Originally scheduled for 7-9 March 2021, Gallery SHOES & Fashion will now be taking place after Easter, from 18-20 April 2021, at the Areal Böhler in Düsseldorf. The corresponding Showroom Concept has been moved to 16 – 20 April 2021.
Pitti Immagine begins to reveal the events and special projects for the next edition of Pitti Uomo, which will physically be held at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 21-23 February 2021. Until then, the fair will kick off - in a digital format - on January 12th on Pitti Connect, the platform launched by Pitti Immagine this past summer to support exhibiting companies in the presentation of their collections and in the generation of business contacts with international buyers.
Gallery FASHION & Shoes will take place from 30 January – 1 February 2021. But plans are currently still underway for the upcoming order event at the end of January 2021 in Düsseldorf, which will form a ‘fashion bridge’ between Gallery FASHION & Shoes and Supreme Women & Men.
International Fashion Futurum Forum took place on December 11 and discussed "What is the future of independent fashion brands in post-COVID reality: cultural codes and business opportunities." The Forum was attended by 74 speakers from 24 countries.
FASCINATE - Unprecedented alliance between fashion, footwear, and digital technology industries to access international markets
For the first time, the textile and fashion industry and digital technology industry have set to work side by side to determine how they can use the digital sphere to address the needs of fashion companies when they decide to sell to the world.
International Fashion Futurum Forum is discussing What is the future of independent fashion brands in the post-COVID reality
On December 11, International Fashion Futurum Forum is taking place in Moscow, considering the following topic: “What the future of independent fashion brands in the post-COVID reality is: cultural codes and business opportunities.” 74 speakers from 24 countries will discuss the future of local fashion brands and changes that will affect the fashion industry. Moreover, they will offer practical advice to designers from across the globe. The new edition of Fashion Futurum will be powered by the Moscow Department of Culture. During the Forum, the discussion will cover pressing issues and trends in development of the future.
With the goal to realise a physical event for the textile industry for the upcoming Spring-Summer 2022 season, the team at Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH is undergoing plans for the second edition of FABRIC DAYS. With this, the organisers are eager to offer a platform for those manufacturers and suppliers who can and want to present their collections in Munich. What has been successfully realised in September with FABRIC DAYS shall be repeated: that a trade fair is possible under the new conditions with Covid-19.
In just a few days, Black Friday is here, then counting three more days is Cyber Monday. But before everything goes crazy on deals and discounts, searching for the most affordable and cheap buys with premium-quality backpacks can start now. While most stores have started their sales due to the current situation, several shoppers are still waiting for the big shopping day.
Win one of the 30 Scholarships for 2021 Master Courses in Fashion, Design, Communication and, Photography at Raffles Milano
Raffles Milano, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is awarding 30 scholarships up to 50% of tuition fee for Master courses in Fashion Design and Business, Photography, Visual Design and Communication, Product and Interior Design starting in November 2021.
Milano Green Forum will take place online on November 20, 2020. The event is conceived as the most important moment of international debate on the environmental issues.
The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference brought together more than 900 stakeholders, policymakers, cluster managers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to discuss and share current and future priorities for cluster policies and developments to support sustainable industry development and interregional cooperation, and to build connections between Europe’s value chains, clusters and ecosystems. Silvia Kabaivanova, Chairman of Bulgarian Fashion Association and editor-in-chief of Be Global Fashion Network, made a speech about How clusters can strengthen the European economy in the textile sector.
The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research to develop reusable medical face masks of precision woven fabric
The German Institutes for Textile and Fibre Research are launching a project to develop reusable medical face masks based on high-precision air jet weaving technology. The project is initiated by weaving machine manufacturer Lindauer DORNIER.
The t-shirt is one of the most versatile, practical, and comfortable items of clothing. Everyone talks about the “jeans and a t-shirt” look, but you can also wear one as an addition to more sophisticated outfits, such as a detail under a blazer or with a silk skirt. T-shirts also make a statement. Do you love the retro TV show "The Twilight Zone" and want everyone to know? Wear a t-shirt with the Twilight Zone logo! Are you an activist, fighting for social equality? Create a shirt that lets people know your cause's importance with a profound statement written across it.
The all-new season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) Russia came upon as successful experiment with fashion shows from different cities, presented in one online schedule. On October, 19-23, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place at 5 Russian cities at once: Moscow, St. Petersburg (635 km from Moscow), Krasnodar (1,195 km), Sochi (1,360 km) and Yakutsk (4,885 km).
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia took place from October 19th through 23rd at several venues at once. This season, designer shows were arranged in different modes, offering the audience both offline and online presentations. Shows of the new collections were available for watching from anywhere worldwide at various online platforms and media websites, including Be Global Fashion Network, as well as at VK, the largest social network of Russia and the CIS.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will take place on October, 19-23 at 8 Moscow-based venues simultaneously. Shows from the capital will be topped up with livestreams from four Russian cities. Around 60 designers and fashion houses will showcase their new collections. All the shows and presentations will be streamed in the social media and at partner websites, including Be Global Fashion Network in its video section.
On October 3, the exhibition-presentation Futurum Moscow took place at the Mosgormash Technopark for the 6th time, powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by Fashion Fund. The show was a no-visitor one, but the livestream has been viewed at different platforms for over a million times.
The Secoli Fashion Show was live this year on the Camera Moda digital platform. The show staged the projects of 19 students, which were supported by exceptional companies such as Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei, which supplied its precious and contemporary materials for the creation of some pieces of the collections.
Pitti Immagine Uomo will be back at the Fortezza da Basso, from January 12 to January 14, with its 99th edition, which returns to physical spaces and places safety as the top priority.
Futurum Moscow will take place in the capital of Russia on October 3. The event is an online exhibition-presentation of emerging designers and artists ant it is powered by Russian Fashion Council and supported by the Fashion Fund and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of Moscow.
On 21 & 22 September 2020 took place the First Steering Committee of FASCINATE - Sustainable Fashion Alliance for International Markets in the framework of the Clusters Going International (ESCP-4i) Programme. The partners met online to discuss the future initiatives, which they will organize in the next 18 months.
The program for the upcoming season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia includes real shows and video presentations with VR and AR elements, arranged into a united schedule. Shows at Moscow’s Manege will start on October 20 and will continue to October 24.
This week the European Commission announced the Finalists for the 2020 European Social Innovation Competition around the topic of Reimagine Fashion: Changing behaviours for sustainable fashion.
Day of Moscow-based brands under the Global Talents Digital initiative has already got 600,000+ views in VK, Russia’s and the CIS’s major social media (https://vk.com/mbfwrussia). Global Talents Digital is also being streamed at 100+ media portals and social media. Shows and presentations delivered by designers from 34 countries and areas of the world are being covered by the largest Russian and international publications, concept stores, showrooms, and others. Global Talents Digital participants present top regional fashion weeks from Moscow-based Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia to Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO.
New materials and inspiration is expected by the textile industry at FABRIC DAYS from 1 - 3 September 2020 at MOC, Munich. This condensed trade fair is organized to satisfy the noticeable need and enthusiasm of the industry to meet and the chance to experience fabrics and accessories in real life again.
Fashion On Demand by Lectra gives manufacturer a competitive edge
Shop With Reusable Shopping Bags
Plastic bags, like the ones used to carry items home from the grocery store, are among the most damaging products for the environment. Most people improperly dispose of these plastic bags once they arrive home from shopping and unpack their groceries. The elimination of plastic bags is one of the biggest eco-friendly movements for shoppers, and this elimination has been made easy through the use of reusable tote bags.
As this year demands the highest flexibility and creativity from the whole fashion and textile industry, the Munich Fabric Start Exhibitions GmbH team has taken up the challenge to offer a creative environment for efficient work and inspiration also this season, adapted to the new circumstances: The focussed business event FABRIC DAYS.
Current hygiene regulations all over the world require restaurant operators to ensure sufficient distance between guests. Intelligent tablecloths could soon help with this often complicated seating management. In addition, with the help of sensor technology, restaurant visitors could place their orders directly into the fabric without contact with the waiter and even use play functions after the meal. The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF) are conducting research on tablecloths that are not only smart but also feel like textiles and can be used despite having built-in sensors.
16 July 2020 is the official release of the new Pitti Immagine website and debut of PITTI CONNECT - the digital platform that will host the Pitti summer fairs until October 9 - Pitti Uomo 98, Pitti Bimbo 91 and Pitti Filati 87. Expect three months of events, special projects, conversations, fashion feeds and new scenarios, announced the organizers of the popular trade fair.
German kick-off for the European fashion and shoe industry in the end of August. Gallery FASHION and Gallery SHOES, together with their accompanying five-day SHOWROOM CONCEPT coinciding with Supreme Düsseldorf from 28 August 2020, will be offering the first opportunity for the sector to get together in Germany from 30 August until 1 September 2020.
The ELIIT Project announced its first 15 selected partnerships between textile, clothing, leather and footwear sectors (TCLF) and technology owners/providers. The selected partnerships have received an outstanding evaluation from the 93 proposals submitted to the first ELIIT call for proposals, which closed on 31 March 2020.
Good news for the fashion industry - the next MUNICH FABRIC START Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 will take place as planned from 1 – 3 September 2020 in Munich, Germany! After months of trade fair and event cancellations, the organizers of the International Fabric Trade Fair are very pleased to be able to confirm this officially.
Global Talents Digital took place online on June 10 to 11. In the first edition of the international hybrid fashion project designers presented their new digital and real collections, demonstrated by virtual and human models. Totally, the show included 50 designers from 20 countries, 8 virtual shows and 38 collections. 8 digital artists and 6 digital models joined Global Talents Digital, the off-season online project by Russian Fashion Council powered by Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. The event was broadcasted life on Be Global fashion Network as well.
Flora Miranda, an Austrian fashion designer, based in Antwerp, Belgium, is launching an open call for virtual fashion designs. The open nature of this project facilitates a platform for the participation of all those individuals, designers, artists, students, companies or institutions wanting to express their uniqueness and groundbreaking experimentations in the virtual world of fashion.
This year Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia for the first time ever was arranged online, broadcasted also on Be Global Fashion Network at video.bgfashion.net with support from Russian Fashion Council and Fashion Fund. 36 brands presented their new collections, 32 of them in the form of video presentations.
Day 2 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia has finished. For the first time ever the event took place totally online. Many brands showcased their collections as video presentations online at AIZEL.RU and on other partner sites, including Be Global Fashion Network - MIETSA, AMPLITUDA, N.LEGENDA, NASTYA NEKRASOVA, Mineral Weather, SEMILETOVA, DOKUCHAEVA, DIANA ARNO, WHO I AM, RomaUvarovDesign, ONOMA:, MADFRENZY, Olya Kosterina, T3CM, RUBAN, Novaya, and IGOR GULYAEV. Others presented their lookbooks - Ceremony, LEATHER LIKE WOOD, SERAYA, and TSUGI.
More than half a million unique users watched the online shows of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia and TikTok lectures on the first day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. On average, 30,000 people watched each video presentation from Moscow. At peak times the number of simultaneous connections exceeded 50,000. Moscow streams of young and famous designers are covered by media from Russia, Italy, the United Kingdom, the USA, India and other countries.
Global Fashion Agenda announced that the Copenhagen Fashion summit is postponed to October due to growing concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak. The central business event on sustainability in fashion every year sets discussions on the most critical environmental issues facing the fashion industry. It started in 2009 with a mission to drive urgent change within the framework of the UN’s Global Goals.
Russian Fashion Council has announced the dates of the virtual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia. On April 4 and 5, with support of Fashion Fund, both emerging and established designers will present their new collections.
The retail industry has never seen anything like it and their competitors are shaking in their boots as they try to keep up with the giant called Fashion Nova. The company has dominated the fashion world for the past 7 years and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.
Prysm Media Group, organisers of the White Label World Expo, has been closely monitoring updates and advice regarding the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. They have come to the difficult decision of postponing the White Label World Expo Europe in Frankfurt, Germany until the 21 & 22 October 2020.
We are still blown away by the huge success of our UK edition of the White Label World Expo but now it’s time to get ready for the EU edition. On the 6th and 7th May 2020 thousands of visitors, hundreds of exhibitors, and various industry experts from across the globe will flock to the Messe Frankfurt and come together all under one roof. Masterclasses, seminars, and keynote speeches will offer industry insights that you won’t find anywhere else.
The results from the February 2020 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men February 2020 are Adam Lambert, Johnny Depp, Gerard Butler, Chris Hemsworth and Ben Hardy and they were determined entirely by their fans.
Filo d’Oro (name inspired by the small silk cocoons that, kissed by the sun, look like “nuggets of light”), the business network and micro-‐chain of Made in Italy silk, returns to Première Vision in the Smart Creation Area, the exhibition corner dedicated to realities that have shown a concrete commitment to responsible innovation and looking for sustainable new generation solutions, to present WUERRETEX, a smart waterproofing process that takes place directly on the wire.
From 20 to 24 June 2020, the leading international trade fair Texcare International will once again be the worldwide meeting place for laundry and dry-cleaning technology in Frankfurt am Main.
MUNICH FABRIC START Spring/Summer 2021 - A new level of sustainability, digitalisation, transparency
The MUNICH FABRIC START introduced the Spring/Summer 2021 season from 04 - 06 February in Munich. The accents were the BLUEZONE, KEYHOUSE and the individual showcases presented by around 1,000 international suppliers of fabrics and additionals. The approximately 18,400 international trade visitors were offered a broad spectrum of strongly positioned collections with innovative product and trend statements. A new awareness of ecology and the increasing relevance of natural looks and resource-saving materials were noticed.
London-based creative agency Superimpose starts a new educational programme for aspiring creative talent. Its non-commercial creative platform SERVICES UNKNOWN has partnered with University of the Arts London: London College of Fashion to launch a new agenda aimed at enhancing the creative curriculum.
How to win a scholarship in Fashion, Design, Visual Communication or Management for 2020/2021 at IED Barcelona
If you want to start your professional future in an international environment and show your talent and creativity, you cat participate in the Scholarship Contest 2020, organized by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona. The contest is open for students from all over the world - under 26 years old.
Franklin Eugene International LLC has released the look book for Franklin Eugene’s latest menswear collection, FRANKLIN EUGENE TRIUMPH. A masculine color palette is reflected in army and bark greens, blues, grey, and black. Strong cuts, a clean affect and lines remain hallmarks of the brand. “With an eye on reducing the carbon footprint from creating collections, we present a capsule that fully embodies the passion, quality, and creative style affectations for which the brand is known.” noted Mr. Eugene.
Hundreds of menswear brands pop up in Florence’s Fortezza da Basso twice a year for the most popular menswear trade fair Pitti Uomo. Pitti is the home of true menswear obsessives and we can not miss to present you this year's street style.
In 2018, Lyst reported a 47% increase in shoppers searching for fashion items that have ethical and style credentials with terms like organic cotton and vegan leather, according to Forbes. Getting into the fashion industry seems like an exciting and lucrative career. It may also seem like it is all about stunning clothes and glamorous parties.
Discover the top 10 marketing ideas & strategies for your beauty salon. Everything you need to know to increase your beauty salon visibility and get more client.
TRAILBLAZER Chiara Boni, the first Chiara Boni’s menswear collection makes its official debut at the brand’s new store in Florence during the 97th edition of international men’s wear trade show Pitti Uomo. A capsule of 4 must-have pieces: a jacket, two shirts and a pair of pants. The essential wardrobe of a trendsetter, a traveller, an innovator.
VIEW PREMIUM SELECTION Spring/Summer 2021: Sophisticated collections – concentrated information - increasing internationalization
VIEW Premium Selection will open the Spring.Summer 2021 season with an international portfolio showcasing over 400 collections. On December 3rd and 4th 2019, leading fabric, trim and denim suppliers present their preview programs and latest developments in Munich.
Raffles Milano Istituto Moda e Design, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is allocating 10 scholarships for its International Masters in Product Design and Fashion Design starting in February 2020. The goal of Raffles Milano is to encourage young and deserving talents to complete their education in a top-level Master in Milan.
The White Label World Expo is now just two days away! Taking place on the 27th & 28th of November at the ExCeL London it is set to be the white label and eCommerce event of the year! Alongside the unrivaled educational features you will be able to network with industry leading exhibitors including Hermes, Riot Labs, and the Department for International Trade. We also recommend you to visit stant 1478 of the Bulgarian Fashion Association, where you can source clothing and accessories Made in Europe by Bulgarian producers.
Good products? Competent advice? This is what customers expect today. What brick-and-mortar retailers can offer the handicraft sector in addition in order to survive the competition – this will once again be the focus of the h+h cologne workshops in 2020. At the world’s leading trade fair for the sector, trade visitors will hear expert speakers talk about which tools, marketing measures and new trends can be used to retain their customer base and even gain new target groups.
FGF Industry celebrates its twentieth anniversary in collaboration with Pitti Immagine Uomo with an immersive exhibition presented by Blauer at La Dogana in Florence. A road trip through the United States, taken by British photographer James Mollison on behalf of Blauer. A visual narration of authentic landscapes and people in the form of a genuine snapshot of contemporary America. The exhibition, curated by Felice Limosani, will be inaugurated on Tuesday January the 7th and then it will be open to the public from Wednesday the 8th until Friday January the 10th.
Where does our sense of style come from? Whether you like to dress to impress with classic shapes and traditional styles or prefer pushing the boundaries in something more contemporary, we all take inspiration from somewhere.
Lucie and Luke Meier – co-creative directors of Jil Sander since spring 2017 – will present the new menswear collection of the iconic fashion house at a special event in Florence.
Milan Fashion Week: 2019 Women's Fashion Week in the name of sustainability and internationalisation
170 collections, 58 runways, 110 presentations e 54 scheduled events: Milan Fashion Week was back this September with a preview of S/S 2020 novelties. One of the most glamorous and awaited events for professionals and enthusiasts, presented by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI).
The project shown at Munich Fabric Start in the beginning of September started from the vision of Martin Havik, founder of the recycled movement REMO with the support of Michel Walstock. Martin has lived in Prato many years owning a buying office dealing with big brands as G-Star, Hugo Boss and more. He understood many years ago that world resources are finite and soon the textile was in the need to find a more sustainable way to produce if it wants to survive this period of crisis. He pulled together a group of professionals in textile field since many years, starting with a company in Prato Co.mi.stra owned by the Tesi family with a centuries-old culture about recycling wool, the fabric designer Piero Diddi, a specialist in textile innovation - Dalia Benefatto.
At Munich Fabric Start I met the representatives of Supreme Green Cotton. From carefully selected and controlled non GMO cotton seeds, Supreme Green Cotton is cultivated via sustainable practices in family farms in Greece.
The recent MUNICH FABRIC START, held from 3 to 5 September 2019 in Munich, Germany, launched the new Hall 8 and an extended exhibitor portfolio to once again convince the sector of the innovation and information platform. Featuring highly concentrated themes, new exhibition formats and numerous expert-led panel discussions, keynotes and lectures. Now spread over eight halls, for the very first time over 1,000 international suppliers showcased more than 2,000 collections in the Fabrics, Additionals, Denim and Sourcing segments for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021.
Print Logistics is an innovator in textile and direct-to-garment (DTG) printing in Poland. They are able to print on nearly all fabric from cotton to knitwear and everything in between. They also have a micro factory and they can print, cut and sew, offering a full service to many of their clients.
Many watch manufacturers claim to have waterproof and shockproof watches but not all of them are as reliable as they claim to be. When you want more from a watch than just time, it is important for you to search smartly. Most of the diver’s watches don’t come cheap therefore, you need to be very certain about the kind of watch you’re opting for.
The winners of the 7th HighTex Award have been announced. Given the large number of competitive new products from international fabric producers, it was no easy task for the expert jury consisting of Philip Langer, Iris Schlomski, Christoph Hornung, Alex Vogt, Simon Angel and Jo Baumgartner to reach an unanimous decision.
MUNICH FABRIC START with BLUEZONE, KEYHOUSE and the individual presentations of over 1,000 international suppliers of fabrics and additionals once again sets new standards in concept forecasting. The current format has been expanded, complemented and deepened in terms of both quality and quantity. On September 3-5 2019, a broad spectrum of fabrics, additionals, prints or denim, manufacturing services and a supporting programme will be on offer to the 20,000 trade visitors expected in Munich, offering unprecedented dimensions of information and inspiration.
Lanificio Mario Bellucci was founded in 1950 in Prato, a large textile center located just a few kilometers from Florence. Already from the early 60's, the company has been specialized in novelty fabrics, creating a large commercial market both in Italy and internationally.
Welcome to The Grill, Manhattan’s ultimate destination for luxurious, stylish dining and entertainment. A mid-century midtown pleasure palace designed by Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe, covered in French walnut walls and Lee Krasner paintings, and filled with historic atmosphere – this is where JFK came to celebrate after Marilyn Monroe’s breathy rendition of Happy Birthday. So, where better in New York for the powerhouse Philipp Plein Group to stage its 20th-anniversary show?
This designer has long proven himself the king of smolderingly confident luxurywear. And this collection, with its color scheme of glinting noirs and icy hues, its leather accents and sleek accessories, and its focus on ultra-dressy outerwear, reverberated through the company’s slick Milan showroom with just as much of that vaunting Ford allure.
When it comes to tailoring, the hardest thing to master is the suit. A well fitted suit can make any man look in good shape and should leave them free to move however they wish. It's an incredible skill allowing this level of flexibility, whilst creating a form flattering silhouette. Very few designers have truly mastered the art of the suit, but these three are true craftsmen.
Know how to say colour in 18 different languages? We do. And this year, it seems the French do too. Trendhim`s Colour Report ranks Europe’s most colourful countries.
British Hat Designers Gamble and Gunn offer a range of bespoke quality head wear for men and women. With keen attention to detail and commitment to high quality workmanship, Gamble and Gunn aim to create hats that you will want to wear now and always. A Gamble and Gunn hat is part of your unique journey, it's as full of character, energy and colour just as you are.
The clothes in the Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection of the brand Franklin Eugene are light, bright, airy with a balanced array of full leg, skinny, and standard width trousers. We can see the juxtaposition – for every buttoned-up shirt there is a shirtless suit. We can almost taste and smell the citrus.
The Italian Historical Fashion Brand organized a glamorous Fashion Runway and Awarding Ceremony “UNDER THE TUSCAN RAINBOW” on 12.06.2019. Top designers from Russia presented their collections at Cantarelli Fashion Week on 12.06.2019. Russian designers will produce their collections in Tuscan tailors and factories. Cantarelli’s goal is to attract world markets for Made In Italy products. Over 200 Industry experts from over 30 countries attended the event.
Franklin Eugene International LLC had a fashion presentation June 17, 2020 in Milan, Italy. The fashion house showcased designer Franklin Eugene’s latest menswear collection, CITRUS. The collection is inspired by a CITRUS color palette that includes lime green, lemon yellow, vibrant orange and tomato red. Stitched with fabrics that include organic cottons, silks, and wool, this collection is Franklin Eugene’s take on incorporating citrus inspired colors and prints into a Spring/Summer menswear collection. The clothing is light weight, comfortable, soft, and sun, surf, and sand ready. The collection remains true to Mr. Eugene’s signature style affections - clean lines, strong cuts, and fantastic finish work. Once again, we see Mr. Eugene lean forward and innovate with our first look at what is likely to become a brand fan favorite the FRANKLIN EUGENE TRENCH SHIRT (a range of shirt designs inspired by the trench coat).
Marco De Vincenzo returns to Pitti Uomo as the Pitti Italics Special Event for this 96th edition. Recognized as one of the most innovative voices on the fashion scene, the designer will launch his first menswear collection. The Marco De Vincenzo Spring/Summer 2020 men's collection was presented with a fashion show at the Tepidarium del Roster.
The most promising names on the new creative Chinese scene will be the protagonists in Florence with the GUEST NATION special project, promoted by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery in collaboration with Shanghai Fashion Week on the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 96.
You may be getting regular spa facials and but HydraFacial is the facial treatment that will address almost all major skin issues like acne, dark spots, blackheads, sun damage, dullness, and uneven skin tone. It is becoming popular and its cost is just a little higher than spa facials. The spa facials only clean your skin at surface level but HydraFacial involves deep cleansing. The products used in spa facials may not be suitable for certain skin types and cause irritation, but HydraFacial has specialized serums for your skin problems. Here I have explained why this treatment is worth your time and money.
As the capital plays host to London Fashion Week Men’s St James’s will be at the heart of the celebration of elegance, creativity and style as Jermyn Street is transformed into an open-air catwalk for the day.
All eyes were on the Rock of Monaco for the legendary Formula 1 Grand Prix this weekend, and on the iconic TAG Heuer timepiece celebrating its 50th anniversary in the Principality. In honour of this milestone, it was announced that throughout the year, five creations will be successively revealed, inspired by the different decades from 1969 to 2019, and paying tribute to timeless design, enduring innovation and a style icon now more contemporary than ever.
11-13 June 2019 Cantarelli Fashion Week will present men's fashion collections in the luxurious Sala Giusti at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze at Fashion Week Florence. The event will take place at the same time as Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence (11. - 14. June 2019) - the largest men's fashion trade fair, which is visited by 100,000 fashion professionals from all over the world.
The manufacturers of sewing and garment technology as well as machines for processing technical textiles look back on a turbulent year in 2018: While the sector reported a substantial increase of 120 percent in cumulative terms between 2009 and 2017, exports in 2018 fell by 16.7 percent from 603 million Euros in 2017 to 502 million Euros in 2018. "The industry is experiencing strong uncertainty among its customers, which has a negative impact on investment behaviour," said Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies (TFL), at the opening press conference of the Texprocess in Frankfurt. "The overbureaucratisation in Germany, such as the Posting of Workers Directive or the DSGVO, the threat of Brexit and the national tendencies in many European countries, but also the situation in Turkey, the trade dispute between the USA and China and the ever more severe trade sanctions set up by the USA - all this is bringing considerable unrest to the markets.
Every six months at the Pitti Immagine fashion events there's something special going on. A spark that makes an always different alchemy, an energetic and emotional click that is difficult to contain.
Micro-Factories show integrated production processes. They become more and more popular at trade fairs and exhibitions. Micro-factories will be the focal subject at the coming Texprocess in Frankfurt, 14-17 May 2019.
Fashion and luxury companies are facing a huge revolution. The digital era has led to several transformations in terms of business models, operating processes and customer experiences. Milan, one of the fastest growing cities in Europe, is rapidly becoming the “place to be” to learn by living a full immersion in the fashion and luxury industries of the future.
The results from the February 2019 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Top 5 Most Stylish Men February 2019 are Johnny Depp, Adam Lambert, Richard Madden, Sebastian Stan and Tom Hardy and they were determined entirely by their fans.
Luxury retailer 11 Honor? made a debut at New York Fashion Week with a Shopify-powered catalog that allowed attendees to shop off the runway using QR codes.
People have relied on cosmetic surgery for facial enhancement for decades. Never have been the results of facial uplifts so precise and satisfying as they are now. In recent times, it has been possible to reduce the signs of aging and fighting various facial deformities with much more accuracy and effectiveness than ever before. If you are considering facial surgery for any reason, explore the key benefits of the procedure.
The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, was one of the industry's most prolific figures and worked up until his death.
Win one of the 17 scholarships for Undergraduate Courses in Design and Fashion 2019/2020 at IED Barcelona
Start your professional future in an international environment! Show your talent and creativity. Tell us how you can you contribute to improving the future. The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona invites students from all over the world - under 26 - to participate in the Scholarship Contest 2019.
2019 kicked off with a multitude of men’s fashion shows, providing the industry with the must-have styles and trends for the autumn 2019 buying season. Held in London, Milan and Paris, the 3 fashion weeks were particularly exciting given the recent predictions in menswear market growth. Men’s fashion is undergoing a transformation, becoming more confident and striking with each catwalk show.
According to the motto #STARSINBVLGARI the fascinating facettes of cinema were celebrated in the venue of the Secret Garden Berlin.
The winner of this year’s Innovation Award presented by MUNICH FABRIC START is Becker Tuche from Aachen. The company received the award for a new product development combining wool and Cordura with spandex – super lightweight and highly functional. The woven fabric features high abrasion resistance despite its low weight as well as very high water vapour permeability. Preferred areas of application are light outdoor styles as well as streetwear and corporate fashion.
FRANKLIN EUGENE ICON is a men’s Fall/Winter 2019/2020 clothing array inspired by the parts of the human spirit that turn ordinary people in to icons leading to iconic moments.
The international textile and fashion industry kicks off the 2020 Spring.Summer season in Munich. More than 1,000 fabrics, additionals, denim & sportswear suppliers exhibit their latest product and trend developments in 1,800 collections from 29 to 31 January 2019 at the MOC Munich and in the Zenith Area.
Following intense networking and jointly realised projects we bring together what belongs together: MUNICH FABRIC START Exhibitions GmbH now takes a share in New Heritage – the Festival for Timeless Fashion – held once a year in Munich and D?sseldorf since 2017. The organisers of the trade fairs are now complementing each other to continue the successful course already charted.
The industry looks forward to Texprocess, the leading trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, taking place in Frankfurt from 14 to 17 May 2019. "Sales in the entire German Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 5.7 percent in real terms yearon-year in the months from January to October 2018," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at Texprocess's international press conference in Frankfurt.
The designer Tom Ford took to the iconic Park Avenue Armory to kick off New York Fashion Week: Men’s with his Fall/Winter 2018 collection. In addition to showing off his latest designs, the Texas-born designer-turned-director also used his runway to debut a new undergarment and timepiece line.
2018 marks a milestone in the history of Brooks Brothers — their 200th anniversary. As the first of our celebrations over the coming year, they are proud to be part of Pitti Immagine Uomo, the internationally acclaimed event spotlighting the best in men’s apparel and accessories, in Florence, Italy. In an exclusive runway show, tradition and innovation came together as they presented men's and women's iconic classics inventively styled.
The company Apparelmark Inc. has developed a "full package" program that allows anyone who wants to start a fashion brand do so with relative ease, flexibility and affordability.
Two of TINTEX’s fabrics have made it into the PERFORMANCE FORUM Jury’s Pick Category that represents fabrics which are a valuable contribution to this season Performance Days Focus Topic “WATER – OUR RESPONSIBILITY”
Sidonios Malhas was established on 8th June 1984, based on the spirit of initiative and experience of its founders, Sidonio Ferreira da Silva and his son Sidonio Teixeira da Silva, adopting the legal form of a Firm.
Siozos Furs company, adopting environmental awareness and attitude as far as the increasing ecological sensitivity is concerned, has created the 'Eco Natural Furs' company. Eco's hand-made products (fur accessories and ready-to-wear items) are produced with natural fur which results as a by-product of animals bred solely for the cover of their dietary needs (lamb, goat, beef, rabbit), as well as from the recycling of natural fur products.
Luxury Jersey has developed for their Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection a line of fabrics dedicated to the male universe - the "MEN’S ZONE": from raw materials appreciated by men, such as cotton, cotton-cashmere, wool-cotton and melange silk.
Fashion World Tokyo - a wide range of elements, from fashion sourcing to brands exhibits since its first launch
FASHION WORLD TOKYO and FASHION WORLD TOKYO-FACTORY- were held in a lively atmosphere from Oct. 22 – 24, 2018 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. The event attracted 976* exhibitors from 39 countries/regions, 19,952* trade visitors and 8,548 conference attendees in 3 days.
The brand has been able to get the signs of the market change all along, so that it can guarantee the full respect of all eco-toxicological parameters requested by national and international regulations. In November 2017 Maglificio Maggia received the significant certification by Associazione Tessile & Salute. Traceability and Safety in Maglificio Maggia are at the service of a never-changing business philosophy: to operate within the law in order to create innovative, unique and sustainable fabrics.
At Lenzing believe that there’s no greater innovator than life itself: Everything is on the move, constantly changing, always taking new turns, opening new paths into the future, offering unprecedented challenges and opportunities. They are thankful for life’s variabilities because they inspire us to discover innovations that truly make a difference. That’s why their textiles are as aesthetic and emotional as they are functional. Their beauty care and hygiene products are unmatched in their comfort and performance. Lenzing’s fibers are essential ingredients to quality products that improve people’s lives. At the same time, they help to preserve our planet’s natural resources. Contributing to a better life is what drives us to research, explore and invent. Over the past decades, this spirit shaped their profile as a purposeful pioneer and the fiber industry’s leading innovator.
Social media was designed as a platform for public and collective interaction between individuals to share and receive information. Today, there are many social media applications and platforms available for all forms of interaction. Social media platforms can be differentiated with their type and use. For example, we have Facebook for chatting and keeping up with connections, LinkedIn for networking; Twitter and Tumbler for microblogging; Periscope, YouTube and Vimeo for video sharing; and Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest for picture sharing.
Tearfil textile yarns are designed to save the planet and they received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award in Paris in September 2018.
The production process of Organic Cotton Colours is totally sustainable, environmentally-friendly and transparent.
Set up at the end of the nineteenth century near Como, at Costamasnaga, an area with one of the longest textile traditions in Europe, Limonta | 1893 is a group focuses on passion, creativity and innovation, with skills in the clothing, leather goods, footwear, furnishings, sports and automotive sectors.
Velysam Paris is a specialist in viscose production located in France. The company is a circular knit specialist. It has integration with spinning, knitting and dyeing. Their designers work with the latest trends: crepe, stripes, jacquard, milano, double face, ribs with viscose, Tencel, Modal, Lurex, chine. Performance codes: Double-Face, Eco-Friendly Finishing, Organic, Mono-Stretch.
Lanificio Europa produces fabrics upholding advanced ecological standards, as evidenced by Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certification. As of March 2016, Europa signed the Detox Commitment with Greenpeace, joining the CID (Consorzio Implementazione Detox). This set a new standard of excellence for managing chemical substances within the textile production chain. A much-needed benchmark for textile and fashion companies. Thus, supporting Europa’s goal to respect the environment.
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.
Win 1 of the 100 scholarships for the International Masters in Design and Fashion 2019 RM Istituto Moda e Design
RM Istituto Moda e Design, one of the most exclusive fashion and design schools in the world, located in the center of Milan, is celebrating its First birthday by offering 100 scholarships for its International Masters in design and fashion. It has allocated 500.000 euros in scholarships for the Masters that start in February and November 2019. The goal of RM is to encourage young and deserving international talents to complete their education in a top-level Master in Milan.
Since the beginning in 1963 Lanificio Fortex has been known throughout the world market as a Menswear and Sportswear fabric mill. Fortex has always had a flexible structure with a strong production base able to produce over 2 million meter of cloth per year. Since 1980 the mill has been in the front line for quality control in dying and finishing for both the classic product and fabrics having new technologies and fashion innovation, using its own dying and finishing equipment.
Thanks to its modern production system, continuous quality tests and constant research for new technological solutions for a small but essential accessory such as zipper, Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. is a reality on the market since 1887, constantly growing and ready to face the future successfully. A sound-great firm organized in four manufacturing plants, equipped to fulfill the complete production cycle, to join in synergy creativity and quality, precision and punctuality.
La Patrie was founded in 2015 and is one of the first tanneries in the world to have industrialized the metal free tanning of precious alligator and crocodile skins.
More than 4,000 exhibitors and 750 start-ups from more than 175 countries took part in Gitex Technology Week and Gitex Future Stars in Dubai.
The yarns manufacturer SMBM, based in Guimar?es, Portugal, owns the brand Fifitex, which has brought a sustainable business growth throughout the years. More than 50 years of accumulated expertise and knowledge and the alignment with creativity, innovation and versatility are some of the reasons that make Fifitex much more than a simple yarns brand – Fifitex is a partner that will always fight hard to get you exactly the solution you need. That’s why the raw materials are used and blended in an almost unlimited way.
Chikuma supply import fabrics, mainly from Europe, to domestic ladies’ apparel makers. They collect the trend information directly from Italy and France, offer trendy material based on each season’s concept. They take risk to keep various material stocks according to each season’s concept to follow up the small lot and additional order in the season. In addition to European and Japanese textile, to satisfy the customers’ requirement, they expand their merchandise resource to Chinese and Korean materials too. Using our textile and design planning background, they are developing OEM production.
Bonaudo was founded in 1923, when the brothers Gioacchino, Giovanni and Marco Bonaudo starder Theri tannery in Chivasso, outside of Turin.
The company was set up by Alberto Bardazzi in 1983 : its first name was Alberto Bardazzi Maglia and its target group the small “pronto-moda” (ready-to-wear fashion) of Prato . The idea of producing knitted fabrics placed the company in a niche market segment, where Alberto was able to express his talent. The products made in those years are milestones in the history of fabrics and it is no coincidence that they are exhibited at the Prato Textile Museum. They had a great impact on fashion and this led Alberto to change from being a sole proprietor to a limited liability company. In the following years he moved the headquarters twice in order to find a larger space while at the same time the turnover and the number of employees were increasing. In 2001 the financial newspaper “il Sole 24 ore” listed the Alberto Bardazzi S.r.L. as one of the best 500 companies in Italy and this was the most exciting period for Alberto’s professional career. In 2003 while doing new ambitious projects, Alberto died prematurely of a disease that did not take away his desire to work and to impress. It seemed the end, but it was a new starting point because the Bardazzi family was strong enough to draw motivation and stimuli to carry on with the company. Today it is run by a sound and experienced group of people and it is proud of having sales relationships all over the world.
With a heritage dating back to 1892, Lochcarron of Scotland is the world’s leading manufacturer of tartan. Proudly Made in Scotland by skilled craftsmen and women who design, dye, warp, weave, mend and tailor their Scottish tartans and textiles. A truly global brand with timeless appeal, Lochcarron of Scotland offers a unique authenticity and showcases the very best of Scottish textiles. From kilt to catwalk, Lochcarron of Scotland champions traditional tartan fabric manufacturing whilst continuing to innovate, designing bespoke creations for major international fashion houses.
Menswear is an elevated take on the utilitarian: authentic pieces have been restudied and revised with innovative construction. Shirting in silk twill, wool, leather and shearling - featuring hand-stitched finishing by master tailors - forms the anchor of the collection, echoing the womenswear pieces.
As a family owned and managed business, pride and care is taken with every order to ensure the highest quality fabric is produced. Marton mills has a workforce of highly skilled craftspeople, many of which have spent their lives in the textile industry, and is incredible proud of its loyal longstanding employees.
TINTEX Textiles revealed a wonderful range of innovative fabrics that redefine fashion, inspire creativity, spark emotion and optimize responsible solutions. Award winning TINTEX Textiles, being an ingenious leader in textile and research innovation for over twenty years, transforms a new generation of cotton and other natural based materials. Established in the Porto region as authorities in superior dyeing and finishing techniques making TINTEX Textiles the perfect choice for fashion.
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.
Dorlet has been devising, designing, developing, manufacturing, creating and selling metal fashion, clothing and leather goods accessories since 1928.
Bugis has developed a new knit fabric 100% cotton super water repellent, which dries faster and preserves all the natural confort of the cotton, while keeping all the benefits of breathability of untreated natural fibers.
Nature matters - every day We Nordic tries to make the world greener. That's why they received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award in September in Paris.
Grasim Industries Limited is the flagship of the Aditya Birla Group. It started as a textiles manufacturer in India in 1947. Today, it is a leading global player in VSF, the largest chemicals (Chlor-Alkali-s), largest cement producer and Diversified Financial Services (NBFC, Asset Management and Life Insurance) player in India.
Nearly 3 in 5 consumers around the world would avoid purchasing clothing made from fibers that are harmful to the environment. Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn offers the textile industry the confidence in a product that balances the need for performance and sustainability. Naia™ is a biobased material that comes from sustainably managed forests and is manufactured in a socially responsible manner in the U.S.A. Manufactured by a World’s Most Ethical Company®, as awarded by Ethisphere Institute, Eastman cellulosic yarn has received certification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s BioPreferred program.
Does anyone have the right to produce unethical? Of course not. 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization is convinced that sustainability should go hand in hand with ethics. To continue its ethical fashion campaign in September the team of the organization awarded 37 brands that beside sustainability, also correspond to the ethical fashion criterias and are willing to give publicity to ethical fashion.
"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.
Every keen entrepreneur will be aware of the latest trends and what industries are on the rise. Starting a business or investing in any rising industry can provide to be immensely rewarding and lucrative as it enables you to get in on the ground floor and capitalize on the growing popularity. The key is to spot trends at the right time, and this can be a challenge, particularly if you are a relatively new entrepreneur. So, what industries are currently emerging and could provide to be a smart area to start a business? Read on for a few industries to keep your eyes on.
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.
Where the clothing conceals the body of the woman, with its "Crystal Skin" Collection, Adeline Ziliox decides to reveal it. Transparency assumed, body unveiled and femininity affirmed, here is the DNA of the Collection. The technical materials, which are often found in the work of the designer, like neoprene, 3D mesh fabrics reinforce this line ultra-feminine, elegant and with streetwear inspirations. The PVC masterpieces confirm the contemporary and avant-garde look of this spring summer 2019 collection.
Attitude is identity. In a world choked by material overabundance, luxury is no longer in maximalist declarations that scream the wealth of their owner, but in the small gestures that speak of care, of attention, of love. Self-possession becomes the only currency by which to measure true worth.
For three days MUNICH FABRIC START was the centre of the textile and clothing industry. Just over 20,000 visitors – designers, product managers and buyers of international brands and companies - came to Munich. The event also reached the record level of 1,050 exhibitors. Overall, the organisers can look back on a constant result based on last year’s comparable figures.
Muchaneta Kapfunde, founding Editor-in-chief of FashNerd.com presented at Munich Fabric Start a brief lecture about different biotech innovative materials. Biotech is anything and everything that combines technology with biology. It has a potential to revolutionise the design and fabric of the future.
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.
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.
Lanificio Europa creates collections that are backed by passion, commitment and expertise in textiles. Specialized artisans and skilled technicians uphold 50 years of tradition and professionalism, reinforced by Tuscan culture and heritage. Established in Prato in 1966, Europa specializes in the production of cotton stretch fabrics including; super stretch for casual and sportswear, embroidered and printed, denim, yarn dyes (check and stripes), and superior jacquards. All 100% made in Italy, using fully transparent and traceable production processes to guarantee ethical and responsible production, certified by Eurocontrol.
Marchi & Fildi, recognized as the leading Italian manufacturer of ECOTEC® smart cotton is widening their international reach with new partners that offer a wide range of fantastic products in exciting colors and inspiring textures. ECOTEC® is the trademark, representing high-quality 100% traceable yarns made in Italy, and a certified manufacturing process.
See, touch and experience the latest collection from TINTEX Textiles as they reveal a wonderful range of innovative fabrics that redefine fashion, inspire creativity, spark emotion and optimize responsible solutions. Award winning TINTEX Textiles, being an ingenious leader in textile and research innovation for over twenty years, transforms a new generation of cotton and other natural based materials. Established in the Porto region as authorities in superior dyeing and finishing techniques making TINTEX Textiles the perfect choice for fashion.
Henry Ewan Golding was born on 5th of February, 1987.He is a Malaysian actor, model and television host. He has been a presenter on BBC's The Travel Show since 2014. He is best known for his roles as Nicholas Young in Crazy Rich Asians and Sean Townsend in A Simple Favor.
Organically produced fashion has established itself as a paramount trend in the fashion and textile industry. As one of Europe's leading textile trade shows, MUNICH FABRIC START aims to highlight and inform on this subject in our dedicated organicselection area.
Berluti’s Fall/Winter 2018 Pre-Collection by Haider Ackermann is an exercise in quietness and sartorial serenity: devoid of all distraction and visible ornament, clothes have a way of unveiling their artisanal know-how, clean architecture, hidden details and rich natural textures.
At the only dedicated program in the U.S. that teaches the design and global operations of the fastest growing apparel segment, menswear with a focus on sportswear, students learn the hands-on skills to create a lifestyle menswear fashion collection. The Advisory Board includes heavy hitters Tom Julian, Trend Specialist; Aaron Ledet, VP, Americas Sourcing VF Corporation; and Joe Knoerschild, founding partner of Billabong and Hurley. Students learn sourcing and production first-hand on a Study Tour to Central America.
One of the most mediatic Portuguese male models, Fernando Cabral has several successes. He is the only Portuguese on the top 50 models of the worlds, ranked by the renowned Models.com site., was awarded by SIC and CARAS in 2014 and 2018 with the Golden Globe of the best male model and in 2016 was considered GQ Men of The Year.
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.
The first step to deciding what clothes sit well on your body is figuring out whether you’re a rhomboid, inverted triangle, triangle or rectangle. There are plenty of differing physiques, and while you’re allowed to wear whatever you please, there are certain patterns, cuts, and fits that are better suited to certain body shapes.
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.
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.
It was an early spring afternoon when "Serendipity" knocked the door with a joyful unexpected surprise. Was it a coincidence or destiny? Sometimes you do not need to understand, just have faith and something wonderful will mark your way! As terrifying feelings, fate, love, change of hearts, unspoken words might be, there is always a hope for a stumble of magic dust for keeping them alive.
A couture collection made in France, entirely handmade, intimately inspired by nature, showing the natural elements in all their forms. Ice, crystallization, rain, wind, dew and roots. Each shape of the collection represents one of these elements while at the same time a climate evolution where each season has its unique beauty and a gentle and mysterious atmosphere.
She’s preparing herself, enhancing her hair, raising the drape of her black gown for putting her stilettos on… then she’s going to the casino, sitting at a poker table and playing like a man. Being an elegant woman is always a trump in the game of the American and Georgian designer Patuna.
African Australian designer Azulant Akora embraces unconventional angles and unexpected forms, bold colors and regal silhouettes. Emerging onto the Australian fashion scene in 2013 where she was awarded the Australian Wool Fashion Award, Azulant is a designer on the move.
Nowadays, the word Influencer is associated with a person who has the power to influence the decision of others to impulsively buy a product.
This isn’t your typical Paris Men’s Fashion Week recap that includes explicit mention of the who’s who at the event to the ambiance and sets as well as the never ending looks on glamour and style, most of which indicate what we’ll be seeing and wearing in spring and summer of 2019.
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.
The Acne Studio show had all the ingredients of a minimalist approach to vibrant colours and design elements that gel together in strikingly cool ways. With a palette of soft muted hues to saturated tones that add warmth and depth to classic silhouettes.
With all the glitz and glamour at Paris Fashion Week Namacheko added a unique flavour that was reflected in the head turning ensembles of the Swedish/ Kurdish label. Launched by brother and sister duo- Dilan and Lezan Lurr, the brand has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2017.
The Issey Miyake show at Paris Men’s Fashion Week-Day 3 may have been many things but nothing as apparent as the fusion of different styles, iconic feels and wrapped up in some of the best prints seen so far. Instead of just using words alone, below are some points and pictures of just how inspired and artfully eclectic this particular collection was.
The most stylish men's trade fair Pitti Uomo 94 took place from 12 to 15 June 2018. And although NY Times stated that "The Dandy Is Dead", I can not agree with that. In Florence everyone was "dandier" than ever. And while the so called peacocks have prepared different outfits for every day, the same happened also to buyers, managers and other visitors of the business fair.
What made the Wooyoungmi show unlike any of the others was the cool and interesting tie between retro elements combined with country inspired feels with a modern twist. The striking colour palette that had soothing hues drawn from nature such as buttercup yellow, dusky blue, earth tones, maroon and pale grey. The prints added further interest and authenticity to the looks that included stripes, plaid, checks and textures. Modern twists were reflected in the accessorizing, the bags, boots and hair.
Ever rebellious – Raf Simons waged a full-fledged war against the current cloud of street-wear styles hovering over the fashion world. In the time where some of the biggest names in luxury fashion are ditching luxury for street and sportswear, none more evident than Louis Vuitton's selection of Virgil Abloh as artistic director earlier this year, Raf vowed to focus on traditional menswear garments, even for new generation.
Another highly anticipated show at Paris Men's Fashion Week was the Dior Homme show that many had been looking forward to all week. Not only did the show live up to many high fashion expectations, the collection was a resounding success, then again; how could it not be, as it involved a prince, a talented artist and a double debut. Which in short means, that the House of Dior had in its wings a multitude of talented individuals working together to present a fresh take on the future of fashion from this global powerhouse.
The postponement of the Balmain Homme show according to schedule was well worth the wait. Olivier Rousteing delivered yet another collection based on rock influence, but rotating the looks around variants of glam from past eras, creating this blend of rock glamour through the decades but with a modern interpretation. So yes it was a relief to see no big hair, bold makeup and excessive piercings and tattoos.
The Alexander McQueen show for Spring/Summer 2019 was one of the best in terms of originality and style while still staying true to the brand’s design aesthetic, not forgetting the subtle inclusion of the unexpected, which is always a treat for the eyes. A very strikingly cool combination of razor sharp classic silhouettes vs a totally edgy biker-esque attitude made for interesting bedfellows to start with. The collection had a grunge glam kind of essence that moved between each ensemble with an energy that just had everyone’s attention.
Nothing could be as simple, innovative and with an impactful essence of Avant Garde than Hed Mayner at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2019. A very intense subdued palette set the tone for the dramatic cuts, silhouettes, drapery and more, as the audience watched in amazement. The only visible colour was candy pink and powder blue in various tones and the only print was the pinstripes that were used to the minimum.
Perhaps one of the highly anticipated shows by far at Paris Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 was the Louis Vuitton show which showcased the work of Louis Vuitton debut designer Virgil Abloh. While the collection as expected was inspired, cohesive and very dissimilar to what Louis Vuitton customers are used to, it did wow the audience for the most part leaving a bitter sweet sentiment on many present. Given the shift of style aesthetic this scribe found an interesting cross-road between classic and artsy which added a new flavour to fashion from the brand.
The mere mention of Rick Owens and the first thing that comes to mind is breaking the rules. Hence the show that had everything from drama, deconstructed silhouettes, exaggerated elements, architectural shapes, all moved in unison with the aesthetics of the man himself. The styling and attitude of the models, the raw grunge feels and minimalist approach made this collection one of those that moved into a league of its own.
On a palette of fun, youthful colours, dominated by shades of blue, a dash of yellow, white, black and orange, Off-White designer Virgil Abloh showed a multi-dimensional look at the many ways to wear denim, adding visual interest with distressed denim, textures, knits, fleece and parachute that gels well with the quirky elements of animation, oversized silhouettes, camouflage and tie ‘n’ dye all to show-off his cool range of footwear that is a jogger and lace-up that have a chunky, army-esque appeal that is sure to liven up spring and summer of 2019.
From the abstract to the outlandish, the vibrant colours to the creative techniques of layering. Hiromichi Ochiai for Facetasm showed a collection that was every bit as eccentric as it was artistically reflective of current day global village. Including an interesting mix of different art-forms, silhouettes, styles and sentiments that evoke curiosity while hinging on folklore and the beauty of story-telling. Here’s just how Facetasm fascinated us at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for 2019.
Designers Saif Bakir and Emma Hedlund of Cmmn Swdn made opening night to Paris Men's Fashion Week every bit as memorable as the impact, energy and social awareness the collection had on the audience. Against a background of what looked like the landfills or somewhere in between, where many garments end up as waste and staying true to the hybrid element the brand is known for, the pieces shown couldn't have been any more hybrid than it was. An interesting mix of youthfulness and subculture, a mix of old-world aesthetics and contemporary, tipping the future of fashion vibes that were both edgy and elegantly sleek.
The GmbH show was not only unique but had that special eclectic quality while being relevant, fun and fashion-forward. Designer duo Serhat Isik and Benjamin Alexander pulled out all stops, no doubt; to deliver a showing of a collection I can see many people wearing in their own individual ways. It was personalised and pleasurable.
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.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.
Take a look at three videos, that are the best illustration of the problems and solutions for the fashion industry, presented by Dean Manev, Business Development Director of 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion, at the conference "Build Your Strong Fashion Brand Through Ethical Values" in Florence last week. The authors of the videos were awarded with the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award at the ceremony that took place on 13 June at St. Regis Hotel, Florence.
The collection commences with Franklin Eugene Fury, a stunning multi color blazer, and quickly segues to several light and breezy shirts in black and white before making a bold return to color with a nod to WAKANDA. The presentation smoothly shifts gears to several audacious teal and black installations. Next, we have a FRANKLIN EUGENE homecoming of sorts with an abundance of ultra clean black and white colorless silhouettes that magnificently channel the clean lines and affect that remain hallmarks of the brand.
Summer is calling and awakening a longing in us for the endlessness of the sea, foreign cultures and vast expanses. The Spring/Summer 2019 collections by the exhibitors of Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin are an homage to the vast open spaces awaiting us outside of the cities and their invigorating energy and freedom. Typical elements: natural materials, harmonious colour palettes, folklore details and traditional craftsmanship techniques.
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.