolen Mills in Pennsylvania in 1830 and travelled from logging camp to logging camp selling his first wool products: wool fabric, wool socks and basic wool garments.
The winners of the the first edition of the Annual ACD awards, adjudged by InLife Tv and 'Architecture store', were announced during a glamorous gala in Anastacia Residence, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto is the place where you can see Paul Mason, a.k.a Fashion Santa, in action. All customers are encouraged to snap selfies with him, because the mall donates $1 (up to a total of $10,000) for every Fashion Santa Selfie posted on social media /hashtag #YorkdaleFashionSanta/ to the SickKids Foundation - a charity for Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.
The official award ceremony of the most elegant Bulgarians for 2015 took place on December 10 in Vitosha Park Hotel .
The IWP crosses borders and cultures by seeking up-and-coming talent from established and rising design hubs around the globe. The regional awards are held in six regions: Asia; Australia; British Isles; Europe; India, Pakistan and Middle East; and USA. Six menswear and six womenswear finalists are then selected to compete in the IWP finals, traditionally held during key fashion weeks around the world.
A new study revealed that for 61% of today's women the 1950s gentleman is the most desirable of all times, because he made more of an effort with his appearance and manners. These guys regularly wore suits and hold the door open for ladies, which they found (and still find) very attractive.
At the beginning of the next month we will publish the results and 5 of you who have voted and left their contact information will be awarded with a made-to-measure men's suit jacket by Richmart - one of the most modern men's suit factories in Europe.
he Woolmark Company is pleased to announce a two-season partnership with leading American fashion designer Thom Browne, becoming the first US designer to use Cool Wool-certified garments in a commercially available collection.
The Menswear Guest Designer at Pitti Uomo 89 will be Juun.J. The Korean designer, whose creative research in menswear continues to attract the attention of the international fashion community show after show, will present his menswear collection for the first time in Florence with a one-of-a-kind event that will take place on Wednesday 13 January, at the Stazione Leopolda.
The EU-funded TAILORFIT project is developing cost-efficient software and automated material cutting technologies that will enable fashion houses from Italy and abroad to offer personalised, made to measure menswear quickly and at competitive prices. ‘All fashion houses that manufacture menswear are focused on providing made to measure products to their customers,’ explains project coordinator Mirko Zilli, CEO of Crea Solution. ‘This market is lucrative, but at the same time also increases in-house costs.’
Dormeuil celebrated the launch of Dominic Dormeuil's book 'In Search of the World's Precious Wools' at the Galérie Glénat in Paris, with a photographic exhibition of some of the beautiful pictures taken by Jean-Baptiste Rabouan Photographie and extracted from the book.
The British Fashion Council is pleased to announce the emerging menswear talents who will receive NEWGEN MEN support, sponsored by TOPMAN, to showcase their AW16 collections at London Collections Men in January.
JW Anderson is the first ever designer who wins the BFA men`s and womenswear designer awards in the same year
During one of the most prestigious events in the fashion industry - British Fashion Awards 2015 - the Northern Irish fashion designer JW Anderson was named Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the year. This is happening for the first time - one designer to win the both categories in the same year.
Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp., celebrated its global brand ambassadorship with iconic tennis star Rafael Nadal at a pop-up tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, at the Breuninger flagship store on November 10, 2015.
'We are having a raffle benefitting Sharp Dressed Man. The prize is a custom Christopher Schafer Clothier suit made of Dormeuil fabric with two custom shirts and two handmade silk ties valued at $3 000. Each donation of $25 purchases you a ticket for this great prize. The winning ticket will be drawn at the open house on December 1st'.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', which officially opens in the U.S. on December 18, Disney Consumer Products and Bloomingdale’s are joining forces with an illustrious group of designers in a new fashion-meets-fundraising initiative, “Force 4 Fashion.”
Premium clothing brand Jaeger is launching their Made to Measure service. To commemorate this launch Jaegar hosted an evening at their flagship Regent Street London store where customers were invited to witness a presentation from the Jaeger menswear team.
Giorgio Armani is now taking on Broadway. In his first theatrical collaboration, the designer has provided the clothes for “China Doll,” a David Mamet play opening in early December starring Al Pacino.
Tom Ford will unveil his fall 2016 men’s collection at London Collections: Men in January for the first time in a show format.
Returning from his public fall from grace, fashion designer John Galliano is set to expand his repertoire in his new role at the design helm of Maison Margiela. The British designer will be expanding the Paris-based brand's handbag range, unveiling further menswear designs
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.
The Dutch Showroom of the MFC (the first from the European chain that the Cluster is planning to create) was opened on November 16, 2015 in the World Fashion Center Amsterdam. An unique review-spectacle combining Bulgarian folklore and contemporary fashion with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitza) was presented to the audience.
Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.
Last year, Tom Ford received the geoffrey beene lifetime achievement award. It didn’t take that long for the texas-born designer to be recognized again by his peers. When it comes to the way modern men put themselves together, ford has played a starring role.
The Roanoke Valley in southwest Virginia is an area adjacent to and including the Roanoke River between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Appalachian Plateau to the west. The valley includes much of Roanoke County, and two independent cities; Roanoke City and Salem.
Ann Demeulemeester is a fashion house established in 1985 and based in Antwerp, Belgium. Renowned for a poetic balance of shadow and light, the collections for women and men evoke a serene and romantic universe nuanced with a rock spirit. Masculine and feminine elements are woven throughout each collection, as signature silhouettes fuse languid tailoring in noble fabrics with sensual asymmetries and the twist of sheer and opaque textiles. Entwined with classicism and the radical touch of music and contemporary art, each design captures strength and sensitivity in equal parts.
MFC invites all fashion designers from Europe, interested in MTM and MTO, to present their latest collections in the Cluster's new showroom. * Up to 10 garments from one designer (FREE participation) - onlymen's suits, jackets and blazers, teen and children's jackets.
From October 21 till October 25 Moscow saw the Spring/Summer 2016 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. During the major Eastern European fashion week the runways of the Manege Central Exhibition Hall welcomed shows of designers coming from Russia, Georgia, Turnkey, China and other countries.