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The highlights of the upcoming Munich Fabric Start exhibition
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The highlights of the upcoming Munich Fabric Start exhibition

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 fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Lanificio Mario Bellucci fabrics

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.

Billionaire Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection
Menswear collections

Billionaire Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection

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?

Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2019 collection
Menswear collections

Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2019 collection

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.

Made to Measure, The Finest Tailors Around The World
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made to Measure, The Finest Tailors Around The World

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.

Colour is the New Black: Men`s Accessories Trends in 2019
Menswear Trends

Colour is the New Black: Men`s Accessories Trends in 2019

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.

Bespoke hats by Gamble and Gunn
Menswear accessories

Bespoke hats by Gamble and Gunn

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.

Franklin Eugene Citrus Collection Spring/Summer 2020
Menswear collections

Franklin Eugene Citrus Collection Spring/Summer 2020

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. 

Cantarelli presented
Menswear collections

Cantarelli presented "Under The Tuscan Rainbow" collection

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 Spring/Summer 2020 collection
Menswear collections

Franklin Eugene Spring/Summer 2020 collection

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 presented his first menswear collection at Pitti Uomo 96
Menswear collections

Marco De Vincenzo presented his first menswear collection at Pitti Uomo 96

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.

Guest Nation - China at Pitti Uomo 96
Fashion fairs

Guest Nation - China at Pitti Uomo 96

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.

What Makes HydraFacial Worth Your Time and Money?
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What Makes HydraFacial Worth Your Time and Money?

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.

St James's played host to a series of fashion shows as Jermyn Street
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St James's played host to a series of fashion shows as Jermyn Street

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.

TAG Heuer kicked off the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Monaco timepiece
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TAG Heuer kicked off the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Monaco timepiece

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.

Cantarelli Fashion Week
Fashion shows

Cantarelli Fashion Week

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.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies
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VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies

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.

Fashion World Tokyo - big numbers and conclusions
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Fashion World Tokyo - big numbers and conclusions

The show was attracted by 813 exhibitors from 31 countries/regions, 17,103 trade visitors and 7,686 conference attendees in 3 days.

The theme of the Pitti Immagine summer trade shows is THE PITTI SPECIAL CLICK
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The theme of the Pitti Immagine summer trade shows is THE PITTI SPECIAL CLICK

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 will be the focal subject at Texprocess 2019
Fashion fairs

Micro-factories will be the focal subject at Texprocess 2019

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.

The digital revolution of fashion and luxury brands is in Milan
Fashion design education

The digital revolution of fashion and luxury brands is in Milan

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.

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men February 2019
Competitions & awards

Johnny Depp is the winner of Most Stylish Men February 2019

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.

An E-tailer Made the New York Fashion Week runway shoppable
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An E-tailer Made the New York Fashion Week runway shoppable

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.

Dolce and Gabbana Spring/Summer 2019 collection
Menswear collections

Dolce and Gabbana Spring/Summer 2019 collection

Dolce and Gabbana Spring/Summer 2019 Menswear show was presented during Milan Fashion Week. The runway was opened by the Instagram star Cameron Dallas, who boasts 20 million followers.

5 Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery for Your Face
Cosmetics

5 Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery for Your Face

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 creative director of Chanel - Karl Lagerfeld passed away
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The creative director of Chanel - Karl Lagerfeld passed away

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
Fashion design education

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.

Men’s Fashion Week Key Takeaways
Menswear Trends

Men’s Fashion Week Key Takeaways

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.

Bvlgari with special event during the 69th Berlin Film Festival
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Bvlgari with special event during the 69th Berlin Film Festival

According to the motto #STARSINBVLGARI the fascinating facettes of cinema were celebrated in the venue of the Secret Garden Berlin.

Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2019 collection
Menswear collections

Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2019 collection

Thom Browne presented Spring/Summer 2019 collection during Paris Fashion Week. A collection that presents a mix of shrunken and supersized proportions of the Alice in Wonderland variety.

Becker Tuche from Aachen is the winner of Innovation Award presented by MUNICH FABRIC START
Competitions & awards

Becker Tuche from Aachen is the winner of Innovation Award presented by MUNICH FABRIC START

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 Men's Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection
Menswear collections

Franklin Eugene Men's Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection

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.

Power-packed line-up at Munich Fabric Start
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Power-packed line-up at Munich Fabric Start

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.

Munich Fabric Start takes a share in the new heritage
Fashion fairs

Munich Fabric Start takes a share in the new heritage

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.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019
Fashion fairs

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019

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.

Tom Ford Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
Menswear collections

Tom Ford Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection

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.

Brooks Brothers 200th Anniversary Show
Fashion collections

Brooks Brothers 200th Anniversary Show

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.

Freelance Fashion Design: Simple Solutions to Complex Problems (Apparelmark)
How to plan your business

Freelance Fashion Design: Simple Solutions to Complex Problems (Apparelmark)

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.

Award-winning TINTEX Textiles shows water saving solutions at Performance Days
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Award-winning TINTEX Textiles shows water saving solutions at Performance Days

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 - a textile company focused on the production of knitted fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Sidonios Malhas - a textile company focused on the production of knitted fabrics

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 has created the 'Eco Natural Furs' company
Ethical Fashion

Siozos Furs has created the 'Eco Natural Furs' company

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 Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion
Menswear fabrics

Luxury Jersey Fall/Winter 2019/2020 collection awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion

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
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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.

There is no improvement without due attention to sustainability
Ethical Fashion

There is no improvement without due attention to sustainability

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.

Lenzing Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Ethical Fashion

Lenzing Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

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.

Rules That Every Fashion Brand Should Follow On Instagram
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Rules That Every Fashion Brand Should Follow On Instagram

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 awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion
Menswear fabrics

Tearfil textile yarns awarded by 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion

Tearfil textile yarns are designed to save the planet and they received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award in Paris in September 2018.

How a completely pure and biodegradable fabric is created by Organic Cotton Colours
Ethical Fashion

How a completely pure and biodegradable fabric is created by Organic Cotton Colours

The production process of Organic Cotton Colours is totally sustainable, environmentally-friendly and transparent.

LIMONTA: Social Responsibility, Process and Product Sustainability
Ethical Fashion

LIMONTA: Social Responsibility, Process and Product Sustainability

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
Menswear fabrics

Velysam Paris is a specialist in viscose production located in France

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 received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award
Ethical Fashion

Lanificio Europa received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Award

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.

h+h cologne 2019 colours up the business
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h+h cologne 2019 colours up the business

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
Fashion design education

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.

Fortex Spa is a synonymous with Sustainability
Ethical Fashion

Fortex Spa is a synonymous with Sustainability

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.

Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. with eco-oriented production cycle
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Giovanni Lanfranchi S.p.A. with eco-oriented production cycle

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.

Premium leathers with eco-friendly metal-free tanning by La Patrie
Ethical Fashion

Premium leathers with eco-friendly metal-free tanning by La Patrie

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.

GITEX Technology Week Highlights - Flying cars, Autonomous driving cars, Robots, 5G and more
Fashion fairs

GITEX Technology Week Highlights - Flying cars, Autonomous driving cars, Robots, 5G and more

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.

Fifitex SMBM received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
Menswear fabrics

Fifitex SMBM received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

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 & Co Ltd. received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
Ethical Fashion

Chikuma & Co Ltd. received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

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 Spa -  a leader in tanning kangaroo leathers
Ethical Fashion

Bonaudo Spa - a leader in tanning kangaroo leathers

Bonaudo was founded in 1923, when the brothers Gioacchino, Giovanni and Marco Bonaudo starder Theri tannery in Chivasso, outside of Turin.

French bespoke suits by Kees Van Beers
Bespoke Men's Suits

French bespoke suits by Kees Van Beers

Кees Van Beers, master tailor for four generations, combines the tradition of tailoring with the exclusive know-how of high fashion (haute-couture) by creating the patterns of clothes for Bespoke Tailoring and Custom Tailoring.

Bardazzi Jersey received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris
Menswear fabrics

Bardazzi Jersey received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award in Paris

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.

Eco Stewardship Award 2018
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Eco Stewardship Award 2018

Oscar-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett last night surprised four Australian woolgrowers by awarding them with the Eco Stewardship Award at this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia.

Lochcarron of Scotland - the tartan manufacturer
Menswear fabrics

Lochcarron of Scotland - the tartan manufacturer

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.

Salvatore Ferragamo Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
Menswear collections

Salvatore Ferragamo Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection

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.

Marton Mills received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Menswear fabrics

Marton Mills received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

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 introduced Naturally Clean
Menswear collections

TINTEX introduced Naturally Clean

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 received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
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Euromaglia received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

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 developed environmentally friendly ECO plating
Ethical Fashion

Dorlet developed environmentally friendly ECO plating

Dorlet has been devising, designing, developing, manufacturing, creating and selling metal fashion, clothing and leather goods accessories since 1928.

ECOTEC® Smart Cotton by Marchi & Fildi
Menswear fabrics

ECOTEC® Smart Cotton by Marchi & Fildi

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.

All the benefits of breathability in a water repellent fabric
Menswear fabrics

All the benefits of breathability in a water repellent fabric

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.

Stone Paper is an environmentally friendly alternative to normal tree paper
Ethical Fashion

Stone Paper is an environmentally friendly alternative to normal tree paper

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.

Aditya Birla Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Ethical Fashion

Aditya Birla Group received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

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.

Eastman Naia™ received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award
Ethical Fashion

Eastman Naia™ received the 303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion award

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.

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization awarded 37 ethical brands
Ethical Fashion

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion Organization awarded 37 ethical brands

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.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues
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VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues

"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.

5 Emerging Industries For Entrepreneurs
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5 Emerging Industries For Entrepreneurs

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™ Joined FILO Speciality Yarn Fair in Milan
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ROICA™ Joined FILO Speciality Yarn Fair in Milan

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.

Paris Fashion Week: Adeline Ziliox Spring/Summer 2019 collection
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Paris Fashion Week: Adeline Ziliox Spring/Summer 2019 collection

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.

Kristina Fidelskaya Spring-Summer 2019 collection
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Kristina Fidelskaya 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.

Strong Demonstration of a future-oriented textile community at Munich Fabric Start
Fashion fairs

Strong Demonstration of a future-oriented textile community at Munich Fabric Start

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.

How Biotech is revolutionizing Material Innovation
Menswear fabrics

How Biotech is revolutionizing Material Innovation

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.

Swarovski launched fall/winter 2019/2020 innovations at Munich Fabric Start
World fashion

Swarovski launched fall/winter 2019/2020 innovations at Munich Fabric Start

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.

Munich Fabric Start presented HighTex Award Winners
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Munich Fabric Start presented HighTex Award Winners

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.

Meet Lanifico Europa at Munich Fabric Start
Fashion fairs

Meet Lanifico Europa at Munich Fabric Start

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.

ROICA™ and ECOTEC at Premiere Vision Paris
Fashion fairs

ROICA™ and ECOTEC at Premiere Vision Paris

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.

TINTEX Textiles at Munich Fabric Start
Fashion fairs

TINTEX Textiles at Munich Fabric Start

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.

Celebrities' style: Henry Golding
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Henry Golding

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.

Thom Browne Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
Menswear collections

Thom Browne Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection

American designer Thom Browne presented his Fall/Winter 2018 collection at Paris Fashion Week Men’s. Always one for theatrics, Browne transformed the catwalk into a winter wonderland complete with mounds of fake snow and birch trees.

Sustainable fashion at Munich Fabric Start
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Sustainable fashion at Munich Fabric Start

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.

Velvet Desert - Berluti Fall/Winter 2018 collection
Menswear collections

Velvet Desert - Berluti Fall/Winter 2018 collection

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.

Forbes announced world's highest paid actors
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Forbes announced world's highest paid actors

According to the Forbes annual rating, George Clooney is the highest paid actor for 2018.

Study in FIDM - Earn an Advanced Degree in Fashion Menswear
Fashion design education

Study in FIDM - Earn an Advanced Degree in Fashion Menswear

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.

Fernando Cabral - Portuguese male model
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Fernando Cabral - Portuguese male model

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.

Wardrobe of the Future - a collaboration of FashNerd and Munich Fabric Start
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Wardrobe of the Future - a collaboration of FashNerd and Munich Fabric Start

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.

How to Select the Right Clothes for Your Body Shape
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How to Select the Right Clothes for Your Body Shape

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.

Avant-garde fashion collections created by students - part of the program of
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Avant-garde fashion collections created by students - part of the program of "TexTailorExpo 2018"

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.

Henry Cavill dons his Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris at world premiere of Mission Impossible - Fallout
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Henry Cavill dons his Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris at world premiere of Mission Impossible - Fallout

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.

BaroQco during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week
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BaroQco during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week

Designers Imelda and Eduardo aka Baroqco are citizens of the world . Their roots are from Dutch Chinese Indonesian and Portuguese descent, and this diversity is what provides foundation that leads to the inspiration and creation.

Maria Aristidou Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 couture collection
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Maria Aristidou Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 couture collection

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.

Armine Ohanyan Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week
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Armine Ohanyan Autumn/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week

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.

Patuna Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week
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Patuna Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection during Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week

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.

Azulant Akora Fall/Winter 2018/2019 collection during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week
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Azulant Akora Fall/Winter 2018/2019 collection during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week

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.

Fashion Influencers - the victims of the Big Brands
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Fashion Influencers - the victims of the Big Brands

Nowadays, the word Influencer is associated with a person who has the power to influence the decision of others to impulsively buy a product.

10 Men’s Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 from Paris Men’s Fashion Week
Menswear Trends

10 Men’s Fashion Trends for Spring/Summer 2019 from Paris Men’s Fashion Week

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.

Tom Hiddleston and Johnny Depp at the top of Most Stylish Men June 2018
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Tom Hiddleston and Johnny Depp at the top of Most Stylish Men June 2018

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 Awesomeness that is Acne Studio at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

The Awesomeness that is Acne Studio at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

How Namacheko Turned Heads at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

How Namacheko Turned Heads at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Issey Miyake does Fusion with Finesse at Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 3
Menswear collections

Issey Miyake does Fusion with Finesse at Paris Men's Fashion Week Day 3

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.

Pitti Uomo 94 Street Style Better Than Ever
The dandy style

Pitti Uomo 94 Street Style Better Than Ever

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.

Wooyoungmi show at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

Wooyoungmi show at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Raf Simons and the Shift of the Style Pendulum at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

Raf Simons and the Shift of the Style Pendulum at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

The Unforgettable Dior Homme Show at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

The Unforgettable Dior Homme Show at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Balmain's Homme Vision of Rock Glam '19 at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

Balmain's Homme Vision of Rock Glam '19 at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Alexander McQueen's Tailored Suits and Dramatic Looks at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

Alexander McQueen's Tailored Suits and Dramatic Looks at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Innovative. Minimalist. Avant Garde. Hed Mayner at Paris Men's Fashion Week
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Innovative. Minimalist. Avant Garde. Hed Mayner at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Shorts, Suits and Style Inspiration at the Louis Vuitton Show - Paris Men’s Fashion Week
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Shorts, Suits and Style Inspiration at the Louis Vuitton Show - Paris Men’s Fashion Week

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.

Rick Owens and The Balancing Act between Drama and Deconstruction at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear collections

Rick Owens and The Balancing Act between Drama and Deconstruction at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

Some Athleisure Fashion by Off-White at Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear Trends

Some Athleisure Fashion by Off-White at Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

MOMAD Metropolis in September 2018
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MOMAD Metropolis in September 2018

MOMAD Metropolis - the International Fashion Trade Show is moving ahead swiftly as regards content for its 6th edition, which takes place from 7 to 9 September at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid, concurrently with MOMAD Shoes, the International Footwear Trade Show.

How Facetasm Fascinated Us at Paris Men's Fashion Week 2019
Menswear Trends

How Facetasm Fascinated Us at Paris Men's Fashion Week 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.

Cmmn Swdn Officially Opens Paris Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019
Menswear collections

Cmmn Swdn Officially Opens Paris Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 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.

Five Things I Love About GmbH on Opening Night of Paris Men's Fashion Week
Menswear Trends

Five Things I Love About GmbH on Opening Night of Paris Men's Fashion Week

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.

EFWA is accepting submissions from designers to create one unique look using men's shirts
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EFWA is accepting submissions from designers to create one unique look using men's shirts

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 - the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands
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Promaslist - the essential tool to discover and contact French designers and brands

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.

How to engage with ethical fashion?
Ethical Fashion

How to engage with ethical fashion?

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.

Franklin Eugene with global debut during Milan Fashion Week Men's Spring/Summer 2019
Menswear collections

Franklin Eugene with global debut during Milan Fashion Week Men's Spring/Summer 2019

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.

Trend Spring/Summer 2019: A yearning for wide, open spaces
Ethical Fashion

Trend Spring/Summer 2019: A yearning for wide, open spaces

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.

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018
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Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018

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.

The events around Florence
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The events around Florence

During Pitti Uomo 94, there will be some more events about fashion, lifestyle and menswear in Florence. See the programme below:

303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94
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303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94

“303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion” organizes a conference about ethical fashion from 12-15 June 2018 in Florence, Italy, during Pitti Uomo '94. Be Global Fashion Network is a media partner of the event. All fashion influencers, designers, business entrepreneurs and retailers are welcome to join for free.

Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94
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Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94

Fumito Ganryu to launch the label ‘FUMITO GANRYU’ as the Designer Project at Pitti Uomo 94, Joining the line-up for the upcoming fair, following the announcements of Craig Green as Menswear Guest Designer, Roberto Cavalli as Special Guest and the “FANATIC FEELINGS - FASHION PLAYS FOOTBALL” exhibition.

C.L.A.S.S. e-commerce - the place to source responsible material innovations with low minimums
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C.L.A.S.S. e-commerce - the place to source responsible material innovations with low minimums

The new, e-commerce platform provides an opportOur new, e-commerce platform provides an opportunity for designers, fashion startups, and fashion students to source responsible smart materials. Be inspired as you explore available C.L.A.S.S. select partners’ materials. They now offer low minimums and the chance to purchase up to 50 meters max, as you source responsibly.

Slow Fashion Moving Fast at Eco Fashion Week Australia
Ethical Fashion

Slow Fashion Moving Fast at Eco Fashion Week Australia

In search of promoting ethical and eco fashion events, we found and present you Eco Fashion Week Australia. Fantastic week-long runways, eco seminars and awards will feature local and international designers who practise sustainable, local, and ethical production, either by recycling or upcycling, or by using organic and natural materials which do not leave a carbon footprint.

Mark Anthony Bradley stylist - Fashion Director at Jocks & Nerds magazine
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Mark Anthony Bradley stylist - Fashion Director at Jocks & Nerds magazine

Mark Anthony was born and bred in London and having taken heartfelt inspiration from his mother he soon found himself pursuing a career in fashion.

Tommy Hilfiger announces Lewis Hamilton as global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger Men's
World fashion

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
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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.

Monsieur Fox - trendy accessories for the modern men
Menswear accessories

Monsieur Fox - trendy accessories for the modern men

Luxury should be a staple, not a rarity. For too long, men have been subject to the confines of formal, business, and casual. But a true gentleman is an interplay of all three. He is well-mannered, well-groomed, and well-liked. Monsieur Fox is an ode to that man. His demeanor is uniquely his own, his palette is refined, and his style is recognized by all those around him. He is, in a word, elegant. And he is elegant, everyday.

Smythson - bespoke leather accessories
Menswear accessories

Smythson - bespoke leather accessories

They endeavour to make the ordinary extraordinary and the everyday timeless. Rooted in deep heritage, they represent over 130 years of British luxury leather goods at their most refined, with an enduring dedication to unrivalled craftsmanship. Smythson has long catered to the highly discerning, from European Royalty and the Indian Maharajas to the likes of Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert and Vivien Leigh. Influential figures, leading extraordinary lives, from Sigmund Freud to Sir Winston Churchill, recognised the timeless purity of tr heicreations.

A royalty among the winners of Most Stylish Men March 2018
Competitions & awards

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
Lifestyle chronics

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
Competitions & awards

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.

Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Menswear collections

Tom Ford Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Tom Ford presented Spring/Summer 2018 collection during Milan Fashion Week. No shortage of slim-fitting formal wear items made its rounds — both in the power suit and sharp tuxedo persuasions. Peak lapeled blazers in a wide array of colors teamed up with wide neckties, while boldly-printed tux jackets catch the eye when styled alongside jet black bow ties.

Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Menswear collections

Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection

Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection is entitled "Lost and Found". For his second men’s show as creative director of Marni, Francesco Risso ushered guests through a darkened tunnel entrance that gave way to a bright industrial space where rows of color-blocked benches perched atop what were ostensibly clear, blow-up rafts.

303 TUSCANS awarded Lanificio F.lli Cerruti for ethical fashion and sustainability
Ethical Fashion

303 TUSCANS awarded Lanificio F.lli Cerruti for ethical fashion and sustainability

Cerruti has created a harmonious rapport with the environment by installing a reduce energy system and a recycling steam system.

Roberto Cavalli is going to be a special guest at Pitti Uomo 94
Events

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.

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion
Organizations

The National Chamber for Italian Fashion - a non profit organisation that promotes the development of Italian Fashion

The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion) is the non profit making Association which disciplines, co-ordinates and promotes the development of Italian Fashion.

Heritage House - boys' suits
Children's Suits

Heritage House - boys' suits

BoysSuits.com is owned and operated by Heritage House, a true specialty retailer. Their niche is boys suits and tailored boys dress clothes that create a style and sense of refinement befitting any special occasion. In a world that caters to the masses, Boys Suits takes a different approach. They believe that certain affairs call for a boy to dress in a style that reflects well not only on himself but on his family and on the dignity of the occasion.

Design the Future and win an international scholarship in Barcelona
Competitions & awards

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...

Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Menswear collections

Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 collection

The Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 Collection brings together ease, a cosmopolitan spirit and a raw sense of charm to match the unique landscape of Los Angeles. Berluti's Creative Director Haider Ackermann draws the inspiration for his arty colour palette from the work of American-German photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, notorious for his subtle hues, and sees them through a current lens.

Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions
Ethical Fashion

Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions

At Milano Unica three UK fabrics manufacturers received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded by TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany to manufactures of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion, keeping traditions and having transparent supply chain.

Jeff Lack - celebrities' stylist
People profiles

Jeff Lack - celebrities' stylist

Jeff Lack is an editorial, campaign and personal stylist, content creator, media commentator and keynote speaker with over 20 years of experience in the Australian Fashion Industry.

Milan Fashion Week presented men's suit trends Fall/Winter 2018-2019
Menswear Trends

Milan Fashion Week presented men's suit trends Fall/Winter 2018-2019

As a home of craftsmanship, in Milan classic tailoring brands like Canali, Giorgio Armani and Ermenegildo Zegna, Prada, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana, Billionaire, Phillip Plein and MSGM presented their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collections. We, spotted some trends that will make the men look really stylish during the next cold seasons. See what we define from the designers' models:

Engin Akyurek is the winner of Most Stylish Men February 2018
Competitions & awards

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...

LeViCo Features Exquisite Masterpiece Fabrics
Collections

LeViCo Features Exquisite Masterpiece Fabrics

Prominent Indonesian fashion brand LeViCo presented a stunning collection of handcrafted masterpiece designs during the Couture Fashion Week New York.

Designer Carlos Benguigui at Couture Fashion Week New York
Menswear collections

Designer Carlos Benguigui at Couture Fashion Week New York

Venezuelan designer Carlos Benguigui presented his latest inspired collection for men during Couture Fashion Week New York‘s 26th season.

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion
Fashion design education

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion

Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week.

303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion was given to Dormeuil at Milano Unica
Competitions & awards

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
Competitions & awards

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
Curious news

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.

Filatura C4 is a Re.Verso™ partner of excellence
Sewing industry

Filatura C4 is a Re.Verso™ partner of excellence

For the first time at FILO Milano, Filatura C4 is proud to present, in addition to the already established Re.Verso™ collection for contract, the Blue Drop winning fabric by Audejas, made with Re.Verso™ re-engineered wool. A result born from the shared commitment and vision to integrate a new generation of eco values into their circular economy creations.

Quick Draw Minimalist Wallet: Stylish, Functional, Exquisite
Accessories

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
Business news

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 Pinnacle of Sartorial Excellence: Training the Elite Tailors of the Future
Fashion design education

The Pinnacle of Sartorial Excellence: Training the Elite Tailors of the Future

The Savile Row Academy is a tailoring school founded by Andrew Ramroop OBE, Master Tailor and Director of Maurice Sedwell, bespoke tailors of Savile Row.

Casa Fagliano - Devoted to the pursuit of excellence since 1892
Menswear accessories

Casa Fagliano - Devoted to the pursuit of excellence since 1892

The Boots that fit, from personalities and famous actors to the best professional polo players. Boots that are the result of more than 120 years of experience and love for the trade, transferred from generation to generation, from parent to child. A unique heritage and distinctive character that is unmistakably Fagliano.

TINTEX reveals
Sewing industry

TINTEX reveals "NATURALLY ADVANCED COTTON" Collection at Premiere Vision, New York

At next Premiere Vision in New York, TINTEX is pleased to announce its complete switch from the use of conventional cotton and the concomitant launch of a new fabric range that is the highest expression of the new generation of cotton: Naturally Advanced Cotton by TINTEX. This new amazing range is able to offer an advanced smart choice of 4 different premium and responsible advanced cotton solutions such as BCI Cotton, ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, GOTS certified organic cotton and Supima. These new fabrics maintain and upgrade the transparent, hi-tech and sustainable organics that are at the heart of the TINTEX DNA. They represent better, smarter ecomaterials with new levels of performance and hi-tech smarts, thanks to a first class expertise in specialist dyeing and finishing techniques, coatings and applications that use the latest research, equipment and processes to deliver it.

Paul Rudd - Man of the Year
Competitions & awards

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
Fashion collections

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.

The winners of Most Stylish Men January 2018 are announced
Competitions & awards

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
Business news

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.

Churchill’s real-life tailor designs bespoke suits for Wright’s war drama, the Darkest Hour
Fashion in the industry

Churchill’s real-life tailor designs bespoke suits for Wright’s war drama, the Darkest Hour

British biographical war drama, the Darkest Hour, is set to be released in the UK in January. The thrilling plot follows Winston Churchill’s early days as Prime Minister, as Hitler closes in on Britain during World War II.

Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow
Fashion fairs

Gallery International Fashion Tradeshow

The list of new exhibitors includes bag label Anokhi (stocked by stores including BREUNINGER), authentic woollen sweaters by Fisherman out of Ireland, international fashion by Sarah Pacini (which has its own shops and shop-in-shops worldwide), minimalist scarves, hats and T-shirts by Nebo from Munich, handcrafted shirts by Edward Cooper and contemporary looks by Suncoo from Paris (via Feldges & Heidt). They are complementing the existing portfolio of brands which includes Add, Another Souvenir, D.A.T.E. Sneakers, Des Petit Hauts, Fabiani, Hannes Roether, Inuikii, Kaos, Lucky de Luca, Majestic Filatures, Luis Trenker, Parka London, Tom Kerk and Wool & Co.

Munich Fabric Start Spring/Summer 2019 - Processing my reality
Fashion shows

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.

FILPUCCI launches the ‘Responsible Innovation” Line at Pitti Filati & C.L.A.S.S.  partnership
Menswear fabrics

FILPUCCI launches the ‘Responsible Innovation” Line at Pitti Filati & C.L.A.S.S. partnership

The “Responsible Innovation Collection” represents a new level of smart innovation linked to responsible, eco-centric production. The collection uses the best high-tech, natural-based materials, combined with FILPUCCI’s dying & finishing expertise. This gives customer’s real access to a new, fashion-forward aesthetic, where quality and smart uniqueness in these new, more responsible yarns, deliver a new textile era of sustainable fashion solutions that are driven by ethical and natural values.

Pitti Immagine Award 2018 went to Brooks Brothers
Competitions & awards

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
Events

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
Competitions & awards

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.

Franklin Eugene Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection
Menswear collections

Franklin Eugene Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection

Mr. Eugene used Tartan plaid and Houndstooth prints along with a few other bold choices and stayed true to the clean lines and clean affect that are hallmarks of the brand.

Most Stylish Men at Pitti Uomo supported Ethical Fashion
How to refresh the business

Most Stylish Men at Pitti Uomo supported Ethical Fashion

On 10.01.2018 at Salone delle Feste of Hotel The St. Regis Florence was held the 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 Pitti Uomo and gathered all stylish men and women at the luxury 5-star hotel in the center of Florence.

Winners announced for the 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize
Competitions & awards

Winners announced for the 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize

The 2017/2018 International Woolmark Prize winners were announced during a special event during Pitti Uomo at Stazione Leopolda in Florence.

International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula
How to refresh the business

International conference Ethical Fashion – The New Fashion Formula

On 10.01.2018 at 18:00 The new fashion formula will be revealed - ETHICAL FASHION. The International conference will be held at Salone delle Feste, Hotel The St. Regis Florence (Piazza Ognissanti, 1, 50123, Florence). At the conference will be given the awards “303 TUSCANS “ – certificate for ETHICAL FASHION.

Adam Lambert, Felix Baumgartner and Tom Cruise are Most Stylish Men 2017
Fashion magazines and books

Adam Lambert, Felix Baumgartner and Tom Cruise are Most Stylish Men 2017

The results from the 2017 voting for Most Stylish Men are now final. Most Stylish Men 2017 are Adam Lambert, Felix Baumgartner and Tom Cruise and they were determined entirely by their fans.

Johannes Huebl - German male model
Models

Johannes Huebl - German male model

Johannes Huebl is a favorite for street style and he dresses his personality without having to get a stylist. He is 38 years old when it comes to his age. He is a designer for shoes and a photographer. He is married to a blogger Olivia Palermo. They got married in 2014.

Fastest man on Earth Felix Baumgartner: My girlfriend Mihaela is my stylist
Interviews

Fastest man on Earth Felix Baumgartner: My girlfriend Mihaela is my stylist

Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian Skydiver and BASE Jumper. After his jump from Stratosphere, he became the fastest man on Earth and the first human ever to break the speed of sound in free fall. He also has multiple Awards like the Laureus World Action Sportsman of the Year, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and he won the Millenium Bambi. In January 2018 he will become a Living Legend of Aviation at the Beverly Hilton which will be hosted by John Travolta. Felix Baumgartner is also a commercial helicopter pilot and one of the very few aerobatic pilots in the world - he is currently preparing with his team, Red bull Air Force US for aerobatic shows in the US.

Dorian Stefano Tarantini: M1992 and his
Interviews

Dorian Stefano Tarantini: M1992 and his "Digital Degeneration of Luxury"

This new M1992 path represents a moment of transition, a conscious, mature direction. Dorian Stefano Tarantini, a creative, enthusiastic soul, constantly on the go is here to tell us more. He has given life to one of the most promising brands on the contemporary fashion scene that initially originated as a video-art project. What emerges from this is a complex, talented creative system as well the concept that everything is possible… such as flying a helicopter… don’t you think so? Dorian gave an interview to Pitti Uomo what we can expect from the brand at the exhibition.

Hickey Freeman Fall/Winter 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Hickey Freeman Fall/Winter 2017 collection

Designed for the modern gentlemen with a global lifestyle and impeccable taste, Traveler boasts an innovative mix of superfine 130s wools developed by Hickey Freeman working with the finest Italian mills. Tech-infused, these high performance fabrics have been especially developed to breathe, move the body, resist creasing, repel water, as well as allow for the very latest trends to fit. The perfect blend of style and function, this collection takes today's man wherever he wants to go.

Awarding ceremony
Competitions & awards

Awarding ceremony "303 Tuscans" for Ethical fashion during Pitti Uomo

TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany organizes the awarding ceremony “303 Tuscans” for Ethical fashion in Florence, Italy on 10.01.2018, at 6 p.m. Certificates will be given to communities supporting the Italian supply chain and the three-dimensional business model.

Pitti Immagine Uomo - beyond the concept of fair and fashion week
Fashion fairs

Pitti Immagine Uomo - beyond the concept of fair and fashion week

This is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men’s fashion. Created in 1972 Pitti Uomo is held in Florence twice a year.

Most Stylish Men November 2017 are announced
Competitions & awards

Most Stylish Men November 2017 are announced

The Top 5 Most Stylish Men November 2017 are already known. Here they are:

Nick Graham Spring/Summer 2018
Menswear collections

Nick Graham Spring/Summer 2018

Maverick fashion designer Nick Graham presented his latest collection, entitled Atlantis at New York Fashion Week/Men’s. Inspired by the mythical continent and the ocean, the collection was further influenced from fashion in the 60’s and Graham used Donovan’s 1968 hit record “Atlantis” as the music for the show.

FibreScan - Experts in Narrow Fabrics Inspection
Equipment

FibreScan - Experts in Narrow Fabrics Inspection

Charles Schofield - Founder, Chief Designer Fibrescan has been designing and manufacturing automated inspection equipment for the narrow fabric industry. Getting automated textile inspection right is difficult let no one tell you otherwise, getting it right and on budget is even tougher. That's why at Fibrescan they do inspection machines and only inspection machines, this is not an add-on product to our portfolio this is our core activity.

David Hart Spring 2018 collection
Menswear collections

David Hart Spring 2018 collection

Menswear designer David Hart kindly took us on a colorful trip to Cuba with his oh-so-cool collection for Spring 2018. It’s no big secret that we at Ponyboy are big David Hart fans and can never get enough of his terrific vintage inspired clothing. This season we saw beautifully cut linen suits in a great color palette, including mint, salmon and coral. The boldly striped blazer was a fabulous piece, as well as the banana print shirts.

Guest Nation of Pitti Uomo 93 - Finland
Fashion shows

Guest Nation of Pitti Uomo 93 - Finland

The most promising names on Finland’s new fashion scenario will be the stars of the Guest Nation project sponsored by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery during Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 (Florence, 9-12 January 2018).

Brooks Brothers celebrates 200th partnerships with Pitti Uomo
Events

Brooks Brothers celebrates 200th partnerships with Pitti Uomo

Brooks Brothers, America’s oldest apparel brand, will celebrate its milestone two hundred year anniversary in 2018. Signature events and activations are planned throughout the year around the world and will begin in January in collaboration with Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 in Florence, Italy.

Bunka Fashion College - study in Japan
Fashion design education

Bunka Fashion College - study in Japan

Bunka Fashion College covers all the fields of the fashion industry. Bunka Fashion College was founded in 1923 as the first dressmaking school in Japan. Since then, Bunka has had a significant role in fashion education in Japan. Its original, specialized and practical curriculum adapts to the changes in a diversified industry, and it continues to cultivate fashion professionals who can easily adapt to the modern fashion industry.

Most Stylish Men October 2017 are announced
Competitions & awards

Most Stylish Men October 2017 are announced

The Top 5 Most Stylish Men October 2017 are already known. Here they are:

Munich Apparel Source enters its second round
Fashion fairs

Munich Apparel Source enters its second round

The decision has been taken. The next MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be held from 5 to 7 September 2018 – as an integrated event of MUNICH FABRIC START and directly connected to the MOC.

The Schoolwear Show
Children's Suits

The Schoolwear Show

The Schoolwear Show is owned by and operated by Force12 Schoolwear. The Schoolwear Show is hosted at AIS. Force12 Schoolwear is a major donor to and supporter of the Schoolwear Association.

J.M. Weston - French shoemaker
Menswear accessories

J.M. Weston - French shoemaker

J.M. Weston, traditional shoemaker for more than 120 years, enhances and reinterprets classic codes with audacity through the impetus of its Artistic Director Michel Perry. Building on the excellent craftsmanship of its Limoges factory, the brand continues to evolve, reinventing itself without ever compromising its search for timelessness. Each new style, new leather, new detail of manufacturing is conceived in its workshops to enhance the feet of men and women. More than just a shoe, the loafer, derby or oxford shoe become a walking companion, a reflection of an easy-going lifestyle and of resolute elegance.

Alessandro Manfredini - the man who became famous with his beard
People profiles

Alessandro Manfredini - the man who became famous with his beard

The story of Alessandro Manfredini begins with his beard. It literally changed his life for the last three years. His new breathtaking look, shared on social media as Instagram and Facebook, has captured the attention of many bloggers; he has been chosen to join # Project60 for Beard Season Global Noprofit Movement by picking the finest barbs to fight cancer. Alessandro, who is actually a graphic artist and sculptor, has quickly become an icon on the web and is therefore constantly involved in advertising campaigns and photo shoots.

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