Taylor Swift is ending her year with another success: The pop superstar was named Time magazine’s 2023 “Person of the Year”, beating out Barbie and King Charles III. Time said Swift was selected because she found a way to give people around the world hope in some seriously dark times.
The finalists for the 2023 "Person of the Year" award by TIME magazine have been announced, featuring a diverse mix of political and cultural icons. Among them are Chinese leader Xi Jinping, American singer Taylor Swift and British king Charles III.
Renewcell, a pioneering leader in textile recycling innovation, announces the launch of the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network (CSN). The CSN is a group of forty-seven yarn and textile producers helping to drive the circular economy forward by enabling a steady supply of CIRCULOSE® to the market.
Smartex introduces a new traceability tool for fabric rolls at ITMA 2023: the Smartex Loop. This solution eliminates manual data collection and communication. The Portuguese company continues to lead innovation for the textile sector.
ZERO-TEX is a multifunctional fabric for all situations. It is durale, breathable, antistatic, anti-fouling, water-repellent and much more. I was able to see and touch this fabric at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. I met the designer Chieko Ikegami, who made a collection using this fabric and won the grand prize in the brand contest.
On 15 March 2023 I attended the fashion show of the japanese brand TENDER PERSON at Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo. Designers of the collection for Autumn/Winter 2023/2024 are Yashige Yuto and Bianca. The theme of the collection is "Dreaming of me".
Pantone’s Color of The Year 2023 Viva Magenta 18-750 vibrates with vim and vigor. It is a shade rooted in nature descending from the red family and expressive of a new signal of strength. Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.
White Label World Expo is the UK’s leading online retail sourcing show with the most innovative and progressive products, services and technologies in the white label marketplace. Taking place on the 28th February & 1st of March 2023, the ExCeL in London, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller!
Pure London, the UK’s leading trade fashion buying event is taking place from the 12th-14th February 2023 at the iconic Olympia London. The fair reveals exciting new destination Pure Edge, which joins and compliments the returning GEN Z destination.
PITTIWAY, the theme of the upcoming Pitti Immagine winter shows, that will be held from 10th to 13th January 2023. It is the result of a joint effort between creative talents and artists, coordinated by Angelo Figus. It interprets today’s moods and ambitions, transforming them into the leitmotif of the ad campaigns and settings present at the Fortezza da Basso.
Fashion is an industry that is quite big. By 2025, the fashion industry revenue will be expected to expand at the CAGR growth rate of 11.45%, with a market size of US$1.37 trillion. So naturally, with an increase in revenue, there is a lot of demand. Along with them come notable trends to follow with a wide variety to choose from. We've thus rounded up our top picks of fashion trends that are worth checking out in winter 2022-2023.
The Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo 102 is Grace Wales Bonner, Founder and Creative Director of WALES BONNER
Wales Bonner is the Guest Designer of Pitti Immagine Uomo no.102 (Florence, Fortezza da Basso, 14-17 June 2022). The designer of English-Jamaican origins will present, in a premiere showing in Florence, the Spring-Summer 2023 collection of her eponymous label Wales Bonner.
The 33rd edition of Milano Unica will present the Autumn/Winter 2022-2023 collections.